Wesker's Report II Transcription by Dazz Hardy

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Resident Evil: Wesker's Report 2
By Dazz Hardy

Created : 23rd April 2004

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==================Transcription of Wesker's Report 2================== 


This document is a transcription of Flash File Capcom released on 
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mine couldn’t access or view the File. In that light, this document 
was created.

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===========================Wesker’s Report 2===========================

Sometime before the 'case' in Resident Evil 1 was brought to 
light. Wesker had written a 5-part report on the events of the 
20 years leading up to that fateful day...

The report was addressed to Aida Wong, but we have no details 
of this person.

We present this record in its entirety.

Story 1 : "Woman Specimen Subject"

31st July, 1978 (Monday)

It was summer, 20 years ago and I was 18 years old when I 
visited there for the first time. I can still smell the 
stench of the air stirred up by the helicopter's rotor 
The mansion looked perfectly ordinary from the sky, but on 
the ground, I sensed something that made me fear to tread.
Birkin, who was two years younger than me, was interested in 
nothing but the research paper her was reading.

We had only been assigned to that place two days previously, 
the same day they decided to close down the executive 
training centre we belonged to. This looked either carefully 
planned or pure coincidence, only Spencer knows.
Here, Arclay Laboratory, was the very place where Spencer 
himself had a base for 'T-virus' research.

As we got off the helicopter, we saw the Laboratory Manager 
was waiting for us at the lift. I can't even remember the 
guy's name.
No matter what his official title, the laboratory belonged to 
Birkin and I from that day. We were given full authority as 
chief research engineers. This was of course Spencer’s 
intention. We had been chosen.

We completely ignored the Laboratory Manager and got into the 
lift as the previous day I had memorised a map of the building. 
As for Birkin, he didn’t mean any offence but he never had tie 
for others.

Being in our company for more than five seconds would have made 
most people angry. The Laboratory Manager, however, showed no 

As I was an egoistic young man these days, I did not take any 
notice of his lack of reaction.
After all, while I was there I was merely dancing to Spencer's 
tune and the Lab Manager knew his intention better than I did 
and acted accordingly.

While we were in the lift, Birkin was concentrating  on the 
papers, which contained detailed reports on Ebola, a Filovirius, 
which had been discovered in Africa two years ago.

Even now, many people across the world are still studying Ebola.
But there are two distinct reasons why. Some are studying the 
virus in order to save lives, while others have more sinister 

90% of those infected with the Ebola virus will die. Once 
infected, body tissue is destroyed within ten days. There is no 
vaccination and no cure. If used as a weapon it is incredibly 
frightening. Of course the treaty on Prohibition of Use of 
Biological Weapons had been in effect long before that so it was 
illegal to conduct research on the potential use of the virus as 
a weapon. However, it's perfectly legal to conduct research on it 
to prevent its spreading if it was used by someone else as a 

It is only a thin line between the two researches - in fact 
there is practically no difference between the two. As you must 
investigate how it can be used as a weapon in order to know how 
it can be stopped.

This means it is possible to pretend that research is for the 
purpose of prevention and cure while your true aim is the 

However, Birkin was interested in neither of these routes as 
the virus had too many imperfections.

Firstly, it dies easily when in contact with direct sunlight 
and can only survive outside the body for a few days.

Secondly, the virus does not have enough time to move onto the 
next host as it kills its initial host too quickly.

Lastly, the virus is transmitted in body fluids and secretions, 
which can easily be prevented.

However, consider this :

What if the person infected with the virus, could stand up and 
walk ? And if, subconsciously they sought direct physical contact 
with uninfected people ?

The Ebola gene is an RNA gene. RNA genes can mutate a human's 
genes and that mutation would allow the human to have monster-like 
semi immortality ?

This creature would be a @Human Biological Weapon' - to all 
intents and purposes dead as a human being but still infecting 
other humans as long as it is alive.

