No one knows for certain whether she was once a real human being somehow lost in reality’s pattern buffer, or simply some manifest expression of the universe’s own spite. All that is known is that she is what happens when a summoning spell fails catastrophically. Manny a dark and mysterious cult has vanished as a result of accidentally calling forth an irate old woman who was none to pleased at having her tea interrupted.
No one in the League is quite sure where he came from, or why Ophelia Himmle finds him so interesting. Not that these questions occupy them all that much, generally they only pay him enough attention to tell if he is going to try to blow anything up too close to their chairs during tea. They are fairly certain that he is quite mad, but don’t find that sufficient reason to look down their noses, particularly when they have the much more suitable excuses of his being theoretically younger and more male than they, already.