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    System: Microsoft XBox 360/Sony Playstation 3
    Game: Resident Evil 5
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    Introduction
    
    Transcripts Of Files In Library
    No.01 - History Of Resident Evil
    No.02 - BSAA
    No.03 - Majini
    No.04 - Chris Redfield
    No.05 - Sheva Alomar
    No.06 - Ricardo Irving
    No.07 - Ndipaya Tribe
    No.08 - U-8
    No.09 - Tricell
    No.10 - Jill Valentine
    No.11 - Excella Gionne
    No.12 - Albert Wesker
    
    Credits & Contact
    
    Legal Terms
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    I N T R O D U C T I O N
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    This guide is a transcript guide for all the written files documented for the
    game, Resident Evil 5.
    
    There are 2 types of documents:
    - The first type is the in-game documents, which you can read in the game. The
    contents will be added in future update.
    
    - The second type is the library documents, which you can read by the Library
    section accessed through the Main Menu of the game. You have to unlock them for
    viewing though, but you should get the documents when you reached the end of the
    game. The documents here are written and unlocked in orders and in a way that
    you will not get spoiled for the remaining part of the game. The contents are
    contained here now.
    
    
    The author is xfactor, of www.the-horror.com
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    T R A N S C R I P T S   O F   F I L E S   I N   L I B R A R Y
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    No.01 - History of RESIDENT EVIL
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    1960s
    Engineer Michael Warren begins the electrification of Raccoon City.
    
    The fifth head of the Ashford family, Edward Ashford, begins his research into
    what would later become known as the Progenitor virus.
    
    1962
    Ozwell E. Spencer enlists architect George Trevor to design and construct a
    reclusive mansion on the outskirt of Raccoon City.
    
    1966
    (December)
    Ozwell E. Spencer, James Marcus, and Edward Ashford officially establish the
    Progenitor virus which reconstitutes a living organism’s DNA.
    
    1967
    (November)
    The construction of the mansion and lab facilities in the Arklay Mountans is
    completed.
    
    Jessica and Lisa Trevor are injected with a variant of the Progenitor virus. The
    virus fails to establish itself in Jessica, and she is subsequently disposed of.
    The virus shows promise in Lisa, and as a result she is placed under close
    observation.
    
    George Trevor is closen to be a test subject; however, due to his intimate
    knowledge of the Mansion Facility, he is disposed of instead.
    
    1968
    Construction of Raccoon City’s public transit trolleys begins in Europe and they
    are quickly put nto use within the city.
    
    Spencer founds the pharmaceutical company Umbrella with Marcus and Edward
    Ashford. The company is established to mask their biological research.
    
    (July)
    Edward Ashford contracts the Progenitor virus and dies. Hs son, Alexander
    Ashford, succeeds him as head of the Ashford family.
    
    (August)
    The Umbrella Training Facility is established in the Arklay Mountains with
    Marcus appointed as director.
    
    1969
    (February)
    Alexander Ashford begins to design a facility n Antarctica. He secretly makes
    plans to build an underground laboratory for the purpose of the “Code:
    Veronica” project.
    
    (November)
    Umbrella’s Antarctic Base and research facilities are completed.
    
    1971
    The “Code Veronica” project is successful. The twins Alfred and Alexia Ashford
    are born.
    
    1977
    Albert Wesker and William Birkin join the Training Facility as prospectve
    managers.
    
    1978
    (January)
    Marcus successfully develops the T-Virus.
    
    (July)
    The closure of the Training Facility is finalized. Wesker and Birkin transfer
    their T-Virus research to the Arklay Research Facility; Marcus continues his
    own research in the closed down Training Facility.
    
    1981
    (July)
    Although only ten years old, Alexia Ashford graduates at the top of her class
    from a prestigious university.
    
    Birkin begins to view Alexia as a rival.
    
    1982
    
    Alexia injects her father, Alexander, with the T-Veronica virus, but the
    experiment ends in failure.
    
    1983
    (December)
    Wesker researches secondary exposure to the T-Virus. He begins to have
    reservations about Spencer’s plans.
    
    Alexia injects herself with the T-Veronica virus and enters a fifteen-year
    cyrogenc sleep. To maintain the secrecy of this plan, it is reported that she
    died of accidental exposure to the virus.
    
    1987
    Michael Warren becomes major of Raccoon City.
    
    1988
    Wesker, under orders from Spencer, assassinates Marcus. Under Birkin’s
    guidance, the T-Virus program begins development of the B.O.W. Tyrant.
    
    Umbrella begins work on the “Nemesis” project at its sixth European research
    facility.
    
    1991
    Umbrella begins construction of an expansive underground laboratory beneath
    Raccoon City.
    
    Spencer approves Birkin’s G-Virus projects and work begins on it.
    
    Wesker is transferred to the Information Department.
    
    1992
    Umbrella contributes funds for the refurbishment of Cty Hall and the building
    of the General Hospital. A statue of Michael Warren is erected in City Hall.
    
    1993
    Raccoon Cty Police Chief Brian Irons begins conducting negotiations with
    Umbrella.
    
    Birkin transfers to the underground ab in Raccoon City, clandestine meetings
    with Irons begn.
    
    Alfred Ashford graduates from a university in England, and becomes director of
    the Antarctic facility. He rises up the ranks to eventually become an executve
    of Umbrella, and then director of Rockfort Island.
    
    (December)
    A training facility for Anti-B.O.W. squad members is completed.
    
    1994
    John from the Chicago lab takes over for Birkin at the Arklay Research
    Facility.
    
    Alfred builds a private mansion and prison on Rockfort Island.
    
    1996
    Raccoon City Police Department’s S.T.A.R.S. team is founded with Wesker as
    Captain.
    
    Hunk (later of the Umbrella Special Forces) undergoes combat training at
    Rockfort Island.
    
    1998
    (May)
    A mysterious clone of Marcus’s appears at the Umbrella Training Facility.
    
    There is a large scale viral leak at the Arklay mansion. The research lab
    there is destroyed.
    
    Cerberus claims its first victim: a 20-year-old woman whose body is found
    dismembered.
    
    (June)
    Cerberus sightings are reported in a local Raccoon City magazine.
    
    (July)
    Two groups are send to investigate the Training Facility. The first one is
    wiped out by B.O.W.s located on the premises.
    
    There is an increase in reports of accidents and missing persons in the
    Arklay Mountain. The city sends the S.T.A.R.S. Bravo Team to investigate.
    
    Bravo Team’s helicopter experiences engine trouble for unknown reasons, and
    is forced to put down in the Arklay Mountains.
    
    Bravo Team takes the Ecliptic Express to investigate the Training Facility,
    which is later destroyed.
    
    Alpha Team is send out to search for Bravo Team when communication is lost.
    
    The occurance of the Mansion Incident.
    
    Bravo Team leader Enrico Marini learns Wesker’s true identity. Wesker murders
    Enrico.
    
    Ravaged by the vrus, the mansion and the lab are destroyed. Four members of
    Alpha Team and one member of Bravo Team escape the catastrophe. Survivors:
    Chris Redfield
    Jill Valentine
    Barry Burton
    Brad Vickers
    Rebecca Chambers
    
    Wesker escapes the Arklay Research Facility before it is destroyed.
    
    (August)
    Former S.T.A.R.S. member Chris Redfield learns of the G-Virus and heads to
    Europe to investigate Umbrella.
    
    (September)
    The virus spreads throughout Raccoon City via infected mice. The city is
    declared a biohazard as incidents of “cannibalism” continue to rise.
    
    Birkin completes work on the G-Virus.
    
    A zombie horde attacks the city’s police station.
    
    The police station is destroyed, and Chief Irons descends into mania. Warren
    escapes the city but leaves his daughter behind.
    
    U.B.C.S. (Umbrella Biohazard Countermeasure Service) arrives in the city to
    begin rescue operations.
    
    Rookie police officer Leon S. Kennedy arrives in the city at the same time as
    Claire Redfield.
    
    Umbrella deploys the B.O.W. Nemesis T-Type into the city, and it begins its hunt
    for former S.T.A.R.S. member Jill Valentine.
    
    Umbrella deploys mass producted Tyrants into the city.
    
    Leon and Claire escape the city with William and Annette Birkin’s daughter,
    Sherry.
    
    With the arrival of the U.S. military the city is placed under martial law.
    
    U.B.C.S. survivors are exploited by Umbrella’s official observer of the
    situation, Nicholai Ginovaef, and they die off one by one. The hospital is
    destroyed.
    
    Ada Wong and HUNK each acquire samples of the G-Virus.
    
    The underground lab in Raccoon City is destroyed.
    
    (October)
    The U.S. government decides to eliminate the virus threat by destroying Raccoon
    City with a missile strike.
    
    (December)
    Caire infiltrates the Paris laboratory, only to be captured and imprisoned on
    Rockfort Island.
    
    Wesker attacks the island with his own private force and releases the T-Virus
    onto the island.
    
    Claire escapes from the prison and sends an e-mail to Leon asking for help. Her
    location is made known to Chris.
    
