Writhing Chains

Item #: SCP-XXXX

Object Class: Thaumiel

Special Containment Procedures: SCP-XXXX is currently in storage on Storage Site-77, and is being kept considered for use at a later date.

SCP-XXXX is to be kept in a dry, ventilated room; if the room is breached by water or other liquids, SCP-XXXX is to be avoided at all costs until it has become suitably dry or has detained a separate entity, after which it is to be quickly wiped down, removed from the entity, and relocated to a suitable storage room.

Description: SCP-XXXX is a wrought iron anchor dating back to about 1935 AD, linked to an iron chain that may extend up to 750 feet, but may contract to no shorter than 50 feet. The anchor seems resistant to rust, and the chain is predicted to be capable of withstanding strain in excess of the normal limits of regular iron chains.

When SCP-XXXX comes into contact with water, the chains