He acts like a fool, but that is only an act to deceive others into underestimating him. In reality, he is a pretty sharp guy, and he also has an interesting ability to sleep with his eyes open.
Before the Dunan Unification War, he was in charge of Foreign Affairs for the City of Muse. After Muse was taken by Highland, he escaped to Two River, where he was employed by Makai. He then asked the New Allied Army to band together with Two River without their approval. This succeeded, and Two River ended up joining the alliance movement. Throughout the rest of the war, he helped the Allied Army in foreign relations, which made him an invaluable asset. After the war he became the mayor of Muse. - Blue Moon