"I don't like violence, Tom. I'm a businessman. Blood is a big expense."
~ Sollozzo, Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather ~
Running an up-and-coming criminal organization is no easy task. You have to surround yourself with people you can trust, complete jobs to bring in money, and spend it wisely on bribing city officials. It doesn't help that you're competing with other aspiring crime families, each looking to grab a piece of the pie in 1940s New York City.
If you're able to be the richest mobster at the end of the fourth act, you'll become the new Don. Enjoy it while you can. It's never long before a new young mobster will come gunning for you and you might end up facedown in the Hudson.
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