James Burtwhistle Wikam has been traveling through portals for years, occasionally getting lost and asking for assistance to get home. The initial portal to Mythos introduced many friendly new faces to Evermore. Lore resulted in much more disastrous results with the infiltration of a stil mysterious darkness and illness that spread through townspeople. He says he had no direct hand in the portal opening to Aurora.
He has had two apprentecies, Willam and a new apprentice Robert B. Frasier.