    Jill escapes Raccoon City and goes to Chris’s apartment, but he has already left
    for Rockfort Island.
    
    Alfred Ashford escapes the island.
    
    Chris arrives at Rockfort Island and finds Wesker.
    
    Alexia Ashford wakes up from her cryogenic sleep at the Antarctic Base. Alfred
    dies shortly after.
    
    Claire and Chris are reunited at the Antarctic Base, and togeher they defeat
    Alexia.
    
    They escape before the base is destroyed.
    
    2002
    Jack Krauser fakes his own death and joins Wesker’s secret organization.
    
    2003
    (February)
    Chris and Jill take part in the mission to destroy the Umbrella Caucasus
    Research
    Facility in Russia. They were successful in destroying a new B.O.W. known as
    T-A.L.O.S.
    
    2004
    The U.S. president’s daughter, Ashley Graham, is kidnapped by the religious
    group
    known as the Los Illuminados. (The actual kidnapping was carried out by
    Krauser.)
    
    Leon Kennedy was schedules to join Ashley’s Secret Servce detail, but is ordered
    to find her instead.
    
    Leon Kennedy is injected wth the Las Plagas parasite by the Los Illuminados.
    After that he and Ashley, who is also infected with the same parasite, take
    shelter in a church.
    
    After escaping the village, Leon and Ashley are forced to seek refuge in an old
    castle, but Ashley is once agan apprehended. This time she is taken to an
    isolated island by Krauser under the orders of Ramon Salazar, the eighth head of
    the Salazar family. Leon confronts Salazar and defeats him.
    
    Leon heads to the island to find Ashley, and it is there that he defeats both
    Jack Krauser and Osmund Sadder, the leader of the Los Illuminados cult. Leon and
    Ashley use the faclity on the island to remove the parasites.
    
    Ada Wong steals the Las Pagas parasite sample from Leon.
    
    Leon and Ashley escape from the island by jet ski
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    No.02 - BSAA
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    Following the annihilation of Raccoon City, Umbrella was hit hard with multiple
    lawsuits for their involvement in the incident. But there was an organization
    that was hit even harder by the fallout of the incident: the Global
    Pharmaceutical Consortium, an organization comprised of pharmaceutical companies
    from around the world.
    
    Umbrellas development of and experimentation with Bio-Organic Weapons (B.O.W.),
    along with the sale of those weapons on the black market, caused people to
    distrust the Global Pharmaceutical Consortium, and the fact the Umbrella was an
    executive board member only deepened their misgivings.
    
    If things had ended there, the consortium may have just escaped with a tarnished
    reputation. But in today’s world, medicine is an integral part of almost all
    medical procedures. The public is also quite informed when it comes to which
    medications are trusted and which are not. If the population loses trust in the
    pharmaceutical company responsible for creating certain medications, it can
    quickly bankrupt said company.
    
    The Umbrella trials took a turn for the worse for the consortium when
    prosecutors presented evidence that incriminated many other pharmaceutical
    companies.
    
    Prosecutors showed that Umbrella acquired medicines and techniques developed by
    other companies and employed them in their own bioweapons research. They
    commissioned each of the respective companies to only partially develop certain
    medications so that they could not be traced to what was ultimately being
    developed. The responsible companies thus unwittingly contributed to the
    development of bioweapons.
    
    Until this development in the case, the consortium looked at the lawsuits as
    Umbrella’s problem. Now the problem was thrust into their laps as well.
    
    The companies that were linked to Umbrella faced the possibility of sharing
    blame for the deaths of hundreds of thousands of innocent people, and if
    Umbrella lost the lawsuits, they would face bankruptcy as well. Even if
    Umbrella was found not guilty of any wrongdoing, the negative publicity would
    not only be disastrous for sales, but the governments of the world would revoke
    the companies’ permits to sell their products.
    
    Not having permission ot distribute their products worldwide would effectively
    dismantle their businesses.
    
    The pharmaceutical companies realizes they had no choice but to take drastic
    measures to counter their dismal prospects.
    
    The consortium decided to strike a deal with the prosecutors. They would put
    all their efforts into assisting with the case against Umbrella, even to the
    point of turning over any internal company documentation. The prosecutors in
    the case, being obsessed with seeing Umbrella fall, agreed to accept the help
    of the consortium’s companies, and in return they would not pursue legal action
    against them.
    
    In 2003, Umbrella was found guilty on all charges. With ts fall, the scandal
    that rocked the pharmaceutical industry to its core could finally be put to
    rest.
    
    But Umbrella’s dismantlement led to an unforeseen situation.
    
    In the fallout of Umbrella’s collapse, B.O.W.s began to show up on the black
    market. The weapons wound up in the hands of terrorists, guerrilla fighters,
    and unstable state governments. Soon the thread of these B.O.W.s began to be
    felt around the world.
    
    Faced with a new Umbrella-like crisis, the Global Pharmaceutical Consortium
    know they would have to take immediate action.
    
    It was then that the Bioterrorism Security Assessment Alliance (BSAA) was
    formed to fight threats from B.O.W.s.
    
    Upon its initial foundation, only eleven elite individuals were made part of
    the BSAA. Their job was limited to that of observers to armies and police units
    around the world that conducted counter-bioterrorism operations. Unfortunately,
    the world’s bioterrorism problem was much bigger than anyone had anticipated,
    and so a new course of action was required to handle the problem.
    
    To that end, consideration was given to creating a team that could react
    instantly to threats, but the BSAA was still only a civilian-led organization.
    They could not operate freely in sovereign nations, and thus were unable to
    conduct investigations, make pertinent arrests, or even use force when the
    situaton dictated it. It was clear now that the threat of bioterrorism was now
    the entire world’s problem, and something would have to be done.
    
    The BSAA was then reformed under the U.N.’s jurisdiction.
    
    As a U.N.-controlled special forces team, the BSAA’s acceptance by the U.N.’s
    member states was taken as a given.
    
    The truth of the matter was that only 70 percent of the member states would
    approve of BSAA activities on their soil, and the remainder of the states
    would only approve BSAA activities in their countries on a conditional basis.
    
    That is how the current incarnation of the BSAA was formed.
    
    The BSAA’s headquarters was located in England, but any further details of
    the locations were not released to the public. Since a BSAA team had to be
    able to be deployed within 12 hours, it was assumed that they were located
    near an airport hub or an air force base. Some sources claimed that the BSAA
    had bases in the area under their jurisdiction.
    
    The following is a list of areas under the jurisdiction of their respective
    BSAA branches.
    
    European Headquarters: Europe and western Russia
    
    Middle East Branch: The Middle East and part of Africa
    
    North American Branch: The entire North American continent (Chris Redfield
    is stationed here)
    
    South American Branch: The entire South American continent
    
    West African Branch: The western part of the African continent (Sheva Alomar
    is stationed here)
    
    East African Branch: The eastern part of the African continent
    
    Far East Branch: Eastern Russia and the countries east of India
    
    Oceanian Branch: Australia is the center of operations for Oceania
    
    (Antarctica, where Umbrella’s Antarctic Base was located, falls under the
    jurisdiction of the Oceanian Branch.)
    
    Each BSAA branch had a considerable number of people on their tactical teams,
    most of them coming from police special forces and militaries around the
    world.
    
    The support staff for the teams was also quite large, and they came mainly
    from government organizations in different countries. There were many groups
    of experts on the staff that provided technical, medical, physical, and
    mental support to the teams.
    
    The BSAA deployment teams were divided into two groups.
    
    The first group was the Special Operations Unit (SOU). The SOU were sanctioned
    to infiltrate an area, engage in combat, and subdue offenders. Teams were
    usually comprised of 12 members, and each team was divided into three four-man
    cells.
    
    A special feature of the SOU is the flexibility of its personnel during
    operations. In order to match the scale of an operation, cells from other
    teams are brought in on a regular basis. For one specific joint operation,
    there were 70 elite members working together.
    
    Dan Dechant is currently the leader of Alpha Team for this operation. The team
    is comprised of his own standard team along with cells from other teams. (The
    designation Alpha Team will only be used for this operation.)
    
    Reports indicate that because unknown B.O.W.s are involved, the efficacy of
    the tactical team’s methods for handling them may be low, and consideration
    has to be taken to the strong points that raise their efficacy.
    
    Another key part of the BSAA is the Special Operations Agent (SOA). Usually
    they are referred to as just “agents”, and unlike the SOU, agents work alone.
    The agents are primarily involved in investigations and espionage activities,
    and as such, they are considered the eyes and ears of the BSAA. During certain
    operations, it may become difficult for tactical teams to penetrate to the
    front, so it is up to the agents to carry out the missons.
    
    Durng those types of missions, a two-man cell is the basic deployment unit
    required to carry out the mission.
    
    Sometimes agents must go beyond the jurisdiction of a BSAA branch to carry out
    their missions. Many of them are dispatched to areas with unlawful activities.
    This mission sees agent Chris Redfield in that role.
    
