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The Red Dog Conspiracy series centers a crime family, and is intended for adults.
Tropes and warnings
(I have blacked out major spoilers. Some spoilers apply to chapters not yet published! Read at your peril.)
Ambiguously evil - An offer you can't refuse - Anti-hero - Anti-villain - Arranged marriage - Bewildering punishment - Black market - Broken bird - Buy them off - Can't kill you, still need you - Closed circle - Cool Airship - Crapsack world - Criminal convention - Culture clash - Dark and troubled past - Deliberate values dissonance - Determinator - Determined widow - Disproportionate retribution - Domed hometown - Do with him as you will - Driven to suicide - Fish out of water - Flashback echo - Flashback nightmares - Feuding Families - Gangland Drive-By - Gayngster - Gentleman adventurer - Gilded cage - Gorgeous period dress - Gray vs Gray morality - Hardboiled private detective (genderflipped) - High-functioning alcoholic - Honor among thieves - I am your father - Impossibly low neckline - Indy ploy - In love with the gangster's girl - I want my beloved to be happy - Kicking ass in all her finery - King of thieves - Living a double life - Love dodecahedron - Mafia princess - Magnificent bastard - Minor crime reveals major plot - Mob boss suit fitting - Mob war - Neighborhood-Friendly Gangsters - Opposites attract revenge - Police are useless - Prince Charming wannabe - Protection racket (on a city-wide scale) - PTSD - Revenge - "Rise and fall" Gangster arc - Sadist - Secret-keeper - Serial killer - Sins of our fathers - Spirited young lady - Stockholm Syndrome - Survivor guilt - The Casanova - The Chessmaster - The Consigliere - The Don - The Hunter becomes the hunted - The Mafia - The Mob Boss is Scarier - The Queenpin - The Sociopath - The Syndicate - Those magnificent flying machines - Totalitarian Gangsterism -Villain in a white suit - Villain with good publicity - Xanatos Speed Chess (by our antagonist)
Alcoholism - Animal injury and death - Assassination attempt - Attempted rape - Betrayal - Captivity - Child abduction - Child abuse (implied and in flashback) - Consent issues - Deceit - Disability - Disaster - Domestic violence - Gaslighting - Gore - Gun suicide - Gun violence - Illness - Infidelity - Knife violence - Language - Main character in peril - Major character death - On-screen death - Opium use - Sexual situations (most are fade to black) - Substance abuse (tobacco, alcohol, drugs) - Suspense - Terror
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