So, this has been on my mind for quite a bit and finally gets written down. However, this will receive fewer updates than normal since I don't have enough time for this at the moment.
This will be a reading about the SCP universe, which is by far one of the more interesting universes ever created.
" Huh, who's that ?" Yang asked no one in particular. She had a luscious blonde hair, which was the joy of her life. " Are any of you expecting someone ?" She looked teasingly at Weiss and Blake.
" No Yang, we haven't called for anyone." Blake replied. Her bow twitched, showing both her curiosity and the fact that she hid her cat ears under that. She was what many would call a Faunus, more specifically, a black cat faunus.
" Well, it can't be no one." Weiss added. She had a scar under her left eye, which was often unnoticed as her hair would gather the most attention, as it was unnaturally white.
" Well, we can't keep them waiting for long." The leader of the group, Ruby said. Ruby was the youngest of them all. While Yang, Weiss and Blake were seventeen, Ruby was only fifteen when she got admitted to Beacon Academy.
She was Yang's half-sister, since when Yang's mom, Raven left their dad, Taiyang, it was Summer, Ruby's mother, who stayed with the heartbroken man and eventually they fell in love. Sadly, she went MIA during a Grimm Extermination mission and they have been raised by their now-single father ever since.
The young leader walked to the door and opened it. She was surprised to see a packed box sitting right there. " What's this ?" She asked as she brought the box in to the room.
" Finally, it arrived." Blake said as she took the box from Ruby's hand.
" What's in the box ?" Yang asked.
" I saw this unmarked disc online, and bought it." She said.
" And why did you do that ?" Weiss asked. She had been told by her sister several time to be smart whenever she bought things online.
" Well, it is supposed to be a secret database on unknown beings." The faunus explained, " Well, I don't actually believe in them, but even then, it has to be good if they are making an entire database full of them."
" That's true." Weiss said, " Well, you can use my laptop for that."
Blake nodded as she went to the heiress' laptop, which was one of the unreleased versions of the industry. She inserted the disc and waited.
Soon the laptop read the information from the disc and an icon appeared on the screen which she clicked.
" Welcome to the SCP Foundation database." A female robotic voice said, shocking all of them.
" Um, what's that ?" Ruby asked, curious.
Suddenly the voice became a bit serious, " Operating clandestine and worldwide, the Foundation operates beyond jurisdiction, empowered and entrusted by every major national government with the task of containing anomalous objects, entities, and phenomena. These anomalies pose a significant threat to global security by threatening either physical or psychological harm."
Weiss raised an eyebrow at that. If these anomalies were so threatening to the entire world, why hadn't the world heard about them. And more so, why was the Foundation kept a secret.
" Hey, um, what's an anomaly ?" Ruby asked, prompting Weiss to smack her head, not believing how naive their leader was.
It was Blake who explained, " Ruby, an anomaly is something that isn't normal, like finding a raisin in a cookie."
Ruby made a face as she remembered the times when she found the offending fruit in a perfectly good cookie.
"The Foundation operates to maintain normalcy, so that the worldwide civilian population can live and go on with their daily lives without fear, mistrust, or doubt in their personal beliefs, and to maintain human independence from extraterrestrial, extradimensional, and other extranormal influence."
" That's understandable." Weiss said to herself.
" Wait, wouldn't it be wise to, you know, tell the world about the anomalies ?" Yang asked.
Weiss shook her head. " No, you don't understand." She started, " It's like this. If the world learns of an extremely strong Grimm that no one could beat, so riots would spread."
Yang nodded her head in understanding.
" What does SCP stand for anyways ?" Ruby asked.
The voice suddenly proclaimed, " Secure. Contain. Protect."
Everybody hushed. " Is she listening to us ?"
" Yes I am." The voice said. " Having the designation Juniper-009, my function is to inform a few selected individuals from different dimensions."
" Dimensions ?" Weiss asked, raising an eyebrow, not believing it.
" Yes Weiss Schnee, heiress of the Schnee Dust Company, this disc doesn't originate from your home dimension, rather it originates from Earth." Juniper said.
" Earth ?" Ruby asked, " Isn't that a mythical place told in stories ?"
