"We have this character, let's give her a dramatic backstory or have her Put on a Bus!"
Invoked: Alice testifies against The Don in a high-profile, federal case.
Defied: Alice doesn't want to be put into a program that would force her to start all over again from scratch and decides to take her chances.
Deconstructed: Alice misses her family and friends, and worries if they might be in danger, too. And what if someone finds her?
Reconstructed: Alice does everything in her power to keep her identity secret and makes new friends, and starts a new life. She knows that contacting old family and friends could put herself and her family in danger.