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Family is everything to Moran and his daughters. Moran rules his family with an iron will and punishes those who dare go against him. Unlike many patriarchs who give up their daughters to another man's family when they marry, he considers their husbands to have joined his family and will obey him as his own.

Unlike many patriarchs, he seems uninterested in the children of the next generation. His interest is not in continuing his bloodline, but the quality of those within it.

The sisters are close and are described as if they were one person when they are together. They share Moran's sense of family solidarity. Rose is accepted into the family by the daughter's, but Michael's wife, Ann is not.

Luke remains apart from the family and is able to function successfully from outside of it. The others are always trying to bring him back as...

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