A Short Story : The Story Of 91 Days

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The story is set in the town of Lawless, Illinois during Prohibition era, where brewed liquor dominates the black market. Angelo Lagusa, a young man whose family was murdered in a mafia dispute, seeks revenge against the Vanetti Family and its don, Vincent Vanetti. Seven years after the murder, Angelo receives an anonymous letter from a self-proclaimed friend of his father's, prompting him to return to Lawless and exact his revenge. Using the alias Avilio Bruno, he infiltrates the Vanetti Family. Thus begins the dramatic 91 day story and the consequences that follow the often violent deeds of its constituent characters. I always felt that 91 Days would become a personal favorite of mine. Everything about it: the art style and character designs, the 1920s prohibition setting, the interweaving, riveting vendetta narrative at its core. 91 Days seemed to be the show that would whet my appetite for anime thrillers and crime fiction once more. I was however cautious not to raise my hopes too high seeing as the medium rarely got shows of that genre right.91 Days tries to get it right and does produce a show worth watching although it did fall short at certain points. What is important however, is that despite 91 Days having its issues like most anime, it possesses some necessary strengths that kept the story from falling apart and being all over the place, as is most often the case. The fundamentals of any good anime series are; a strong, stable cast, great storytelling and the
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