Masquerade, Paper Faces on Parade

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The following file is Level X/0000 Classified
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Item#: 0000
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Two Extradimensional Entities. Capabilities unknown.

Assigned Site Site Director Research Head Assigned Task Force
Site 72 Director Lycus Cyrus Walker SSM-X ("Queen and Priest")



Special Containment Procedures: Following the events of Incident-0000-01, SSM-X ("Queen and Priest") has been established and permanently stationed in Venice for the annual containment of SCP-0000. Major television networks have been placed on twelve-second delays to account for any visible anomalies. Under no circumstances should agents attempt to interrupt or detain any anomalous entities without prior authorization

Description: SCP-0000 is the designation for the Carnevale di Venezia, held annually from early February to late February/march in Venice, Italy. SCP-0000 differs extensively from mainstream accounts of the long-standing festival, with widespread presence of anomalous entities and phenomena at main events that have been concealed from outside eyes. Civilians and tourists appear to accept this as entirely ordinary.



Discovery: SCP-0000 was discovered in February of 2017, after a member of the Unusual Incidents Unit by the name of Alexis Burrows had visited Venice while on an undisclosed assignment. Upon encountering extreme anomalous phenomena during the opening ceremony1, Burrows alerted the FBI, who then contacted the Ordo Iani2 in an attempt to coordinate intelligence efforts in containing the entites.

Upon discovering that the agency had known about SCP-0000 for decades, the UIU reached to the Foundation in assistance.

Out of season attempts to discern the exact nature of SCP-0000 yielded no events.

**Agents: Hadrian Rose (UIU), Maria Spini (SCP)


Thorn exits the hotel, getting into the rented car.

Spini: This is agent Maria Thorn, on my way to liason with FBI agent Hadrian Rose at the opening ceremony in the Cannaregio Cannel regarding SCP-0000.


Spini: Intelligence events yesterday were uneventful. No law enforcement we found could inform us what to expect tonight, so we're going in blind. It's not the worse situation I've ever been in, but im not a fan of the optics. There'll be thousands of people everywhere. We make one false move, and the veil gets torn to shreds.

[Spini arrives at a parking lot, making the rest of the distance on foot. The canal is bustling with tourists, many in masks.]

Spini [muttering to herself] Beginning to think I stick out a little.

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