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The "upper-class" neighborhood of the House of Crime, where fancy houses that serve as headquarters for mob leaders and their subordinates can be found alongside shabby buildings where rampant drug-dealing takes place. Aside from that, illegal business establishments like brothels and casinos (which are controlled by the aforementioned mob leaders) are the norm here, with the streets being largely populated by Gangbangers who are ready to assault anyone that invades their turf.

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Deities from the Grand Theft Auto universe are frequently seen here (even if they aren't part of the House), as are the likes of Kazuma Kiryu, Donquixote Doflamingo and the Kingpin.


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Intermediate Gods

    Bucciarati's Gang 
Bucciarati's Gang, Divine Group Of The Friendly Mafia (Giorno Giovanna: The Fifth JoJo, GioGio, Gio, Haruno Shiobana, Gang-Star, Don of Passione, Bruno Bucciarati: Bluno, Bruno Buccellati, Guido Mista, Narancia Ghirga, Leone Abbacchio, Pannacotta Fugo: Cheese Boy)
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From left to right — Abbacchio, Bucciarati, Giorno, Fugo, Narancia (Front), Mista and Trish

    Toppat Clan 
The Toppat Clan, Divine Organization of Criminal Groups with Gimmicks
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  • Intermediate as a whole
  • Symbol: A Tophat with "Toppat" written on it, as seen on the right
  • Theme Songs: Infiltrating theAirship Themes, Completing the Mission launch trailer music, Tickets Please and Toppat Launch Site
  • Alignment: Neutral Evil
  • Portfolio: Nebulous Evil Organisation, Army of Thieves and Whores, Collect a wide variety of rare and stolen valuables, Brotherhood of Evil with funny hats, Cool Airship, Operate purely on hedonism, Leadership tends to change a lot either by usurpers or by their leaders being taken out, Pretty low standards when it comes to recruits, N.G.O. Superpower
  • Domains: Crime, Theft, War, Space, Technology, Hats
  • Special Relationship: Henry Stickmin, Ellie Rose and Charles Calvin (Determinant on the first two, though Charles is definitely an enemy)
  • Alleged Members: Mario, Luigi, The Spy, Hat Kid, Snoop Dogg, Gon Freeccs
  • Allies: Benny, Kano, The Mafia of Cooks, Lord English
  • Enemies: The House of Justice, The Wall, Raiden, Frisk, Mustache Girl, Bloody Marie, Peacock,
  • Confused for: Killian Experience (Sven)
  • The Toppat Clan is an infamous criminal organization that is believed to have committed several crimes and said to have been around for centuries. The Toppats have been a thorn in the side of several of the world's governments and that all came to a head when Captain Galeforce decided to recruit notorious thief Henry Stickmin in order to bring the clan down, or at least arrest their leader Reginald Copperbottom. Whether Henry actually succeeded in taking them down, joined the Toppats by becoming their leader or just decided to steal their Ruby is up in the air, but after that it was discovered that the Toppat Clan were planning something big by trying to launch a station into space. Given that every single member wears a hat and are possibly one of the silliest yet most dangerous groups out there, they were "chosen" to represent the trope.
  • Their relationship with Henry Stickmin is a bit complicated.
    • Henry can actually be their latest leader if he took up Reginald's offer, but from there either Henry is betrayed by Reginald during an attempted escape from The Wall which ends with the whole clan's destruction following Henry's Roaring Rampage of Revenge, Henry is overthrown by Reginald because of him leaving behind Ellie (which makes her involvement and alliance with Henry all the more confusing), or they simply adore him as a pretty good leader. None of the aforementioned events are exactly 100% canon, they are all in fact due to a multiverse.
    • Then there is also the fact that Henry could have sided with the Government by collecting enough evidence to arrest most of the Clan or by bringing Reginald in, and just be a potential enemy (this also applies to Ellie if she is allied with Henry) or Henry stole their Ruby and they simply dislike him for that. The only consistent relationship with the trio is that Charles, being a government agent, will always oppose the Toppats no matter what. (Things got very personal in one ending).
  • Officially, their leader in the Pantheon is Reginald Copperbottom, as he seems to have regained his status as the Toppat Leader even considering the other paths the story can take. Historically, the Toppats have had a tumultuous history in the leadership department, as some of their leaders ascended to the position by force and many had varying philosophies (Reginald wearing the hat of the former chief, notoriously one of the worst in Toppat history). The Right Hand Man can potentially take over should Reginald go missing or get captured; Sven Svensson, another high ranking member, can take over if neither are available, and potentially Henry can become the Toppat Leader if he took Reginald’s offer in one timeline. We did say it's complicated....
  • The Toppat Clan is on hostile terms with The Wall for obvious reasons, but a major point in this relationship is that The Wall has imprisoned some Toppats, and the Toppats have a Toppat inside the complex, disguising as a guard. Bonus points because in one timeline, the Toppats have attacked multiple guards to break Henry out of the complex, while in another timeline, The Wall attacked the Toppat Launch Site in hopes of recapturing Henry and Ellie.
  • Several of the Pantheon deities have been alleged to be members of the Toppats, which they have tried to deny their involvement. For example, both Mario and Luigi have been allegedly spotted by both Henry and Ellie during one mission to take down the remaining Toppats and they were among the ranks but they have stated neither would ever join a criminal gang like the Toppats (Though some speculate Henry and Ellie might have spotted the SMG4 Mario instead). The only one that actually doesn't mind the allegations of being a Toppat is Snoop Dogg, who finds them to be cool enough though for security reasons, he goes by "Sleepy Dogg" as a Toppat.
  • Obviously they tend to get into a lot of trouble with the House of Justice given that the Toppats have been involved in a wide array of criminal activities the second they set foot in the Pantheon. And like in their universe, the Toppats have been narrowly avoiding capture and have fought back against any form of Pantheonic Authority that have tried to arrest them. They even somehow managed to launch their Orbital Space Station into the House of Time and Space but given there are far more effective ways to reach space in the Pantheon, the operation hasn't been exactly succesful.
    • The Toppats also refuse to join any of the Grand Alliances, neither Evil nor Chaos are to their liking and they share traits of both sides to boot. It's believed that having literal deities lording over them goes against their principles, or many suspect Reginald doesn't want to lose control of the Toppats after the so-called Henry Stickmin Incident.
  • Depending on the path Henry chooses, Reginald's Right Hand Man can become a cyborg following a near-fatal encounter with Henry. In this mode he is far stronger, can fire lasers from his eyes and can fly. He sometimes can take over from Reginald if the latter is captured or unavailable. RHM usually has it out for Henry for defeating him and making it so he had to be rebuilt, usually leading to bad results for the RHM. Given his ties to a criminal organization and being a fellow cyborg, Raiden saw it fit to challenge the Right Hand Man and destroy the rest of the clan, but Raiden has been trying to work out a less destructive way after learning of one of Henry's attempts at revenge not ending well for everyone involved, to say the least.
  • The recruiting standards for the Toppat Clan have been historically very, very low. You can be a small time criminal or even a slightly angry citizen and the Toppats will take you in no problem. Firstly, given the Right Hand Man resembling him a lot, Kano sought to make an alliance with the Clan and his Black Dragon Clan and it went mostly right. Though most people are aware that Kano is a notorious traitor and have kept a close eye on him should things turn sour. Similarly, Benny has also found a job among the Toppats and unlike Kano he's been a lot more forthcoming about finding people that would at least employ him even if they are a bunch of silly stick figures. That said, having heard of the constant rapid promotions the Toppats have, he did think he could maybe try it himself but knows he would be quickly executed if he isn't careful and so far he hasn't tried his luck. That said, the fact that Benny has to wear a silly hat to be a Toppat does bother him a little since it tends to mess up his hair.
  • Apparently Hat Kid has had several run-ins with the Toppats because the latter think she is one of their own, as there is actually a member that goes by Hat Girl, probably from the same place as her. Hat Kid, while on friendly terms, prefers to not partake on Toppat affairs (unless dancing is involved, she loves Henry's dance after all). The Toppats ultimately did take in one of the Hat Kid's friends, the Mafia of Cooks who while trying to reform have once again fallen to the side of crime and the Toppat Clan has surely provided an opportunity for them, even as far as becoming a secondary branch to the Toppats. This also had the unfortunate side effect of becoming the targets of Mustache Girl, someone who has some history with the Mafia of Cooks and really hates criminal organization like the Toppats, considering what the former has done to her. They usually brush her off as a nuisance but there have been times where she has snuck into their temple AND Airship, which has certainly alarmed Reginald since he thinks Mustache Girl wants to usurp his position.
  • Similar to the incidents with Mustache Girl following the recruitment of the Mafia of Cooks, friends of said girl who share a similar hatred for mafia groups learned of the Toppat Clan’s ascension and wasted no time trying to take them down. These friends were the notorious Skullgirl Bloody Marie and another cyborg nuisance in the form of Peacock, both victims of a mafia family called the Medicis who the Toppats certainly remind the two of them. The chaos that ensued when the two invaded their temple was such that the CCC got involved (and no Henry Stickmin in sight). Once the chaos got contained, Peacock's friendship with Henry got a bit strained after learning that he can potentially be the Toppat Leader in certain paths, but he’s also as likely to oppose them as she is so at the least they have remained friends.
  • Easily one of the clan's most powerful allies they made in the Pantheon was Lord English, who commands a similar group called the Felt. English felt that the Toppats have a lot of potential and use for him and Reginald was smart enough to form a truce with him because a fair amount of deities have tried to arrest the Toppat Clan and he could use some help if he isn't going to join a Grand Alliance.
  • There was a time where Frisk tried to peacefully communicate with the Clan in order to try and stop their crime spree in a peaceful manner. Unfortunately, the first Toppat they tried to attempt this with was Mr. Macbeth, one of the Toppat higher ups and their train conductor. Once he saw the kid trying to spare him and have mercy on the Toppat, he thought the kid wasn't taking him seriously and he HATES not being taken seriously. Luckily the child made it out alive. Since then, the Toppats (mostly Mr. Macbeth) have had it out for them.
  • A lot of people seem to think that Sven Svensson, one of the potential leaders should Reginald and the Right Hand Man be available, and the Killian Experience are the same person. The latter later clarified that he isn't Sven though he wouldn't mind becoming Sven's twin rocket announcer that also happen to be a handsome doctor in a future installment.

