[ The Families ]
[Etiquette & Protocol]
Etiquette and Protocol:
This exacting code of behavior of the Giovanni is of the Italian mindset.
While it may seem silly to some, their rules of etiquette and protocol
which set them apart from the "lesser" kindred.
- -Gentlemen will rise when a lady sits, stands, or joins a group. All
chairs are pulled out. If a lady joins a conversation and declines to
sit, all will remain standing. Ladies need not rise if another joins
- -Greet all family with the customary kiss to each cheek in European
style. Men and women greet each other this way. If a player is uncomfortable
with this then a warm handshake will do.
- -Nobody goes anywhere alone. No exceptions. It doesn't matter how
much potence you have or how intimidating you look. At the very least
you have someone else to draw the fire while you make your escape if
needed, not to mention the benefits of always having at least one witness
- -Ladies are never without at least one male escort for every 2 women.
- -Ladies will act like ladies at all times, especially in public. All
- -When sitting for official business, seating is done according to
hierarchy. He who is most important at the head of the table, second
most important to his right, third to his left and so on alternating.