To all, a good night.
/*
    Simple Yonder Theme
    [2020 Wikidot Theme]
    By EstrellaYoshte
    Based on:
        Sigma-9 Theme by Aelanna and Dr Devan
        Anderson Robotics Theme by Croquembouche
        Minimal Theme by stormbreath
        Word Processing Theme by stormbreath
        Flopstyle CSS by Lt Flops
*/
 
@import url('https://scp-wiki.wdfiles.com/local--files/theme%3Asimple-yonder/jost.css');
@import url('https://fonts.googleapis.com/css2?family=Open+Sans&display=swap');
@import url(https://fonts.googleapis.com/css2?family=Fira+Code&display=swap);
 
:root {
    --themeColor: #7E2520;
    --accentColor: #E01F1F;
    --whiteColor: #FBFBFB;
    --borderColor: #C4C4C4;
}
 
#page-content { font-size: .87rem; }
 
body {
    color: #000000;
    font-family: 'Open Sans', sans-serif;
    background-color: var(--whiteColor);
}
 
.code pre, .code p, .code, tt{ /* ---- Code by Croquembouche ---- */
    font-family: "Fira Code", monospace;
}
 
.page-source {
    font-family: "Fira Code", monospace;
 
}
a {
    color: var(--accentColor);
}
 
a:visited {
    color: var(--themeColor);
}
 
h1,
h2,
h3,
h4,
h5,
h6 {
    color: var(--themeColor);
    font-family: 'jostregular';
    font-weight: bold;
}
 
#page-title {
    color: var(--themeColor);
    font-family: 'jostregular';
    font-weight: bold;
    font-size: 2.4em;
    border-color: var(--borderColor);
}
 
/* ---- HEADER ---- */
 
 div#container-wrap{
     background-image: url('https://scp-wiki.wdfiles.com/local--files/theme%3Asimple-yonder/bg3.png');
     background-repeat: repeat-x;
}
 
div#header {
    background-image: url('https://scp-wiki.wdfiles.com/local--files/theme%3Asimple-yonder/logo.png');
    background-size: 7.3rem;
    background-position: 3px 29px;
}
@media (max-width: 767px) and (min-width: 480px) {
    div#header {
      background-size: 6rem;
      background-position: -4px 44px;
    }
}
@media (max-width: 479px) {
    div#header {
      background-size: 4.6rem;
      background-position: -3px 58px;
    }
}
 
#account-topbutton {
    border-width: 0;
}
#login-status,
#login-status a {
    color: var(--whiteColor);
    font-weight: bold;
}
#login-status ul a,
#login-status ul a:hover {
    color: var(--themeColor);
}
 
#search-top-box-input,
#search-top-box-input:hover,
#search-top-box-input:focus,
#search-top-box-form input[type=submit],
#search-top-box-form input[type=submit]:hover,
#search-top-box-form input[type=submit]:focus {
    border: none;
    background: #282828;
    box-shadow: none;
    border-radius: 2px;
    color: #f4f4f4;
}
 
#search-top-box input.empty {
    color: var(--borderColor);
}
 
div#header h1 a span {
    font-family: 'jostregular';
    font-weight: bold;
    color: #f4f4f4;
    text-shadow: 0px 0px 0px #000;
}
div#header h2 span {
    font-family: 'Open Sans', sans-serif;
    font-weight: bold;
    color: #f4f4f4;
    padding: 17px 0;
    text-shadow: 0px 0px 0px #000;
    white-space: pre;
}
 
/* ---- TOP BAR ---- */
 
#top-bar ul li.sfhover a,
#top-bar ul li:hover a {
    color: var(--themeColor);
}
 
#top-bar ul li ul {
    border-color: var(--borderColor);
    box-shadow: none;
}
 
#top-bar ul li.sfhover a,
#top-bar ul li:hover a {
    background: #f4f4f4;
}
 
/* ---- SIDE BAR ---- */
 
div#side-bar {
    font-size: 104%;
    background-color: var(--whiteColor);
}
 
#side-bar .side-block.media > * {
    display: flex;
    justify-content: space-evenly;
}
#side-bar .side-block {
    border: var(--whiteColor) 4px;
    border-radius: 0;
    box-shadow: none;
    background: var(--whiteColor) !important;
    padding: 2px;
}
#side-bar .heading {
    border: none;
    border-radius: 0;
    color: #282828;
    font-size: 1.3em;
    padding: 1em 1em 0 0;
    border-top: 1px solid var(--borderColor);
    margin: 1em -0.8em 1em -0.5em;
    font-weight: normal;
}
 
