The revelations from the previous episode is quite clear; Johann is gone. Johann is dead.
Johann had changed his life, and that of others, when he got sucked into the Orb of Change, or the Orb of Transcendence as Torendil called it. Unknown to him, until Liliana had told him, was that any changes he makes causes a change in reality, but only if he were to leave the orb. And leave it he did, only to never exist up until that fateful encounter with the bandits on the road as he made his way to Altdorf to find his sister, only to miss his chance and ended up heading south to Bogenhafen.
Johann had met the party at Graunberg, originally. There he traveled with them for a time until they got to Altdorf, where he prayed for his sisters recovery and became a follower of Shallya.
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