The Sniff used to be a cop. Lost his job, his wife, self respect. Got to living on the streets he used to patrol. The Sniff still has the ability that all in his family seem to have in that he can literally smell trouble. He just wasn't that good avoiding it. Now adays people who know the Sniff keep an eye on him, if he starts to run that means its time to go go go!
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