Al Pacino is Stephen's Godfather. Growing up, Stephen spent a lot of time with Al. Due to this bonding, Stephen acquired skill in the many areas that Al has experience in. Stephen is now capable of robbing banks, running crime syndicates, and distinguishing and pointing out the different perfumes of women. Pacino also passed on a high sense of ethics, as Stephen has witnessed Pacino take on corrupt policemen and judges throughout his childhood.