Characters in The Ballad of Gay Tony
Protagonist and Friends
|Introduced in: Three Leaf Clover
Luis is the protagonist and main character of The Ballad of Gay Tony. Luis works as a bodyguard for Ancelotti Family associate Anthony Prince, and also as a bouncer at Tony's clubs, Hercules and Maisonette 9. Luis is also rumored to be involved in the underground fight club.
Luis' first appearance in the The Lost and Damned mission Diamonds in the Rough at a diamond deal between the crew of the Platypus and Gay Tony. The deal was interrupted by Johnny Klebitz and the Lost biker gang, who stole the diamonds from Tony's boyfriend, Evan Moss.
Luis' second appearance in both Grand Theft Auto IV and The Lost and Damned was in Museum Piece and Collector's Item respectively, as they were both almost the same mission. Luis interrupted both Niko Bellic and Johnny Klebitz as they attempted to sell the diamonds stolen from Tony to Isaac Roth and the Jewish Mob. Luis would take the diamonds back and return them to Tony.
Luis' final appearance was in the Grand Theft Auto IV mission Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend, when he accompanied Tony to exchange the diamonds Luis had just stolen back from associated of Ray Boccino, for Gracie Ancelotti, a close friend of Tony's and the daughter of the don of the Ancelotti family, who was kidnapped by Niko Bellic and Packie McReary. The deal was done, but was interrupted by Rodislav Bulgarin, an enemy of Bellic's. Luis' fate after this point is unknown.
|Introduced in: Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend
Anthony Prince, better known as Gay Tony, nightclub entrepreneur. Tony is connected with the Ancelotti Family due to his close friendship with Gracie Ancelotti. Tony owns several nightclubs, including the Maisonette 9 and the Hercules. Some of Tony's clubs have been shut down because of drug uses in his clubs.
Despite his lifestyle, Prince is broke, and desperate for money. He employs Dominican gangster Luis Fernando Lopez as a body guard and bouncer at his clubs.
Tony's first chronological appearance was in The Lost and Damned in the mission Diamonds In The Rough, where Prince was hoping to purchase diamonds from crew members of the cargo vessel, the Platypus. However, the deal was interrupted by Johnny Klebitz and the Lost biker gang on behalf of Ray Boccino. The diamonds were stolen from Tony's boyfriend, Evan Moss, after Klebitz killed him and took the diamonds while Tony and Luis escaped from Klebitz' goons.
Tony's last chronological appearance was in Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend, where Tony was to trade the diamonds Luis had just stolen back for him from Niko Bellic and Johnny Klebitz, who planned to sell them to Isaac Roth, for Tony's friend, Gracie Ancelotti. Gracie had been kidnapped by Niko Bellic and Packie McReary. The deal was shaky at first, but thanks to Luis and Niko's calmness, Gracie was traded unharmed. The deal was then interrupted by Rodislav Bulgarin, an enemy of Bellic's. This was the last time Tony was seen.
|Introduced in: The Cousins Bellic
Niko Bellic is an Eastern European immigrant to the USA. Bellic fought in the Yugoslav Wars as "an angry teenager."
Niko's first appearance to Luis was in the Grand Theft Auto IV mission Three Leaf Clover, where Niko joined with the McReary Family to rob the South Algonquin branch of the Bank of Liberty. The robbery was at first a success, but a fellow hostage to Luis, Eugene Reaper, attacked McReary family associated Michael Kane, and killed him, and the distraction allowed the alarm to be triggered. Luis escaped unharmed.
Luis would later ambush a deal between Niko Bellic and Johnny Klebitz, who planned to sell diamonds stolen from Luis' employer Anthony Prince to the Jewish Mob. Luis managed to retrieve the diamonds, while Klebitz stole the money that was to be used to purchase the diamonds, and Bellic received nothing.
Luis would later run into Niko Bellic one final time, when Bellic and Packie McReary kidnapped Tony's close friend, Gracie Ancelotti. Gracie was exchanged for the diamonds that were earlier stolen back from Bellic. Upon the safe return of Gracie, Rodislav Bulgarin, an enemy of Bellic's, ambushed the deal. Niko would escaped unharmed with Packie, but the diamonds were lost. This was the last time Luis ran into Bellic.
Niko Bellic is the protagonist of Grand Theft Auto IV.
|Introduced in: Blow Your Cover
Johnny Klebitz is the leader of The Lost Brotherhood motorcycle gang whilst Billy Grey is incarcerated. Grey is released during the events of The Lost and Damned, leading to Klebitz being pushed back down the gangs pecking order.