A face formed on the screen of a woman. They could tell that it was artificial as the face was made up of codes. The face shook her head. " No Ruby Rose, daughter of Summer Rose and Taiyang Xio Long, Earth is as real as the world around you. After all, all myths are based on events that happened."
Blake sat down on to one of the bed and asked, " And you say that they are contained, right ?" Juniper nodded, " Well how ?"
" The Foundation has decided on having four class to the anomaly to decide how to contain it. Safe. Euclid. Keter. Thaumiel." Juniper explained.
" And how are they, y'know, classified ?" Yang asked.
" A simple Locked Box test is used.
If you lock it in a box, leave it alone, and nothing bad will happen, then it's probably Safe.
If you lock it in a box, leave it alone, and you're not entirely sure what will happen, then it's probably Euclid.
If you lock it in a box, leave it alone, and it easily escapes, then it's probably Keter.
If it is the box, then it's probably Thaumiel."
Ruby snorted at the analogy used.
" We also have a fifth official class, the Neutralized. Neutralized SCPs are anomalies that are no longer anomalous, either through having been intentionally or accidentally destroyed, or disabled." Juniper said.
She paused and welcomed them again. " Welcome to the SCP Foundation database. Would you like to read any files available ?" She asked.
" How many entries are there ?" Weiss asked.
" Not counting the anomalies yet to be classified, the Foundation has 4999 entries."
Ruby gulped at that. Whoever the Foundation members were, they were extremely smart to create entries for all of them.
" Which one do you recommend, Juniper ?" Blake asked.
" Yes Blake Belladonna. One function of mine is to make the viewers read the first few entries to understand how dangerous the anomalies can be. However, please do not misunderstand that all anomalies are a threat to humanity." Juniper said. " The first SCP you can read about is SCP-O49."
" Cool." Yang said. " So, are we going to have to read it, or.. ?" She asked.
" Do not fret, Yang Xio Long, the database comes with a Text-to-Speech function. So gather popped corn or any other nourishment you would prefer."
Soon, every member of team had gathered, and to their surprise, Juniper had somehow formed a huge television on one of the walls of the room. " How'd that happen ?" Yang asked.
Juniper replied, " For your viewing pleasure, I upgraded the room to have a television."
RWBY sat down on the bed that was in front of the television. " Please be noted that if at any point you feel like taking a break, please inform me as some of the entries in the database is disturbing."
" That's fine, we face Grimms on daily bases." Yang said. " There's nothing that can disturb us."
There was a pause, after which Juniper said, " Suit yourself." Soon, the first entry popped up. They could see the first image, which happened to be a face, wearing what seemed to be a mask. The face was also covered with a black hood.
" Wow, that's creepy." Ruby commented as she munched on some cookies.
" That's true." Yang agreed. " Wonder why does it wear a mask ?"
Item #: SCP-049
Object Class: Euclid
" So it is a Euclid type." Blake said, remembering the containment classes the Foundation had for the anomalies.
Special Containment Procedures: SCP-049 is contained within a Standard Secure Humanoid Containment Cell in Research Sector-02 at Site-19. SCP-049 must be sedated before any attempts to transport it.
" Must be super strong if they need to sedate it." Weiss hummed.
" Hey Weiss, why don't the Hunters use sedatives to transport the Grimms." Ruby asked.
" Ruby, the thing is that no matter how strong of a sedative we use, there has been no observed effects on the Grimms." Weiss explained.
Ruby nodded at that.
During transport, SCP-049 must be secured within a Class III Humanoid Restriction Harness (including a locking collar and extension restraints) and monitored by no fewer than two armed guards.
Blake frowned at the Harness used to restrain the anomaly, It reminded her of the time when Faunus were treated like second-hand citizens.
" Isn't it a bit wrong ?"She asked Juniper, making the AI shake her head.
" No, it is not at all. You will understand why we have to take such extreme precautions." She replied.
Blake frowned at that but agreed to listen to the information.
While SCP-049 is generally cooperative with most Foundation personnel,
" That's nice." Ruby said, happy that the anomaly is nice to the people around it.
outbursts or sudden changes in behaviour are to be met with elevated force. Under no circumstances should any personnel come into direct contact with SCP-049 during these outbursts.
