I was under the impression that he doesn't read, but just looks at the patterns left by all the characters, watching them jumble together to form the shape \"CONSPIRACY\" in his mind.
Isn't paranoia a wonderful thing.
Heres a thought, Cast your mind back a few years... first Conan. now Kes... is there any similarities here yet?
Written by my hand on the 23rd of Paglost, in the year 1020.