Really I can't think of a more "I thought it was gonna be chill breh!" case than this. You don't just fuck off to one of the most talked about hell holes in the world and pull this shit expecting to get away with a story you can tell the "guys" over a couple of "brews" and pull the "I am so sorry" card when that shit backfires.
At least he will have a good book deal out of this.
How can an acclaimed story have so many plot holes?
What kind of a delusional loser lives his life thinking his accomplishments are somebody else's.
What kind of heroes bomb a sector of a city and are delusional enough to think they are saving the planet?