Ruby's smile turned into a frown as she learned about the aggressiveness of SCP-049.
" Wait, wait, wait, hey Juniper." Yang called.
" What is it that you want, Yang Xio Long ?" Juniper asked as her face became visible on the screen.
" Well, firstly, call me Yang, and second, does it have a name ?" She asked the AI.
" Yes, it has been called the Plague Doctor by the Guards that monitor it, though the D-Class only know it as SCP-049." Juniper replied.
" D-Class ?" Blake questioned, raising an eyebrow.
Juniper became silent, " Moving on."
In the event SCP-049 becomes aggressive, the application of lavender (L. multifida) has been shown to produce a calming effect on the entity. Once calmed, SCP-049 generally becomes compliant, and will return to containment with little resistance.
" So, we better stock up on lavender if we come across the Plague Doctor." Ruby said.
" Ruby, the Plague Doctor doesn't exist in our universe." Weiss told the red themed huntress.
" But isn't that what anomalies are ?" She questioned the Schnee, who paused as she attempted to answer that question.
In order to facilitate the ongoing containment of SCP-049, the entity is to be provided with the corpse of a recently deceased animal (typically a bovine or other large mammal) once every two weeks for study.
Both Yang and Ruby gasped at that. Weiss raised an eyebrow at the sisters. " It isn't that uncommon for small animals to be used for testing." She said.
"But it doesn't mean it's right." Ruby cried out. " What if it was Zwei ?"
Weiss paused at that. She had really loved the small dog that belonged to the sisters.
" Its wrong that they do that." Blake said. Being part cat, she felt as if the Plague Doctor was given corpses of Faunus to experiment on.
Corpses that become instances of SCP-049-2 are to be removed from SCP-049's containment cell and incinerated.
" SCP-049-2 ?" Ruby raised an eye at that. " You mean that there's more than one Plague Doctor ?" She asked, raising her voice.
Juniper came on again. "No Ruby, there is only one SCP-049." She answered.
" Then why does it say 049-2 ?" She asked.
Juniper sighed again. " All shall be revealed. Please have patience."
Ruby frowned at that. " Fine, but that doesn't mean that I'll like it."
SCP-049 is no longer permitted to interact with human subjects, and requests for human subjects are to be denied.
" It wants HUMAN SUBJECTS ?" Weiss asked, shocked at that.
" Now you get angry." Blake asked Weiss. It was had a rough history since they teamed up. Weiss disliked the Faunus, which stemmed from the fact that the White Fang, a terrorist group consisting of radical faunus, had targeted the Schnee Dust Company from time to time. And Blake hid her status as a Faunus to prevent being judged by some. Though they did overcame this initially, becoming even better friends, they still had some disagreements.
" H-hey !" Weiss protested.
" Do not fret, Ms. Blake, Ms. Weiss," Juniper interjected, " There has been no instances on the existence of the species classified as Faunus on Earth."
Blake looked shocked at that. "T-there's no Faunus ?" She asked.
" No there are none." Juniper said, making Blake feel weird.
Yang saw how her friend and teammate was feeling and put a comforting hand on her shoulder, " Hey, at least you are here with us." She said.
" Yeah, and that's what matters the most." Their team leader said.
" I agree." Weiss agreed with them.
Blake smiled at them. " Thanks." She said.
Temporary Containment Procedure Update: (See Addendum 049.3) Per Containment Committee Order 049.S19.17.1, SCP-049 is no longer permitted to interact directly with any members of Foundation staff, nor is it to be provided with any additional corpses to be used in its surgeries.
"That's comforting to hear." Ruby said, happy that no more animals would be given to the Doctor.
This order shall persist indefinitely, until such time a consensus regarding the ongoing containment of SCP-049 can be reached.
" Wait, the current containment isn't final ?" Weiss asked.
" No it isn't." Juniper replied, " There have been few cases of containment breaches, which gave SCP-049 the opportunity to attack few members of the Foundation, turning them into SCP-049-2."
" So why hasn't it been, you know, put down ?" Yang asked.
" The SCP claims to know a cure to a disease, and the Foundation has decided on keeping it alive until the cure is achieved from it." Juniper said.
