|“||Don't ever talk to me like that, you animal! You dare to refuse me... you worthless, disgusting slime? Go ahead and refuse me if you can! I'll suspend every operation under Dawson Enterprises indefinitely! And you know goddamn well what that means! If I shut down my oil refineries and banks and tankers, then even you three metal giants must realize what that would mean! I could shut the economy of this country down tomorrow if I want, and it sure as hell won't end there! No one says no to Leonard Dawson! I'm gonna settle this problem with Golgo 13 no matter what it takes... and if I have to blow up a city or two in the process, I will! However... if you comply with my demands, no civilians will be involved. You have my word as head of Dawson Enterprises on that.||„|
|~ Leonard Dawson after punching Jefferson after belittling his plans to kill Golgo 13 using Gold and Silver|
Leonard Dawson is the main villain of Golgo 13: The Professional. At the beginning of the movie, his son Robert was murdered by the famed assassin, Golgo 13 (Duke Togo). This drives Leonard off the edge and he planned a vendetta against Togo. Dawson sought the aid of the C.I.A., the American army and the F.B.I. to help him avenge his son. When Lt. Bob Bragen fails to kill Togo in San Francisco, Dawson sent his grandfather and butler to murder Golgo. Hearing the recent failure, Dawson ordered the F.B.I. let out 2 assassins, Gold and Silver. After arriving at Dawson Tower, Golgo easily defeats Snake, Gold and Silver before confronting the businessman. After congratulating his nemesis, Dawson prepares to kill himself by tossing himself from his office. In his fall, he learns that Robert arranged for Golgo to kill him because he would not go up to his father's expectations anyway. Golgo shoots Dawson in the head before he reaches the sidewalk below. Golgo left a report saying that Dawson's death was an accident.