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Lesser Gods

    Birdie (Street Fighter
Birdie, God of Hooligans (Headbutt Happy Glutton)
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    DiMeo Crime Family 
The DiMeo Crime Familynote , Divine Representatives of The Mafia
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  • The Organization is roughly equal to a Lesser God due to maintaining a strong, feared and authoritative front. Individual members are Demigods at best and Quasideities at worst.
  • Symbol: A stash of guns rowed in a crate with a "Soprano" tag.
  • Theme Song: Woke Up This Morning by Alabama 3 (Shared with the Soprano Family)
  • Alignment: Neutral Evil as a whole. Members tend to be True Neutral either on a good day or in their Personal Lives, though Christopher and Paulie have had their moments of Chaotic Neutral and Chaotic Evil from time-to-time.
  • Portfolio: A Modern Interpretation of the Italian Mafia, Named After Eckley DiMeo who Plays No Importance to the Series, Based on the DeCavalcante Crime Family, Often Perform Petty or Irrational Acts, Undying Loyalty Deconstructed
  • Domains: Mafias, Crime, Family, Business, Struggle
  • Heralds: In General, The Crime Family as a Whole, Consisting of Several Crews Personally Led by Core Members
    • Christopher: Adriana La Cerva, Kelli Lombardo/Moltisanti (his wife), Caitlin Moltisanti (his daughter)
    • Silvio: Gabriella Dante (his wife), Heather Dante (his daughter)
    • Paulie: Nucci Gualtieri (his aunt-acquired mother), Little Paulie Gualtieri (his nephew)
    • Bobby: Bobby Baccalieri III, Sophia Baccalieri (his children with Karen [his first wife]), Domenica "Nica" Baccalieri (his daughter with Janice, shared Herald)
  • Superior: Tony Soprano
  • Business Partners: Raymond Reddington, Al Capone
  • Allies: Vito and Michael Corleone, La Squadra Esecuzioni, Kurei, Tommy Vercetti, Oswald Cobblepot/The Penguin, Darth Vader, Wilson Fisk/The Kingpin, Bowser
  • Enemies: Diavolo, Cioccolata, The Investigation Team, A Majority of the Detectives Sub-House, The Phantom Thieves of Hearts, Bruce Wayne/Batman, Light Yagami, The Slavers, Lester/Bullseye 50 Blessings, S.A.T.8, The Carcano Sisters, Nicky Cavella
  • Opposes/Opposed By: Homosexual Deities in the Pantheon
  • Odd Friendship: Thomas the Tank Engine (Bobby)
  • Enemy Mine/Ceasefire Towards: Bucciarati's Gang, Vito Scaletta, Joe Barbaro, Jimmy
  • Avoids: Jason Todd/Red Hood, Frank Castle/The Punisher
  • Ambiguous Relationship: Robert Edwin House
  • Special Relationship: The Soprano Family
  • The DiMeo Crime Family was formed in the early 20th Century and operated in Newark, New Jersey. Initially led by Eckley DiMeo, leadership was passed onto Jackie Aprile before his death from cancer in 1999, prompting Corrado "Junior" Soprano to take up the mantle of The Don. Along the way, tensions begin to arise between Junior and his nephew, Tony, who was dealing with how the organization should be led and balancing this with his personal life. Eventually, Corrado was arrested for his criminal activities and Tony took over with his fellow personal workforce composing of his closest companion Silvio Dante, impulsive hothead Paulie Walnuts and his nephew (and cousin on his wife's side) Christopher Moltisanti. While a respectable and feared organization, the DiMeo Mafia was not as strong as it used to be as there was still an amicable competition they had with the Luppertazi Family.
  • The last recorded moments of the DiMeo Family was not exactly favourable in their part and there is no word about its conclusion. That said, the story of the Family's struggle in maintaining their position in the Crime Industry in New Jersey was a very memorable if a grim one and what was recorded included a surprisingly expansive tale about Tony and his companions. It was only a matter of time before five of its members, composed of Tony, Christopher, Silvio, Paulie and newcomer lieutenant Bobby Baccalieri were picked to represent the Pantheon.
  • Each member of the DiMeo are different from one another very greatly. This may be for better or for worse, depending on which member is being referenced.
    • Christopher is a man who is desperate to create a large reputation for himself in the Mafia world and looks up to Tony as a mentor and father figure the same way this was reflected under Tony and Junior. Unfortunately, Christopher has major personality faults; he was impulsive, demanding rash and incredibly trigger-happy if things didn't go his way. Furthermore, much of his experience came with one back luck against the other. Further muddying the waters is his... complicated relationship with Adriana La Cerva, even if the two loved each other. As a result, he was the member with the most mixed reactions within the organization, though the upper-ups mostly though he was more-or-less a distraction, much to his frustration. Oh, and he tried to catch a career in Film and Hollywood. While he was successful in making a film, Cleaver, it would be the only one he'd ever make.
    • Silvio, alongside Bobby, is one of the most normal and well-reserved members of the group, which helps as he gets to be Tony's top enforcer within the DiMeo organization. He's also the owner of the Bada Bing! strip club, which attracts a periphery audience of gangsters and strippers and is one of the biggest factors in the organization's finance. In spite of holding a strip club and having sex with other women, Silvio has a stable relationship with his wife, Gabriella and spends his free time as an affable man. That's not to say he is ruthless in his job, however, though being Tony's right hand, he's the closest to being his voice of reason, Tony's own family aside.
    • Paulie is... too trigger happy. He's rude, temperamental and incredibly abrasive, more so than even Christopher and he's arguably the most childish out of the group. All that said, he's still a pretty fun person to be around and even if he is the only member to have not married, he has a strong affection for his mother (actually his aunt) Nucci and his nephew Little Paulie. That and his loyalty and friendship towards Tony is almost as strong as Silvio's even if Paulie is more prone to messing up at times.
    • Bobby is easily the nicest and most affable member, which may or may not be because he's the newest addition to the representing members. Despite his aloof nature, he's surprisingly effective when it comes to the Mafia's business and quickly proved his worth as one of Tony's best allies. He also had a stable marriage life with his wife Karen and their children Bobby III and Sophia. Then Karen died in a car accident and Janice took over. They had a daughter, Domenica (or "Nica"), but this doesn't change Janice's demeanour in any way and most would agree that Bobby is unlucky enough to get married to someone like her. He also likes trains and is often seen trying to construct toy trains and miniature landscapes for them to operate on.
  • Their primary spot for hanging out is either at Bada Bing! or at Satriale's Pork Store, which uses to be owned by Junior and Tony's father, Johnny Boy. Despite its association with the mafia, Satriale's has become a recognized restaurant in the House of Food and because of this, they have managed to increase a good deal of profits out of it. That said, Pantheonic rules have stated that the DiMeo are unable to commit any crimes in Satriale's either, which they didn't mind. After all, why would they want to disobey rules if that's what's going to alienate them and disallow them from potential alliances and relationships.
  • Needless to say, every member of the DiMeo was surprised to see that they now existed in the same place as the Corleones, especially given that they are avid fans of the The Godfather franchise themselves. Vito and Michael were surprised to see and hear about the stories of the DiMeo and, seeing that they were eager to make friends decided to strike a business deal with them, with Tony even managing to secure a million-dollar contract with trades and welfare benefits, provided the two of them maintain a strong partnership. That said, Vito and Michael are aware that the DiMeo are potentially more ruthless and unscrupulous than them and that it is best if they remain cautious of a thin line.
  • To say nothing about Christopher's first days in the Pantheon. His mortal coil was shed when after a car accident, Tony suffocated him to death after realizing just how much of a burden he was. Not surprisingly, Christopher was infuriated and considered killing Tony the moment they ascended together. He had to be restrained and told the bitter truth, which pissed him off even more. It took a while, but he regained his demeanour after a while. He's eventually decided that at this point, he would need to be more careful and considerate of what he does and how to approach Tony. On the plus side, he was mourned, though Tony and Silvio were not among them (if anything, Tony was glad that he offed his nephew). Christopher and Tony's relationship, at the moment, is business and forced group work at best and the former is saddened to consider that he may never get a chance to make his uncle truly proud of him.
  • Outside of the DiMeo Family, Christopher does have a particular interest in writing and film media. He did get to meet Jon Favreau and Ben Kingsley, the former in trying to get him to work together in writing a film together and the latter when Christopher tried to get him cast for Cleaver. Both attempts failed, with the former ending so badly that Christopher ended up hating Favreau a lot. He was intrigued to discover a House of Theatre and Spectacle, though his petty murder of J.T. Dolan has made him feel pretty unwelcomed. To his credit, the House does respect Christopher's natural talent for acting and pity him for not seizing the opportunity to choose film over crime.
