The narrative is a prequel to the video game Assassin's Creed II. It centres around the father of the play's main character Ezio Auditore de Firenze. Giovanni is an assassin living during the Revival in 15th century Italy. At this day-spring of a new era, a conspiracy is being plotted by way of entire corrupt set to the powerful Medici family and destroy a unified Italy. As an assassin, Giovanni must face this threat and bring justice. The story introduces the situation before Assassin's Creed II, and the enemies of both characters.