This story is about Samuel Baritello of Liberty City. Samuel has always been interested in history. As a child, hr would read about the discoveries in Liberty City such as the half-sunken S.S. Phoenix which was a battleship from World War II, the long forgotten mansion in westdyke which housed many Italian immigrants in the 1920s then turned into a Mafia Mansion in the 40s, and the Statue of Happiness which was a gift from the French in the 1800s. But then he read about a ship of Italian pioneers in 1827 that turned out to be conspirators opposing the British government. He read about the pioneers years trying to figure out the mystery about accusing them of being conspirators. His main concern was the leader, Raphael DiMontegno, an ambitious man from Milan. After learning more about Raphael, he triad to see if he left a legacy but apparently he couldn't discover if he did. But now in present time, after 17 years of research, he finally found found Raphael's family tree. Raphael had a son Leonardo DiMontegno, then Leonardo had two daughters, Noelia and Laura. Eventually in some point of the two daughters lives they were married and their last names were changed. This discovery changed his entire life after now knowing the last name in the family tree. Noelia became Noelia Castemillo and Laura became.......... Laura Baritello. From that moment on fenally knew the truth and acknowledged that he was related to Raphael DiMontegno.
He was glad that he found out that information, so he learned more about Raphael. He came across an article from 1831 stating "The priceless jewelry belonging to the Queen of England has been stolen by Raphael DiMontegno and his gang of pirates. The Golden Rose was a gift from the Italian government in honor of their peace treaty, but now that it has been stolen war has commenced between the two empires." Samuel couldn't believe what he had read, so he made a promise to himself.... He was going on a long journey to search for the Golden Rose to prove Raphael's innocence.