Because no enemy would dare pursue me or my badass horse.
Maybe someone could provide him with a decent challenge?
I've never actually played DS, just watched my mate playing, but just from looks I'd say that Raziel from Soul Reaver could be cool. Failing that, let's draft in Quina from FFIX and see what carnage it can unleash.
"You hear that, Sev? Someone thinks I'm excellent." "Well, at least that makes two of you." ~ Scorch and Sev