Fictional character that makes a single brief appearance in the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
sci-fi book series by Douglas Adams
. Specifically, he materializes in the Restaurant at the End of the Universe in the book by the same name, published in 1983. Although members Church of the Second Coming of the Great Prophet Zarquon were ecstatic at his long-awaited second coming, he wasn't able to say much before the universe ended.
See also: Ford Prefect, Arthur Dent, Zaphod Beeblebrox