Although Joe is human, he is very adept at picking locks of all kinds and staying alive, which makes him a very useful thief. Although he is a ruff as guts kinda guy he has a soft heart for the ladies.
Upon Joe returning from his training, where obtained his amazing cat Earthling, Joe is contracted immediately on a job. With a smooth and no hassle job pulled and a quick train ride away, while riding the train, he is struck by a stunning snot rocket attack that has left a skull shaped scar on his right shoulder. Unfortunately he was riding the train roof at the time and is knocked off during transit, by this attack, into the city bay. Joe soon learns that things has drastically changed in his old stomping grounds of King City and he will have to make some big choices.