- "I'm reliving the life of Bernard Kenway, sheep farmer. Yeah. I'm literally shoveling virtual shit all day."
- ―Philippe Chartrand on his Sample 17 subject, 2013.[src]
While hacking the Abstergo system, a new research analyst discovered emails sent between Chartrand and Jennifer Tam - another employee. Over the course of several days, the two discussed the hacker, the Kenways, and the "British barista" working in the building lobby.
As the email exchange continued, both Tam and Chartrand became increasingly anxious about the spate of hackings occurring within the company, and their employer's aggressive response.