Captures Earl Bostalk's spoiled daughter Stephanie in the middle of a card game in order to compel him into a duel. He passes Vash for a few words "Just be more careful next time. She sits down next to him and they talk. Don't hesitate to call. Meanwhile, Vash, Milly and Meryl make it into town.
They hold each other to a stalemate at first, but Knives gains the upper hand and tries to annihilate Vash with the power of both brothers' angel arms.
His most common response to queries as to her nature or significance at anime convention panels is "Kuroneko-sama is a small black cat. After Knives recovers, Legato's body is crushed and his neck twisted for using the Gung-Ho Guns for his personal agenda. Ladies and Gentlemen, forget my lack of warning, but it is time for my daily massacre! Vash shoots at him - five shots, one left for his skull Ain't Too Proud to Beg: Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.