Containing vast, unknown expanses so remote humans may never see them, the oceans of our planet Earth represent a great void in scientific study. From their origins as cradle to the earliest traces of primordial life some 500 million years ago, these enormous bodies of water still exist in their original chemical state. Could the dark depths harbor remnants of prehistoric creatures thought extinct or lifeforms never before imagined? In my extensive research, I have collected volumes of information pinpointing the oceans as a primary source of the planet's spirit energy. Personally, I can hardly imagine a more perfect breeding ground for Class 8-10 free roaming spirit materializations -- the vast depths are fertile fields for ecto-activity. After all, where else could a 200 mile wide ectoplasmic mucus blanket like our old pal S.I.D.N.E.E. materialize?
Most of these cases begin with the beaching or accidental netting of mysterious "Blobs" and "Globs" of bizarre organic tissue. Many such finds have been quickly dismissed after identifying the corpses as those of giant basking sharks or pieces of whale blubber discarded by commercial ships. Other samples - however - defy explanation. There is wide speculation that these large chunks of flesh belonged to aquatic serpentine creatures, extinct dinosaurs, or -- as some have even gone so far as to say -- alien life forms. I theorize many such "Blobs and "Globs" are merely the leftovers or early stages of massive ectoplasmic materializations.
Among the first of the mysterious finds that underwent scientific examination and cataloguing was the St. Augustine Giant Octopus. Found in November of 1896, no positive identification was ever made of this enormous carcass, despite the efforts of various scientists. Given the strange shape of the corpse and the similarity of collected tissue samples to that of an octopus, it became widely accepted that this morsel was the decaying body of a previously unknown species of giant octopus. Around the same time, the first giant squid specimens were identified after a number of the beasts washed ashore in Newfoundland. Prior to official identification, these magnificent creatures were thought to be nothing more than the hallucinations of weary sailors. Sometimes, you can believe your eyes.
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