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Glorianna was a somewhat romantic interest of Matt Murdock and was usually his damsel in distress, who he had to rescue on a number of occasions. She was imperiled more than once by the assassin known as the Gael. In her first appearance she was kidnapped by the Gael, who tied her to a chair and gagged her. Daredevil eventually rescued her and was quite protective of this young lady for some time.

Glorianna claims to have loved Murdock. However, she broke off contact with him after his repeated absences. [1] The relationship cooled further when Murdock's old love Karen Page returned to New York City. Glorianna had her apartment ransacked, and she soon moved in and began a romance with Murdock's best friend Foggy Nelson.

She was later killed by Victor Krueller.

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The Krueller saga (Daredevil Vol 1 338-Daredevil Vol 1 342, the only Marvel comics written by "Alan Smithee" which is a traditional pseudonym for authors) presents an important timeline inconsistency affecting Karen and other characters. In that story, Krueller had been attacked by a young Kingpin, who was not yet the ruler of crime, and several people witnessed the event including Foggy Nelson, a law student; Karen Page, a struggling actress; and Glorianna O'Breen, who had just migrated to the US. However: Karen started pursuing a career as an actress in Daredevil Vol 1 65 (1970). She had been working for Foggy Nelson's firm since Daredevil Vol 1 1 (1964), where Foggy was already a lawyer - so at no moment Foggy was a law student and Karen a struggling actress at the same time. Besides, Glorianna O'Breen went to the US in Daredevil Vol 1 205 (1984); by then Kingpin was already a very established mob boss (not an up-and-comer) who had clashed with Daredevil since Daredevil Vol 1 170 (1981) - and had been seen as a lord of crime since Amazing Spider-Man Vol 1 50 (1967).

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