Late Phase II Hand disease victim "Dredd Pirate Bob" escaped innoculation due to incarceration. Now roaming the streets of New Babbage. INNOCULATE SUBJECT AND DETAIN IMMIDIATELY!
Deguerrotype has surfaced of possible sighting of the "Hand Monster". Setting is confirmed as ANTIQUITY region. Corroborated evidence confirms cold forged iron is best physical defense. Energy weapons required to destroy all physical remains of creature should it be defeated. Hunting parties strongly suggested (HT&HAS)