As the elder don (Danny Aiello) dies, his young heir (Jason Gedrick) moves into the position. He quickly proves to be as ruthless as he tries to discover who has launched a plot to overthrow his rule and may be infiltrating other families. In a left over plot line, his aunt (Kirstie Alley) discovers that the young don had her son murdered first setting her off in a plot to kill him. Then when she is stopped she is driven into the arms of a conflicted priest (Jason Isaacs). Meanwhile, an undercover FBI agent (Patsy Kensit) moves into the family home as a teacher for the don's handicapped daughter.