    Agents who work alone are highly capable, and they rank higher than SOU
    members; however, agents are not chosen so much for their abilities or technical
    prowess, but for the psychological state and aptitude in handling situations.
    In actual skills and abilities, they may be outperformed by SOU members.
    
    The BSAA is a public organization with an international staff, but owing to the
    logistics of running such an organization, it is a well-known fact that most of
    their funding comes from the Global Pharmaceutical Consortium.
    
    While this relationship has been the target of much criticism, the consortium’s
    funding removes the financial burden from participatory nations, and as such,
    any motivation to change the situation and incur unwanted expenses. As for the
    consortium, their sponsorship acts as a much needed industry-wide PR service.
    So far this partnership has been beneficial to all parties involved.
    
    On a final note, the eleven members who were part of the BSAA from the beginning
    are highly respected within the organization, and are known as the Original
    Eleven. The name comes from the Original Seven, who were the seven astronauts
    selected for Project Mercury.
    
    One of the Original Eleven is Chris Redfield. A number of other members of the
    Original Eeven also work alongside many of the tactical teams.
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    No.03 - Majini
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    Listed below is what is currently known regarding the Las Plagas parasite:
    
    though only recently discovered, the parasite known as Las Plagas was sealed
    away under the family castle of castellan Ramon Salazar for many generations.
    
    The parasite attaches itself to a human host and is assimilated by the central
    nervous system. Infected humans lose all ratonal thinking faculties and are
    wholly subject to control by another type of Plaga known as a control Plaga
    (usually another infected human). Hosts may lack rational though function, but
    they stll retain human-level intelligence such as the ability to understand and
    communcate wth each other. They can also use tools and are surprisingly crafty
    when working in groups against an enemy.
    
    Leon S. Kennedy documented his encounter with these infected humans in the
    Kennedy Report. In his report they were referred to as Ganados.
    
    The presence of Las Plagas in this mission has been confirmed. It is currently
    unknown how the parasites, discovered in Europe, came to be present in Africa.
    A known bioweapon smuggler, Ricardo Irving, is wanted for questioning regarding
    this matter.
    
    This information was obtained by the BSAA’s Alpha Team at great personal risk
    to themselves. Their report indicated that a Las Plagas sample was extracted
    from Europe and has undergone both bological and genetic modification, creating
    a more effective and potentially dangerous biological weapon.
    
    This modified Las Plagas has been classified by researches as Type 2 Plagas.
    The presence of the Type 2 Plagas has been confirmed to be present in Africa
    by various intel reports.
    
    Type 2’s initial infection characteristics vary from the original parasite’s
    infection. The Las Plagas discovered in Europe were injected into humans during
    the egg phase. They would then reach maturity within the host body at which
    point they would assume control of the host’s central nervous system.
    
    With Type 2, infection occurs from a mature parasite. This requires it to enter
    the host orally, usually by being forced directly into the potential host’s
    mouth.
    
    The observed result of thhis type of infection method is one of extreme muscular
    convulsons and uncontrollable body spasms.
    
    Also of note, whereas the original Las Plagas took anywhere from a few hours to
    a few days to assimilate a host, Type 2 requires almost zero maturation time.
    From this point alone, Type 2 is a much more effecient weapon.
    
    Infections of this type have already been witnessed by BSAA operatives currently
    stationed in the area.
    
    Type 2 takes over the central nervous system of infected humans, and
    incapacitates normal rational though faculties. The infected hosts become
    willing subjects to the ones that control them. (However, to maximize their
    effectiveness as a weapon, the person(s) who command them do not need to possess
    a control Plaga to do so.)
    
    Hosts retained their intelligence, and the abilities of the host are dependent
    on the abilities inherent in the human before infection. This is the same as
    with the original version of the Las Plagas parasite.
    
    It has been speculated that to raise their proliferation as a weapon, the
    parasite has been altered so that its hosts will actively infect others in order
    increase their numbers.
    
    According to intel reports, Type 2 hosts are apparently known as Majin to
    weapons dealers. This word comes from the local language meaning “evil spirits”.
    
    Because the codename Type 2 exists, it is presumed that there are subsequent
    numbered types (e.g. Type 3 and Type 4). No confirmation of this, however, has
    been acquired at this time.
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    No.04 - Chris Redfield
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    Listed within this file is a general background information overview of BSAA
    agent - Chris Redfield - as pieced together from various sources. The
    information listed here is neither compete nor should it be used as a
    psychological analysis of the subject.
    
    Chris Redfield began his miliary career in the United STates Air Force.
    
    Possessing a service record replete with both commendations and disciplinary
    actions, commanding officers have described Chris as: “uncompromising”,
    “possessing unwavering dedication.” and having a “high level of adaptability.”
    
    It was these traits that saw Chris earn his wngs, but also these same traits
    that brought him into direct conflict with superiors.
    
    Unable to settle those differences, Chris retired from the United States Air
    Force.
    
    After retirement, Chris was scouted by Raccoon City’s special forces
    (S.T.A.R.S.) because of his superior firearm and hand-to-hand combat skills,
    along with his qualifications as both fixed-wing aircraft and helicopter pilot.
    
    Joining the S.T.A.R.S. team, Chris was designed as point man (PM) for Alpha
    Team. As PM, it was his duty to scout and secure positions ahead of the team.
    His duties required him not only tobe a good shooter and fighter, but also be
    able to use a wide array of weaponry.
    
    It was in this area where he excelled showing the ability to handle anything
    from small arms to large weapons and the flexibility to use them as the
    situations dictated.
    
    Chris’s performance with S.T.A.R.S. was exempary. It appeared that he had
    finally found his niche. But fate had other plans in mind for Chris.
    Unbeknownst to him, the next chapter in his story was about to unfold on that
    fateful night in July 1998.
    
    The S.T.A.R.S. Bravo Team responding to reports of disappearances in the
    surrounding areas of Raccoon City, abruptly went radio silent. Alpha Team was
    sent in to investigate. Shortly after their helicopter touched down, they
    were attacked by wild ravenous canines (known as the B.O.W. Cerberus), and
    were forced to take refuge in a nearby mansion.
    
    The mansion was in reality the Arklay Research Facility for the
    pharmaceutical giant Umbrella. It was at this facility that they developed
    boweapons and conducted uncounted illegal experiments. here Chris and his
    partner, Jill Valentine, were forced to combat numerous B.O.W.s as part of
    an active tactcal research plan devised by Abert Wesker.
    
    Wesker was the commendaing officer of S.T.A.R.S., and therefore Chris and
    Jill’s superior. Though all his actions were done at the behost of the
    Umbrella Corporation, Wesker used his rank in S.T.A.R.S. to manipulate Chris
    and Jill. Wesker unleashed several B.O.W.s into the mansion in order to
    gather data for his own ends.
    
    This trategy in the Arklay Mountains became known as the Mansion Incident,
    and ended with Chris and Jill destroying the creature known as Tyrant, the
    death of Wesker and the destructon of the laboratory.
    
    Having survived the incident at the mansion, Chris attempted to notify the
    authorities regarding Umbrella’s activities, but all his warnings were
    ignored due to Umbrella’s powerful sway. Havng exhausted this option, he
    attempted to notfyt he U.S. government of the situation. This too however,
    proved fruitless. He know that taking on such a large corporate entity alone
    would not be easy, and might in fact prove fatal, but in the end he was left
    with no other choice.
    
    Thus Chris continued his investigation on his own. Without informing his
    family of his intentions, he soon departed for Europe.
    
    Chris wanted to shield his family from any ill effects his investigation
    might incur, but ironically it brought one of his family members into the
    fray.
    
    When Claire Redfield was unable to get in contact with her brother, she
    journeyed to Raccoon Cty to find him. Upon arrival in the city, she found the
    area awash in the terror brought on by the spread of the T-Virus.
    
    In that and of death and confusion, Claire met Leon S. Kennedy, and together
    they were able to fight their way out of the city. After the Raccoon City
    ordeal, Claire flew to Paris to investigate Umbrella’s activities in Europe,
    but she was captured and send to Rockfort Island.
    
    When Chris learned from Leon what had happened to Claire, he made his way to
    Rockfort Island to free her.
    
    It was there that Chris was confronted with many harsh facts.
    
    Umbrella had a research facility in Antartica.
    
    Alexia Ashford was still alive.
    
    There was a new virus called T-Veronica.
    
    And most surprisingly of all, Albert Wesker was still alive.
    
    The man behind the horror of the Mansion Incident, Chris’s former commanding
    officer, somehow survived the destruction of the Mansion.
    
    Once again Chris was unwittingly thrust into one of Wesker’s schemes, and he
    was forced to face the man whose destiny appeared to be intertwined with his
    own. Chris was easily overpowered by Wesker’s inhuman strength, but luck was
    on Chris’s side that day.
    
    n the ensuring conglagration that consumed the island Chris and Wesker’s
    conflict was put on hold for the time being.
    
    With his resolve strengthened Chris determined that no matter at what
    personal cost to himself, Umbrella would fall.
    
