Elsewhere, the FBI investigates the bodies and blood lying by the Pussyfoots tracks and finds a severely injured Ladd Russo lovingly telling Lua Klein that he will kill her.Further down the tracks, men fish crates out of a river as Chane Laforet floats by on a suitcase.Shortly after, the retiring conductor is killed and his uniform is stolen by a red-headed Russo.
After receiving a letter from Ennis in New York City, they wish to return to Manhattan and, realizing they have no money, decide to rob a train.
Instead, the pair steal money from two mafia hitmen in Chicago and take the Pussyfoot to New York.
They are attempting to decide when these events began, with dates ranging from 1711 to the 1930s, and to choose a "main character" from about twenty people.
Earlier in the year, a member of the Runorata mafia family, Gustavo, is searching for Dallas Genoard while the Runoratas fight a turf war with the Gandor mafia family, resulting in the attempted murder of Luck Gandor and his friend Firo Prochainezo of the Martillo Camorra family.
Although the pair receive hundreds of bullet wounds, they completely recover in seconds.
In 1931, Firo, his friend Ennis, his mentor Maiza Avaro, Luck and his two brothers, Keith Gandor and Berga Gandor, await the arrival of the transcontinental express train Flying Pussyfoot.
Jacuzzi is scared witless and goes to ask the young conductor how to avoid being eaten. Meanwhile, the older conductor holds the young conductor at gunpoint.
In 1932, Eve Genoard anxiously watches men dredge the Hudson River.
In 1931, Eve visits the Daily Days, which is also an information broker, for information on Dallas.