Note: Confirmed to be for XCOM
I. Letters have been received from Internal Defense Directorate (4/6/10)
A. Said that more materials will be on their way.
B. Asking for our expertise to help with classified cases.
II. The address is somewhere on MacArthur Blvd NW, Washington DC, 20010
A. Anything else on it is illegible, and the road is very long.
B. The road is near the CIA HeadQuarters, along with the Washington Aqueduct.
C. The address seems to be (the exact address) a naval base that used to be named the David Taylor Model Basin, which specialized in stealth technology and hydromechanics.
III. Due to the content of the letter, it can be determined that it is meant to resemble government lingo used mainly during the Cold War Era.
A. It mentions American protection, which points towards the fact that most events will take place in America, at least at first.
1. Since it deals with "foreign agencies", the chance of oversea event is not entirely ruled out.
i. Confirmed; letters have been received by individuals overseas.
B. Due to the Cold War lingo, we can determine that it is based at some point during the Cold War, which is like...1944 to 1990ish? Someone correct me if I'm wrong
IV. We're dealing with a completely different organization which we have not been introduced to yet, the Internal Defense Directorate.
A. This may be completely unrelated to all of the characters we've already been introduced to.
B. We're dealing with two characters who have the initials LT and SD.
V. New evidence received from Internal Defense Directorate (4/9/10)
A. Evidence received is different for each individual.
B. List of received materials includes:
1. Letter from I.D.D regarding Operation Hermes (Received by all)
2. Infinivac Data Card (Received by all)
a. Grants access to Operation Hermes website
3. Various newspaper clippings
4. Case files of various disappearances.
a. Files included either a vial of black goo or a cloth with black goo.
b. Also included an analysis of black goo
5. Reel to reel tapes.
6. Case file of “Yankee Doodle Incident” with pictures.
7. Interrogation of William Wallace Kaylem
VI. Black Goo
A. Sample determined to be organic and inorganic.
1. Made of Silicon and Carbon
B. Present on every mutilated body found.
1. Also present on Littlevale tennis court and Welsh countryside
a. No victim reported in Littlevale.
b. Supposed disappearance in Wales
C. Believed to be directly related to the Black Fog
1. Appears only where the Fog has been seen.
a. Exception: Littlevale tennis courts
D. Might be related to “Novel of the White Powder”.
VII. Black Fog
A. Isolated incident(s)
B. Occurs worldwide
1. America, Europe, and Australia to date.
C. Reported to be like a “miniature tornado”
1. Meaning a highly destructive force.
D. Seen frequently without Black Goo.
1. Lover’s Lane, Fog Over Perth, Yankee Doodle, etc.
E. Appears to be a stand-alone entity.
F. Discharges massive amounts of electricity
1. Causes power fluctuations.
a. Surges and outages
2. Has destroyed power transformers.
G. Attributed to the death/disappearance of individuals.
1. Three confirmed deaths, three confirmed disappearances, two unknown involvements (Stoker and Wales)
2. Potentially more cases of death/disappearance
H. Cause of Fog currently unknown.
VIII. Telly Pappadakis, age 53 (Evidence #37: Sample PEU-17-1312 / 37) (deceased)
A. Owner of Go-Grilla diner off Highway 66 in California
1. Evidence of struggle in back of diner.
B. Seen closing diner at midnight two weeks prior to incident.
1. Suspected to be with wife Janice (27) and handyman Jack Carver (30) at closing.
2. All three reported missing next day after diner didn’t open.
C. Body discovered a mile away two weeks after last seen.
1. Black Goo present on body
2. Body heavily mutilated.
D. Janice and Jack still missing.
NOTE: Fog not seen.
