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Item #: SCP-XXXX

Object Class: Euclid

Special Containment Procedures: Mentions of SCP-XXXX that appear in realspace are to be expunged and replaced when necessary. Amnestics are to be deployed in this role if required. The noosphere is to be observed for evidence of SCP-XXXX involvement.

Description: SCP-XXXX is the designation for a metaphorical phenomenon that occurs to narrative creative media1 during creation. SCP-XXXX will typically occur when the creator of the media finds difficulty in continuing or finishing the work. SCP-XXXX takes the form of a metaphorical group of paramedics (henceforward SCP-XXXX-1) who operate entirely within the noosphere2.

SCP-XXXX occurs when a piece of creative media (henceforward SCP-XXXX-2) is partially or totally abandoned by the creator of the work. Reasons for abandonment can include but are not limited to lack of interest and dissatisfaction in the current state of the work. The creator of SCP-XXXX-2 must be alive for the effects of SCP-XXXX to occur, and an incomplete version of the work (such as a draft manuscript) must exist.

When a work fulfills the specifications necessary to be considered SCP-XXXX-2, SCP-XXXX begins. SCP-XXXX-2 manifests a metaphorical representation within the noosphere. This representation always takes the form of some living entity, typically humanoid, and are in medical distress relating to the cause of its manifestation (for example, a narrative with weak structure will manifest a SCP-XXXX-2 instance with broken limbs).

Within 30 minutes of the SCP-XXXX-2 instance manifesting, two SCP-XXXX-1 instances will arrive at the metaphorical location of the SCP-XXXX-2 instance within the noosphere and, after assessing the scene, begin first aid protocols. SCP-XXXX follow a similar protocol to non-literary paramedic personnel, dividing treatment into primary and secondary components as well as taking vital signs at regular intervals.3

Treatment by SCP-XXXX mainly consists of analogues to non-literary paramedic protocols. Non-humanoid SCP-XXXX-2 Instances appear to possess specific variations of such protocols. However, SCP-XXXX-1 are more prone to use medication over traditional paramedics. Medications observed include “confidence”, “willpower”, and “inspiration”.

If possible, SCP-XXXX-1 will treat SCP-XXXX-2 on location and release it immediately. This occurs in roughly 7% of cases. In the remaining 93% of cases, SCP-XXXX-1 transports SCP-XXXX-2 to an unknown secondary location, theorized to be a metaphorical hospital. In 32% of total cases, SCP-XXXX-1 deems the SCP-XXXX-2 instance to be in critical condition and will transport the instance immediately after completion of the primary survey.

SCP-XXXX-2 instances immediately released will recover fully and demanifest, and the corresponding narrative will be finished and successfully released. Transported SCP-XXXX-2 instances have an approximate 87% rate of recovery and the corresponding narrative being finished4. Furthermore, SCP-XXXX-2 instances transported in critical condition have an approximate 63% chance of recovery5.

Content creators affected by SCP-XXXX note a higher incidence of dreams involving medicine, doctors, ambulances, and snakes. Approximately 27% of known works completed due to SCP-XXXX contain statistically notable references to ambulances and lifesaving.

Addendum-XXXX-1: Observation of SCP-XXXX effects on SCP-XXXX-2 manifestation and SCP-XXXX-2 creator concurrently
On January 17th, 2019, foundation intelligence identified an individual likely to undergo an SCP-XXXX event. This individual, Alice Westrin (henceforward POI-XXXX-1), was at the time writing “The Echoes of the Bells”, a short science fiction story intended to be entered in an online fiction contest. POI-XXXX-1 had expressed difficulty in completing the story on the contest forums and had stated numerous times they were “close to giving up on this bastard”. Due to this, foundation operatives were sent to observe POI-XXXX-1 as foundation psychics prepared to observe the expected SCP-XXXX event, to discern the effects of SCP-XXXX-1 actions on the author of the SCP-XXXX-2 work concurrently. The SCP-XXXX event began January 20th, 2019, at 15:37.

Begin Log-XXXX-A

15:37: POI-XXXX-1 ceases writing the SCP-XXXX-2, describing it as “worthless garbage”. SCP-XXXX event begins
15:41: SCP-XXXX-2 manifestation (henceforward SCP-XXXX-2-A) located by foundation operatives. SCP-XXXX-2-A takes form of androgynous human, apart the head being replaced by a large bell6. SCP-XXXX-2-A exhibits difficulty breathing, despite lacking a mouth, as well as a rash on the lower right arm.
15:54: SCP-XXXX-1 arrive on scene in ambulance. Observing foundation personnel are asked to stay clear of SCP-XXXX-27
15:55: SCP-XXXX-1 begin assessing SCP-XXXX-2-A, with the SCP-XXXX-1 instance that was originally the passenger (henceforward SCP-XXXX-1-A) takes charge in this assessment while the SCP-XXXX-1 instance that was the driver (henceforward SCP-XXXX-1-B) unpacks a first aid “jump kit”.
15:57: SCP-XXXX-1-A completes primary assessment survey. SCP-XXXX-1-A and SCP-XXXX-1-B begin the secondary assessment survey. SCP-XXXX-1-A begins questioning SCP-XXXX-2-A on its situation while SCP-XXXX-1-B begins taking vital signs.

Addendum-XXXX-2: Selected SCP-XXXX event log
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[Put in a log] inspiration” is administered in a manner similar to an epinephrine injector (epi pen), and exhibits similar effects on SCP-XXXX-2 instances as epinephrine would on a patient suffering anaphylaxis. The creator of the work SCP-XXXX-2 represents exhibits increased interest in the work and its completion when inspiration is administered
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