A Pair of Scissors
Special Containment Procedures
SCP-733-01 is stored in a secure locker at Site-██. Experimentation with SCP-733-01 may only be performed with prior permission from at least two (2) Level 4 personnel, and any testing performed must be done with direct supervision from at least one (1) Level 3 personnel. As of ██/█/██, all testing with SCP-733-01 has been suspended due to Incident 733-03.
SCP-733-02 is currently stored in a secure, humidity-controlled document locker at Site-██. Direct access to SCP-733-02 may only be performed with prior permission from at least two (2) Level 3 personnel, but access to transcripts and scans of SCP-733-02's contents is available via standard network access to anyone with at least Level 2 clearance.
SCP-733-01 is a pair of ornate silver scissors, apparently crafted circa 18██. When used to [REDACTED BY ORDER OF O5 COMMAND]
When discovered, SCP-733-01 was pressed between the pages of SCP-733-02, a hand-crafted, leather-bound book containing approximately 80 pages. The pages of SCP-733-02 contain 33 black and white photographs, as well as 137 fragments of handwritten text. The authors of the text in SCP-733-02 have been analyzed as belonging to two unidentified individuals, a male (Subject A) and female (Subject B) of approximately 20-25 years of age who appear to be romantically involved with each other. Analysis of the photographs contained in SCP-733-02 have yielded no evidence of tampering, altering, or modification of any of the images.
SCP-733 was discovered in an antique store in the city of [REDACTED] by Foundation researcher Dr. █████ ████████. Upon noting the anomalous details documented within, Dr. █████████ brought the objects into Foundation custody, where it has since been contained.
The following inscription is also visible on the front of SCP-733-02:
Addendum 733-01 Record of Notable Images and Text in SCP-733-02
Subject: Photograph #3, Text Fragment #11
Description: A photograph of a blanket spread out on a grassy hill, with a picnic basket on top. Depressions in the blanket are consistent with that of a person sitting on the blanket, but no one is visible. "The first time I saw you, you were like the rising sun, banishing the chill of loneliness with your radiant beauty." - Subject A
Subject: Photograph #7, Text Fragment #26
Description: A photograph of a table in a crowded restaurant. A well-dressed, middle-aged gentleman is seen conversing and/or laughing with an empty seat next to him. "Even my father dotes upon you! I have not seen him laugh so heartily in years." - Subject A
Subject: Photograph #11, Text Fragment #49
Page(s): 18, 19
Description: A photograph of a wedding chapel. Shadow patterns indicate a woman in a dress should be within the frame of the picture, but no such woman is visible. "When I saw you walking down the aisle, you took my breath away. I have never been so happy as on that day." - Subject A
Subject: Photograph #26, Text Fragment #93
Description: A cradle containing a newborn infant, propped up next to an empty chair. "Our daughter Agatha. The fruit of our love." - Subject A
Subject: Photograph #29, Text Fragment #115
Description: A smiling, handsome man of approximately 20 years of age stands with his hand extended, as if holding something that cannot be seen. "Your friend, ████████. I am almost made jealous by the happiness you show when he is in town!" - Subject A
Subject: Text Fragment #128
Description: "████████, ████████, ████████. Why must you spend so much time with him? Our bed seems to have grown cold lately. Am I at fault?" - Subject A
Subject: Text Fragment #133
Description: "My dear ██████, it is with sadness that I admit to having had an affair with my beloved ████████. I cannot deny it any longer; though I am reluctant, when you read this I will already be gone. I can only hope that you can find it within your heart to forgive me." - Subject B
Subject: Photograph #33, Text Fragments #136-137
Page(s): 67, 68
Description: A damaged photograph, older than the ones before it, showing a couple holding hands. The face of the man as well as the surroundings are blurred by what appears to be drops of human tears and smeared blood, and the woman has been cut out using scissors. "It has been a long time since I have written. My tears are run dry, and sorrow has turned to hatred in my heart." -Subject A "If I cannot have you, then no one else will. No one shall even remember your name when I am through." - Subject A
Addendum 733-02 Experiment Log for SCP-733
Addendum 733-03 Incident 733-03
On ██/█/██, a security breach was reported at Site-██. Upon investigation, security footage showed Agent ██████ opening SCP-733-01's containment locker and [REDACTED]. Further investigation showed that an unidentified senior Foundation researcher was missing from Site-██, determined by checking the Site-██ roster for unfilled positions.
When questioned, Agent ██████ refused to answer questions, merely stating, "He got what he deserved." Agent ██████ is currently detained at Site-█, pending further investigation.