–Silvanito to Joe.
Nothing is known of Silvanito's early life. He was likely born in Mexico, and came to the village of San Miguel where he established the local cantina.
When a mysterious stranger comes to the town, he stays at Silvanito's inn and befriends the aging innkeeper. Silvanito reveals to Joe that the town is divided by the feud between the local crime lord Don Miguel Rojo and the sheriff, John Baxter. The stranger decides that he could profit by playing the families against each other.
Later, after the stranger kidnaps Marisol from the Rojo compound, Silvanito explains the history between her and Ramón Rojo. When the outlaws attack the Baxter family in an attempt to retrieve her, Silvanito joins in the defence, armed with a shotgun, and supports Joe in the fighting. He is later captured by the gangsters and subjected to a brutal interrogation, but is rescued when Joe returns. After freeing Silvanito from his binds, he is dragged away by Piripero, the local undertaker.
In the final gunfight, Silvanito is responsible for killing Esteban Rojo with a shotgun, after the stranger guns down Ramón.