A variable with unknown motives. The quiet man was imprisoned before Baalzephax walked in to his cell. He waited across the way. There was no bed in his room. In all the time Baalzephax was awake, he noted a few definite things about the room of The Quiet Man. There was no bed or furniture. There was no food brought in, or water.
On the more recent meetings, the quiet man has seemed to show some ability to mute surroundings. May have had some subtle influences on crowds too. It is uncertain if there was any time distortion.