ASSASSIN'S CREED: LINEAGE is the first chapter of Ezio Auditore's story and the prequel movie to Assassin's Creed II, Assassin;s Creed: Brotherhood, and Assassin;s Creed: Revelations video games. ASSASSIN'S CREED: LINEAGE reveals the machinations of 15th-century Italy through the actions of Ezio's father, Giovanni. When the Duke of Milan is brutally murdered, the Assassin Giovanni Auditore is dispatched to investigate. What he uncovers implicates Italy's most powerful families reaching all the way back to the Vatican itself. As Giovanni draws closer to the truth, he becomes hunted himself. He must expose the conspirators before he joins their ever-growing list of victims.