    Fast forward to 003, Chris is n the skies over Russian; his partner, Jill
    Valentine, by his side.
    
    At this point, Umbrella was in dire striats. In the wake of the destruction
    of Raccoon City, the company became embattled in litigation, and their stock
    price plummeted. It was only a matter of time before Umbrella collapsed.
    
    It was during this time that Chris learned of Umbrella’s plans to develop a
    new type of B.O.W.
    
    Chris and Jill had obtained information and were headed to the Caucasus
    Laboratory where the T-A.L.O.S Plan was being conducted in secret. They were
    to rendezvous with an anti-bioterrorism unit and attack the location.
    
    Not long after this incdent, the once seemingly untouchable Umbrella was
    officially no more.
    
    The seed that Umbrella sowed, however; would continued to reap trategy for
    the world. B.O.W.s were no longer restricted to areas of conflict, but were
    now bring used in terrorist attacks against innocent civilians. It was at
    this time that Chris and Jill joined the BSAA, a group dedcated to elminating
    those bioweapons.
    
    The two of them traversed the world together, partners in the fight to
    bring bio-terrorists to jutsice. The shadow of Umbrella still loomed large
    though, as they would seen discover.
    
    When Chris and Jill went to question Umbrella’s founder, Ozwell E. Spencer,
    aobut Wesker’s wherabouts, they were greeted by the sight of Umbrella’s
    founder lying crumpled on the floor, and the bloodstained figure of Wesker
    standing over him.
    
    This would be the third confrontation between Chris and Wesker.
    
    This time the confrontation ended in trategy as Jill, seeing no other option,
    made the ultimate sacrifice to stop Wesker. With one last effort she charged
    Wesker and threw both herself and him over the side of a cliff. The BSAA
    searched for Jill’s body for three months, but no trace of her was ever found.
    
    After three months of searching with no success, Jill Valentine was officially
    declared dead by the BSAA.
    
    No one knows what promises Chris made in front of Jill’s empty grave, but
    following her loss, he redoubled his efforts to eradicate all bio-organic
    weapons whereabout they may be. Initially stationed at BSAA’s North American
    Branch, his investigations soon took him around the world. He became involved
    in so many operations that he soon had more missions to his name than any other
    BSAA member.
    
    During one of his investigations, Chris learned of an upcoming bioweapons deal
    in Africa in connection with a man named Ricardo Irving. Irvng’s name has come
    up quite often of late in association with bioweapons smuggling.
    
    After informing the BSAA African Branch about Irving, Chris urgently requested
    permission to participate in the operation to arrest Irving.
    
    As for the reasons he wished to particiate in this mission, Chris would not
    comment. Whether he is witholding information or not is unclear.
    
    As one of the most respected BSAA agents,  his presence in this operation
    greatly increases the chances of success, thus his request has been granted.
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    No.05 - Sheva Alomar
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    Listed within this file is a general background informaion overview of BSAA
    agent - Sheva Alomar - as pieced together from various sources.
    
    The information listed here is enither complete nor should it be used as a
    psychological analysis of the subject.
    
    Sheva Alomar was born into an impoverished family situation in a small factory
    town situated in Africa. This particular town being home to Umbrella Plant 57.
    
    As with most factory towns, the plant was the ifeblood of the town, bringing in
    much needed revenue and steady employment for its populous. Almost 80 percent of
    the town’s adult population was employed at the factory in some facility,
    including Sheva’s parents. While the pay was low by most nation’s standards,
     provided a steady ncome for the townspeople and a happy childhood for Sheva.
    
    This happiness was short-lived however.
    
    While only eight years old, Sheva’s peaceful life was brought to an abrupt end
    by the sound of sirens erupting from the factory.
    
    As the sirens pierced the air, an ominous plume of black smoke poured out of the
    factory.
    
    Even as a child, Sheva knew something was terribly wrong. With dread in her
    heart she ran toward the factory.
    
    Arriving at the factory, she soon discovered the entrance blocked.
    
    In place of the kind old man who used to stand guard at the entrance, strange
    adults in protective suits were everywhere. Their faces hidden by masks. Sheva
    could not understand what was happening.
    
    “I realized years later that they were wearing anti-biohazard protective gear.
    They were part of Umbrella’s special forces.”
    
    She may have not understood the muffed voices emanating from beneath those
    masks at the time, but the asault rifles they leveled at her more than made
    their intentions understood. The country was not a very stable place to begin
    with, and near her town resided members of a large anti-government guerrilla
    army. Although only a child, Sheva know all too well the violence that often
    accompaniewd those with guns.
    
    The adults in the village that remained were promptly executed by those gunmen.
    
    Sheva was spared this same fate thanks to the vigilance of a neighbor who was
    able to get her back to her parent’s home unnoticed.
    
    Thus began the longest night of Sheva’s life. Crippled by fear, she could only
    wait and pray for her parents return. The night passed and a new day dawned,
    but still they did not return.
    
    As night on another day fell she sensed a presence outside her home. Unable to
    contain her relief and joy, she ran to the door to greet her parents.
    
    As she swung the door open, crying aloud with joy, she was soon met with
    disappointment and confusion.
    
    For at the door, were not her parents rushing to embrace her, but her uncle,
    with a look of shock and horror painted upon his face. His words crushed any
    hope she had left…
    
    “Your parents are dead. There was an accident at the factory.”
    
    Taking anything of value left in the house, her uncle then took Sheva to live
    with his family. Taking her away from the only home she had ever known.
    
    Her life with her uncle would be brief. Not only was her uncle’s family
    extremely poor, but he also had seven children of his own to care for. Even
    though Sheva was a blood relative, he probably never would have come for her
    if he hadn’t thought he woud receive financial compensation from the factory.
    
    That compensation never came. Umbrella never gave out any payments. And soon,
    her aunt and uncle were unable to feed her.
    
    Life was hell for Sheva, not only was she on the verge of starvation, she
    yearned to be with her parents again. In her grief, she became fixated on
    the notion that they were still alive.
    
    As the day passed, this belief grew so strong to the point where she could
    think of nothing else. She knew she had to find them.
    
    So one night as the moon bathed the savanna in silver, Sheva ran away from
    her uncle’s house and headed back to her hometown and the life that was
    stolen from her.
    
    The thought of her parents drove her on.
    
    But the expansive savanna is a harsh environment for one so young and small.
    During her second nght, she began to feel the effects of malnutrition. Unable
    to find food, Sheva soon collapsed.
    
    A night in the savanna is not a quiet affair. The sound of animals ploddng
    along, beasts howling at the moon, insects chrping and buzzing about, and the
    dry wind soughing through the grass. Sheva considered them all with wonder.
    She had grown up in a town and was unaccustomed to her new surroundings.
    
    Through the cacophony of strange noses, Sheva pcked up a sound that was quite
    familiar to her. She heard the low rumbling of an engine and the sound of
    tires cracking over the dirt.
    
    A truck ppulled up next to Sheva and a stranger got out of the passenger side
    and spoke to her. If she replied to him or not, she coudn’t recall, but the
    man picked her up and placed her in the bed of the truck.
    
    The man that found Sheva was an anti-government guerrilla fighter. He
    provided her with food, shelter, and a place to call home. Unfortunately for
    Sheva, this good turn was accompanied by some bad news.
    
    She was told that the incident at the Umbrella factory was not an accident.
    That the factory manufactured bioweapons and Umbrella was carrying out the
    final test on one of its newest weapons at the dilapidated factory.
    
    The regular employees who worked there were unaware of what Umbrella was
    actually creating, and they paid for it with their lives, incuding Sheva’s
    mother and father…
    
    After concluding the test, Umbrella took measures to conceal the entire
    affair. With the assistance of the government’s army they destroyed the
    factory along with the entire town, effectively wiping the town Sheva had
    called home off the map.
    
    At this news Sheva was filled with rage. She hated Umbrella and blamed them
    for her parent’s deaths, and she hated the government for just roling over
    at Umbrella’s behost.
    
    It was at this moment she decided to join the guerrillas in their fight
    against the government.
    
    Sheva started out by doing laundry, cooking meals, and taking care of other
    chores. After ony a few years with the guerrillas, she was given her first gun.
    She doesn’t like to talk about her time with the guerrillas. Perhaps the
    memories are too painful, or maybe she’s too shamed of what she did there.
    
    One of her main duties with the guerrillas was to go into town and purchase
    supplies for the group.
    
    For seven long years Sheva stayed with the guerrillas.
    
    By this time she was a teenager, and had spend most of her known life with the
    guerrillas. Perhaps due to her age, when she went into town, the townpeople
    never suspected her of being a guerrilla fighter. It could be for this very
    reason that she was the one they sent.
    
    It was on one of these occasions while she was in town that a man approached
    her. He looked like a ocal, but spoke with a strange foeign accent. Handing her
    a piece of paper and speaking in a hurried voice, he stated:
    
    “Read this. If you believe what it says, come to the church in the back alley
    in two hours.”
    
