Some years ago, after the defeat of Duke Salier's army at the battle of Sweet Pines, The Thousand Swords captured the city of Caprile. While Monza must go and update Duke Orso on their latest victories, she leaves Benna in charge of the city with orders to show mercy to the people. However, when she returns she find that the city has been brutally sacked by the mercenaries. Monza angrily confronts Benna, but he is in a husk stupor and she cannot hold onto her anger. Afterwards spun the story that the sack of Caprile was done intentionally, to build Monza a ruthless reputation; The Butcher of Caprile.