Mysterious indeed - and to me, the circle in the middle's colours and the props seem to suggest that he's one gigantic mish-mash of all the characters.
Who's that dude in the center?
Future Wizard that's seeing how these events unfold?
But I will say you have the right kind of idea
I can't say without spoiling it, but there are some hidden clues to future events in it. You can guess them but I won't tell you if you're right or not.
That is by far the best title for an SC chapter ever xD
It's a strange one, that's for sure. But I know that later on, readers will be coming back to it and saying "oh, I get it" lol
Funny this should come up, I just watched Lion King 2 the other day xD