    After speaking these words he disappeared into the crowded as quickly as he had
    appaered. Sheva turned the paper over n her hand, and her eyes were drawn to
    one word - Umbrela.
    
    It was the same pharmaceutical company whose selfish aims took her parents
    from her. If that incident had never happened, perhaps her life would have been
    different.
    
    The message on the people said that the guerrias were planning on usng
    bioweapons to conduct a large-scale terrorist attack that would overthrow the
    government. Umbrella was going to make a deal with the guerrillas to provide
    them with the boweapons. The man wanted Sheva’s help in stopping the deal from
    going through.
    
    At first Sheva thought it was a government trap, but deep down she know the
    note spoke the truth. When asked how she know, she had this to say:
    
    “My country was strongly infuenced by France, and many government officials
    spoke n a French patois. But this man was different.  couldn’t place his
    accent at the time, but somehow I knew I could trust him.”
    
    Sheva followed her intincts.
    
    She went to the church and met two men there.
    
    One of them had given her the note earlier. The other wore a suit with no tie
    and said that he was from the U.S. government.
    
    What the man in the suit wanted seemed straightforward enough - the
    apprehension of the representative from Umbrea. From what he said, this
    particular person held the key to causng an irreparable blow to Umbrella. But
    in order to arrest him, they needed Sheva’s help. As long as they got their
    man, they wouldn’t do anything to her or her fellow guerrillas.
    
    Even if they did not suceed in arresting the man in question, they promised not
    to turn her or her companions ever to the authorities.
    
    The man in the suit’s offer semed credble, but could she betray those who had
    been like a family to her? The man seemed to understand Sheva’s apprehension,
    so he asked her one simple question: “Don’t you want to see Umbrela punished
    for what they’ve done?”
    
    Sheva quickly nodded her head.
    
    “That’s why we selected you. But if you want to help us fight Umbrella, then
    you are going to have to leave your so-caled friends.”
    
    “And then what? What’s in it for me?”
    
    “Look around! You know those guerrillas you are with aren’t doing this for some
    greater good. They’ll do anything to topple the government, including things
    you know are wrong. Help us, and you can finally do some good for the people
    of your country.”
    
    “And what makes you think a 15-year-old girl can help?”
    
    “Some day you’ll learn that age matters very little. A person’s lfie is not
    defined by age, but by the choices they make. You have the chance to fight for
    something here that goes beyond just you, something that affeects the entire
    world. Can you really walk away when so much is at stake?”
    
    Sheva would never forget those words…
    
    Three days later the special forces team arrived at the location where the deal
    was taking place. Sheva had left the door to the building unlocked, and she
    wore a wire so the team on standby could hear what was taking place.
    
    The operation was a success. The target from Umbrea was quickly apprehended and
    taken away.
    
    Sheva and the guerrillas were taken to the American Consulate, there to be
    released two days later with no charges pressed, just as promised. Recognizing
    Sheva’s abilities, or perhaps moved by pity, the man in the suit offered Sheva
    the chance to start life anew in America.
    
    With nothing left in Africa for her, Sheva decided to take him up on his offer.
    
    Shortly after arriving in America, Sheva’s high intelligence and drive quickly
    became apparent. She surpassed an and all expectations, even learnng English to
    a native level in a mere six months. Within two years of arriving n the U.S,
    she had enrolled at a university.
    
    After graduation with high honors from her universty, her legal guardian (the
    main in the suit) suggested that she join the newly formed BSAA to help others
    as she had been helped. Umbrella had already been dismantled man years prior,
    but Sheva had not let go of her hatred toward them and all others ike them.
    
    After completing basic training, she was assigned to the unit led by Josh Stone.
    There she trained with his unit for eight months, learning everything she would
    need to know to survive in the field. After the completion of her training, she
    was hand picked to become a BSAA agent. She is currently involved in operations
    through the world.
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    No.06 - Ricardo Irving
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    According to officia records, Ricard Irving is overseer of the oil refinery
    owned by Tricell Afrca Division’s Resource Development Department. Crude and
    arrogant, he possesses an insatiable desire for the accumulation of wealth. It
    is these traits along with his unique resourcefulness that have most likely made
    him Tricell’s ideal agent in dealings with selling B.O.W.s to black market
    individuals.
    
    The money gained from those dealings is then invested by Tricell Africa back
    into their bioweapons research and development. The demonstration of those
    weapons for clients act as operational tests. Given the degree of Irving’s
    involvement, it is believed that he is one of only a handful of people that
    know the full extend of Tricell’s bioweapons business.
    
    Irving’s activities and their connection to Tricell, however, have been
    carefully kept under waps. Adding to the misdirection is the fact that he is
    officially employed with the Resource Development Division and not the
    Pharmaceutical Division that sponsors the BSAA.
    
    Tricell is a conglomerate comprised of shippng, natural resources of
    development, and pharmaceuticals. Each division runs on its own capital, and, as
    such, could all be considered seperate entitites under one parent company. Also
    of note are the divisions that exist between each of Tricell’s branch offices.
    
    When the BSAA learned of Irving’s latest dea, they viewed it as illicit activity
    conducted on his own and without support from Tricell. BSAA’s mission,
    therefore, was not to fight biological weapons, but to apprehend a smuggler
    involved in an illicit deal.
    
    Irving was able to exploit that misconception to the fullest.
    
    Irving was informed of the BSAA’s mission, and changed the location of the deal
    to a mine outside of the Kijuju Autonomous Zone (KAZ). When a BSAA team arrived
    at what they thought was the deal’s location inside the KAZ, they walked into a
    trap.
    
    Before the team even arrived, the improved version of Las Plagas was released
    upon the populace of the town, transforming most of them into Majini.
    
    This intel was acquired by Alpha Team and later confirmed by the data recovered
    by the backup team (Chris Redfield and Sheva Alomar) prior to Irving’s deal.
    
    It appears that a sample of the Uroboros Virs was also released upon Alpha
    Team’s arrival and was responsible for the termination of Dan Dechant’s team.
    
    Irving did not take into account that the Uroboros would be engaged and defeated
    by Agents Redfield and Aomar, nor that a hard disk and its data would be seized.
    The data obtained from the hard disk allowed the two agents to proceed to the
    actual location of Irving’s transaction - the mine.
    
    When confronted with the reality that his plan had failed, Irving was forced to
    take the following actions.
    
    First, he contacted his partners in the transaction and requested to delay the
    deal. After which point, he went to the mine to retrieve any documents and
    materials relevant to the transaction. It was at this point that Redfield and
    Alomar found him.
    
    However, it was obvious that he had a backup plan for just such a contingency.
    
    Irving escaped thanks to the help of a hooded figure he had on standby. The two
    agents were left to deal with Popekarimu (a bat-based B.O.W.) that was
    originally intended to be used in the transaction.
    
    It is thought that Irving released this B.O.W. on the agents in retaliation for
    disrupting the transacting and not to aid in his escape.
    
    It was becoming apparent by this point, that Irving’s mental stability was in
    question. Whether his irrational behavior was brought on by the interference of
    the agents or if the increased stress only brought out hs true tendencies is
    unknown.
    
    Irving’s situation, however, would digress even further.
    
    After escaping from the mine, he was soon discovered by Captain Josh Stone’s
    Delta Team inside the KAZ. In order to escape Irving unleashed Ndesu (confirmed
    to be based on the El Gigante B.O.W. used in Europe). The frustration of losing
    two large, valuable B.O.W.s in such short succession must have been keenly felt
    by the avaricious Irving.
    
    After reaching the conclusion that there was nothing more he could do, Irving
    plotted to escape with his accumulated wealth, but he was soon overtaken by the
    hooded figure, who provided him a vial containing Las Plagas. This was to be his
    punishment for failure. He was to administer this on himself in order to fight
    
    the two agents.
    
    This vial contained a Las Plagas variant known as a control Plaga.
    
    According to BSAA intel, the use of the control Plaga has been documented by
    Leon S. Kennedy in Europe. The control Plaga differs from the common form in
    that it does not take over a host’s rational though process. Another difference
    being that it causes extreme transofmrations to the host. As such, control Plaga
    host must resign themselves to never being able to live as a normal human again.
    
    In a last-ditch effort, Irving detonated the oil refinery, but unfortunately for
    him the refinery was virtually dry at the time thus limiting the size of the
    explosion. His hope was that he could destroy all incriminating evidence and
    kill Agent Redfield and Aomar so he would not have to resort to using the
    control Plaga.
    
    Irving was left with no choice but to administer the injection to himself, at
    which he underwent an immense and rapid transformation. But even the power he
    gained from that transformation did not avail him, and he met his end at the
    hands of the two agents.
    
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    No.07 - Ndipaya Tribe
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    The Ndipaya reside in unque wooden structures in the wetlands. Their advanced
    architectural techniques are used throughout the world to repair and maintain
    many damaged ancient ruins.
    
    This is how the world at large knows of the Ndipaya.
    
