Call them game historians or "shadowy figures who pore over leather-bound volumes deep in the bowels of their workplaces." Whatever the case, they keep creativity on track.
Oh hey! I raided with him and his wife in Shadowlands. He was the guy that hyped up the patch for Korthia, especially the lore, and then when it didn't even remotely deliver he conveniently went missing while his wife kept trying to ride his coattails to seem cool to everyone else in the guild.
So warlords of Draenor is his fault, got it