#side-bar .menu-item > a:hover {
    background-color: rgba(0,0,0,0.05);
    color: var(--accentColor);
    text-decoration: none;
}
 
#top-bar div.open-menu a {
    border-radius: 0;
    box-shadow: 0px 1px 4px 0 rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.2), 0px 3px 10px 0 rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.19);
    color: var(--themeColor);
    border: none;
}
 
#side-bar a:visited {
    color: var(--themeColor);
}
 
@media (max-width: 767px) {
    #main-content {
        padding: 0;
        margin: 0 5%;
        border-left: none;
    }
    #page-title {
        margin-top: 0.7em;
    }
    #side-bar {
        left: -19em;
    }
    #side-bar:target {
        border: none;
        box-shadow: 1px 0 5px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.2);
    }
    #side-bar .close-menu {
        transition: width 0.5s ease-in-out 0.1s,
        opacity 1s ease-in-out 0s;
        display: block;
        position: fixed;
        width: 100%;
        height: 100%;
        top: 0;
        right: 0;
        background: rgba(0,0,0,0.3);
        background-position: 19em 50%;
        z-index: -1;
        opacity: 0;
        pointer-events: none;
    }
    #side-bar:target .close-menu {
        width: calc(100% - 19em);
        right: 0;
        left: auto;
        opacity: 1;
        pointer-events: auto;
    }
    #page-content > hr, #page-content > .list-pages-box > .list-pages-item > hr {
        margin: 3em -5.5%;
    }
    #side-bar {
        top: 0;
    }
    #side-bar .heading {
        padding-left: 1em;
        margin-left: -1em;
    }
}
 
/* ---- TABS ---- */
 
.yui-navset .yui-nav,
.yui-navset .yui-navset-top .yui-nav {
    border-color: var(--themeColor); /* color between tab list and content */
}
 
.yui-navset .yui-nav a,
.yui-navset .yui-navset-top .yui-nav a {
    background: var(--whiteColor); /* tab background */
    border-color: transparent;
    color: black;
    transition: 0.125s;
}
 
.yui-navset .yui-nav a em {
    background: #f4f4f4;
    box-shadow: none;
    border-color: var(--whiteColor);
}
.yui-navset .yui-nav .selected a, .yui-navset .yui-nav .selected a em {
    font-weight: bold;
}
 
.yui-navset .yui-nav .selected a,
.yui-navset .yui-nav .selected a:focus,
.yui-navset .yui-nav .selected a:hover {
    background: var(--whiteColor); /* selected tab background */
    color: var(--themeColor);
}
 
.yui-navset .yui-nav a:hover,
.yui-navset .yui-nav a:focus {
    background: var(--whiteColor);
}
 
.yui-navset .yui-nav .selected a,
.yui-navset .yui-nav .selected a em {
    border-color: transparent;
    box-shadow: 0px 1px 2px 0.5px rgba(0,0,0,0.5);
    background: var(--whiteColor);
}
 
.yui-navset .yui-content {
    background: var(--whiteColor); /* content background color */
}
 
.yui-navset .yui-content,
.yui-navset .yui-navset-top .yui-content {
    border: solid 1px var(--borderColor);
    border-top-width: 0;
}
 
.yui-navset-left .yui-content {
    border-left-color: #b7a9a9; /* different border color */
}
 
/* ---- INFO BAR ---- */
 body{
     --barColour: var(--themeColor);
}
 
 .info-container .collapsible-block-content .wiki-content-table{
     width: 100%;
}
 
/* ---- INFO PANE ---- */
 
#page-content .creditRate{
     margin: unset;
    margin-bottom: 8px;
}
#page-content .rate-box-with-credit-button {
    background-color: var(--whiteColor);
    border: solid 1px var(--whiteColor);
    box-shadow: none;
    border-radius: 0;
}
 
