Game's Back Story:
The Mafia, any non-criminal fears them. These mysterious and well coordinated criminal organisations are the fear of every law-abiding citizen. The horrifying era of the Mafia began in Italy on the island of Sicily back in the early 1900's . Armed robbery, murder and other violent crimes: these guys would stop at nothing. With nine out of ten criminal investigations never being solved, public mistrust towards the government grew rapidly.
Today, we find ourselves in the 21st century and the Mafia is still active. During the last century the situation did not improve. In fact, it got worse. The whole world watched as more and more Mafia families emerged to commit more horrific crimes, there is just no stopping them. Cars are stolen, armoured money trucks are hijacked, civilians are buried by their loved ones every week, and the injured are filling up the hospitals. Is it ever going to stop?
As a member of the Mafia, you murder to improve your skills, solve problems and to gain the respect of other Mafia families. Keep cool and handle the situation smartly. Many Mafia members make the mistake of spending their criminal fortunes in a far too obvious manner. That's how you get busted. Why flaunt your fame and fortune when the whole world is full of criminals who are interested in those two things only? To survive in the this world you have to think everything through, stay under the radar and then strike at the right moment. This is the only way to success.
You start your career as a rookie on your own and surrounded by other unexperienced criminals like yourself. Murdering should be left to others. why get your hands dirty when someone else can do that for you. As your reputation rises, you will earn more respect and money, and your skills will improve. In the meantime, keep a low profile and people will think you are harmless. Don't forget: be wary of your neighbors as well, they might be in the Mafia too!.