- "The infected animal tore the driver right out of the car. I'm sorry, but I didn't even try to help him. I just... I ran. I kept on running until I couldn't hear the driver screaming. Somehow I found the lab. A few of the guards thought I was infected. They almost fucking shot me, but they didn't and thank God, and now I'm inside. I'm safe inside. But this complex -- it isn't -- it is not -- defensible. A group, however, is preparing to leave the lab for the island prison. It's designed to house the worst of the worst. So it's a fortress. If the infection hasn't spread inside, then it may be the last safe place. The last chance any of us have to survive this..."
- — Tape Recordings #09
Tape Recorder #09 is part of a collection of twelve recordings found across Dead Island. It can be found in the Laboratory map of Act III. It is part of the My collectibles, let me show you them! challenge, and the Gotta find'em all and Nearly there achievements.
The Laboratory, on a desk in the room before Dr. West's office.
Can be seen on the following map: