KEYS, BRANDY – Insurance claims investigator for Renaissance Insurance, and artist, assigned to investigate the loss of Rupert Davies’ Rothko painting from the Dayton Keen Museum. Met M, who was a friend of her father, while in the military, where she developed good hand-to-hand combat skills. When M discovered her selling high end forgeries and offered her an alternate path and she remained indebted to him. While investigating the swap of the fake Rothko painting, she discovered that fake paintings were being used to smuggle blueprints of specialized weapons. Assisted Bond in the field identifying fakes, a skill that brought her to a brutal confrontation with Nadya. Later she infiltrated Mr. Big’s residence to help rescue Bond, and is wounded during the firefight [BIGcb].