She awakens from her coma, and leaves the hospital.
Several days later, and now going by the name of Fifi Cherish, she detonates her first experimental bomb from the top of Jaundice Press tower, the largest building in North Mural. The explosion – later known as the "dirty mother" incident – leaves the tower standing, but crumples the surrounding structures. The unidentified perpetrator is presumed dead amongst the hundreds of others whose bodies are never recovered. Civilian trust in the government declines after a botched attempt to explain the "bombing" as a rogue cyber-attack on the devices used to enact the national defense agency's perimeter "blink" protocol.