The traveler appears to be studying something in the palm of his hand. Either the answers to a test are written there or he found a way to make his magic work again. Considering no one's been to class lately, it's likely the latter.
Can Senator Gaines be trusted? He seemed genuine when it came to his feelings for his wife. But he's Reynard's son. The trickster god isn't one to give up easily. He might be using the senator without him knowing it.
Oh, Quentin. After living in Fillory, and being crowned king, do you really need to read more about the place? Kidding. We know the royals need all the answers they can get. But who's the man providing them?
Sylvia: The Poison Room Fountain has a stack of books for a statue. If we split up, we can probably find it within a matter of weeks. Penny: Weeks? Oh, no, no. I got this. Think hours. Sylvia: What makes you so cocky? Penny: Cause I'm a traveler. And for once, it's not totally fucking me.