Before Ruby's eyes, the fleshy growths grow together and coil into one another.

The large fleshy mass Ruby placed onto the chest, now connected, begins to beat rhythmically, expanding and contracting with a soft, wet sound.

A moment later, the lid of the locker opens up -- not from the edge, but from the center, peeling itself open.
From inside, Ruby retrieves a FLESHY PROTOTUBE, a bizarre organic item that somehow features an electrical contact panel on one end.

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