Adèle Blanc-Sec perpetually seems to attract trouble, even hatred of his contemporaries. Although monitored by the police, she escaped prosecution thanks to the revelations she could deliver on business having been stifled. She is perpetually plagued scholars more or less mad and megalomaniac, police idiots or violent.
I must say it demonstrates a perpetual curiosity, never resisting an appointment, even (and especially) weird. His mere presence seems to cause the appearance of monsters from prehistoric, sects who through history and in general, characters showing human stupidity.