  • Christopher is also not very popular with the House of Love if his disproportionate relationship with Adriana La Cerva isn't any indication. While Christopher did, indeed, love her, enough to actually make her one of his heralds, he also appointed his mortal wife, Kelli and his daughter, Caitlin. At best, the House can barely tolerate him and he has to be monitored in case he loses his temper and starts lashing out towards others. Although, to his dismay, he cannot bring himself to approach Adriana, considering her death, courtesy of Silvio, occurred after Christopher told Tony that Adriana was a police informant (albeit unwillingly on her part).
  • Silvio will normally be seen at Bada Bing! where he would be conducting work and regulations for up-and-coming strippers and most seem to enjoy his presence. It's telling when out of all of Tony's lieutenants, he puts the most faith in Silvio as, while he is prone to messing things up at times, he is more competent and straightforward in getting his tasks done. Not surprisingly, he's earned an honorary place in the House of Loyalty and Servitude.
    • That said, he has a hobby of gambling. While normally composed and jolly, one of the few times he's not is when he's losing a game and, like the rest of his compatriots, is prone to getting huffy and aggressive over it. He's a bit flabbergasted about how the House of Gaming is mainly based on Video Games as he was misled into thinking it would be a place of gambling instead.
  • Paulie... doesn't have much going for his personal life. He's the only one out of the bunch who isn't married and thus, spends most of his time in the mafia. He does have relatives, namely his mother Nucci and his nephew, Little Paulie, who is also a minor member of the DiMeo. In spite of his violently impulsive and vindictive attitude, he truly loves his family. He'll often visit the House of Family to spend some time with Nucci and expects the Mothers Sub-House to treat her respectfully. He doesn't want to think too much about thinking how Nucci is actually his aunt; his biological mother was a nun who had an affair with a sailor, which is what conceived his birth, and the resulting revelation ended up making Paulie separate himself from Nucci. They did, however, patch up sometime before she died, and Paulie is making sure he's providing for Nucci as much as he can.
  • Bobby, in addition to being a family man who happens to have good relations with the House of Family, also takes visitation hours at the Houses of Travel and Craft. He happens to have a peculiar fascination with trains and spends some time either riding or watching them in the former. For the latter, Bobby often tries to find toy stores to find and buy miniature railway tracks and stations, so that he could assemble the parts in his personal domain. Because of this, he quickly struck a friendship with Thomas the Tank Engine and sometimes dotes on the steam train whenever Thomas is on work with his friends and fellow co-workers. It apparently inspires Bobby even more in regards to his train interests.
  • Regarding other crime families, the DiMeo have made sure that there is a certain figure that they will never attempt a deal or strike an alliance with; Diavolo. While some members have done their fair share of despicable actions, they do have some principles, ethics and loved ones to look after. Diavolo has absolutely nothing going for that and is willing to allow innocents and children to die if it means keeping his secrecy and furthering his goals. Not to mention how Diavolo makes no distinction in treating his employees like shit and wants to kill his daughter out of paranoia, a fact that the DiMeo family found incredibly revolting and needlessly cruel. For all their criminal activities, Tony, Silvio, Bobby and even Christopher want to make sure their children have nothing to do with their actions and professional life.
    • Speaking of Diavolo, the DiMeo also came into contact with the La Squadra Esecuzioni and Bruno Bucciarati's Gang, both of whom have made no secret about opposing Diavolo. Bruno feels suspicious about the DiMeo, especially given that they are heavily unscrupulous in their actions and are hotheaded in nature as well. Giorno Giovanna and Trish Una do, however, express some sympathy and pity over Tony, due to his own troubled experience regarding parents. While they didn't get along, Bruno and Tony were able to secure a compromise, given that they have a common enemy and the former would make some attempt to provide supplies and resources if mainly to provide family members of the DiMeo Mafia with support. Risotto Nero, however, got along better and would often try to play some games with Silvio if they have free time, which made the DiMeo find a new business partner and ally with his gangster squad. Strangely enough, it's mentioned that Ghiaccio would fit right into the DiMeo comfortably. They do have a shared knack of being temperamental after all.
  • They met up with Vito Scaletta and Joe Barbaro at one point while the DiMeo were trying to find potential partners and allies in the Pantheon. In the ensuing meeting, Vito and Joe had a pretty decent dinner in Satriale's and enjoyed the company provided by the gang. That said, they were displeased to hear about the many criminal activities and petty actions that they committed throughout their lifetimes. The duo also took notice of their families and commended that at least they don't try to get them involved in crime. Vito and Joe eventually decided to call a partnership, strained as it may be and potentially help each other out, which Tony decided that it would be the best possible call to make. That, and they have a few mutual enemies that they vehemently oppose.
    • While the partnership is active and not going to die away soon, another reason for it being strained to begin with is that the DiMeo have fewer morals and are more ruthless in general, in addition to holding outdated, conceited and bigoted views on some groups, particularly homosexuals. While they wouldn't say it in front of the group, Vito and Joe do pay their condolences to Vito Spatafore, given the fact that he became ostracized when word came out that he was gay and that he was murdered by a rival mafia gang led by Phil Leotardo, solely for his sexual orientation.
  • Makoto Niijima bears a strong dislike to the group, and the Phantom Thieves of Hearts aren't too enthusiastic about them either. Their positive qualities don't factor in too much either as they have a large sheet of criminal actions in their sheet. What is more worrying, however, is that each of the top members has their own personal demons that haven't really faded out, so there is the possibility of them gaining a Palace. While they do find them annoying, the DiMeo members have decided to not attack them as that would further justify them in rewiring their minds. That said, the Phantom Thieves have no intention of going after their families as they're aware that they really have nothing to do with their crimes. Still, Makoto really wants to make sure they find some sort of justice and doesn't fancy the fact that Tony would make a deal with the FBI. Oh, and Silvio's murder of Adriana was what Makoto considered "undoubtedly revolting".
  • While they are feared, they do know when to turn back and not risk themselves in getting further damaged. This is how Tony and his lieutenants felt when they learned about Jason Todd and Frank Castle and their stories about waging a violent war against crime after suffering severe injustices. The fact that they have killed hundreds of criminals in cold blood have made the DiMeo family wince in fear, and the thought of them deciding to gun them down is a scary one. That said, they did come off as somewhat better than other criminals, though Jason and Frank have reprimanded that the DiMeo are still in their watchlist if they do something out of line.
    • That said, Tony was able to secure an alliance with Oswald Cobblepot, much to Jason's anger and frustration as he himself has some personal beef against The Penguin. Tony himself hasn't done much worse and usually just hangs out with Cobblepot in thinking about old days and having fun in their criminal-owned earnings. That's not to say they are without scruples. The DIMeo have made a point to never consider an alliance with either the Slavers or Nicky Cavella. Both are absolute scumbags that make even seasoned criminals disgusted and the DiMeo clearly aren't going to work with somebody who is not only completely disregarding of loyalty or partnership, but also do what they want out of satisfaction and sadism. Cavella being a gay person results in the DiMeo often making jokes about it, but in all seriousness, the guy is so crazy and stupid that trying to make a deal with him is suicidal. The Slavers' dealings in the human trafficking of sex slaves is disgusting beyond belief and the fact that their business involves innocents is out of ethical standards for the DiMeo mafia. For once, Tony and his compatriots actually think the Punisher did everyone a service by killing them off.
  • Have struck a deal with Raymond Reddington and Al Capone in regards to business trading, assets, information and forming a professional relationship. It helps that Raymond has a legendary reputation for setting up criminal networks, though the DiMeo have stated that they have some lines they won't cross. Capone is on more favourable terms, given that he is the archetypal mafia Don and that they would give him some degree of respect on that basis. While they are ruthless, Capone does assert that they should do their best to look good to the public too, like attending charitable meetings and helping civilians if given time. That way, they'll build up support and morale, which they would need for their mafias to remain strong and persevere.
"Other people’s definitions of you, sometimes they’re more about making themselves feel better. You gotta define yourself."
Christopher Moltisanti

"You’re only as good as your last envelope."
Silvio Dante

"How can you trust a guy who can literally go fuck themselves?"
Paulie Gualtieri

"Fuck this! It's not bad enough you wake me in the middle of the night, I gotta get my balls broken too? I got my limits too Junior"
Bobby Baccala

    The Empress (A Hat In Time
"Catch her; make it quick. Reward...is one million dollars..."