    But the Ndipaya possess a secret that they do not wish to share with the rest of
    the world: That the ancient ruins of the Ndipaya Kingdom reside beneath their
    land.
    
    In ancient times, the surrounding lands were all under the control of the
    sovereign Ndipaya Kingdom and the city of ruins was the seat of that monarch.
    
    Special attention should be given to the way the sovereign was chosen. While
    the Ndipaya did have a monarchy, the king was not decided by birthright, but by
    the abilities and qualities he displayed during a certain required ceremony.
    This ceremony employed a special plant that grew in the Sun Garden residing in
    the deepest area of the royal city.
    
    This plant was known as the Stairway to the Sun.
    
    The Stairway to the Sun was an extremely poisonous plant, and its effects were
    fatal if consumed. Though some individuals possessed a natural resistance to
    the poison.
    
    The Ndipaya people believed that a man who could prevai against the poison was
    destined to become king.
    
    (Vestiges of this ceremony are still carried out once a year by the Ndipaya for
    the continual peace of their ancestors’ spirits.)
    
    Even with a natural resistance, finding an individual that could survive
    ingestion of the powerful poison was a rarity. It is said by the Ndipaya people
    that one such man reigned as king for hundreds of years. Whether this legend
    has any validity to it cannot be ascertained at present.
    
    What is known is that this once flourishing kingdom fell into decline and was
    eventually abandoned by the Ndipaya people.
    
    It is not known what made the Ndipaya abandon their city for the wetlands. Any
    information regarding these matters comes from oral traditions and hearsay,
    which obviously calls to queston the validity of the information.
    
    What is known though, is that after leaving the city, the Ndipaya viewed it as
    sacred ground, and vowed to keep its existence hidden from outsiders.
    
    All Ndipaya males between the ages of thirteen and twenty-five are required to
    spend two years in the city to guard and protect it.
    
    It s through their continued vigilance that this great city’s existence has
    been kept undiscovered by the outside world.
    
    There was, however, one instance of outsiders discovering their secret city. In
    the 1960s, a corporation went into the sacred city to fnd the plant used in
    their ceremonies and take it by force.
    
    The Ndipaya fiercely resisted this incursion into their land. n time of peace
    the Ndipaya are builders of great renown, but when the need for war arises, they
    can become stout warriors. This adaptability is the essence of the Ndipaya.
    
    Their physica prowess in battle was their greatest weapon, and they used it to
    fight bravely. But they were overwhelmed by the enemy’s technological
    advantages.
    
    (During this time many of the Ndipaya youths consumed the plant in an effort to
    fight off the invaders.)
    
    In the end, the Ndipaya were forced to cede the area of the Sun Garden and
    beyond to the corporation’s control.
    
    But the Ndipaya have not yet given up hope of one day reclaiming their sacred
    land and returning it to its former glory.
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    No.08 - U-8
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    U-8 is name of the B.O.W. born from a weapons development project involving Las
    Plagas.
    
    The creature is comprised of the refined DNA of multiple organisms, specifically
    the DNA of shelled organisms. The alteratons ot this aspect of the creature is
    reflected in its dark coloring.
    
    The carapace has an unparalleled durability, and was shown to be resistant to a
    direct hit from RPGs in tests.
    
    This gigantic creature has another special feature in its design.
    
    U-8 is some tens of meters tall, and its pincer legs are even three meters in
    length, which it uses as a weapon in close combat. These pincer attacks are not
    especially quick, but they are powerful enough to pierce the armor of a tank.
    
    Flying B.O.W.s reside in the part of U-8’s abdomen originally intended for the
    maturation of eggs in an unaltered specimen. These flying B.O.W.s are not larval
    U-8s, but completely different creatures entirely.
    
    n a close-quarter, one-on-one fight, U-8 is an overwhelmingly powerful
    adversary, but when it has to combat more than one opponent, its large size
    becomes somewhat of a liability.
    
    Its considerable bulk also makes it vulnerable to long-range attacks. To
    compensate for this weakness, it uses the flying B.O.W.s in much the same way
    an aircraft carrier uses jet fighters.
    
    Some would consider U-8 an impeccable fighting machine, but it does have its
    flaws.
    
    U-8’s size can be a detriment because it requires massive amount of sustenance
    ot maintain functionality. As such, U-8 is not suitable for long-term
    assignments.
    
    According to Tricell’s business information, U-8 is most effective as security
    for a facility or when used in attacks of limited time.
    
    (Before it can be used in an offensive attack, consideration must be given to
    the means of transporting U-8 to the destination.)
    
    Also, U-8 is designed to reach a large size very rapidly, and this breeds
    imperfections in its carapace. These imperfections are limited to a certain area
    of the carapace, but a direct attack on this area will severely damage U-8.
    
    Even with these flaws, U-8’s functionality, combat effectveness, and relative
    ease to control have made it popular in the bioweapons market.
    
    Records indicate that Ricardo Irving has sold a multitude of both the original
    U-8 and the upgraded version, U-8 Prime (which has a multi-layered carapace for
    extra defense, along wth shel covering formerly exposed areas).
    
    There were plans at one point to design a lighter, faster U-8 that could
    maintain functionality for longer periods of time, but this would result in a
    significant downgrade in its defensive capabilities. This plan appeared to have
    been scrapped.
    
    Chris Redfield and Sheva Alomar reported imperfections in the carapace of the
    U-8 they faced, so it is suspected that it was one of the original models.
    
    Note that the “U” n U-8 does not stand for “Uroboros,” but for “Ultimate.”
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    No.09 - Tricell
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    Tricell is a congomerate organiation comprised of shippng, natural resources
    development, and pharmaceuticals divisions.
    
    Tricell’s history dates back to the period known as the Age of Exploration. The
    forbearer to Tricell was Travis Trading, a company owned by the wealthy European
    merchant Thomas Travis.
    
    This company profited greatly from expansive trading with the Orient, and laid
    the groundwork for what would become Tricell’s shippng division.
    
    Travis Trading entered the 19th century as a profitable trading venture.
    
    In the 1800s, Henry Travis, the youngest of seven siblings, invested much of his
    own fortune nto the exploration of Africa.
    
    During this period, the exploits of explorers like David Livingstone were
    creating quite a stir in the newspapers of the days. Henry’s expedition was
    inspired by these accounts, and his decision was to have a great impact on
    Travis Trading’s future.
    
    Henry made five expeditions to the African continent in ordre to explore all of
    its regions. The extensive funds of the Travis family allowed him to continue
    his research into Africa even through times when results were not forthcoming.
    
    After his fifth and final expedition in Africa, Henry Travis returned to his
    home country a full 34 years after he had first left it.
    
    Henry compled the records of his expeditons into an impressive 72-volume set
    entitled “Survey of Natural History.” These books covered everything from
    animals, plants, insects, minerals, and topograhy to the native inhabitants
    and their cultures, histories and traditions. These books also contained
    extensive records detailing the folklore of various peoples throughout the
    continent. These tones were a veritable encyclopedia of the African continent.
    
    Henry’s survey was published in its entirety, but his meticulous details were
    viewed as products of creative license and an overzealous imagination. The
    books were ultimately dscredited by the scientific community. Considered to
    be a novelty item, only a few copies of the entire series were ever published.
    
    The shock of being shunned by the scientific community sent Henry into a deep
    state of depression. He passed away only two years after his return from
    Africa.
    
    It is now believed that the head of Travis Trading at that time (Henry’s eldest
    brother) purposely spread the rumor that Henry’s books were nothing more than
    fiction.
    
    The thought being that he did this because he wanted Travis Trading to be the
    only company that could exploit the information contained within those books.
    
    Of particular interest was the topographcal information contained in volumes
    17 through 24.
    
    By the end of the 19th Century, Travis Trading had begun to exploit the mineral
    resources of Africa. All over the continent, the company was minng for precious
    metals and discovering/developing oil and natural gas fields. Meanwhile, the
    company’s profits continued to soar. These operations formed the basis of
    Tricell’s natural resources development divison.
    
    Travis Trading built a firm foothold in Africa, and beginning in the mid-20th
    century, they had begun to actively collect samples of plants, animas, and
    insects.
    
    Henry’s books were instrumental in guiding these endeavors.
    
    The collected specimens were used in pharmaceutical research, and before long
    that research brought commercial success and the subsequent founding of
    Tricell’s pharmaceuticals division.
    
    Travis Trading wsa the basis for the shipping division.
    
    The natura resources development division was born from the information
    contained in Henry’s journals.
    
    The specimens obtained from the African fauna were used to create the
    independent pharmaceuticas division.
    
    By the 1960s, these three divisions of Travis Trading were firmly established,
    and they formed a conglomerate under the name Tricell.
    
    The Travis family, however, were not the only ones prvy to the knowledge of
    Henry’s journal.
    
