[identity profile] discordantwords.livejournal.com
I was hoping to post this earlier today, but life got away from me a bit. A little post-ep for Humbug that I've been toying with the past couple of months.

Title: Nothing Wicked

Author: [livejournal.com profile] discordantwords
Rating: PG
Genre: Gen, Vignette
Warnings: None
Characters: Fox Mulder, Dana Scully

Spoilers: Post-ep for Humbug


"Somehow I doubt that the late, great Hepcat Helm would put his stamp of approval on such an establishment."

Read more... )
[identity profile] seren-ccd.livejournal.com
Title: Wavelengths
Author: [livejournal.com profile] seren_ccd
Character/Pairing(s): Dana Scully, Melissa Scully
Rating: PG
Word Count: 1,762
Warnings: None really.
Disclaimer: I don’t own any of this!
Spoilers: Season One, post-ep for Beyond the Sea.
A/N: I honestly don't know where this came from, but I had the urge to write a conversation between sisters.

Summary: There was another reason why Dana Scully didn't go to Luther Boggs' execution.

Story at my LJ.
dryadinthegrove: (Troyswann)
[personal profile] dryadinthegrove
Disclaimer: Alas, alack, they are not mine. Yadda yadda yadda.

Title: Though It Be Winter, Still Our Heart Beats
Author: Dryad
Rating: G, pre-XF
Spoilers: none?
Summary: In the end, he decided to see her in person.

Read here or on AO3.
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[personal profile] wendelah1
Title: "In Good Faith"
Author: [livejournal.com profile] wendelah1
Rating: Gen
Word Count: 1427
Summary: Scully and Mulder meet with Skinner to discuss the events in "Demons."

Author's Note: This story was started back in February for [livejournal.com profile] purimgifts as a treat for [livejournal.com profile] amalnahurriyeh. It's the fourth vignette in a series of post-eps which are designed to be a bridge from "Demons" to "Gethsemane." You don't have to have read the first three, but if you want to, you'll find them here at AO3: Demons Series. "In Good Faith" takes place the morning after Scully drives Mulder home from Rhode Island.

Grateful thanks to [livejournal.com profile] idella for her insightful beta. Any mistakes that remain are mine alone.

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In Good Faith )
[identity profile] szgrey.livejournal.com
Hello, everyone. I'm SZ. I confirmed to Wendy that I was still planning to post yesterday, and then... well, the truth is that I fell asleep with my glasses on, and when I woke up I was forced to deal with the fact that it was unavoidably Sunday, but can I just say I lost time? :P Sorry, Red, for trespassing on your day.

I started watching The X-Files when I had the flu.

I missed the show when it aired; I was so disconnected from popular culture that I was entirely unaware of it, despite being a fan of sci fi, until I caught a few episodes in college. And I do mean a few- two, I believe, both MOTWs from the middle seasons, which didn't make enough of impression to get me watching on my own. It wasn't until years later that I became a fan- and it happened, as I said, when I had the flu. My then-partner was also sick, and we were posted up in the guest bedroom to avoid contaminating our usual bed- a strange decision, given that we were both afflicted, but neither of us was thinking clearly. We were sleeping in fits and starts, dragging ourselves downstairs periodically to make tea, and it seemed an excellent time to take advantage of a free week's trial of Hulu Plus. And so, The X-Files.

I don't know what time it was, but it felt like the middle of the night.  I was disconnected from all the usual rhythms of daily life, lying on a pile of pillows in the guest bedroom with my thoughts drifting, trying to ignore all of the unpleasant bodily sensations that go along with flu, and it was winter so the view out the window was usually dark. There's a sense of unreality that can come when you're ill, or at least when I am, as though the world shrinks down to the room, fever and chills and tea and tissues, like the feeling of drifting under the surface of consciousness, not quite asleep but not really awake either. And so my experience of season one was oddly dreamlike, vivid, slightly surreal--my state of mind was curiously appropriate, I think now, for the show's mixture of the strange and eerie with the mundane--and that initial impression has stayed with me. Perhaps there's a touch of fever to my obsessive love for The X-Files.

I had hoped to have a fic to post, but although I've been trying to improve I am truly terrible at finishing stories. I'm quite proficient at starting them, though, and so what I have to offer is a selection of eleven fragments arrayed in order from pre-series to post. Some of these represent my very first attempts at writing these characters, others are recent ideas; some were inspired by moments in canon, some by prompts and tumblr posts, and some by who knows what corner of my brain. Only one of them (1) has been posted anywhere before. I hope to develop at least one of them into a complete story in time for the free-for-all on Mulder's birthday.