It was lucky for us that Ebola did not exhibit such 
We could keep the Ebola with that particular capacity just for 

The organization, which was established around Spencer, was for 
the manufacture of this 'living weapon'. Officially, it was a 
pharmaceutical company specialising in a cure for the virus, 
nut in reality it was a factory producing biological weapons.

The discovery of the 'Founder Virus' which can modify genes seemed 
to be the genesis of this whole business.

In order to manufacture the 'Human Biological Weapon' from the 
'Founder virus', t was necessary to develop a variant with that 
particular peculiarity enhanced.

That was the T-virus project.

The 'Founder virus' is an RNA virus. RNA viruses are known to 
have a tendency to mutilate. That tendency enables us to 
manipulate them, strengthening their certain peculiarities.

Birkin wondered if he could combine the Ebola gene with the 
mutated 'Founder virus' to enhance its peculiarity. The sample of 
the Ebola virus had already arrived to this laboratory.

After switching from lift to lift we eventually reached the top 
security unit of the laboratory.

Even Birkin took his eyes off his report when we met 'her' for the 
first time.

We knew nothing about her. She was the biggest secret at the 
laboratory and her data was never removed from the premises.

The records showed that she had been there ever since the institute 
was established.

She was 25 years old.
No one knew who she was or why she was there,

She was a human specimen to develop the 'T-virus' on.

The experiment started on the 10th November 1967.
She had been receiving injections of viruses for 11 years.

Birkin mumbled something - 

Was it to curse ? Or to praise ?

We realised that there was no turning back.

Were we to lead the research to a successful conclusion or rot 
away like her ? Of course we had no choice.

The sight of her bound to a shabby hospital bed moved something 
in out conscience.

Was it apart of Spencer's plan ? 

(Record continues three years later)

Story 2 : 'Alexia 1'

27th July 1981 (Sat)

(Three years after the previous report)

Today a 10 year old girl was appointed as a senior researcher at 
the South Pole Laboratory.

Her name was Alexia Ashford.

I was 21 years old and Birkin was 19.

Irritatingly, the rumour about Alexia of the South Pole monopolised 
discussions amongst Arclay's researchers.

The Ashford name was legendary to the old staff who had bee at 
Umbrella long enough to remember.

Whenever the research came to a standstill they always said 'If only 
Dr Ashford was still alive".

Certainly Dr Ashford was a great scientist, one of the original 
research team who discovered the 'Founder virus', and the originator 
of the 'T-virus' project.

However, he died soon after Umbrella was established. 13 years has 
passed since his death. What was the point of expecting anything 
from the Ashford’s ?

In fact the South Pole laboratory, which was founded after Dr 
Edward's death by his son, had so far yielded no results.

So, not much can be expected from the granddaughter, Alexia!

However, from that day, our dotard subordinates started saying 
'If only Ms Alexia were here'.

It seemed like there was no potential for future development in 
this lab, as long as we had staff like those bunch of idiots, who 
could only judge people by their genealogy, instead of using their 
own sense of values.

Those fools could never take initiative and would remain as minor 
researchers even though they had one foot in the grave. But I was 
different, I had good judgement.

If I, as the chief researcher, had become emotional, the 
development of the 'T-virus' would have been delayed further.

To achieve results, one must stay calm and make sensible decisions 
whatever the circumstances.

An idea came to me - 

The success of the research relied on how to handle those ancient 
gentlemen. As they could drop dead at any moment, wouldn’t they be 
most useful if we were to use them for the most dangerous experiments.

The art of management is to utilise everyone beneath you.

However, Birkin was becoming a nuisance.

His reaction towards the Alexia rumours was so pathetic.

Although he never said it, he took pride in becoming the youngest 
ever chief researcher at the age of 16. But this 10 year old girl 
had smashed his figurative trophy to pieces. It must have been the 
first time he had felt defeated.

He could never approve of someone who was younger, with breeding, 
and a woman.

It was unimaginable that he was being affected by a personnel 
reshuffle in such a far away place, where there had been no 
achievements for so long. After all, he was still a kid.

Immature as he was, I needed him to pull himself together.

Over the last three years our research had reached the second stage.

