After parting ways with Leon, Claire continued her search for her brother Chris. When she heard that he had penetrated into the center of Umbrella’s organization, she headed immediately for Europe. Claire went undercover into Umbrella’s Paris research laboratory. But she was soon discovered and captured by Umbrella security and sent to the Rockfort Island prison facility. However, shortly after her imprisonment, there was an attack on the island. During the attack and subsequent confusion, Claire was released from her cell, after which time she met up with Steve Burnside. Together they plotted their escape from the island.