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Analysis of the Plokamisuchus

Unified Thaumatology Quarterly Vol. 77, No. 2, October 1988, pp. 33-42

International Center for the Study of Unified Thaumatology
Dublin Campus

By Dr. S. Mann

Abstract

The International Center for the Study of Unified Thaumaturgy has acquired the corpse of Plokamisuchus from Marshall Carter and Dark Ltd. for study into the biological structure of this anomalous creature. The goals of this study are to provide MC&D Ltd. with potentially valuable anomalous material, as per the acquisition agreement, and to examine the creature to determine its full range of anomalous properties.

Introduction

On June 13, 1988, a large semiaquatic anomaly attacked the anomalous city of Hy-Brasil, destroying much of the city before it was eventually killed by the Global Occult Coalition, and recovered by MC&D. Nobody knows where the anomaly came from, if there might be more, and how to more easily kill these entities if necessary.

Already known properties of the anomaly are that it has the ability to quickly regenerate extreme wounds, the ability to generate a form of anomalous fire, and being extremely light for its size. The goal of this autopsy is to determine the causes of all of these anomalies, and potentially finding weaknesses in its design.

Methodology

The study will be conducted by performing an autopsy on Plokamisuchus to attempt to find the origin of its anomalous abilities. It is entirely possible that the entity is able to be completely biologically explained, and able to be classified as such.
Results
Outer Tissues

sclerite

A piece of sclerite removed from the body of the Plokamisuchus.

The outermost layer of Plokamisuchus consists of "scales" which are very difficult to break. These "scales" are actually sclerites1 fashioned into the shape of scales. The amount of metals in this alloy varies from scale to scale. The amount of metals in each sclerite varies but all are made up of a combination of iron sulfides, pyrite, greigite, and biological material from the skin of the entity.

The Plokamisuchus has been shown to have the ability to heal even extremely grevious wounds, in both life and death. A cross section of skin taken from Plokamisuchus healed over within a week, which is notable, but still significantly slower than the regeneration shown when the anomaly was still living, where it could regenerate flesh within seconds. The entities regenerative abilities are supplemented by the way its skin functions, wherein the tissue is extremely spongy, with large pockets of air. This allows the anomaly to have to regenerate less flesh than that of traditional tissue.

The lower part of the Plokamisuchus is made of five tentacled appendages, similar to that of an octopus. The outside layer of the tentacles is also surrounded by sclerites, with suction cups protruding outwards. The Plokamisuchus has the ability to release the tension in its suckers to release the suction from the suction cups, allowing it to effectively grab objects.

Internal Organs
The Plokamisuchus has all of the organs necessary to sustain life. First and foremost, the creature has a brain, as well as a nervous system. The subjects brain is approximately a half a meter long and a quarter of a meter wide, and takes up the majority of its headspace. Due to damage done to the organism, the brain and skull has a large hole in it, caused by the GOC use of the Casaba-Howitzer, which makes accurate examination of possible brain function difficult. However, the entity is believed to have been extremely intelligent, and displayed the ability for tool use in its attack on Hy-Brasil.

Skeletal systems in the Plokamisuchus are somewhat odd, with the upper half of the entity having bones and the lower, octopus-like structure having none. The upper half has bones similar to that of a crocodile, with the exception of having different arms and a disproportionate head. The arms of the Plokamisuchus have different joints than that of a traditional crocodile, with a ball and socket joint as opposed to a traditional joint, allowing more human-like arm movements.

The cardiovascular system in the Plokamisuchus is fully formed, with a working heart, gills, and blood vessels. The Plokamisuchus primarily has two large sets of gills on its midsection, but also possesses working lungs, allowing it to breathe above water. The entities heart is heavily damaged from battle, but after removal of the large shrapnel in the heart of the entity, it is clearly shown to be a standard four-chambered heart, albeit large enough to sustain it, at a meter and a half long.

Other Anomalous Properties
The entity has a previously unknown organ near its throat, which reacts like somewhat of a compass, which points to areas of high Elan Vital Energy (EVE) as well as the ability to transfer this energy into a usable thermic state. This is clearly the entities source of "Spellfire" a form of anomalous fire that burns underwater, which the entity has been noted to use before.

[Asking chandra for help here because I'm bad with akiva radiation and I don't know how to elaborate on the low humes]

Discussion

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