#page-content .rate-box-with-credit-button .fa-info {
    border: none;
    color: var(--themeColor);
}
 
#page-content .rate-box-with-credit-button .fa-info:hover {
    background: var(--whiteColor);
    color: var(--accentColor);
}
 
.rate-box-with-credit-button .cancel {
    border: solid 1px var(--whiteColor);
}
 
.modalbox {
    background: var(--whiteColor);
    border: none;
    box-shadow: none;
    border-radius: 0;
}
iframe.close-credits {
    top: 1.25em;
    right: 1.5em;
    transform: scale(1.5, 1.25);
}
 
/* ---- PAGE RATING ---- */
 
.page-rate-widget-box {
    box-shadow: none;
    margin: unset;
    margin-bottom: 8px;
}
 
.page-rate-widget-box .rate-points {
    background-color: var(--whiteColor) !important;
    color: var(--themeColor) !important;
    border: solid 1px var(--whiteColor);
}
.page-rate-widget-box .rateup,
.page-rate-widget-box .ratedown {
    background-color: var(--whiteColor);
    border-top: solid 1px var(--whiteColor);
    border-bottom: solid 1px var(--whiteColor);
}
 
.page-rate-widget-box .rateup a,
.page-rate-widget-box .ratedown a {
    background: transparent;
    color: var(--themeColor);
}
 
.page-rate-widget-box .rateup a:hover,
.page-rate-widget-box .ratedown a:hover {
    background: var(--whiteColor);
    color: var(--accentColor);
}
 
.page-rate-widget-box .cancel {
    background: transparent;
    background-color: var(--whiteColor);
    border: solid 1px var(--whiteColor);
}
 
.page-rate-widget-box .cancel a {
    color: var(--themeColor);
}
.page-rate-widget-box .cancel a:hover {
    background: var(--whiteColor);
    color: var(--accentColor);
}
 
/* ---- PAGE ELEMENTS ---- */
 
#page-content .wiki-content-table tr th {
    border: solid 1px var(--borderColor);
    background-color: #f4f4f4;
    /* set border for table title */
}
 
#page-content .wiki-content-table tr td {
    border: solid 1px var(--borderColor);
    /* set border for table content */
}
 
blockquote,
div.blockquote,
#toc,
.code {
     background-color: #f4f4f4;
     border: solid 1px var(--borderColor);
}
 
.scp-image-block {
    border: solid 1px var(--borderColor);
    box-shadow: none;
    box-sizing: border-box;
}
.scp-image-block .scp-image-caption {
    background-color: #f4f4f4;
    border-top: solid 1px var(--borderColor);
    color: black;
}
 
hr {
    background-color: var(--borderColor);
}
 
.hovertip {
    border-color: var(--borderColor)!important;
}
 
/* ---- FOOTER ---- */
#footer { background: transparent; }
#footer a { color: var(--themeColor); }
rating: +12+x

Site Director Lois Calder peered under the thin crawlspace beneath the underside of her desk, and thought of the futility of cowering behind the metal, a vain attempt at avoiding the unavoidable. It would have been too small to fully fit underneath, leaving half of her body facing outward, and the desk itself was flimsy. It would collapse in on itself within moments of the drop.

Lois pulled her head back from under the desk, and looked flatly at the terminal, alongside the attached message. She had been supposed to send that same message to everyone in her site, then go and shimmy, pray too, if one were of such faith. Her desk was too small, too flimsy, too cheap to withstand much of anything, how in the hell would an office worker, or the average researcher be able to manage, crawled beneath the folding tables masquerading as high-end workstations? She looked at the email attachment, so close to sending, before again, taking pause to look at it, to fully understand what she'd be sending to everyone who had worked under her.


Lois understood the language used. It was both banal and poetic, written like a speech addressed to a crowd after an assassination. It wasn't far off from the current situation. Lois, as did every member of the council, including whoever or whatever had written the notice couldn't have believed anything in it. It was all compliance and gentle placebo. As her stomach ached, skin molting, Lois defied orders, and deleted the message. Without much, if any time, Lois sent a new message to everyone, just before entering her buick, crawling into the backseat, with the engine gently running. Before she closed her eyes, she took another look at the message, hopefully content in its message.


Director Calder closed her eyes, asleep, chest sunken.

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