The Empress, Goddess of Female Mafia Leaders

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    Mr. X (Streets of Rage
Mr. X, God of Attempted City Takeovers (Mr. Big)
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  • Lesser God
  • Symbol: His Tommy Gun.
  • Theme Song: Final Boss and Final Boss 2
  • Alignment: Neutral Evil
  • Portfolio: Authority Equals Asskicking, Badass in a Nice Suit, Bad Boss, Big Bad, Bottomless Magazines, Combat Pragmatist, Corrupt Corporate Executive, Large and in Charge
  • Domains: Crime, Syndicates, Corruption, Guns, Fighting
  • Heralds: Mr. and Ms. Y (his children)
  • Allies: Vito Corleone, Raymond Reddington, The Black Organization, C.R.A.S.H., Brian Irons, Ethan Roark Sr., Sektor, Frost, Dr. Wily, Mr. Negative, Lord Recluse, Wilson Fisk/Kingpin
  • Rivals: Geese Howard
  • Enemies: Axel Stone, Adam Hunter and Blaze Fielding, Cody Travers, Mike Haggar, Guy and Maki, Lucia Morgan, Honest policemen in the House of Justice, Peyton Westlake/Darkman, Bloody Marie
  • No relation: The T-103 Tyrant (also known as Mr. X)
  • Mr. X is the leader of a powerful secret crime syndicate that seeked to take over Wood Oak City. Their corruption and crime spree was such that it even affected the local police forces, forcing three young police officers to turn in their badges and deal with the problem themselves. That's how Axel Stone, Adam Hunter and Blaze Fielding ultimately tracked down and beated Mr. X in his own hideout, seemingly dismantling his organization but the man didn't go down without a fight and in fact, he wasn't ready to give up. Now as a pantheonic deity, his goal is the same, to take over the city and make it his own. But he also plans to spread his influence in the pantheon however he can.
  • Axel, Adam and Blaze weren't happy when they heard the news about their Arch-Enemy joining the ranks of the pantheon, but unlike in their home universe, they have the support of the GUAG this time. Still, they are impressed about how he refuses to die and keeps coming back.
  • Notably, Mr. X didn't die the first time but the second encounter he had with Axel and Blaze was after he kidnapped Adam. With the help of Adam's younger brother Skate and a friend of Axel named Max, they were able to defeat him for good. or so they thought, as he still lived as a brain in a huge robot suit. Third time was the charm and that's when X bit it for good.
  • His moniker is a source of confusion given that another deity shares it. The T-103 Tyrant deployed in the Raccoon City incident also goes by Mr. X, even if it's an unofficial designation but neither he nor the mobster have any strong feelings about the other. Mr. X at least knows that staying away from the Tyrant would be preferable, but if he could capture and weaponize it then he could use it more effectively as a lackey.
  • Heard of the potential ventures he could take in Metro City, where contacts from the former Mad Gear Gang told him that it would be the perfect place to expand his influence. He face strong opposition from the Heroes of Metro City, the mayor and former mayor included, and he tried to bribe them with riches that unfortunately they were not impressed by. He had to halt his plans after Cody and his friends devastated his goons with barely breaking a sweat.
  • Naturally accustomed to dealing with other criminals, which is why he fit quite nicely among the top crime lords of the Pantheon with Vito Corleone personally endorsing him (even if he finds him a bit too unorthodox in his more direct approach) and Mr. X was also willing to merge his syndicate with Raymon Reddington's. There was also Mr. Negative and Lord Recluse, who while tied to criminal organizations themselves they acted more as supervillains (and in Recluse's case, he turned his organization into a Supervillain empire). X only became interested in it since he could learn a few things that could turn the tide against the ones that keep foiling his plans. Mr. X even got in contact with another shady organization that behaved more line covert supervillain group than an actual syndicate and the Black Organization was willing to humor his attempts at taking over Wood Oak City, provided he would give them some power over it.
  • Mr. X even planned to extend his influence to politicians that would agree to turn a blind eye on his operations, with Ethan Roark Sr. being one of his primary backers, which impressed X on how he turned his own city into a playground for criminals. He also sought corrupt policemen to acts as enforcers for him and found the perfect candidates in C.R.A.S.H. who are already notoriously corrupt, X saw that he had to have them on his payroll to drive away the competition. He also appointed Chief Irons as his informant in order to gain more information about the law enforments that went to apprehend him.
  • Not all the crime lords were open to the idea of working with him, chief among them was Geese Howard who was not thrilled that X wanted to muscle his way into South Town. The two had an encounter in Mr. X's temple where as usual he would face Geese himself, with his Tommy Gun of course which Howard found incredibly cheap but the battle was close nonetheless. They remain rivals as that small scuffle only enforced the idea that X had to take over South Town for himself.
  • His time as a robot wasn't as pleasant as one would expect and even then he still fell against his foes and for real this time. That's why he thought that in order to improve a potential cybernetic body, he had to seek allies that knew how to handle them. Both Sektor and Frost approached him after seeing the androids he employs in use and were willing to form an alliance with him if he were to provide them with parts needed for their Cyber Lin Kuei army. He agreed but only if they would also work on a cybernetic suit for him.
    • He also managed to get the assistance of Dr. Wily, first because he thought someone stole his alternate identity as Mr. X only to discover it was someone else entirely. Then he agreed to build X machines and a body armor if he helped him take down his arch-enemy Dr. Light.
  • Many people have tried to take him down before but some of them were more unusual because he never expected them to retaliate to him directly. First one was Peyton Westlake, better known as Darkman, whose synthetic masks were almost stolen by X's goons after he took interest in them and he had to personally teach the crime lord a lesson. Another was Bloody Marie, notorious for her hatred for mafias and mobsters after suffering much at the hand of the Medici Family and after seeing another powerful criminal enter the Pantheon, she quickly tried to put him down.
  • Was succeeded by his children, the Twins Mr. Y and Ms. Y who years later tried to take over Wood Oak City themselves. He is proud that they would try to continue in their father's footsteps and occassionally has them as his heralds in order to teach them how to run an empire effectively.
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    Vito and Michael Corleone 
Vito and Michael Corleone, Divine Dons of the Pantheon (Vito: Vito Andolini. Micheal: Mike, Mikey. Both: Don Corleone, The Godfather)
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  • Lesser Gods
  • Symbol: A bottle of Genco Pura olive oil with a revolver to its side. Alternatively, a hand holding a marionette control bar.
  • Theme Song: Do you even have to ask?
  • Alignment: Lawful Evil (Vito), True Neutral with Evil Tendencies (Michael)
  • Portfolios: Sicilian Crime Boss, strict code of honor among gangsters, and equally respected by them, making offers others can't refuse, strategies and plans, charismatic yet vicious.
  • Domains: Law, Evil, Family, Nobility, Protection
  • Followers: The Falcones & Maronis, the Medici Mafia, Mr. Big
  • Herald: Luca Brasi and Al Neri (their respective personal bodyguards)
  • Allies: Omar Little, Tommy Vercetti, Crocodile, Giorno Giovanna, Bruno Bucciarati, Wilson Fisk/Kingpin. Shaky truces with other crime bosses like Professor Moriarty, the 3rd Street Saints Leader and Balalaika of Hotel Moscow, Frieza
  • Business Partners: Melkor
  • Rivals: Al Capone, The Capers, Niko Bellic, Carl Johnson, Jabba the Hutt, The Black Organization
  • Enemies: Walter White, Good-aligned Equestrian deities, Bloody Marie, Tony Montana, Jay and Silent Bob, Two-Face
  • Odd Friendship: Judy and Nick
  • Opposed by: Zuko
  • Originally this position was offered to Al Capone, until Don Vito made him a much better one, something along the lines of "what right does a Neapolitan have to interfere in a matter between Sicilians", and Capone stepped down. A gang war broke out between several of the multiverse's known mafiosos in order to occupy the vacant spot until the Corleone crime family consolidated their hold and now reign over them all.
    • His turf in the House of Crime is the only place in the entire Pantheon to get an authentic Italian cuisine experience. He has personally made sure that the Italian restaurants and cafés under his protection are considered conflict-free zones and anyone who breaks the neutrality will be expelled at best or whacked at worst.
    • A rather fitting development emerged in the crime world. Vito proposed to give Michael Corleone co-ownership of their temple. Michael naturally objected, not wanting to get pulled back into the business for good. Vito merely displayed his son's journey as crime lord. It became clear that although Michael did not like the job, he shared his father's willingness to do what it took to preserve the business. Thus a rare feat occurred; Michael was anointed godhood over his objections. There was some dissent from Fredo who demanded to become The Don alongside them. Michael responded by sending Fredo on a boating trip...
    • It should be noted that Al Capone did manage to get into the Pantheon... though by more humiliating means. He competes with the Corleones over who is the greatest mafia boss of all time, but there is a lot of mutual respect between them.
  • Vito is normally a calm man until you mention drugs, which make him furious as they were the cause of his family's decline in the mortal world. He has made it clear that any known drug dealers seen in the vicinity of his turf are not welcome and may even be shot on sight. Ergo, this has made him enemies with Walter White. Walter White was said to be ironically amused at Michael's ascension to godhood, viewing it as the final step in Michael's journey which saw Michael go from scrupulously avoiding being involved in crime to one of the most feared and influential criminals in fiction, a transformation that Walter himself was famous for. Walter has been quite happy to rub this similarity in Michael's face, point out that it makes them not so different, and claim that the Corleones are massive hypocrites for seeing themselves as morally superior to Walter. This has only made Michael detest Walter more and made Michael more determined to utterly defeat the pantheon's premier drug kingpin.
    • The two consider Omar Little a useful ally, as Don Vito Corleone loathes drug dealers and Omar's favorite target for his robberies are drug dealers. Because of this the Corleones have often encouraged or outright hired Omar to steal from drug dealing competitors, and Omar has been more than happy to comply with this arrangement.
    • Not surprisingly, they have had less luck courting the other GTA protagonists in the Pantheon. They are all independently minded, opting to go at it on their own rather than to be under his wing.
  • Unfortunately, he does have one group of gangs that he has little control over. The 3rd Street Gang are too chaotic for his liking and are the cause of many headaches. Michael has taken a more hefty hand at things, sending their goons after them if they go too far. As the leader is the God of Gangsters, they have ample resources to stave off a gang war. Things got a bit easier after they helped defeat the Zin invasion.
  • There is one Italian that both Corleones have rejected. To them, Tony Montana is a disgrace to The Mafia name. His disastrous tenure not only caused the downfall of his group, it also glorified the drug smuggling business. Even worse, his influence has amassed various copycats from throughout the Pantheon. To Montana, the feeling is mutual. He calls the Corleones "fucking pussies" for staying back to leave their hands dirty. The two are in a constant gang war with one another with no end in sight.
  • Has been the target of the undead Bloody Marie who has a vendetta against all mafia-based gods. Don Vito has redoubled the mutual alliances with Balalaika and the Boss of the Saints to unite against her threat.
  • Does his very best to not antagonize "the Costume Crowd" of Super Heroes and Villains, as the Don understands that doing so would be bad for business for him and his family. Particular figures of note are Batman and Daredevil who often pay him unexpected visits.
    • Things got more complicated with the ascension of Kingpin. As part of his agreement, Vito has agreed to stay away from doing business with Fisk... or at least to not do so visibly. Michael, on the other hand, has been more overt in establishing ties with him. He hopes that Fisk may one day take over the business for good, allowing him to escape the title that was bestowed upon him. That has not put him in the superheroes' good graces.
  • Exclusive to Vito
    • Vito's sense of honour and his good treatment of his subordinates earned him the friendship and alliance of the demigod Tommy Vercetti, who was happy to find such mafiosi still existed, following his own misadventures in Vice City.
    • Due to an event that involved a certain racehorse named Khartoum, it has earned him the ire of the Mane Six and the Princesses of Equestria. The feeling is not mutual as Vito simply made its owner one of his trademark offers and he refused.
    • Judy and Nick has thanked one of his followers for helping them solve the case of the animal attacks. While Dredd is wary of the team-up, he has allowed things to continue for now.
  • Exclusive to Michael
    • Has a new target in the form of Jacuzzi Splot's after hearing the former raided 18 speakeasies in one night, with the possibility being one of Michael's. With assistance from Mello and Candle Jack, he's determined to catch him. Along the way, two outlaws named Isaac Dian and Miria Harvent manage to steal his precious money, thus adding him to their hit list.
    • Is not welcome in the House of Religion and Faith, unlike the House's rather begrudging acceptance of his father. Michael's actions (including organizing the wholesale slaughter of his enemies even as he stood in a church "renouncing Satan and all his works" and meddling with the Pope) were too much of an affront, even to those who do not follow Catholicism.
    • Constantly begs for Zuko to reconsider giving him a spot as a follower. The Fire Lord proceeded to give him a harsh dressing down, stating he had plenty of chances to leave the business only to willingly go back. To Zuko, Michael may claim "they pull [him] back in", but he has done that to himself. At this point, his only chance of redemption would be a revision of Michael leaving the criminal business.
  • Has taken to having wine on weekends with fellow Mafia Boss Lord Frieza of the Planet Trade Organization; though Vito is impressed by the success of the alien Don's business ventures, he remains wary of finalizing any deals with him due to his utter lack of honor and boundaries. Frieza for his part has taken a great liking to Michael, for his ruthlessness willingness to kill his own incompetent brother Fredo in order to secure his business interests.

