Pietro Zinni, aged thirty-five years is a scientist of genius. But that’s not enough. When the university decided to cut the budget, he is fired. What can a man like him to survive, if he has spent his whole life studying? The idea is dramatically simple: organizing a criminal gang like nothing anyone has seen. So he recruits the best of former colleagues who, despite their knowledge, now living on the margins of society, one working as a helper in a gas station, another washing dishes and another playing poker.
Macroeconomics, theoretical chemistry, anthropology and archeology, all prove to be perfect to evolve gangster career. Success is immediate and explosive: finally they have money, power and women. The problem arises when you have to deal with them.