|The following is based on the missions of The Covert Operations and might contradict canon.|
|“||Nod has stolen some key components to our Tiberium research. Retrieve them. A local civilian is willing to help clear the way and take us to the site, if we free his wife and return her to safety.
- Mission briefing
Nod forces were able to steal key components from ongoing GDI research on Tiberium. GDI has sent a small strike force to prevent Nod from fleeing and recover the components. A civilian has offered to draw Nod forces away if GDI can save his wife from Nod captivity.
- Westwood Studios, Command & Conquer: The Covert Operations. GDI mission 4: "Elemental Imperative", SCG38EA.