Spencer officially establishes Umbrella Inc. The cable car trams that circulate around Raccoon City are built and imported from Europe. The managing director of the Umbrella ‘Dead Factory’ is born.
James Marcus describes his thoughts of Umbrella: Spencer says he's going to start a company. Well, I don't care, as long as I can continue my research into "Progenitor". He can do what he likes...
Edward Ashford is infected with the Mother virus and passes away, his son Alexander becomes the new master of the Ashford family.
The training facility in the Arklay Mountains is created.
James Marcus decides to run the Umbrella training facility within the Arklay Mountains, a facility used to train future employees: Spencer keeps asking me to be the director of his new training facility. Maybe it is because of the business but he is becoming intolerably pushy. But maybe I can turn this to my advantage. I need a special facility to properly to explore all this virus' secrets. A place where no one will get in the way...