The group nodded at that.
Description: SCP-049 is a humanoid entity, roughly 1.9 meters in height, which bears the appearance of a medieval plague doctor.
"Yeah, why do they call it the Plague Doctor ?" Yang asked.
" During the medieval times, there was a break of the Bubonic Plague, and many doctors during that time wore that type of mask to prevent any airborne diseases."
While SCP-049 appears to be wearing the thick robes and the ceramic mask indicative of that profession, the garments instead seem to have grown out of SCP-049's body over time, and are now nearly indistinguishable from whatever form is beneath them. X-rays indicate that despite this, SCP-049 does have a humanoid skeletal structure beneath its outer layer.
" It's suit morphed with it ?" Weiss questioned, shocked.
" Maybe if we stayed for too long in one suit, we might bond with it as well." Yang joked.
" That might save on cleaning." Ruby laughed.
SCP-049 is capable of speech in a variety of languages, though tends to prefer English or medieval French.
" English ? French ?" Blake wondered.
" On Earth, there are roughly 6,500 spoken languages, however about 2,000 of these have fewer than 1,000 speakers." Juniper explained. "Of them, English and French are two of them."
" Wow.." Weiss muttered. Remnant only had one unified language, out of which a few accents had formed. To learn that an entire world had 6,500 languages and functioned normally was amazing.
While SCP-049 is generally cordial and cooperative with Foundation staff, it can become especially irritated or at times outright aggressive if it feels that it is in the presence of what it calls the "Pestilence".
" The ' Pestilence' ?" Ruby questioned.
" At the moment, we have not yet identified what the Pestilence SCP-049 calls." Juniper said. " However, we had several theories on what it can be."
" Can we ask of them ?" Blake asked.
" Yes, one of the most prominent theories is that the Pestilence is the Bubonic Plague." Juniper said.
" Why is it trying to find a cure ?" Ruby asked.
" The Bubonic Plague, or the Black Death occurred during 1347 to 1351 and had killed an estimate of 75 to 200 million people." Juniper stated, shocking the team.
" That many people died." Ruby whispered, shocked at the large number of death.
Weiss noticed their team leader feeling sad, so she comforted her by giving her some more cookies.
Although the exact nature of this Pestilence is currently unknown to Foundation researchers, it does seem to be an issue of immense concern to SCP-049.
SCP-049 will become hostile with individuals it sees as being affected by the Pestilence, often having to be restrained should it encounter such. If left unchecked, SCP-049 will generally attempt to kill any such individual; SCP-049 is capable of causing all biological functions of an organism to cease through direct skin contact.
Everyone paled at that. The Plague Doctor could kill through skin contact. Now that was horrifying. " While that might be scary, it'd be pretty cool to defeat Grimm with a single attack." Ruby said.
Yang snorted at that. " Yeah, that'd be pretty cool. We'd be called the One Attack Team or something." She joked.
" Only you Yang, only you." Weiss said with a shake of her head.
How this occurs is currently unknown,
" I suppose that's a good thing that they don't know how that occurs." Blake said.
Yang and Ruby looked at her. " Wouldn't that be a good thing if we learn how to defeat Grimm by just touching them ?"Ruby asked.
Weiss explained, " Ruby, if the method gets out on how to do what the Plague Doctor does, then everyone would know, even the bad guys." She said, making Ruby nod her head. The daughter of Summer Rose had a sort of rivalry with Roman Torchwik, and she would really hate it if he got that ability.
and autopsies of SCP-049's victims have invariably been inconclusive. SCP-049 has expressed frustration or remorse after these killings, indicating that they have done little to kill "The Pestilence",
" I mean, then again, if they're not alive any more, they don't have the Pestilence, or whatever it is." Yang mused jokingly, making the three look at her. " Too far ?" She asked.
" Too far." Everyone agreed.
though will usually seek to then perform a crude surgery on the corpse using the implements contained within a black doctor's bag it carries on its person at all times.
" So, how big is the bag ?" Blake asked.
Juniper showed a full body image of the SCP, making Yang laugh, " Ha, he's got a fanny pack."
