From the rulebook's back cover:
Out of control criminals, corrupt cops, immoral politicians and apathetic citizen. This is just another day in the City of Haven
Haven: City of Violence RPG is the newest and most innovative modern action-adventure genre role-playing game of its type. With its Main Rules Book, it provides you with all information that is needed to start you adventuring in this city that is a cross between New York City, East Central Los Angeles and Beirut. This RPG is describes as a cross between Frank Miller's Sin City, John Woo's Hard Boiled, James O'Barr's The Crow and your worst nightmare come to life. It is not a question of good versus evil in this game: it's a question of EVIL VERSUS EVIL! Make all the right choices and you can become a King in Haven. All this plus a starting adventure, Emerald Hill written by Origins Award Winner Steve Long. Make all the wrong choices and find yourself six feet underground.