In the Yesterday's Children Novel:
Dagger is a self made War Lord he controls a fairly large area of Kansas. His name brings fear to those who know of him. He is a psychopath with no compunctions on shooting anyone at anytime sometimes just for fun because he is bored. He caught Jinx when she was around 6 and kept her as his slave. One day Jinx saw her chance and escaped. Believing that Dagger would think she was dead she thought she would be safe. She was wrong he would never let her go...