Demigods

    Fat Tony 
Fat Tony, God of Obvious Crime Fronts (Marion Anthoy D'Amico, William Williams, Fit Tony, Fit-Fat Tony)
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  • Demigod
  • Symbol: A sign saying "Legitimate Businessmens' Social Club"
  • Alignment: Lawful Evil
  • Portfolio: Affectionately Parodic Mafia Heads, The Don, Karma Houdini (Usually), Legitimate Businessmen's Social Club, Affably Evil (sometimes), Ascended Extra, Badass in Charge, Seen With A Cigar, Uses Exact Words, Killed Off for Real, My Cousin Will Live Through And Become Me
  • Domains: The Mafia, "Business Clubs" and Waste Management, Gambling, Bootlegging, Fraud and Cigarette Smuggling, Rat Milk
  • Allies: Vito Corleone, Polpo, Twitch, Mammoth Mogul
  • Odd Friendship with: Homer and Marge Simpson, Moe Syzlack (sometimes enemies)
  • Enemies: Squealers, any Yakuza god, Archibald Snatcher, Monterey Jack, Tsunade, Miltank, Bloody Marie, Peacock, Abadar
  • Respects: Giorno Giovanna
  • Fat Tony, also known as Marion Anthony D'Amico or William Williams, is the local mob boss of Springfield. Starting as a poor runaway he would rise to become master of many criminal enterprises like illegal gambling, cigarette smuggling, bootlegging, fraud and selling fake IDs. Reliable yet dangerous when it comes to ill-gotten gains, he hides behind a Legitimate Businessmen's Social Club.
  • Heavily influenced by Vito Corleone, even having a godfather of his own. Unsurprisingly he was awed to be in the same house, and immediately visited him to sign an autograph. Crime-wise, he works well with Polpo as they're both skilled at getting out of punishment. Despite his alliance to Polpo he does respect Giorno Giovanna, though a lot of it is out of fear.
  • Officially in charge of waste management, and can be found at his bar in the Social Club. Given how so many citizens of Springfield are idiots, corrupt or both he can get away with a lousy cover for the center of his criminal enterprise. He's still able to get away with it in the pantheon because of his deity status and manipulating the corruption in it.
  • Can manipulate others through gambling debts or bribes. He's more wary with the former given how he ended up messing with Tsunade, and he wasn't prepared for her offense. The latter failed completely against Abadar. He doesn't like squealers either, or anyone who's part of the Yakuza due to their last conflict. This is due to when Homer called Fat Tony to help Marge and he started to rub out her competition, said competition summoned the Yakuza to combat them.
  • Has butted heads with the Simpson family on a number of occasions, mainly around his Loan Shark tendencies and trying to pay him. Despite this, they have an Odd Friendship and seem to get along personally. Given his own criminal record, there's a mixed relationship with Moe Syzlack. He's more than willing to give Krusty the Clown leeway due to being funny.
  • Some more idealistic members of the GUAG have tried to convince him of the error of his ways. He usually responds by comparing cigarette smuggling to stealing a loaf of bread to feed a starving family. Marge argued that he could have been a pizza man, organ grinder or leaning-tower man, only for him to cry and state "you are listing my broken dreams".
  • Despite his sway on Mayor Quimby, even he was aghast at his milking of rats since he promised "dog or higher". Proceeded to try and assassinate him. He doesn't really get this, believing that people love rats. He's pretty fond of them himself. Has attempted to capture Miltank and force her to produce milk in response. That being said he's still using rats, just disguising it as cheese. Monterey Jack and Archibald Snatcher were offended by this.
  • Being a mafia boss has made him an instant enemy of Bloody Marie and Peacock. The former despises what the mafia did to the latter; being sadistically tortured and mutilated.
  • He has died and replaced by his cousin Fit Tony, who proceeded to become fat and more or less be identical to him. The original Fat Tony is the one in the pantheon, while Fit-Fat Tony continues his role in the show.