    Umbrella’s founder, Ozwell E. Spencer, was interested in them for the folklore
    recorded therein. Of particular interest were the accounts of the Ndipaya’s
    rituals. Spencer hypothesized that the flower used in their rituals held
    significance, and ths ultimately led to the discovery of the Progenitor virus.
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    No.10 - Jill Valentine
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    Listed within this file is a general background information overview of former
    S.T.A.R.S. agent - Jill Valentine - as pieced together from various sources. The
    information listed here is neither complete nor should it be used as a
    psychological analysis of the subject.
    
    When a crisis situation arises, few soldiers excel to the level of Jill
    Valentine. She is proficient in the use of various firearms, is a master of lock
    picking, and is skilled in the disposal of explosives.
    
    Jill’s talents make her an integral component of any fighting force.
    
    Like Chris Redfield, Jill was a member of the S.T.A.R.S. Alpha Tea. She was
    also involved in the tragedy at the Arklay Research Facility (also known as the
    “Mansion Incident”). During the incident, Jill and Chris operated independently,
    but together discovered the truth behind the facility.
    
    They learned that Barry Burton was not really a traitor, but was being
    controlled by Albert Wesker, Captain of Alpha Team. In addition to Wesker’s
    machinations, they also learned the source of the zombie outbreak was due to the
    release of the T-virus, and that Umbrella was more than just an ordinary
    pharmaceutical company.
    
    What Jill learned at the Arklay Research Facility would have profound
    repercussions on the rest of her life.
    
    Following their return from the mansion, Chris and Jill attempted to inform the
    authorities of Umbrella’s activities. For all their good intentions, they were
     met with no movement towards any official investigation into the company.
    
    Fed up with the lack of response, the two took it upon themselves to investigate
    Umbrella. They concentrated their efforts on Umbrella’s main base of operations
    in Europe. As a S.T.A.R.S. member entrusted with protecting Raccoon City, Jill
    chose to remain in the city for the time being and investigate the Umbrella
    research facility there before rendezvousing with Chris in Europe.
    
    This decision led to her involvement in the Raccoon City incident.
    
    During her investigation, rodents infected with the T-Virus from the Arkay
    Research Facility began to spread the virus into the city. The vrus quickly
    spread, infecting a majority of the residents. Umbrella, the perpetrators behind
    this incident, reacted swiftly.
    
    Umbrella sent in the Umbrella Biohazard Countermeasure Service (U.B.C.S) to
    handle the situation, and they also dispatched the bioweapon Nemesis T-Type to
    take out any surviving S.T.A.R.S. members, who Umbrella now considered a threat.
    
    Jill attempted to escape from Raccoon City all the while being hunted by the
    Nemesis T-Type. During this time she encountered a member of the U.B.C.S team,
    Carlos Oliviera.
    
    Carlos claimed his team was on a rescue mission to save any survivors n Raccoon
    City. Having no reason to doubt that mission’s purpose, he proposed to help Jill
    escape. Jill, on the other hand, had her doubts. However, the situation had
    reached critical proportions and Jill did not have the luxury of time.
    
    The U.S. government was planning on containing the spread of the virus by
    launching a special missile strike on the city called Operation: Bacillus
    Terminate. When Jill became infected with the T-Virus as a result of Nemesis
    T-Type, she despaired of even being able to get out alive.
    
    Fortunately for her, Carlos was there to help.
    
    Carlos obtained a cure to the T-Virus infection and gave it to Jill. After her
    recovery, she worked with Carlos and they successfully escaped from Raccoon
    City.
    
    In 2003, after operation: T-A.L.O.S, Jill and Chris became two of the original
    eleven founding members of the BSAA, and joined them in their fight against
    bioweapons and bioterrorism around the world.
    
    Chris and Jill stopped bioweapons in Asia, destroyed bioweapon labs in South
    America, arrested smugglers in Europe, and patrolled the world in an attempt to
    stamp out all bioweapons. Throughout their activities, while they may have
    suspected the long fingers of Umbrella as being involved, they never had any
    conclusive proof.
    
    Those long fingers, however, would turn out to be connected to the hands of
    Umbrella’s founder, Ozwell E. Spencer.
    
    The par received intel on Spencer’s whereabouts and rushed off to arrest him
    only to find their former Captain and hated enemy, Albert Wesker. Seeing
    Spencer’s crumpled corpse on the ground, the two changed their plans to arrest
    Wesker instead.
    
    In a two-on-one fight, Chris and Jill should have had the advantage, but
    Wesker’s strength and agility were well beyond that of any normal human. For
    all their training, Jill and Chris were no match for Wesker.
    
    As Wesker was about to end Chris’ life, Jill made the ultimate sacrifice.
    Lunging at Wesker, she threw both herself and him out of the window, and over
    the side of a cliff.
    
    Chris could do nothing as he watched his partner fall to her death.
    
    BSAA launched a full-scale search operation, but neither Jill’s body nor any
    of her personal effects were ever recovered.
    
    On November 23, 2006, Jill Valentine was officially declared dead, and her
    name was added to the list of BSAA members who died in the line of duty.
    
    But Jill’s story did not end there.
    
    The fall did not kill Jill nor Wesker. Though badly hurt and unconscious,
    Jill was saved by Wesker. After giving her the medical treatment she required,
    he placed her in a cryogenic sleep. Once the Uroboros Plan was finalized,
    Wesker intended to use her as the first test subject.
    
    This was Wesker’s way of exacting his revenge.
    
    Fortunately for Jill, luck was on her side.
    
    The apparatus monitoring her vital signs detected some abnormalities.
    Something was happening inside Jill’s body, and Wesker’s curiosity was piqued.
    Further investigation showed that a mutated form of the T-Virus was still
    inside her body. It was a remnant from her infection in Raccoon City.
    
    The cure she was given was supposed to have eradicated all traces of the virus
    in her body, but instead it caused the virus to go into a dormant state. Her
    extended period in a cryogenic sleep somehow reactivated the virus.
    
    Shortly after being reactivated the T-virus completely disappeared from her
    body, but it left something else in its place. Wesker found that Jill’s body
    now contained powerful antibodies to the virus.
    
    All those years the T-Virus was inside her body forced it to develop a defense
    system that was nothing short of miraculous.
    
    Ths discovery would help further Wesker’s ambitions.
    
    The development of the Uroboros Virus, the centerpiece of the Uroboros Plan,
    had proven to be quite difficult.
    
    The Uroboros Virus developed from the Progenitor flower proved to be too
    poisonous to humans to be of much use. Instead of spurring the next step in
    human evolution, it only invited death.
    
    Wesker theorized that using Jill’s antibodies could make the virus less
    poisonous. He kept Jill alive solely to produce antibodies for his research.
    
    Jll, who had reviled bioweapons and devoted her life to eradicating them, was
    ironical being used to develop the most terrible bioweapon of all.
    
    After much research and experimentation, Wesker finally perfected the Uroboros
    Virus. Jill’s participation in its development meant she was no longer a
    suitable test subject. Pure and unadulterated antibodies with high resistance
    to the virus permeated her body.
    
    Wesker decided he would find a suitable use for her elsewhere.
    
    During the research into the Progenitor virus, an ancillary chemical was
    discovered. The researchers referred to it as simply - P30. When administered
    to test subjects, it would not only give them superhuman strength, but also
    rendered them highly susceptible to control.
    
    P30 was the ultimate performance enhancer.
    
    The aim of the Uroboros Plan were to create a new breed of humans, so P30’s
    application n this plan was inconsequential. However, for the time being it
    could be marketed as a product and garner additional funding.
    
    Research into creating the ultimate soldiers who didn’t resist orders was
    carried out simultaneously on Las Plagas and P30. Unfortunately, the latter
    had a severe drawback.
    
    The effects of P30 would only last for a very short time.
    
    An injection of P30 was metabolized and expelled by the body at an
    expeditious rate requiring administration of the drug at frequent intervals.
    This greatly lessened the viability of such a product as a long-term
    performance enhancer. The only counter to such a drawback was to attach a
    device to the subject that would continually administer the drug.
    
    While P30’s effects were brief, it was still a powerful and effective drug.
    
    The effects of continual administration were untested, as in order to research
    this aspect further an administration device was attached to Jill.
    
    An external device was attached to Jill’s chest that would continually
    administer the drug to her body. With her freewill constantly being usurped, she
    remained a servant to Excella and Wesker until Chris and Sheva destroyed the
    administration device.
    
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    No.11 - Excelle Gionne
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    The Gionne family is well known and respected throughout Europe for their
    successful export-import business. Her grandmother being from the Travis family,
     the founders of Tricell, has endowed Excella with quite a noble and storied
    lineage. Bless with model-like beauty and raised in such an aristocratic family
    has led to being her haughty towards those around her, especially men.
    
    But it was neither Excella’s looks or family background that got her to where
    she is today.
    
    Gifted with a keen intellect and inheriting her father’s business acumen,
    Excella quickly breezed through school and enrolled in a university at a young
    age. There she majored in genetic engineering, and her talents were recognized
    by her grandmother’s family. With her connections she was able to enter
    Tricell’s pharmaceutical division at the age of eighteen.
    
    Although she was a gifted member of Tricell’s founding family, she was still a
    Gionne, an offshoot of the famed Travis family. Even with all the research
    teams at Tricell’s disposal, she was only given one.
    