IX. Amy J. Framington, age 33 (Evidence #10: Sample PEU-23-1789) (deceased)
A. Resident of Willikie, NJ.
B. Fire dept. called around noon on 3/23. Black Fog reported above household.
C. Fire dept. showed up to find black goo everywhere.
1. No sign of Amy. Thought to have been dragged out and lifted through window.
2. Signs of some burning in the house.
D. Body found a quarter mile away.
1. Heavily mutilated.
2. Cover in Black Goo.
E. Husband returned home to find four men in the home taking pictures.
1. When asked, men said their identities were “None of his business.”
2. One man was visibly armed.
3. Men left and got into a Sedan, adding in a fifth man.
F. Husband filed a complaint on 3/26.
X. Betty Lou Harman, age 19. (deceased)
A. Went to Millhaus College in Burroughsville, Kansas
B. Daughter of a Congressman
1. Politically motivated death?
C. Dropped out and disappeared halfway through semester (around November)
1. Around the same time Black Fog caused a power outage at a baseball game.
D. Was friends with local Communist, William Wallace Kaylem
1. Has criminal record.
2. She supposedly went to him in an attempt to “get away.”
E. Body discovered presumably sometime in January.
1. Heavily mutilated.
2. Covered in Black Goo.
XI. William Wallace Kaylem (PEU-33-1499) (Suspect)
A. Local Communist party leader.
B. Attends Millhaus College
C. Has been arrested in both Burroughsville, KS, and Detroit, MI.
D. Has an injured right hand.
E. Suspected of murdering Betty Lou Harman
1. Accused of trying to “turn her Communist” because her father was a congressman.
F. Interrogated by authorities (Record says 02/02)
1. Claims innocence.
2. Says “America is screwed”.
3. Possibly hiding something?
G. Black Goo found on his clothing
1. Potentially from the Harman crime scene.
NOTE: Only individual to come in contact with Black Goo who is not dead.
XII. Maurice V. Melies, French Embassy Official (missing)
A. Reported fire in his home of West Berlin
B. Black Fog seen near the home
C. Structural damage was evident, along with evidence of a hurried escape.
D. Still missing
E. No Black Goo on scene.
XIII. Old Bob Crwth (missing)
A. Located in Wales
B. Maggie at the Elfed Tavern wonders where he is.
C. Not “officially” missing, but hasn’t been seen in days.
XIV. Rev. Allan Glyndwr (witness)
A. Reports patches of dense fog around the Welsh countryside.
1. Fog makes livestock restless.
B. Talked with Giles Owain (witness)
1. Farmer who found Black Goo in his fields, wonders if two are connected
XV. Art Bassman (witness)
A. Montana resident, camping near Mount Serendip
B. Reported patch of Black Fog moving through the Rockies
1. Caused damage to cabins and flung debris everywhere.
a. Described as a “small tornado”
2. Cause power fluctuations in nearby towns.
3. Evident electrical discharge.
C. Occurred on an otherwise clear night.
XVI. Garvey Grogan (witness)
A. Resident of Perth, Australia.
B. Talked with authorities about abandoned vehicles on the roadways.
1. Attributed various deaths/disappearances and vehicle abandonment to patches of Black Fog that pass over the roadway.
a. Black Fog apparently strikes individuals with lightning.
C. Claims the government is doing illegal weather experimentations.
1. References Nikola Tesla in regards to his experiments.
2. See Operation Hurricane below.
XVII. Nikola Tesla (reference, died in 1943)
A. Was experimenting with ideas regarding electricity
B. Had an idea for a “Death Ray”
C. Suggested an idea for “transmitting” electricity that didn’t require cables or any transmitters.
XVIII. Project Cirrus (Oct. 13, 1947)
A. Experiment where Navy planes dropped a payload of Dry Ice into a brewing hurricane off the coast of Georgia
1. Seemed to slow the pace of the storm, but the storm picked up again, causing more damage than it normally would have.
B. Citizens tried to sue the government.
1. Courts had trouble with process because the files on the experiment were made classified after it was conducted.
2. Government claims experiment is part of “national security”
XIX. Operation Hurricane (Oct. 3, 1952)
A. Britain conducting first atomic tests in Australia
1. Tests occurring on Montebello Islands.
B. Says it’s necessary to keep up with the growing arms race around the world
XX. Littlevale Memorial Park
A. Black goo splattered around the tennis court in a circle.
XXI. Lover’s Lane
A. Abandoned car found in Florence.
1. Car was severely damaged, as if in a fire or explosion.
2. Black smoke and electrical activity reported near the site.
3. License plates were not found on the vehicle
B. Nearby power transformer was also found.
1. Thought to be connected with the abandoned car.
XXII. Millhaus College
A. Home to both Betty Lou (deceased) and William Wallace (murder suspect)
B. Had an interesting baseball game incident
1. Black cloud appeared in the distance with lightning
2. Power went out after the sighting of the black cloud
XXIII. “Yankee Doodle” Sighting
A. Took place in “Blueburgh”
B. Isolated Black Fog appeared over a house
1. Fog shot down lightning.
C. Forecast for the day was supposed to be sunny.
A. Reel to reel recording from a police box.
B. 1415 Stoker, in London.
C. Woman screaming frantically saying “There’s Fog. There’s Black Fog.”
1. Left her baby in the house.
D. Fog tears house apart.
E. She screams that it’s coming after her, and line goes dead.
1. Heavy wind can be heard before the line goes dead.