    Huang Lee 
Huang Lee, Divine Saint of Chinese Mobsters (Adonis, Rich kid, Oscar, Mr. 'Know it all', Mr. 'Junior Triad of the year', China boy, Mr. speed-date)
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  • Demigod
  • Symbol: The Yu Jian Sword
  • Theme Song: Chinatown Wars
  • Alignment: True Neutral (often forced into Neutral Evil)
  • Portfolio: Spoiled rich kid, Follows through honor but moves on and becomes saner than most, The Everyman, Massive amounts of sarcasm, The only good criminal in the entire Triad regime, Being motivated by his father's death and eventually realizing it was his uncle who killed him
  • Domains: Wealth, Crime, Drugs, Revenge
  • Allies:
  • Source of Interest: John Luthor, Cole Phelps, Harold Francis Callahan
  • Distrusts: Claude, Donald Love
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork with: Revy
  • Rivals: Kazuma Kiryu, Goro Majima, Walter White, The Black Organization
  • Enemies: Scar, Uncle Chan, Dimitri Rascalov, Agent 47, Chin, Tony Montana
  • The Tale of Huang Lee is a long and arduous one. Following the death of his father in China, his uncle, Wu "Kenny" Lee, called him to arrive in Liberty City, to deliver the family heirloom the Yu Jian Sword so that he may secure a spot as the Triad Leader. Things got awry when his sword was stolen and he himself was left for dead as soon as he arrived in Liberty City. What follows was a journey that forced him into the most rotten core of city, out in the need to reclaim his honor and revenge for his father.
  • After killing his uncle, who was the murderer all along and becoming the leader of the Triads, the Court of the Gods saw potential in him and appointed him as the representative for Chinese Mobsters, though Lee declined the offer the Court gave him. After the fifth time, however, he decided to accept the offer on condition of signing new documents, which he said was a precautionary method just in case he ends up in a place like Liberty City again. Turns out he was placed in a House that is arguably worse than the city itself.
  • Within his first days of ascension, he was greeted by several citizens from Liberty City who immediately recognized him: the silent Claude, the bouncer Luis Lopez, and veteran soldier turned criminal Niko Bellic. All of which have explained their grievances in the eponymous city and how all of them managed to survive. His interaction with Claude ended with complete distrust following him, and by extension, Donald Love, almost wiping out the Triad during the early days with his time in the Leones. As for Love, well, let's just say that instigating a war between the Yakuza and Columbian Cartel won't give you a good impression. The two see Huang as quite calm, despite sounding cocky and outright rude.
    • Even outside Liberty City, he has gained some reputation. Tommy sees him as a great teammate, even considering him to be more loyal than his other associates, though Huang warns him not to kill any Triads or he'll start spilling heads. Carl Johnson also sees friendship within him, mainly due to his association with another Triad within San Fierro under the name of Wu Zi Mu. When he asked as to the condition of the Triads in San Andreas, he answered that they are thriving in Las Venturas, allowing Huang to allow more support outside Chinatown.
    • Despite being a criminal and allying himself with the other GTA protagonists, he prefers not to participate in any of their crimes. He only prefers to maintain the the Triad's stature, following the entire shitshow that occurred in 2009. And that was mainly because of all the backstabbing, killing and treachery that has been happening back when his father died. Not only that, but he is rich enough, so he'll likely pass the opportunity instead.
  • Following his ascension, he was visited (and punched) by Goro Majima, who proclaimed that Huang Lee's life will be a difficult one. It didn't take long for Lee to realize why he hit him in the first place: because he is a Yakuza member (loosely though, since he only allies with Kazuma). However, Kazuma Kiryu also came in and stopped Goro before causing more damage, sincerely apologizing but also stating that he had a feud with the Triads before, hence their rivalry. The Chinese Triad acknowledged this and only had one comment following them leaving his temple:
    Huang: "Jesus, and I thought Liberty City had worse Yakuzas."
  • As with the aforementioned truth that his uncle Kenny was the sole reason behind all the events that almost broke the Triads, he has become wary to any uncles regardless of alignment. Among those he hates are Scar and Uncle Chan. The former's actions makes him closer, if not worse, than his uncle, while Uncle Chan is just plain annoying to him and his rather goofy "Chinese" accent.
    • To explain, Scar's betrayal towards Mufasa was one thing that shook Lee, because it reminded him of Kenny killing his brother so that he may have the leadership of the Triads, not to mention him framing 2 other Triad members in order to make investigation muddier. Scar could only laugh hearing that this happened because he realizes even other people still follow such intentions. Seeing this, he'll do his best to kill Scar to make him feel satisfied for his thirst for revenge.
    • On Uncle Chan's part, Huang pretty much summed it up the first time they met:
    Huang: "Can someone pick better Triads next time? I'm tired of seeing actors like this roaming around like fake-ass Chinese."
  • Truth be told, Huang also had former relations with the Mafia, having been ratted out once by a traitor who lied to him about info on the stolen blade. Because of this, he wants no relations with any Mafia, fearing that they'll throw him off with false information again.
    • But when he received an invitation to the Corleones, his mindset on the Mafia has toned down albeit. The two see mutual respect between each other, with Huang getting good payment on their services, whereas the Corleones, especially Vito, sees great potential in him, despite being in a different gang. Overall, a bond between Triads and the Corleone mafia could spark great business ventures.
    • Then there is Dimitri Rascalov, the type of scum Huang hates. Backstabbing, power hungry and Russian. Hearing from others about Dimitri's actions made it clear that he will personally kill him if he tries to screw with the Triads.
  • Upon hearing what Agent 47 did with the Red Dragon and Blue Lotus Triads, which entails large mass killing, the junior triad could not help but feel uneasy towards the Agent. While 47 has no plans on killing Huang, time will only tell if someone pays him to get killed, then all hands are off.
  • The House of Justice rather welcomed Lee into their institution with applause, mainly for helping on a conspiracy case regarding the Triad leadership. Though he has stated that the detective who helped him was only there for the suspect, some of the others see some mutual friendship between the two. In fact, Huang gets a free pass on the house without repercussions.
    • From the numerous detectives, wardens and judiciaries, 3 members of the said house see Huang as a viable asset: Cole Phelps, John Luthor and Harold Callahan also known as Dirty Harry. They see him uncovering the truth of the Triads as a worthy assessment as an asset for their investigations. Though this was pitched as Luthor's idea, the other 2 stick with it since the results did yield greatly and not only favored in Lee's side, but also on the justice side as well.
  • While being a gang member may have its merits, such as the support from the House of Crime, it also has its fair share of disadvantages. Tony Montana is among those as he has a massive hate towards any gang member, regardless of alignment. Because the last time he "visited" Huang's palace, it was riddled with bullets.
  • As mentioned about the fact that he doesn't participate too much on crimes, he does sometimes join with others when it comes to heists just to know more some of the other deities. Unfortunately, this would force him to cross with Revy, the foul-mouthed, hard-headed Chinese-American of the Lagoon Company. Despite being similar when it comes to nationality and location, all similarities would end here. Revy thinks Huang is too soft, almost reminding her of Rock the first time he joined the company, whereas Huang considers her a crazy bitch to the point of just wanting to shoot her. Then there is the fact that Revy has dealt with triads back then with ease. Expect both of them to throw bullets and curse at each other whenever they meet in a heist.
    Huang: "Fuck me you're an annoying bitch. Never in my entire life have I met one as batshit as you, never even in China."
    Revy: "Oh look here, some pissy soft immigrant who can't man the fuck up? We can keep doing criminal work all day but you better give me a reason not to shoot you up."
    Huang: "Says the bitch who keeps putting her trigger on my fucking face!"
    Revy: "Fine then. Where is your sex life?"
    Huang: "What sex life? Never heard that before"
    *punching and cursing intensifies*
    • However, he has time to sell drugs on numerous occasions, often selling them at rather ludicrous prices. When asked why, he only needed the money for it and not the crime itself. When Walter heard of this, he realized a potential rival in him that could outsell him in the drugs competition. So he decided to sell his drugs on a more affordable prices to counter Lee. This resulted in a bet between deities from the House of Crime to see who sold the most drugs in a week. Ultimately, Walter proves to be the better merchant than him thanks to his rather provocative methods.
    • The aforementioned event, however, gave him an ally in the form of Omar Little. Both would share some of their earlier times in the crime life, with him noticing Huang's low life before his eventual rise to the Triad leadership. In fact, Huang's content with Omar getting some of his money, after all, his reputation is something not to sneeze at. Omar did have a little comment regarding him though: he is one of the snarkiest people he has met in the criminal underworld.
  • Of all the people that annoy and infuriate him the most, Chin is high in that list. Chin considers Huang Lee the epitome of his objective, one that puts the idea on "kill all the fuckin' ugly reds" back into his mindset and proof that China is nothing more but pure criminal lowlife. What makes Huang so completely galled at this is that firstly, Chin looks like a Chinese, so it makes him more confused, and second, he called him out for being an idiot for not considering that a.) all of his crimes were done in Liberty City and not Hong Kong and b.) his crimes were committed in 2009 and not 1997, thus making his objective sound like complete bullshit.
    • Though Chin's hatred would get worse. Following Huang's statement on him, the mad clone destroyed much of the temple, and forced him to take direct action. While bullets did not work on him, he brought all of his allies to stop his advance and most of the higher-ups of the House of Crime to shut Chin down. After that incident, Chin has vowed to kill Huang Lee first in kill list.
  • Among all the other GTA characters, Mario hangs around with him more often than others. Not many know why, but Huang has an idea as to why.
  • Huang also has another temple within the House of Cultures, under Nationalities.
  • "I buy ALL my friends. Makes life easier."