    Excella viewed this act as a slight.
    
    While still feeling indignant over this affront, she was approached by Albert
    Wesker.
    
    Wesker’s interest in Excella was piqued by her intelligence and character. It
    was at this time he provided her with all the informaton he had concerning the
    T-Virus and other research. Excella was now armed with the tools to make the
    advances to her career that she desired.
    
    She used the information and technology she obtained from Wesker to advance
    Tricell’s bioweapons division exponentially.
    
    In a fortunate turn for Tricell, Umbrella, who had prevousy dominated the
    bioweapons market, had gone bankrupt, greatly increasing Tricell’s sway in
    this area.
    
    Thanks to Excella’s efforts in expanding Tricell’s market share, she was given
    more of a voice within the company. Before long, she was making key decisions
    that would affect the fortunate of the pharmaceutical divisions.
    
    This was precisely as Wesker had intended.
    
    Excella then set her sights on the position of CEO of the Tricell Africa
    Division. Her adroit use of flattery and intimidation seen landed her that
    powerful position.
    
    It is now believed that it was Wesker who suggested Excella take over Tricell
    Africa. He exploited her romantic interest in him, and was able to use both
    her and Tricell Africa to further his Uroboros Plan.
    
    Excella’s first order of business as Tricell Africa’s CEO was to restore the
    abandoned Umbrella Africa Research Facility. As the facility where research
    on the Progenitor virus had been carried out, its use in the completion of the
    Uroboros Plan was vital.
    
    Following the facility’s restoration, Ricardo Irving was employed to sell
    bioweapons in order to secure funding for the research being carried out on the
    Uroboros Virus.
    
    As the Uroboros Plan neared completion, Excella began to fancy herself as the
    queen in the new world order that would follow the plan’s execution.
    Unfortunately for her, those dreams was dashed when the man that was to be her
    king injected her with the Uroboros Virus.
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    No.12 - Albert Wesker
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    The Mansion Incident. The tragedy at Raccoon City. Rockfort Island. Umbrella’s
    Antarctic Research Facility, and the Umbrella Caucasus Research Facility in
    Russia. The kidnapping of the U.S. president’s daughter. One man was involved
    either directly or indirectly with each and every one of these incidents -
    Albert Wesker.
    
    The motivation behind all of Wesker’s actions can be found in this current
    incident in Africa.
    
    Wesker had already obtained samples of various organisms and viruses including
    the T-Virus, the G-virus, the T-Veronica virus, and Las Plagas. A of these were
    eagerly and enthusiastically received by Umbrella’s former rival companies who
    compensated him greatly for each. With wealth, power, and glory, Wesker
    appeared to have everything a person could ever want.
    
    Wesker, however, was not interested in material gains.
    
    An all too familiar sense of trepidation continued to gnaw at him. The source
    of this uneasiness being Umbrella’s founder, Ozwell E. Spencer.
    
    During his time at Umbrella, Wesker could never ascertain what Spencer’s true
    intentions were. Spencer’s extensive funding of B.O.W. research was unheard of
    in the field.
    
    The whole reason for producing bioweapons was that it could be done relatively
    inexpensively when combined with a normal weapons delivery system.
    
    Spencer’s extreme investment in B.O.W.s seemed unnecessary. Why would Spencer
    need such B.O.W.s in the first place? To find the answer to that question,
    Wesker joined Umbrella’s Information Department.
    
    Even after the downfall of Umbrella, these doubts continued to haunt Wesker.
    
    To find the answered he needed, Wesker began to search out Spencer. The only
    problem was that even before Umbrella’s dissolution, Spencer had removed
    himself from Umbrella’s day-to-day operations. Wesker had to use every resource
    at his disposal - all him time, money, and connections. Eventually, he
    ascertained Spencer’s long-hidden whereabouts.
    
    On the first night of autumn, as thunder and lightning raged in the skies above,
    Wesker arrived at the ancient castle in Europe where Spencer resided. Wesker
    expected the old man to be surprised by his presence, but instead the withered
    old eyes of Spencer lit up with dark delight as he spoke:
    
    “You’re back…”
    
    The words barely audible amidst his cough-racked laugh.
    
    If Wesker had his doubts about Spencer before, he didn’t know what to make of
    him now. He only know at that moment that this seemingly feeble od man had
    been in control of everything that had transpired at Umbrella. Even Wesker’s
    own actions through the years had been controlled and manipulated by this
    decrepit old man.
    
    With this sudden realization, Wesker now knew the source of his anxiety for all
    those years.
    
    Appearing to read Wesker’s thoughts, Spencer laid out everything to him.
    
    The developments of bio-organic weapons was only a mean of achieving his true
    goal - the forced evolution of mankind via viruses.
    
    It would be the end of the current form of humanity and the birth of a new
    superior human race. With this new race he would build his Utopia, with
    himself as a god on Earth.
    
    In order to realize this dream, he required three things.
    
    1. The Progenitor Virus
    
    Without this key component, his dreams would be no more than abstract ideas.
    Once he discovered the Progenitor virus, he had the foundation on which all
    his subsequent plans would be built.
    
    2. The Umbrella Corporation
    
    The manufacture of bioweapons was the perfect method of conducting his
    research on the Progenitor virus. Any profits gained through Umbrella’s
    research were secondary to his true goal.
    
    The third thing Spencer needed in his grand vision was Wesker himself.
    Spencer kow what was required for his Utopia. He also know he would need a
    new human race. But what would that new breed of humans be like?
    
    The Progenitor virus would spur natural selection upon the population. That
    was the fundamental premise behind Spencer’s plan. But if the new breed of
    humans brought about by this selection process were unwilling to share in
    his vision, then there would be unwanted complications.
    
    This forced stage of evolution would give the surviving humans increased
    strength and intelligence, but it would not affect a person’s knowledge,
    logic, or general character. If any indolent or unsavory individuals
    survived to be a part of this new race, it would be a blight on Spencer’s
    Utopia. Spencer was not about to have his vision stained, so he enacted a
    plan to ensure that would not happen.
    
    This plan was called the Wesker Plan, which was named after the chief
    researcher at the time.
    
    According to this plan, hundreds of children born of parents of superior
    intellect from all nationalities would be collected.
    
    If their knowledge, logic, and self-will could not be altered by genetic
    manipulation, then Spencer himself would instill his values into these
    children by whatever means he deemed necessary.
    
    These children were all given the surname Wesker, and after completion of
    their indoctrination/manipulation they were placed into select controlled
    environments in various locations around the world, even under Umbrella’s
    watchful eye.
    
    The children themselves were to be kept unaware they were being monitored.
    With Umbrella’s concealed aid they all rceived the best educations
    available in the field they pursued.
    
    After a few years, one child who showed particular promise was send to
    Umbrella’s Training Facility in Raccoon City. This Wesker child’s name was
    Albert.
    
    Spencer was quite please by all of Albert’s actions, and if the other Wesker
    children were like him, Spencer would have nothing but quality individuals
    for his new race of humanity.
    
    Spencer then enacted the second phase of his plan.
    
    All the Wesker children would be administered an experimental virus.
    
    This virus was administered to screen out the more gifted of the Wesker
    children.
    
    Some took the virus on the recommendation of a friend; others were given the
    virus as part of their medical treatment; still other had it forcibly
    administered to them.
    
    Albert Wesker was not different. His partner, William Birkin, gave him the
    experimental virus, and he administered it to himself.
    
    This screening process turned out to be a little too selective.
    
    Most of the Wesker children died, leaving only a few survivors. Albert Wesker
     was one of those survivors. and he disappeared shortly after.
    
    Spencer was unconcerned by this development. There was a failsafe device
    attached to every Wesker - Spencer’s existence.
    
    This was the discomfort Albert had felt throughout his life. All Wesker children
    were programmed to seek Spencer out, which manifested itself as a growing
    anxiety within each of the subjects. Just as Spencer had predicted, Albert soon
    came to him.
    
    Unfortunately, Spencer had made one miscalculation. His failsafe only worked
    for as long as it remained a mystery. As soon as the mystery was revealed,
    Wesker no longer had a need to restrain himself. All that was impeding Wesker
    was a feeble old man on death’s doorstep.
    
    “The right to be a god…That right is now mine.”
    
    With these words, Wesker broke from the shackles that Spencer had laid on him.
    
    It was only random chance that brought his former subordinates Chris Redfield
    and Jill Valentine to Spencer’s mansion at that exact time, but Wesker took it
    as a sign.
    
    The weak would always resist the will of the chosen.
    
    With renewed purpose Wesker reflected on his own evolution and the evolution of
    the human race.
    
    After the incident at the Spencer estate, he went underground and used the news
    of his death to veil his activities. He had achieved his goal of obtaining the
    virus and capital he needed from his position at Umbrella.
    
    Next he put all his efforts into bringing his Uroboros Plan to fruition, and
    thereby setting himself up as a god over the new generation of humanity.
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