He allied himself with a group of bandits to help study the dwarven ruins. He is a powerful mage who sits in a side room that is guarded by one bandit. A note written by Maluril can be found in the outside section of Mzinchaleft, which he gave to the bandits as part of their arrangement to sell the artifacts that he found in the ruins.
"By the gods! what are you doing here?"
- The only thing you will discover in Mzinchaleft is death. "Death? Oh, there's death to be found here, to be sure. But not my own!"
- Fascinating race, the Dwemer. Powerful... and extinct. "Yes... quite. But if that power could be harnessed. Controlled. The possibilities would be... But... who exactly are you? And why are you in here? I think it best you leave Mzinchaleft. These ruins can be quite... dangerous."
- (Remain silent) "Who are you? Why are you here? Leave this place. I have much work to conduct...."
- He will not appear unless the quest mentioned above has been started, but the guards and notes will.