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Alby Jannings was the son of San Paulo police chief Lester Jannings. Alby's mother died after giving birth to him and Lester was consequently very protective of his only son. In 1973, while Alby was in college, he hung around with people who seemed decent, but were really the wrong crowd: Mick and his crew. When Jennifer Spencer and her sister Beth were lured by Ray Parkins under the carnival boardwalk, they were trapped and raped by Mick and his friends. Alby was reluctant to rape Jennifer, but gave in to pressure from Mick, who sadistically called him queer. Alby's father, Chief Jannings, ashamed of the crime, covered the whole thing up, fearing the consequences of punishing his son and the possibility of a huge scandal destroying his reputation as San Paulo's police chief. Mick used this fear to prey on Alby and his father for years after the incident, manipulating and/or blackmailing them to do awful things they would otherwise choose not to do. Unlike Mick and the rest of the rapists, however, Alby felt terrible remorse for his wrongdoings and actually wished for Jennifer to come back into his life so he could beg for her forgiveness. One day, after waiting too long and deciding he shouldn't live anymore, he tried to punish himself by committing suicide by means of driving and crashing his car into a retaining wall. Instead of killing him, the injuries left Alby in a paralyzed vegetative state and practically braindead just like Jennifer's sister. His father Lester took care of him as the years went by. In 1982, when Jennifer Spencer came to San Paulo to get revenge against her rapists, she found Alby at his father's house and, despite pointing her gun at his head, hesitated to kill him. She was surprised to find him in the same comatose state as her sister. Lester made Jennifer put down her gun and he explained the whole story to her, convincing her to spare her son. It is implied that she forgives him long afterward. Unfortunately, Mick arrives and kidnaps Jennifer, killing Lester when he tries to save her. After Mick killed Chief Jannings, Alby was left with no one to take care of him, so his fate is still unknown.


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