    Raku Ichijou and Chitoge Kirisaki 
Raku Ichijou and Chitoge Kirisaki, Dual Deities of Mafia Children (Raku: Bean Sprout (by Chitoge); Chitoge: Gorilla Queen (by Raku))
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    Raymond Reddington 
Raymond Reddington, Celestial Chairman of Criminal Organizations and Networks (Red, The Concierge of Crime)
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  • Demigod
  • Symbols: His Most Wanted Poster
  • Theme Song: The Blacklist End Credits
  • Alignment: True Neutral (Neutral Evil to everyone else)
  • Portfolio: A Father to His Men, Affably Evil, Well-Intentioned Extremist Anti-Villain, Badass Baritone, Benevolent Boss, His Berserk Buttons Are Betrayal and Human Trafficking, Blue-and-Orange Morality, Consummate Liar, Consummate Professional, Cultured Badass, Deadpan Snarker, Even Evil Has Standards, Manipulative Bastard, Man of Wealth and Taste, Pay Evil unto Evil, Sharp-Dressed Man, Stepford Snarker, Was a Naval Intelligence Officer Before Becoming a Criminal
  • Domains: Knowledge, Criminal Organizations, Trickery
  • Heralds: Elizabeth Keene/Masha Rostova and Dembe
  • Allies: Most of the House of Crime and Transgressions, especially Kasumi Goto, Isabella of Rivain and Vito and Michael Corleone
  • Rivals: Carmen Sandiego, James/Jamie Moriarty, [[Pantheon/The Black Organization]]
  • Enemies: Kano, Giorno Giovanna, Diavolo, Lex Luthor
  • Opposed by: The House of Justice and all of the good-aligned military deities
  • Observed by: The Machine
  • The House of Crime is abuzz with its newest addition to its family; an ordinary-looking, middle-aged man in an expensive suit, fedora and overcoat carrying a briefcase. As it turns out Hotel Moscow (mainly, Balalaika) knows who he is. The Concierge of Crime himself, one Raymond Reddington, has come to the Pantheon.
  • About 20 years ago, Raymond was a Naval Intelligence officer who was being groomed for the position of Admiral. Then, he up and vanished. When he resurfaced four years later, he was selling classified documents to the enemy. He was charged with treason and convicted in absentia as a result. Over the next two decades, U.S. assets and agents in various locations all over the world was compromised as a result of his actions. During this time, he built up a network consisting of a motley crew of spies, thieves, smugglers, drug traffickers, people smugglers, human traffickers, arms traffickers, counterfeiters, forgers, hackers, mercenaries, and assassins. Then he turned his sights to the private sector. Then, he graduates to starting wars and toppling governments and influencing politics. He became known as the Concierge of Crime due to his talents of setting up black market deals. With his ascension to the Pantheon, Red seeks to expand his influence.
    • Complicating his ascension was the reveal that he is in fact not Raymond Reddington, but an imposter who killed the man and assumed his identity. This caused a stir in his ascension process with people wondering if they could trust the man after all. But the deceit drew a near standing ovation from the House of Crime, even those who were wary of his work with the FBI. The house subsequently fast-tracked his ascension afterwards.
  • Soon after his arrival, he got to work finding associates to help handle his 'Blacklist' of associates he has worked with throughout the years. Among those is Kasumi, a shifty figure in Shepard's own network of misfits. The Master Thief had no qualms outing criminals as long as she gets to keep whatever loot they may have. And working with Red always provides her with valuable items from her victims.
  • Isabela liked his story on how he gave the middle finger to his naval crew before living a life of crime. She agreed to broker information for Red as long as she doesn't end up on the blacklist herself. There is also a bit of personal interest for her; there are certain people who have wronged her in the past and she would love to get her vengeance upon them.
  • It's little surprise that not everyone in the House of Crime approves of his betrayal. Some believe that handing out information to the authorities brandishes him as a traitor. This is no truer than with Moriarty. No one knows if the two associated with each other in the past. The only hint is with the way Moriarty grimaces whenever he hears the name. That and the fact that quite a few assassins that have gone after Red have associations with the criminal mastermind suggests a connection between the two]].
    • The Red Dragons were one of the organizations who did business with Red, and his intel made a serious dent on their operations. Kano wants to congratulate him on the hit... by ripping his heart out of his body. Red has proven to be elusive to find, so Kano has not been able to achieve vengeance just yet.
    • This has complicated things in the Jojoverse. Giovanni tried to convince Red to tell him about the location of his hated former boss Diavolo who he suspects ascended shortly after he did. Red has kept things close-lipped, not wanting to deal with such a powerful crime boss as of yet. Frustrated with this, Giovanni has made open his plan to capture the criminal on site, thinking he would do the Pantheon a favor removing him from the equation. The thing is, Red has not escaped Diavolo's attention either who plans to get rid of the man before he could reveal his activities.
  • He's also not on good terms with the deified military officers (the good ones, mostly) due to him turning his back on the Navy and going rogue. So much so that a good portion of them has a kill-on-sight order on him. This put the House of Justice on a disorganized front, with some willing to work with him to broker information and others wanting to either arrest or kill him outright.
  • Is in a ceasefire with the Black Organization, when Chianti and Korn had a run-in with some of his agents when the duo were targeting a visitor to one of the Corleone's restaurants. Suffice to say, a shootout occurred where Chianti was fatally injured. Korn had to carry her to the House of Life and Vitality for revival. Had the Boss not intervened, Chianti would have killed Reddington on the spot. He has reserved judgement on the Organization in lieu of the failed assassination. Time will tell.
  • There is no doubt that Carmen Sandiego has not associated with the man on account of how often the plays spoiler against him. There has been multiple cases where she steals items from under his nose once the perpetrator is caught. She purposefully keeps her network small to prevent such betrayal from happening.
  • Besides gang members, he has also come under fire from various supervillains. Red suspects that this is the work of Lex Luthor While a connection between him and Lex hasn't been found, the God of Supervillains wasn't going to give Red the chance to out him.
  • His connection with the criminal world has been followed by The Machine and its associates. Finch believes that the Machine will eventually be able to piece together all of his contacts, making his usefulness irrelevant. Until then, the Machine closely tracks his whereabouts to make sure he doesn't disappear a second time.

