Zen was born on Omega and unlike many he fell in love with the idea of being a barmen. In his teen years he moved to Illium and started his Bar which he called "At Zens" he also bought small space near to his bar and called it "Justicar's Rest" which he used as a hotel. He also became an information broker to those who knew the "password", he changed it every day. He was an associate of Kestrel A'ayma. During Inquisitors Crisis he was relaxing on Illium when they attacked.