By then, the 'T-virus' was becoming stable enough to be used to 
create 'Living Biological Weapons', better known as Zombies.

However, the virus would never be able to modify the human gene 
100% -  there are compatibilities between the virus and the genes 
because no one person’s genes are exactly alike.

10% of all humans would make a lucky escape and not develop the 
disease, even though a zombie infected them with the virus. There 
was nothing we could do about this, no matter how hard we tried.

If it had a 90% success rate then it was good enough to use as a 
biological weapon. But Spencer didn’t seem to be satisfied.

Our boss wanted a 'stand-alone' weapon which could wipe out and 
entire population.

But, what for ?

Essentially, the virtue of biological weapons was the low 
development costs. But out 'Living Biological Weapon' was becoming 
extremely expensive.

Spencer would never have chosen this path if he was looking for 
financial rewards.

If manufactured for use in conjunction with an orthodox weapon, it 
would have made a handsome profit. But to keep the research going to 
make a stand-alone, exterminatory weapon did not make business sense.

Why did he continue ignoring the cost ?

If his aim was to monopolise the entire war industry by changing 
the very concepts of war, perhaps I could agree a little bit.

I still didn't know what his true intention was.

Apart from Spencer's intention, Birkin was engineering a living 
biological weapon with an increased emphasis on its ability to fight.

He was trying to create it not only through mutating human genes 
with the 'T-virus' buts also by adding another creature's genetic 

The fighting living biological weapon would kill all human beings, 
including those wearing body armour, or equipped with biological  
warfare suits and those humans who escaped from death through 
infection. It was called 'The Hunter'.

But we had to suspend the experiment for a while - to protect the 
specimens from Birkin.

Birkin, who had this meaningless anger directed at Alexia, started 
acting abnormally.

He worked through the night at the lab time after time and repeated 
disorganised experiments one after another.

Me and my staff collected biopsy samples as quickly as possible 
before the specimens could die, but we couldn’t keep up with his 

The Manager of the Laboratory supplied the new specimens as if 
nothing had happened, but they didn’t survive long.

It was Hell.

But she, the female specimen survived the hell.

She was 28 years old by then and had spent 14 years in this lab.

The numerous injections of the 'Founder' virus she had received over 
the past 14 years would have left her bereft or any logical reasoning, 
but if she still had any mind left, death would have been the one 
and only thing she wanted.

But, she continued to live. Why was she the only one to survive ?

The experiment data did not highlight and difference between her and 
the other specimens.

We needed much more time to find out the answers to that question.

(Record continued 2 years later)

Story 3 : 'Alexia 2'

31st December 1983

(Two years after the previous record)

My 6th winter at Arclay Laboratory.

Two almost stagnant years had passed without much achievement, 
but the turning point has finally arrived.

The catalyst was a report we received that morning.

Alexia had died at the South Pole institute.

It was said that Alexia was accidentally infected by the T-Veronica 
virus which she herself had developed.

At that time, Alexia was 12 years old, and was too young to continue 
this kind of dangerous research.

A rumour began to circulate that Alexia had deliberately infected 
herself with the virus, but that seemed very unlikely. More likely, 
she had not got over the death of her father a year earlier and had 
made an error.

At the South Pole institute, Alexia's research was then taken over by 
her twin brother, her only blood relative. But no one expected any 
worthwhile results from him. The Ashford family line seemed to have 
almost died out without producing anything of note. As I suspected, 
the legend surrounding this family was no more than that.

Alexia's death changed Birkin - or should I say it transformed Birkin 
back to the person he once was. It played a major factor in Birkin's 
psychological well-being as his researchers started showing him more 
respect. With Alexia dead, these was no longer anyone who exhibited 
greater potential than him.

However, talking about Alexia in front of him was still a taboo.

Birkin strongly disagreed when I tried to get a hold of a T-Veronica 

I had to bide my time to find a better opportunity to find out about 
Alexia's research.

In spite of the fact that Birkin was in much stronger position he 
still never grew up.

However, in those days, I had much bigger issues to contend with.

