Most New York gangster families would not know who Louis Scarpaci or the rest of the Scarpaci family were. Upon asking a second time, followed by the phrase "You know, the ones that always try too hard and fall harder?", you may be met with a look of distinct confusion and then a sharp laugh. They weren't thought highly of to say the least.
They were crows looking for scraps, but not the jet black crisp looking crows- but more the crippled, one legged mangled crows that you'd see in the dark corner of piss-stained alley. One of these scraps was located in South Zagoria. A larger, much more prevalent, family had been in contact with the Chernarussian Chedaki. The Chernarussian's were in the need of funding to continue the war efforts, but did have an abundance of weaponry. Once the Chedaki had caught wind of a CDF transport train filled with thousands of Klashnikov firearms they placed an advertisement to outside organisations, promising the guns in return for a negotiated sum. The Scarpaci brothers eagerly agreed to travel to South Zagoria to receive and deliver the goods in order to form a higher image of themselves. When they had arrived at the site of the derailed train, they practically skipped towards the delegated meeting point. There were no Chedaki to be seen, but the train was on its side as promised. The brothers looked the wreckage up and down, horrified to what they saw. There weren't firearms inside but instead hundreds of large pearly white boxes spewing from the carriages. They were refrigerators. The Chedaki had been wrong, the train had around 2,500 kitchen units inside bound for the docks.
1 year into the outbreak
Louis and his brother had found themselves at the heart of the Moretti Famiglia. Don Moretti had appointed Sal as one of his most trusted Capos. It had taken hard work and some good old back stabbing to get there, but the Scarpacis had a firm grip on power. With 35 Soldatos within the family, the Moretti and Anarchy forces controlled Lopatino town, coined "New Sin City", before attacks from Russians and Kamenici nationalists forced the group to separate into hiding. Louis was severly injured in the fighting after being kidnapped and tortured for information. Finally discovered in a sorry state up north, he returned to a broken force of remenants. After another attack by the Kamenici, Louis was forced south. With no radio and more damage to his vitals, he was forced to lay low for months with no contact from any of his people- nor his brother. Don Moretti killed in the events and his brother thought dead too.