Mother was human, and his father was a passing elf adventurer, but that’s not important.
Since the fire beetle event Noc became interested about monsters and other fascinating creatures. He hung out at taverns listening to adventurers stories, to learn about monsters they encountered. Eventually would re-tell the stories in song or poems to relay the tales and warnings to adventurers who frequented the taverns. He was beloved by passing adventures, the some similar to his own father. He was content until an adventurer and close friend named Pots, a dwarf fighter, had died. He had turned to stone by a basilisk while saving companions, who weren’t aware of the creature’s deadly gaze attack. This moved Noc deeply. He set out with two goals. One, to acquire all possible knowledge of every creature. Two, to find or create a delivery system for this knowledge to adventurers. He Traveled across the domain, from small hamlets to Greyhawk city. He found much knowledge, but not enough, and no effective way to have this information readily available to adventurers. He sets out on adventure himself to complete his quest, but first he visits his childhood home…