: : Is there a working link to that anywhere? The one on bungie.org gives
: You can find a full transcript here . The relevant part goes like this:
: "Like the first Marathon, there were a few elements that never made
: their way into the final game. Chief among these were the Zombie Pfhor.
: Originally, these were Pfhor fighters that had been mutated by the highly
: radioactive Lh’owon atmosphere. In a later version of the story these
: sadly deformed creatures were victims of a biological weapon developed by
: the S’pht rescued in the first game. Though close to being completed, the
: Zombies were dropped when someone pointed out that a superintelligent race
: like the S’pht probably wouldn’t design a biological weapon that didn’t
: actually kill its victims, but transformed them into shambling, blood
: thirsty savages."
And we have confirmation that Umbrella corp is run by dunces, as if the fact that they leaked the virus and the outbreak was spread by sewer rats wasn't proof enough.