This comes from Jasper City. Tag line: An outlaw seeks revenge against a city’s tyrant Mayor, while the man appointed to stop him begins to doubt the merits of his cause.
In this excerpt, Richard (also known as Citizen B-39) is still in the hospital. Someone else decides to pay him a visit.
“But it was not your place to share them!” the Mayor pointed out. “Did it occur to you that I might be looking for something more than military strategy?”
“You want a puppet.” If B-39’s realization came as a shock, he didn’t show it. “But that doesn’t explain the bombing, or how 71’s involved.
“Citizen 71 was a convenient scapegoat. I can’t have it said that I ordered the bombing, even if it really was the work of petty vigilantes.”