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"It's business. We run a service, she knew the rules. She should have read the small print."
―Mr. Santo to Luis Lopez.

Mr. Santo is a character in the Grand Theft Auto series who appears as a minor character in The Ballad of Gay Tony.

History

Background

Santo is a loan shark in Liberty City who lends money to Luis' mother, which she struggles to pay off. Luis assumes, possibly correctly, that Santo also loans money to other people and, as brought up by Luis multiple times, there may be other old ladies.

Events of The Ballad of Gay Tony

The debt is paid off when Santo takes Luis to cage fighting on the expectation the player would take a fall in the third round. The choice whether to take the fall is left for the player.

Since Luis is required to take less than 10% damage in order to achieve 100% gold completion for the mission, which cannot be done if the player chooses to take a dive, it is likely that Santo is canonically supposed to die in Momma's Boy.

Appearances

The Ballad of Gay Tony

Trivia

  • Santo, like Gerry McReary and Ray Boccino, is much taller than all other characters in cutscenes. During gameplay he is the same height as all others.
  • He seems to know about Luis' former stint as an underground cage-fighter, suggesting that he has some connections within Liberty City's criminal underworld.