After the First Death Characters

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Benjamin Marchand

Benjamin 'Ben' Marchand is son of Brigadier General Marcus L. Marchand. Marchand is the commander of Fort Delta in Massachusetts. Despite his father's role in the military, Ben is an ordinary teenager with normal teenage problems. Shortly before the hijacking of the bus, Ben falls in love with a local girl and is heart broken when she treats him cruelly. During the hijacking, Ben is placed under guard because of his relationship to his father, but his safety is never truly in danger until his father calls upon him to play a role in the hijacking.

In the middle of the night, Ben is called to his father's office and asked to complete a very important task. The hijackers have asked for proof of their leader's capture. Ben is to deliver this proof. At first it appears that Ben's task will be a simple one, but the...

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