Quasideities

    The Slavers 
Cristu Bulat, Tiberiu Bulat and Vera Konstantin, Unholy Triumvirate of Human Traffickers (The Slavers)
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    Tony, Jo, Mario and César 
Tony, Jo, Mario Ferrati and César, Progenitors of Carefully Crafted Heists (Tony: le Stéphanois | Jo: le Suédois | César: le Milanais)
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Left to Right: Jo, Mario, Tony, César
  • Quasideities
  • Symbol/s: A diamond/ring hanging on a rope with a man rappelling below the it. Alternatively, four guns of different color pointed at two sides.
  • Alignment: Chaotic Neutral
  • Portfolio: A crew for four men out to steal jewelry, a group of criminals against a more sinister gang, most of the crew ends up dead with no money either, loyal to each other (except for César), the main protagonist of the story with a less than pleasant history, survived till the end to save his godson (Tony), met his fate with a slit throat (Mario), brought to crack the safe, responsible for the tragedy after the heist, has a penchant for love (César), died due to lack of communication in a hostage rescue attempt (Jo)
  • Domains: Thieves, Heists, Jewelry, Silence, Planning
  • High Priests: Erwin "Doc" Riedenschneider, Cobby, Alonzo Emmerich, Louie Ciavelli, Gus Minissi and Dix Handley (who perhaps predate the four of them)
  • Heralds: Mado (Tony's ex-girlfriend), Ide (Mario's wife), Louise (Jo's wife), Tonio (Jo's godson), Viviane (César's love interest)
  • Allies: Neil McCauley, the PAYDAY Gang (more on the tolerable side that is)
  • Mixed Relations to: Each other, especially César
  • Rivals: The Boss of the 3rd Street Saints, the Cabot crew, Carl Johnson, Michael De Santa, Trevor Phillips and Franklin Clinton, Niko Bellic, Leverage Consulting and Associates, Leonard Snart
  • Respected by: The House of Theatre and Spectacle
  • Enemies: Dimitri Rascalov, the Joker, the House of Law and Justice especially Vincent Hanna
  • It all started one day when an inmate finally left his five-year imprisonment on France, free from prison and into the streets when all of a sudden, a friend of his would proposes a simple smash-and-grab to him thanks to an associate of his. While hesitant, the discovery of his ex-girlfriend working at one of his rival's bar would help him reconsider his choice and together, with a fourth man recruited, would go on a daring robbery on stealing the store's safe as opposed to a smash and grab. It was a success and no evidence was found on the scene the next day. What would happen next would become the death of the men as one of them stole a diamond ring and, without the knowledge of others, gave it to his love, while also exposed to a rival of theirs. The discovery of such would lead the four on a tale of betrayal, death and greed as one by one, the men died and their loot gone. This is the tale of the four thieves: Tony, Mario, Jo and César, who would not only become one of the main inspirations of the caper genre, but subsequently show the risks that await for such actions.
  • The four men were suddenly found lying on the floor, with all their wounds gone and themselves restored. How they came within Pantheon premises has yet to be answered but they found themselves under the mercy of a courtroom and weirdly enough, they have no shackles. This was not a jail sentencing but rather, a special case. They would be found worthy of ascension as their actions became the core of what would become the Caper story genre, with the general consensus placing them within the House of Crime and Transgressions. Tony would ask questions but they would soon be brought to their would be temple, which is a recreation of 1950s France. At first, they were hesitant with the new standards but soon were comfortable with their new home.
  • For their daring crime, the four men are not too special and did the heist in the means to give them a fortune for such a rotten life they have been living in. Tony was the mastermind of the entire plan, though Jo was the one that convinced him to join for a simple smash-and-grab, it was his idea to turn a plan into an intricate robbery. To do this, they recruited Jo's friend Mario and a safecracker César to accomplish the plan. Things went well but César had to steal a diamond to give to his would-be girlfriend and it all went downhill. As a gang pursued them to steal the loot, one by one, they suffered and it all ended when Tony saved his godson, with all of them deceased and nothing to pay. It all goes to show how risky heists are in reality.
  • Despite being regular men, they have a special place in the House of Theatre and Spectacle for their contributions to the history of film, most notably the popularization of the stories about heists. They were not the first ones however, as one Doc Riedenschneider can attest. To compensate for this, his crew were given the roles of High Priest should the four be busy in certain situations to commemorate the early progenitors of the genre. They were also okay with it as not only do they keep their positions, but also give their priests a time to shine.
  • Group lives aside, the men also have their own individual lives. Tony does have medical issues prior to his release in jail and has yet to contact the House of Health and Diseases for a cure, Mario lives with his wife Ida, Jo also has a family to feed but with more issues in terms with his wife Louise and César has his eyes fixed on Vivianne, who he continues to woo over. The latter's intention to give her a bauble that was taken from the heist is what exactly caused the downfall of all four of them, making him the most disloyal of the bunch, unhelped by the fact that he also exposed their names to the Grutter Gang upon being interrogated, while the three would remain honest to each other, save for him.
  • In the criminal world, heists are the crimes that aim for big scores. Money and fame are big but at the same time, risks are even bigger and may result in either death or prosecution to everyone involved. To keep an idea afloat in a place like the Pantheon, there needs to be a leader to prepare for the plan ahead. One man by the name of Neil McCauley decided to be the frontrunner of such endeavour and has been recruiting various criminals of such scale to accomplish capers of many kinds. In the case of the four men, Neil recruited them under the idea of stealth heists where silence is golden and the key is using the least harmful ways to steal loot. The four agreed to join so as long as it gives them some payout.
    • Tony would remain the leader for the most part while Jo, Mario and César would retain their original roles. He would coordinate the men and take the place as the driver while Jo would guard their presence. César, being an effective safecracker, would be in charge of cracking the safes and Mario would help out in extracting the loot. The four would be great for silent heists so as long as Tony plans ahead. McCauley has told him however to watch over César in the case he screws up as the events that happened after the heist is a mistake not one of them wants to repeat, especially with whoever they might anger within Pantheon grounds.
    • It would seem that they were not the only ones to be hired by McCauley for his ideas. They were introduced to other groups hired by him who were also heisters themselves. One was the Cabot crew, lead by Mr. White, of which Tony seems to be very dismissive towards if not because of the group's reliance on violence and loud methods to gain their loot, in contrast to the four who stole the diamond silently, with no dialogue nor evidence. Their story also mentioned of a mole within the crew, only worsening the would be amicable relationship between the two as well as a psychopath, pointing to Mr. Blonde. Mr. White has asked McCauley for mediation between the two groups to make sure no infighting occurs. Due to certain Pantheon changes, only Mr. White gets to keep the burden of Mr. Orange's situation as the mole.
    • The PAYDAY Gang were also invited by Neil to continue the tradition of capers in the Pantheon and were more than thrilled to see other heisters. For the four, they are able to stomach the gang, as while they may have some violent tendencies and the likelihood to switch guns blazing if stealth is no longer an option, they do have tools that can make their heists silent and at times, non-lethal. Also, they do not intend to hurt civilians... most of the time. One thing that they noticed from their stash of loot and history is a mysterious diamond of historical importance. Some say that Jo and Mario have been staring at the diamond though history has not been kind with those who own it.
  • Other than Neil who approached them, their heist was the talk of the town on how they pioneered the concept and other heisters took notice. Those hailing from the Grand Theft Auto universe have taken the news with interest and have shared their plans in bringing them forward to their big scores. While the offer is tempting, the four would prefer quiet heists, which is different from how they did theirs, whether it be Carl Johnson's successful heist at Caligula's Casino, Niko Bellic's pyrrhic victory stealing the money at the Bank of Liberty and the Los Santos trio's various heists, the most popular being the Paleto Score. The Boss of the 3rd Street Saints, while a bit rough considering the lifestyle he lives in, has seen them as friendly rivals of sorts and has taken notes from them for the Saints to reenact, though the four have been cautious since the Saints do remind them of the Grutter Gang to some extent.
    • This includes conmen that use heists out of a Robin Hood-esque style intention, stealing loots from master criminals and sharing them to the public. The group has no ill-will against those but would also avoid attracting their attention, particularly of the Leverage Consulting group since that is their modus operandi. It also does not help when they are outmanned and clearly have a better skillset than them, which makes it a terrible situation should they catch their attention. They do have the advantage of being silent in the heists they make and avoidance of clues to their vicinity, making them a hard catch, unless César screws it up.
  • Though their heist was out of self-interest, few have taken their attention outside of the aforementioned deities, especially when it comes to contracts. The Pantheon has granted most criminals, the organized ones anyway, the usage of contracts by contractors or any similar kind. This gives them more opportunities and payout but they have also been warned about the cases of those who will gladly betray their own hired men, likely out of spite or avoidance of possible witnesses. Dimitri Rascalov and the Joker being main cases. The two have already been notorious in the criminal underworld, the former being a prick that will gladly backstab anyone who he sees as useless as warned by Niko and the latter showing that he is very uncaring of people's lives including his own men.
  • Being the main (or one of) makers of the Caper Genre does bring them some infamy, especially in terms of cops. The Great Treasury has been vigilant since heists can occur within their premises while the House of Law and Justice have been monitoring whatever criminal activity is present in the Pantheon to a controllable extent. The four have no full hatred of the cops, especially compared to the likes of the PAYDAY Gang, the Cabot Gang and especially Neil, they just simply steal for the money's worth with no innocent blood to spill likely to get away from their impoverished lives. This makes them a mixed bag in the House they reside in since most of the criminals would love to get their hands dirty, a reminder of the Grutter Gang that killed them off slowly.
  • For the four, Tony has reminded his group to remain loyal to each other, with the exception of César who has proven to rather do the talking when threatened. Their loyalty to each other was tested till their deaths and have remained in their ascension, with the three dissing at their compatriot about what he did back then. Other heister crews have shown some standards to their own partners, a tip that Captain Cold took to heart when creating the Rogues. He was impressed at their heist and might even consider bringing them with his plans but has felt pity bringing a bunch of regulars and pitting them against a superhero they cannot hope to win against. The sentiment is also agreed by the four, stating that while honourable as a villain, the risk of their lives being apprehended by a more powerful being bears too much for them.

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