Registered Phenomena Code: 077

Object Class: Beta-Red

Hazard Types: Sensory Hazard

Containment Protocols: RPC-077 is to be locked in a 4 x 4 x 4 meter waterproof cube-shaped containment chamber at all times. Due to the nature of RPC-077, it must be submerged in mineral-rich liquids in order to increase the volume of it, at least six hours each day, so that it may not slip through possible cracks or eroded materials in its chamber and breach containment. Microphones are to be embedded in the walls of RPC-077's containment chamber for the purpose of research and experimentation. Site personnel are strictly prohibited admittance into the containment chamber of RPC-077, other than for the sole intent to perform a scheduled experiment. Two security personnel are to be positioned in front of the containment chamber, along with another two security guards performing constant surveillance on the inside of RPC-077's containment chamber. While performing an experiment with RPC-077, all staff are to enter the observation deck1. The Authority is to be given a detailed diagnostic on the condition of the containment chamber and assess if repairs must be made to the containment chamber.

██/██/20██, Authorization has been given to move RPC-077 to Site-002, from Site-███. Diagnostics have been completed prior to the vote in order to determine the chance of more possible breaches. The percentage of a breach has dropped significantly, and preparations have been made to move RPC-077 to Site-002.

██/██/20██, RPC-077 has successfully been transferred to Site-002.

Description: RPC-077 is a mass of tendons and veins that measure out to approximately 2 meters. Upon further inspection, the tendons and veins appear to be human. This form can only be seen through cameras, surveillance equipment and/or any external devices which survey video. When looking at RPC-077 through the naked human eye, it takes the form of an elderly lady. RPC-077 is sentient, and when approaching it, it will begin to smile and gesture the person to come closer. When the person is at approximately one meter from it, RPC-077 will offer the person candy. If the person is to refuse, RPC-077 will stop smiling and insist that the person ingests the candy. If at this point, the person agrees to eat the candy that RPC-077 is offering, it will revert back to smiling and will open its hand to reveal assorted and wrapped hard candy. It is still unknown where RPC-077 stores this candy, as for the bare eye it would appear as though it is pulling it out of a pocket. However, while examining this action through a camera, it appears as though it reaches into the inside of itself and pulls out a small piece of flesh.

Said 'flesh,' known as RPC-077-2, measures out to approximately five centimeters long and roughly two centimeters tall. After continuous studies, it appears as though this fleshy substance is a cognitohazard. It poses no threat until tasted, as it sends a shock to the human circulatory system similarly to sugar being sent around the body, which cannot be regulated by homeostasis through insulin. It would appear as though this fleshy substance contains a chemical that is not treated as a dangerous substance in the body. When RPC-077 has killed its victim through the cognitohazard, it will begin to drag the body into the mass of tendons and will prepare to 'eat2' them slowly.

This phase can be as short as an hour or as long as five hours depending on how large or small the person is. When documenting this stage in particular, it was noted that RPC-077 will begin to eat the deceased person by their circulatory system first, until finally decomposing the remaining pieces of the body. In groups of two or larger, RPC-077 does not exhibit any anomalous characteristics and is able to eat, sleep3 and hold meaningful conversations with people in order to appear as an ordinary person. RPC-077 has the ability to run as quickly as 60 km/h, though it rarely makes use of this trait unless it is aware that it is able to escape. RPC-077 has shown a clear sign of aversion towards liquids of any kind. It does not, however, refuse the blood from the body of its victims.

RPC-077 shows a fundamental understanding of the English language, as well as a grasp on the Pennsylvania German language. RPC-077 is able to use its veins and tendons by purposely exerting minerals out from itself, and using the newfound smaller appendages to slip through cracks and small openings in walls. It must be noted that when RPC-077 is emerging from a wall or cracks, it can take up to several minutes up to approximately a half an hour, and to the naked eye the 'grandma' appearance continuously manifests as the emergence is taking place.

Discovery: RPC-077 was found in Pennsylvania in the Amish town of [REDACTED]. The town had approximately three children4 and two women go missing.
A Rapid Response Team designated "Crowd Burners" was dispatched to the town but did not find any clues. After a small conversation with the locals, they were given the green flag to set up cameras temporarily to find the culprit. After discovering that RPC-077's anomalous form5 could be seen through cameras, it narrowed the suspects down until eventually, the 'town grandma' was the only suspect remaining. The town refused to let the Rapid Response Team take RPC-077 into questioning, though RRT units did so. RRT units were able to put RPC-077 in an armored carrier with little to no resistance. After the capture was completed, there was no longer been a problem with disappearing people in the town. The town had also been informed by the Rapid Response Team that the missing people will most likely not turn up, and are dead. It is unknown if the town knew of the anomalous properties of RPC-077, but the Rapid Response Team did not want to show the footage captured as a matter of security for the RPC Authority.

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