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According to the Myths, the Mekhane shared dominion over humanity with Yaldabaoth, the Broken God representing intellect and progress, while the Demiurge represented instinct and the more animalistic side of the humans.
The followers of Mekhane were known as the Mekhanites, and overtime many civilizations started to become more civilized and progressive, which greatly angered Yaldabaoth, who wanted to bring humanity back to a more animalistic state.
This led to the occult war between the Mekhanites and the early Sarkites, which caused the Bronze-age collapse.
Mekhane confronted Yaldabaoth during this war, and defeated the Demiurge by shattering himself into a "brass cage", trapping the other god in it. His shattered pieces spread across the Earth, alongside his followers who would form the Church of the Broken God.
Many of these pieces would later be classified as different SCP-objects by the Foundation.
Over the following centuries the Church would try to resurrect Mekhane by assembling the god of the many pieces, and the group came very close in 1942 near La Paz, Mexico.
The Church had gathered a great amount of pieces of their deity, but lacked his "heart", which led to the idea of asking The Factory built one for them. The heart was made, but the entity that was created was not the logical deity the Church had hoped for, but an aggressive being that started to consume everything it came across, including it's own followers.
The SCP Foundation contacted the Global Occult Coalition (back then known as the "Allied Occult Initiative") to destroy the entity which was achieved. This event was one of the biggest cover-ups the Foundation ever had to, which included massive amounts of amnesiacs and the rewriting of history.
- Mekhane could be considered to be one of the more benevolent deities in the SCP-universe, but his pure logic and intellect and lack of emotions, could lead to catastrophic results.