The Arclay Laboratory was situated in the centre of a mountainous 
region, itself surrounded by a deep forest. I often went out for 
walks during my time there, but I never came across anyone else.

Helicopter was the only means of reaching the laboratory, making it 
inaccessible to outsiders. The remoteness of the area and lack of 
people is an important factor when choosing a site for an institute 
like this, in order to minimise a potential disaster if the virus 

However, biological weapons were not as simple as that.

The viruses would not just infect human beings.

No virus chooses just one type of carrier.

For Example, apart from humans, the influenza virus can infect birds, 
pigs, horses and even sea lions.
It complicates the matter further when you know that not all the 
species of the same family can be infected. For instance, ducks and 
chickens might become infected, but other species of birds are 
spared. More over, the same virus may take different carriers, 
depending on its variants. It is impossible to know all the carriers 
for even just one virus.

The biggest problem is the high adaptability of the 'T-virus'.

While Birkin was not contributing much I had been studying the 
possibility of secondary infection from the 'T-virus'. What I 
discovered was that the 'T-virus' has carriers in almost every 
single species. Not only animals, but plants, insects, fish almost
 all the species have a potential to multiply and spread the 

When I was strolling through the woods I always thought - 

Why did Spencer choose this location ?

There were so many species that co-existed in the forest.

What would happen if the virus escaped and came into contact with a 
creature capable of being a carrier ?

If it were some insects, then they would not pose a big threat of 
secondary infection due to their size.

But insects can multiply to enormous numbers.

In that case, how far could the virus be spread ?

Suppose it was some plants. It may appear at first that the 
possibility of widespread infection would be small as plants cannot 

But what about their pollen ?

This location was too dangerous.

Come to think of it, it made perfect sense for the Ashford’s to choose 
the South Pole as a site for their laboratory.

In contrast, this location, it seems, was selected in order to spread 
the virus.

But that couldn't be true, could it ?

What did Spencer want us to do ?

These thoughts were too important to share with anybody else in the 

The only person I could possibly ask was Birkin. But, it was obvious 
there was no point in talking to him about it.

What I needed was more information.

Around this time, I started to feel the limitations of my situation.

In order to find out Spencer's true intention, I needed to be in a 
position which would give me access to the information I required.

I had no hesitation in giving up me present position for the purpose. 
But I did not want to be too hasty because if Spencer had any 
suspicions about my real motives, then the game would be up.

I concentrated on my research with Birkin so that me real thoughts 
would not betray me.

While we were keeping ourselves busy, the female specimen was 
almost forgotten about.

A failure, with no use, but still she lived on. We called her a 
failure because we could not get any valid data from her.

Until that experiment took place, five years later.

(Record continues five years later)

Story 4 : 'Nemesis'

1st July 1988 (Fri)

(Five years after the last record)

It was our 11th summer since we arrived at the Arclay Laboratory.

I was 28 year’s old.

Birkin was then, a farther with a two year old girl. His partner was 
also a researcher at Arclay.

It was hard to believe that anyone could marry and bring up a child 
while both of them worked there. On the other hand, because he was 
different he could continue his research at Arclay.

Only the mad could succeed there.

In those 10 years, our research finally reached the third stage.

A highly sophisticated 'Fighting Biological Weapon' - with 
intelligence, which would obey programmed orders and act as a 
soldier. That was the monster we tried to create and we called it 
'The Tyrant'.

But, from the beginning there was one huge obstacle - it was almost 
impossible to obtain a living subject on which we could base the 
Tyrant. The supply of genetically adaptable human beings for the 
Tyrant was extremely limited.

This is due to the nature of the 'T-virus'.

The 'T-virus' variant which was ideal to create the zombies and 
the Hunters was suitable for most humans, but it had a fault of 
making the carrier's brain cells decline.

To transform the carrier into a Tyrant we needed to keep the 
carrier's intelligence at a certain level. In order to overcome 
this issue, Birkin had been working on extracting a variant which 
would cause the least damage to the brain when it was adapted 
perfectly to the carrier.

