- "Shoot me? Because I saw that news from Bonbourg, and ... I refuse to let them do that to me."
- —Margaret Hoffman giving her husband Victor Hoffman permission to kill her if the Locust attack Jacinto
The Battle of Bonbourg was a battle that took place after E-Day, but before the Hammer of Dawn strikes across Sera. The media was able to report what happened in the city, leading Margaret Hoffman into thinking that suicide was a better option than letting the Locust capture her.