Book Eight
Book Eight
Cover of the eight volume of the English release of the Gunslinger Girl manga series
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Alessandro's past before he joined Section 2 is explored, including his recruitment into Italian Intelligence by the spy Rossana and his relationship with her. Alessandro sees Rosanna for the first time in almost four years and he learns she has a daughter by a northern separatist. They extricate Rosanna and her daughter before the separatists can kidnap or kill them. Alessandro invites Petrushka back to his apartment and she confesses her love for him.


  • Chapter 38: "Dance of the Black Swan" (黒鳥の舞, "Kokuchou no Mai"?)
  • Chapter 39: "Lady Rosso" (レディ·ロッソ, "Redi Rosso"?, rosso is Italian for "red") (Part 1)
  • Chapter 40: "Lady Rosso" (レディ·ロッソ, "Redi Rosso"?) (Part 2)
  • Chapter 41: "Lady Rosso" (レディ·ロッソ, "Redi Rosso"?) (Part 3)
  • Chapter 42: "Mind Speech" (マインド·スピーチ, "Maindo Supīchi"?)
  • Chapter 43: "Lady Rosso" (レディ·ロッソ, "Redi Rosso"?) (Part 4)
  • Chapter 44: "Lady Rosso" (レディ·ロッソ, "Redi Rosso"?) (Part 5)