In The Lost and Damned mission Diamonds in the Rough, Johnny was sent to interrupted a deal between Anthony Prince and crew members of the Platypus by Ray Boccino. With the help of the Lost, Klebitz killed Tony's boyfriend Evan Moss, and stole the diamonds, while Tony and Luis Fernando Lopez escaped.
In the Grand Theft Auto IV mission Museum Piece and The Lost and Damned Mission Collector's Item, Luis interrupted a deal between Johnny Klebitz and Niko Bellic, who tried to sell the diamonds on Boccino's behalf to the the Jewish Mob. Luis managed to steal the diamonds back from Tony, while Klebitz made off with the money that was to be used to buy the diamonds.
|Introduced in: I'll Take Her
During the Grand Theft Auto IV mission I'll Take Her, Gracie is kidnapped by Niko Bellic for the McReary Family jailed leader, Gerald McReary. Bellic tricked her into believing he was interested in purchasing her Feltzer, but why Niko was "test-driving" the car, he kidnapped Gracie and had her taken to a run down apartment, where she was watched over by Gordon Sargent, a McReary family associate.
Finally, in the mission Diamond's Are a Girl's Best Friend, Gracie's close friend Anthony Prince, known as Gay Tony, agreed with the Ancelotti family to exchange the diamonds Tony had his body guard Luis Fernando Lopez, steal from Niko Bellic and Johnny Klebitz, for Gracie's safe return. Meeting at a water purification refinery, Gracie was exchanged peacefully after both the calm Bellic and Lopez agreed on exchange terms. However, Rodislav Bulgarin, an enemy of Bellic's, showed up at the exchange, claiming the diamonds belonged to him. Bulgarin ordered his men to attack both Niko Bellic and Packie, and Luis, Tony, and Gracie.
Gracie assuming escaped unharmed with Luis and Tony, as she ran into Niko Bellic when he was walking by her home. She ordered her guards to attack the man who kidnapped her, but Bellic killed all of Ancelotti's bodyguards, while she fled.
|Introduced in: Weekend At Florian's
Florian joined with Niko, Darko Brevic, and twelve other soldiers on a mission into enemy territory. However, one of the men betrayed the others, thus the unit being sold out to the enemies. Only three escaped, Bellic, Cravic, and Brevic, all others were tortured, killed, and buried in a mass grave.
The three separated after the end of the war, only was it then that they each figured out that one of them betrayed the others. Cravic moved to Liberty City in the USA, where he hoped to be accepted for who he was. At a foam party at the famous gay-club Hercules, owned by Anthony Prince, he met Deputy Mayor Bryce Dawkins, who he started dating after words. Crane also expressed interest in Luis Fernando Lopez, Prince's bodyguard. However, this would never have worked, as Luis was straight.
Niko Bellic traveled to the USA to track down Cravic, who Bellic had discovered had moved to Liberty City. After much work for many crime syndicates, Bellic was finally informed by Ray Boccino of the Pegorino Family pointed Bellic in the direction of Talbot Daniels, an associate of Cravic's. With Roman Bellic's help, Niko forced Talbot to direct him to Cravic's residence. When finally arriving, Niko and Roman broke into his apartment, and held Cravic at gun point. However, Cravic stated to the Bellics' that he had changed. Crane believed Darko had betrayed the unit, not Bellic. Starting his search all over again, Bellic left Crane behind in his apartment.
Bellic was later contacted by Crane, who needed his help. Bernie was being threatened by a biased man, and Niko traveled to Middle Park to try to lure the man out. After the man attacked Crane, Bellic killed the gay-hater, and Bernie felt better that Bellic was back in his life.
Bellic later assisted Crane again after Dimitri Rascalov of the Russian Mafia threatened to expose Bernie's and Bryce's relation ship, as Bryce led his election campaign on family values, against gay marriage. Bellic and Crane met up with Rascalov's representatives, but they chose to attempt to reveal the story to the media, but were killed before they could even try.
Crane would later go on a boat ride with Niko to South Broker, where Crane tried unsuccessfully to seduce Bellic. The two were attacked by the Russian Mafia, and later chased down and killed the ambushing Russians to send a message to Rascalov, and the point was made clear.
As a reward for all his help, Niko was rewarded with Bryce's Infernus, however, Bellic had no idea the car had been wire tapped by Johnny Klebitz on behalf of Thomas Stubbs III, and using those recordings, Stubbs exposed Crane's relationship with Dawkins.