The Cost of Doing Business

Photo: Jon Sullivan

Marzioni sat down at the table, nodding to greet the old man sipping coffee.

Don Campagna signaled the young waiter to bring a cup for his guest.

There was a time when the two men wouldn’t be caught dead in the same room together without a cadre of bodyguards, but that was a time when countless gangs warred for dominance. They had been young men then — ambitious, ruthless.