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BIOHAZARD UMBRELLA CHRONICLES: Prelude to the Fall (バイオハザード アンブレラ・クロニクルズ ～崩壊への序曲～, BIOHAZARD UMBRELLA CHRONICLES ~Hōkai he no Jokyoku~) is a two-part manga miniseries published in Akita Shoten's weekly Shōnen Champion magazine. The first chapter was released on November 8, 2007, the second on November 15, the same day the game came out in Japan. Masaru Miyazaki wrote the plot for the manga. The illustrations were done by Naotsugu Matsueda.
Its story is based on the game, taking place just before the invasion of the Russian Umbrella facility, using a fictional Russian village as setting. Protagonists Chris Redfield and Jill Valentine are drawn into various strange occurrences.