Daphne Beal

Daphne Beal is working on her first novel.

Diary: Code Orange

Daphne Beal, 6 March 2003

I was throwing punches into my boxing trainer Bob’s hands in a basement gym down the block from City Hall when he gave me some advice that had nothing to do with shifting my weight back for the hook. ‘You do know, don’t you, that if you’re within range of a chemical bomb, you have to cut your clothes off? If you pull them off the regular way, you’ll get the stuff...

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