(DeCandido's novelizations of Anderson's Films)
Ida was a survivor of the 2002 global T-virus pandemic.
Ida found herself joining Claire Redfield's convoy, living on a repurposed schoolbus for young refugees. As they settled outside the Desert Trail Motel, Otto Walenski offered her pork and beans as her ration. Not liking her ration, she ran to Becky to trade with her peaches.