How to Pay the Rent
I've got a criminal record. Or rather, if the cops find me, then I'll have a criminal record. But my roommate's already been to jail for murder, and I'm taking care of some kid who thinks I'm an evil mastermind bent on ruling the world. Whatever. I go with it.
But a life like this makes it hard to find a steady job and pay my rent. So I take on whatever work I can get, not all of it mowing lawns and buying groceries for old people. Things get shady sometimes, but usually nothing too bad.
Well, until my dumbass roommate gets me involved in a kidnapping plot. But get this, the chick we snatched has one sleazebag of a husband. Obviously, we can't send her back there, even if I do get ten grand in ransom out of it. So now there's not just a PI looking for her, but the masterminds behind the kidnapping who have it out for us. If I get caught, a little jail time will be the least of my problems.
All this to pay my damn rent. I should win an award for my effort.