A mafia kingpin orders executions when his daughter decides to marry the son of his rival.
Sen. Wavven suggests an assassination; Athena and Rose Marie tell family secrets; Pippi is gunned down; Cross has vengeance; settlement.
Cross proves himself, to Dante's chagrin; Ballazzo breaks the code; a gambler claims he can fix the Super Bowl; film star Athena accepts Cross' help.
Domenico Clericuzio forbids his daughter to wed the scion of a rival family, then relents; cousin Pippi becomes primary hit-man.
An aging crime boss tries to steer his family into legitimate enterprise after the death of his son, a decision that may cost as many lives as it saves.