The thing about his roots.
He goes back to his old home town, and it's gone.
The shanties and tenements he was raised in got washed away.
Remy doesn't have a home to go home to.
i mean seriously ater metropolis got infected witht he B13 Virus and was suddenly overnight a 30th century city... What the fuck was crime suppposed to do about how every thing had left them behind...
Ditto with New Orleans.