Although Orco is history now, Nero is far from safety. Fango is keen to partner up with him but Nero understands it clearly that Fango is like a hungry wolf: he may end up losing everything like Don Orco if he keeps on working with Fango. Avilio thinks that the only place he can rest easy is the Vanetti family but, first, they need to settle Nero’s little brother Frate and Ronaldo.
Now, for the record, young Frate is actually a little baby brother who goes to church every Sunday and never killed anyone before, since he is frightened to death when he sees blood. Why is he trying to kill Nero then? It’s all because of his dear brother-law Ronaldo. Even though Ronaldo explains that everything he did is for the sake of Vanetti family, it is obvious that he is planning to take over the Vanettis through his puppet Frate. And why he wants to kill Nero so much? Because Nero is too clever to follow his order.
While Ronaldo is trying his best to get rid of Nero, his wife Fio tries to put a stop to her brothers’ fight. She managed to get Nero and Frate to sitdown and have onion soup together, like an ordinary family. From this small family gathering, we can see what these three Vanetti siblings have in mind.
Although born in a mafia family, Fio hopes to have a normal life like ordinary families. She treasures her blood-related family dearly. Therefore, she thinks that it is alright even if the Vanettis is taken by the Galassias, as long as her family can have some peaceful life.
As the eldest son of the Vanettis, Nero is quite mafia-family-minded. He supports his father in leading the Vanettis and treats every members as family. That is why he insisted on avenging for Vanno, even if it meant bringing war to the Vanettis and the Orcos. He is proud to be a member of Vanetti family and will do anything to defend the pride of the family.
Unlike his brother and sister, Frate is a peace-lover, who thought that everything will be fine if he follows the authority’s command. He believes that Fio’s marriage can protect Vanetti family from the Galassias and Nero’s death can bring peace to the Vanettis. He may have his hesitation in killing his brother but he chooses to follow his belief, like a faithful believer. Moreover, he also thirsts for acknowledgement from the authorities, like how Nero is acknowledged by his father. And Ronaldo gave him this acknowledgement. Although Nero points out that Ronald is not acknowledging his power, he is contented with this insincere acknowledgement.
Nero decides to talk to Ronaldo after meeting with his siblings. Avilio is not pleased with his nostalgic and advise him to throw off this cheap sentimentality. However, Nero does not want to make things worse. After all, Frate is still his blood-related brother and family is more important than anything. Avilio suddenly thinks of his own little brother. He told Nero that he’ll let him meet his brother one day. One day when he sends him to another world, that is.
Since Nero plans to cool things off, Avilio has to take action. He persuades Vople to kill Ronaldo, saying that Nero may die if he talks to Ronaldo. The loyal Vople agrees.
On Sunday, when Frate and Ronaldo are on their way to church, Volpe shows up in another car, trying to shoot Ronaldo. Ronaldo is shot in arm, so is Volpe. Avilio drives him into the forest and kills him there, staging like Volpe is doing everything by himself. When Frate and Ronaldo found out about Volpe, they naturally think that Nero is the one who arranged this.
Volpe’s body is hang on the bridge where Nero can see from the Island. As Avilio planned, the brothers finally started their feud. Unsurprisingly, Frate the puppet loses in this feud and he also loses his men to Nero.
Ronaldo wants Fio to arrange a meeting with Nero, saying that Frate will be killed by Nero at this rate and the family will soon be crushed by the Galassias too. He also persuades Fio that he is trying to save everyone, especially their baby, who is the symbol of reconciliation between Galassias and Vanettis. The mother-to-be calls Nero as requested but she is not certain whether she is doing the right thing.
Before Nero shows up, Avilio went to see Fio and Ronaldo. He handed a bouquet to Fio with a note in it. Probably telling her that there’s a gun hidden in the bouquet. After Avilio left, Fio is shocked to see Ronaldo taking out his gun from the drawer. She asks Ronaldo whether he is going to kill Nero and Ronaldo explains that the Vanetti’s only option is to become a puppet to the Galassias. Nero is in the way of this plan. Fio, who was uncertain about her decision, finally realizes what she must do next: kill Ronaldo. After all, what she really wants is to protect her family.
Avilio and Nero pay Frate a visit. Nero urges him to go countryside for some fresh air. Frate, who cannot accept his fate of being the unacknowledged one, refuses his offer. Avilio approaches Frate and takes his hidden gun. He returns the gun to Frate and wants him to end this for good. Eager to prove his ability, Frate takes the gun and shoots at Nero. However, his gun is empty because Avilio had skilfully removed all his bullets. In the end, Nero, who did not know Frate had an empty gun, kills his brother to defend himself. That is the end of our pity little puppet.
Fio is leaving the town. Before she leaves, Avilio whispers in her ears, saying that Frate is the one who killed Ronaldo. That’s why Nero killed his brother to prove his loyalty to the Galassias. Apparently, he has carefully planned every details, ensuring that no one will get back to him or Nero. When Avilio returns to the grieving brother Nero, he puts his hand on Nero’s shoulder, telling him that he’ll be his brother from now on.
That was indeed a brilliant plan. Chasing away all the siblings so you can become the one and only “trustworthy” brother. But can Avilio really kill Nero after what they had been through together? If yes, what will become of him after revenge? We will only know in the end of 91 days……