" While that may be the case, the bag has exhibited magic satchel like properties, being able to contain everything SCP-049 requires within it." Juniper explained, making the team day dream of having a never-ending shopping bag.
While these surgeries are not always "successful", they often result in the creation of instances of SCP-049-2.
" We'd like to know more about these 049-2." Ruby said, squinting her eyes slightly.
" If you would wait, the information will surely come." Juniper reimpranded Ruby.
"Ah, sorry." The girl said as she laughed off her restlessness.
SCP-049-2 instances are reanimated corpses that have been operated on by SCP-049.
" So basically a zombie." Weiss said, making Juniper nod her head.
" A correct observation, Ms. Schnee." The AI complimented her.
" Um, please call me Weiss." She asked of the AI.
" Of course." Juniper said.
These instances do not seem to retain any of their prior memories or mental functions, having only basic motor skills and response mechanisms. While these instances are generally inactive, moving very little and in a generally ambulatory fashion, they can become extremely aggressive if provoked, or if directed to by SCP-049.
" A sort of hive mind function." Blake said, her eyes widening.
" I'm sorry, a what ?" Yang asked. She had heard the term in the passing, but never really understood it.
" A hive mind can be described as several being functioning using a singular brain. The brain is usually found in the hive mother of the group." Blake explained, making the blonde Brawler nod her head in understanding.
SCP-049-2 instances express active biological functions, though these are vastly different from currently understood human physiology. Despite these alterations, SCP-049 often remarks that the subjects have been "cured".
" Of course it would say that." Weiss huffed at that. " Since it killed them."
" That may be true, but according to the Plague Doctor, it is only helping them." Blake said, " And it might be wrong, but in its mind, it is saving them." She lowered her head as she said that, as she remembered her time in the White Fang and also the time she defended them, not knowing that they were damaging the reputation the Faunus had among the humans.
Addendum 049.1: Discovery
" Huh, that's interesting." Yang said.
SCP-049 was discovered during the investigation of a series of unknown disappearances in the town of Montauban in southern France.
" France ?" Weiss asked.
" France is one of the 195 countries that exist on Earth. Each country is place within one of the seven continents that are on Earth." Juniper explained. " They are Asia, Africa, Europe, North America, South America and Australia."
" In which one does France exist." She asked.
" France is found in Europe." Juniper said.
During a raid on a local home, investigators found several instances of SCP-049-2, as well as SCP-049. While law enforcement personnel engaged the hostile 049-2 instances, SCP-049 was noted as watching the engagement and taking notes in its journal.
" Like researcher." Blake commented.
After all of the 049-2 instances were dispatched, SCP-049 willingly entered Foundation custody.
" Why would it willingly enter custody ?" Ruby asked.
" Well, it's most likely that it saw the Foundation as a way to get test subjects more easily." Yang said. " And also seeing that it needs protection of sorts, this was the best option for it."
Everyone looked at Yang in shock, something the she noticed. " Hey, I can be smart." She huffed.
An image of the SCP came up, a bit blurred, showing the head and the upper-chest of the anomaly. " This image was taken when the Foundation first discovered the SCP." Juniper said.
" It looks freaky." Ruby commented.
" Well, it wasn't supposed to exist, but it does." Yang told her younger half-sister.
" You see, Team RWBY, the Foundation has made several thousand entries of the similar sorts." Juniper explained, " And has worked to ensure that these anomalies does not harm our world. We do this by neutralizing said SCPs. This may include simple procedures such as burning. However, they can also include letting the SCP fight each other in hopes of one of them being killed."
" So like an SCP Fight Club ?" Yang said, grinning.
Juniper looked at her, " Precisely, and one of the SCP used in this method is SCP-096, termed as the ' Shy Guy '." She said.
" Well, we'd like to hear more about that one." Ruby said, since they had the time as it was an off-day.
" Sure, why not." Weiss agreed to that as they got ready to listen to another anomaly that had been contained.
I am going to initially focus on the popular SCPs before using the Random SCP button on the site.
SCP is one of the expansive works that is for the fans, by the fans, with several games being made, with the most popular one being SCP : Containment Breach.
That being said, if you have any SCP I should have them react to, please let me know in the reviews.
Gotta yeet myself outta here.