Hmm. Perhaps the best thing to do is to look at a character like Winston Zedemore from the Ghostbusters series. Now, compared to the likes of Pete, Ray and Egon, Winston isn't exactly in his element here. However, it is Winston who first starts to connect the dots between the increased ghost activity and the possible end of the world and tells Ray, with a PHD
in lord knows what, just how to deal with a God. See he isn't the smartest, but he does have the most common sense and brings the three back down to reality from time to time.
Theres sex and death and human grime in monochrome for one thin dime and at least the trains all run on time but they dont go anywhere.