I spoke with Lou Tabor at the Washington Institute, and he told

me we had the best authority on obscure relics right here in Sunnydale.

―Doug Perren to Rupert Giles[src]

Lou Talbor was an old acquaintance of Rupert Giles from Washington Institute. When Doug Perren found Acathla's stela, he advised the archaeologist to recruit Giles for to translate the inscriptions.