The Contessa's husband made his appearance in Sly 2: Band of Thieves. He was a wealthy aristocrat and general that the Contessa had met when she was still a criminal psychology student. They entered into a whirlwind romance, and eventually married. During the wedding, he drank a poisoned glass of wine, and "suspiciously" died a few weeks afterwards. Once he was dead, the Contessa used her education and newly acquired estate to open her rehabilitation prison.