However, humans with a genetic match to this variant were extremely 

The Genetic Analytic team's simulation report told us that only one 
in ten million would be infected and transformed into a Tyrant with 
the remainder becoming zombies.

It might have been possible to develop a more progressive strain of 
the 'T-virus' which could make transform more humans into Tyrants. 
However, to push the research further, first of all we required human 
subjects with a perfect genetic match to the new variant.

There was little possibility that such a specimen would be supplied 
to us, because even if we scoured the whole USA, we would only be 
able to find 50 or so of them. In fact, at the time, even with the 
utmost effort we only managed to collect a few specimens with a close 

Even from the outset, pour research was at a standstill.

But one day, we heard a rumour that a European laboratory were working 
on a project to create the third generation Living Biological Weapon.

It was called the 'Nemesis Project'.

I acted quickly to obtain a sample from the project so that I could 
use it to our advantage. Of course, Birkin was against this idea, but 
this time I somehow managed to persuade him. He had no choice but to 
admit that our research wouldn’t go any further unless we found the 
matching specimen.

A few days later, in the middle of the night, a parcel arrived from 
Europe via various transit points. It arrived to out heliport in a 
small box.

"Nemesis Prototype"

We had to pull many strings to obtain if from the French laboratory 
where it had been developed, but it could not have happened without 
the support of Spencer.

Birkin showed no interest at all, but he accepted the importance of 
the experiment.

The sample had been developed with a new design in mind.

A parasitic living body, created by genetically modification - that 
was Nemesis.

A living body with intelligence, which was unable to do anything on 
its own.

However, once it parasitised the brain of another living being it 
would take full control of the body and demonstrate its highly 
developed aptitude for combat. The project was to provide the 
intelligence and the biological body for combat separately and then 
combine them in order to create one living biological weapon.

If it was successful we no longer needed to worry about the problems 
we had previously encountered.

But there was a new problem in that it did not always settle in the 
carrier in the same manner as we desired.

On the report attached to the sample we saw nothing but a long list 
of deaths.

The carriers lasted for only about five minutes after Nemesis took 
control of their brains.

But, we already knew that an incomplete prototype would be extremely 

If we succeeded in prolonging the carriers' survival then we could 
hope to take the lead in the Nemesis project.
This was my aim.

Naturally, I was planning to use the female specimen.

With her unusual ability to survive, she could endure the Nemesis 
prototype for a long time.

Even if we failed, we would lose nothing.

However, out experiments took an unexpected turn.

Nemesis vanished when it tried to enter her brain.

At first, we could not understand what happened.

We never though that she would take over the parasite.

That was the beginning.

Until then, she was barely alive, but something was about to awake 
in her.

We had to start examining her afresh.

Over the last 10 years, she had been checked down to the minutest 
details, but we decided to ignore the past data and start anew. Now, 
for the first time in her 21 years of being here, something no one 
had seen was about to be revealed.

After much examination, only Birkin noticed it.

Something definitely existed in her.

This, however, went beyond the original 'T-virus' project and led us 
in a totally new and different direction.

That was the beginning of 'G-Virus' project, which changed all our 

(Record continues seven years later)

Story : 5 'G-Virus'

31st July 1995 (Mon)

(Seven years after the previous record)

It was summer again and 17 years from the time I first visited the 

Whenever I went there I always remember the smell of the winds from 
that day. Nothing has changed since then, even the buildings and 

I could see Birkin, who had already arrived, standing on the 

I had not seen him for a long time.

Four years have passed since I left Arclay Laboratory.

At that time, when Birkin's 'G-virus' project was approved, I 
applied for my transfer to the Information Bureau and was readily 
accepted. It must have looked natural for everyone that I was giving 
up my career as a researcher and seeking a change.

Actually, the 'G-virus' project was beyond my abilities. Even if I did 
not have any reason to find out Spencer's true intention, it was true 
that I felt my faculties as a researcher had reached their limits.