Read more... )
wendelah1: Dana Scully and Diana Fowley have a stare-down (How it works)
[personal profile] wendelah1
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Title: "How It Works"
(The Future's So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades Remix)
Author: [livejournal.com profile] wendelah1
Warnings: none
Characters: Diana Fowley, Dana Scully
Word Count: 4823

Summary: An AU set after Fight the Future. Fox Mulder departs the FBI to pursue other interests, leaving Dana Scully in charge of the X-Files division. After pulling some strings, Diana Fowley gets assigned as her new partner.

Notes: Thanks to [livejournal.com profile] idunnoh for beta. Written for [livejournal.com profile] idella's request for Reverse Remix, but posted here instead. I made her (and you) a banner, too.

Link is to my journal. "How It Works"
Or read at AO3
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[personal profile] maidenjedi
TITLE: A Dread of West and a Love of East
AUTHOR: Maidenjedi
PAIRING: None
RATING: PG-13
SUMMARY: That feeling like you forgot to do something, but you don't know what. Scully in 'Patient X/The Red and the Black.'

A Dread of West and a Love of East )
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[identity profile] ivyclarice.livejournal.com
Title: Strange Bedfellows
Author: [livejournal.com profile] ivyclarice
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Cigarette Smoking Man, Teena Mulder, Fox Mulder, Bill Mulder, Samantha Mulder
Word Count: 1013 (last letter of the story is an 'x')
Summary: Whose decision was it to save Fox over Samantha? (Episode: 4x23 - Demons)


Read more... )
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[personal profile] dryadinthegrove
Title: Starfall
Author: Dryad
Rating: PG13
Spoilers: Fallen Angel
Archive: Sho'. A note where would be nice.
Summary: none


On with the story! )
[identity profile] coldthermistor.livejournal.com
Title: When Sparrows Fall
Fandom: The X-Files
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Scully, Father McCue (mentioned)
Summary: Scully is sitting in the chapel, thinking. Set in Season Five, post-Emily.
Note: May have Catholic overtones, since this concerns Scully's issues with religion. Also, I hope I didn't gauge the timezone wrongly, since the 21st is my date and I'm not a no-show. Done for [livejournal.com profile] xf_is_love .

-

it is quiet, here )
[identity profile] aslownight.livejournal.com
Title: Things Without Remedy
Author: Kel
Pairing: Mulder/Scully friendship
Rating: PG
Summary: A missing scene from Demons. Teena is ready to answer the question.

Thanks to [livejournal.com profile] wendelah1, without whom I could not have written this and would not have tried. Thanks to EC and Wendelah for editing and suggestions. Link is to my journal.


Things Without Remedy
[identity profile] heartequals.livejournal.com
You don't care what these people have sacrificed over the last nine years - what's been lost to their cause. You make a mockery of it, gladdened it proves your point.


I should say it up front: The Truth is not one of my favorite episodes. It may, in fact, be one of my least favorite episodes. It's a long annoying clip show with ghosts as major plot devices.

But where it fails to please me as a series finale, it delights me as an episode in which a lot of truths are laid bare. The conspiracy. The mythology. The characters we'd forgotten about and the sacrifices they made. The reminder of what an incredible journey we've been on. There is a lot in the episode that makes the world in which The X-Files is set just that much richer. (I would suggest reading a transcript of the episode. It's a good read.)

Without further tl;dr: two fanmixes )




Title: Witness
Author: [livejournal.com profile] heartequals
Pairing: Gen (DRRish)
Rating: PG
Words: 318
Summary: Monica is a witness. (AO3)

fic )
[identity profile] colebaltblue.livejournal.com
Title: Nothing To Hide
Author: [livejournal.com profile] colebaltblue
Pairing: Mulder & Scully
Rating: PG
Summary: Set during the airing of X-COPS, Mulder & Scully crack open a few beers and ruminate on fear, what they look like on TV, and how often they travel to LA. Many thanks to [livejournal.com profile] tlynnfic for catching the mistakes.

COPS is filmed on location with the men and women of law enforcement. All suspects are innocent until proven guilty, in a court of law. )
[identity profile] littlegreen42.livejournal.com
Title: Insight
Author: [livejournal.com profile] littlegreen42
Words: 1265
Pairing: Mulder/Scully friendship
Rating: PG
Summary: The events of "Grotesque" make Mulder wonder about who he is as a person. Post-ep.

