DeCandido universe (DeCandido's novelizations of Anderson's Films)
Doyle was a security guard working at the Umbrella Corporation's San Francisco facility. He witnessed the escape of Alice Abernathy and was prepared to take her out. Knowing his wife was expecting a baby soon, Alice decided to spare his life sensing it wasn't fair to her. While she had planned to stab him in the eye with a pen, she instead just knocked him out.