Later, Hathaway asked her permission to use the Animus during a videoconference. However, Amanda was forced to reject the session, as Hathaway had to meet Dr. Victoria Bibeau first. Simon tried to oppose the decision, but Amanda was categorical, as the order came from the CEO Alan Rikkin himself.
The following day, she introduced Hathaway, now accompanied with Bibeau, to Animus 4.23. She helped Bibeau to familiarize herself with the controls.