What do you think that says about me, Scully? )
[identity profile] anniemarie75.livejournal.com
This is my favorite episode, my go-to episode if I'm having a blah day and need a cheer up so I must celebrate it in all forms

Video & Eighty Icons (this was me cutting some of the original 100) )

Fic:
Title:: Movie Night
Rating:: R
Word Count : 1,130
A/N: Caddyschack scenes have been written a zillion times...here's mine.
Subject:: Caddyshack?
I’m fairly happy )

Fic:
Title:: One Wish
Rating:: G
Word Count: 283
A/N : Maybe that's the point of us being here...
Subject:: One wish...

If you had one wish, what would it be? )
[identity profile] amalnahurriyeh.livejournal.com
For my offering, I bring you:

Six icons (warning for near-total lack of iconmaking talent) )

And a short fic!

Title: Ruminations on a Liver-Eating Mutant
Author: Amal Nahurriyeh
Summary: An episode in 500 words.
Genre: Gen. Hints of UST.
Rating: PG if you have a dirty mind. I do.
Timeline/Spoilers: Squeeze.
Disclaimer: Intellectual property is a capitalist fiction designed to oppress the working fic-writer. That said, I don't own them either.

A/N: This was intended to be four drabbles, but Scully's got out of control, so she got 200 words. She's worth it, don't you think?

They couldn't understand. They don't have the capacity. )
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[personal profile] maidenjedi
TITLE: I saw the mountain in the back come a tumblin'
RATING: PG-13
Pairing: None
SPOILERS: The End, Fight the Future
SUMMARY: Diana, in the wake of "The End."

Read more... )
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[personal profile] wendelah1
Title: Sleepover
Author: [livejournal.com profile] wendelah1
Character/Pairing: Jeffrey Spender
Rating: G
Word Count: 4,580
Summary: Jeffrey was three years old when his mother disappeared for the first time.
Notes: At the end



Sleepover



Jeffrey was three years old when his mother disappeared for the first time. The night before, she read him "Good Night, Moon," tucked him in, and kissed him, just as always. But when he walked into his parents' bedroom the next morning, she was gone. His father told him simply that she was sick, and had to go to the hospital so she could get well again. She would be back soon, he said, but until she was well, Mrs. Monroe was going to stay with them. He didn't have a clear recollection of what happened after that; in fact, he didn't have many memories of his early childhood at all, but he did remember that first time: seeing her empty, neatly made-up bed, his father standing beside it, smoking a cigarette. He thought he might have cried, but he wasn't certain.

Read more... )
[identity profile] baltic-beauty.livejournal.com
As one of the last posters, I feel it is my duty to say that April 2009 has turned out to be one of the best months ever thanks to this community. Great job, everyone!

Now, I present Part I of II of my entries dedicated to "Musings of a Cigarette-Smoking Man", which, in my opinion, is one of the most underrated episodes of Season 4. (Part II will come later in the form of an episode cap, like what we *used* to do on [livejournal.com profile] the_caps_files.)

TITLE: Lies We Tell
AUTHOR: [profile] baltic_beauty 
CHARACTER/PAIRING: CSM
RATING: PG
WORD COUNT: 689
DISCLAIMER: If I owned them, I wouldn’t be up to my eyeballs in college loans. So. Yeah. 
SUMMARY: A set of three “drabbles” (I prefer to call them “character profiles”) about the Cigarette-Smoking Man (CSM). Although not exactly missing scenes, they are based strongly on the events of “Musings of a Cigarette-Smoking Man”.
AUTHOR’S NOTE: Thank you, thank you, thank you, from the bottom of my heart, to [personal profile] memories_child, for the absolute best beta ever. Beth, without you, the finished product would be nowhere near as polished as it turned out to be. I owe you about seven drinks when you come to the States. And [livejournal.com profile] riddledfate, thank you so much for the read-through and subsequent confidence boost. You are my constant.

And yet, the only person who can't escape him is himself. )
[identity profile] colebaltblue.livejournal.com
Title: Hey Scully
Author: [livejournal.com profile] colebaltblue
Pairing: Mulder/Scully
Rating: PG
Summary: A series of 15, 100-word drabble vignettes set after "The Goldberg Variations."
Author's Note: Written for [livejournal.com profile] xf_is_love. Thank you to my beta for dealing with my complete and utterly pointless procrastination, you're the best! Feedback is always appreciated!

Hey Scully, does your family have any connections to the Irish mob? )

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