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That would leave Bachman with a well-landscaped red-light district. What frightens the Bachman activists most about the idea is that they can see, probably better than most, why the idea might sell to everybody else in Dallas but them.
They get the red-light district. Nobody else does.
But what may look like an easy way out to people in other parts of the city starts looking bloodier the closer you get to Bachman Lake.
"Let them try it!" Staff vows. "Does Randy Staff have a million dollars to fight them with? You bet I do. And you bet I will."
His voice rising slowly to an Alamo shout, Staff says: "What are they going to do to me? Turn my neighborhood into a red-light district, run off all the decent restaurants and screw up my bank?"