In spite of the downdraft caused by the helicopter, Birkin never took 
his eyes off the research papers. Although it seemed he still visited 
Arclay regularly, he was no longer a researcher at that facility.

Sometime ago, he had been transferred to a hug underground laboratory 
in Raccoon City, which was his base for the G-virus project headed up 
by himself.

Quite honestly, four years ago, I never thought that Spencer would 
approve the 'G-virus' project because it was founded on an unknown 
belief and deviated from the original concept of a biological weapon.

The distinct difference between the 'G-virus' and the T-Virus was 
that the organism infected but the 'G-virus' continued to mutate by 
itself. Because a virus is an unprotected form of gene, it can easily 
mutate. This mutation can happen when a virus is left on its own, 
but once a virus is in other organism, it is a different story.

A gene in an organism's body hardly mutates even though its structure 
was modified by a virus, unless some external influences, such as 
exposure to radiation, takes place. However, an organism infected with 
the 'G-virus' keeps mutating itself without any external influence 
until it dies.

Similar characteristics did exist in the 'T-virus'.

When we placed the 'Living Biological Weapon' under certain 
circumstances, we recorded some genetic recombination caused by an 
activated virus in its own body. However, in the case of the T-Virus, 
it always needed some external influences to trigger the 
recombination and the results were always close to what we predicted.

G-infected organisms totally lacked such predictability.

No one could foresee what recombination it would take, and whatever 
the means to stop the process it kept mutating nonetheless making 
our manipulation worthless.

Seven years ago, Birkin found similar signs of this effect in the 
female specimen. On the surface she had not changed at all, but 
internally, she changed continuously and remained alive by merging 
and coexisting with all the experimental viruses she was administered. 
And the 21 years of internal mutation evolved her enough to accept 
the parasitic organism Nemesis.

The 'G-virus' project was trying to push this abnormality to the 
ultimate limit.

But, the end result of this project could be either the evolution 
of the ultimate organism or total destruction.

can we call this a weapon ?

What made Spencer approve this project ?

Even though I had been in the Information Bureau for four years by 
this time, I could still not understand his motives. And now, 
Spencer does not even come to Arclay.

It is as if he had foreseen something was about to happen there.

The image of Spencer was fading away from me like a mirage in the 

But, an opportunity must present itself sometime.

If I can survive until then.

The lift was carrying both Birkin and me to the highest security 
level, to the place where we saw her for the first time. The new 
chief researcher John, Birkin's successor, was waiting for us there.

He was transferred from the Chicago Laboratory and was said to be 
an excellent scientist, but he seemed to be too normal to work for 
this laboratory. He had doubts about the cruelty of the research 
and reported to his superior to correct the situation.

That caused a big enough stir even in the Information Bureau.

If was everyone's opinion that if any information was leaked, it 
had to come from him.

We ignored John and started to give her the final treatment.

To kill her.

She has regained a little intelligence after taking in the Nemesis. 
But, it resulted in nothing more than making her behave strangely.

The odd behaviour continued to escalate. Nowadays, she peels off 
other women's faces and wears them over her own. The records show 
that she behaved in the same manner when she was first given the 
'Founder' virus. We were never sure what made her react in such a 
way, but her termination was decided after three researchers became 
her victims.

Now the study of the 'G-virus' was on track she lost her status as 
a valuable specimen.

The termination of her vital signs was checked and confirmed 
repeatedly for the next three days. Then, the body was taken away 
to some location at the instruction of the Laboratory Manager.

Even now, I still do not know who she was and why she was brought 

Of course it was exactly the same for other specimens.

However, if she had not been there, the G-Project might never have 
existed and if that was the case then Birkin and I would be in very 
different situations.

As I left Arclay Laboratory, I was thinking things over.

Just how calculating is Spencer ?

(The 'Case' began three years after this report)


Resident Evil: Wesker's Report 2
By Dazz Hardy

Created : 23rd April 2004

The latest version of this guide may be found at:-

This FAQ is my own work, my time and effort went into it. If
you'd like to post it on your site e-mail me...
Plagiarism is a crime, what goes around comes around.