TITLE: Daybreak

AUTHOR: Erin M. Blair


FEEDBACK: Yes, please.

DISTRIBUTION: VS13 exclusively for two weeks; OK

to Gossamer and Ephemeral thereafter.


CATEGORIES: SRA — Story, Romance, Angst.

KEYWORDS: Mulder/Scully Romance.

SPOILERS: Up to Je Souhaite; VS11 Displacement

DISCLAIMER: Mulder and Scully belong to Chris Carter.

SUMMARY: Mulder reflects about plans for Memorial Day

with Scully.

NOTES: This story is written especially for Virtual Season’s Memorial Day Challenge.

I would like to dedicate this story to my friends at MR, especially Lisa, Vickie, Nubie,

Sally, and XSketch. Special thanks to Lisa for beta reading my story.

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Written by: Erin M. Blair

The sun was beginning to shine.

Mulder pulled back the curtains to see the sunrise. He could not believe that

he stayed here all night working on the backlog of case reports that needed

to be written.

He’d promised Scully that he would help her prepare for the Memorial Day

holiday at her mother’s house. He was going to barbecue hot dogs. Scully

bought three packages of hotdogs, that way, she gets to have her preferred

brand: Nathan’s Hotdogs. They tried other brands before until this one became


Scully walked in. “Mulder, did you stay here all night?” She paused while she

sat down on her chair. “Do you know what today is?”

Mulder nodded. “Yes, you’ve told me about it several times. I volunteered for

barbecue duty, remember.”

“Memorial Day.”

“First, we have to go to Arlington to visit your Dad’s and Bill’s graves. I

know you would like to put flowers on their graves there,” Mulder said. He

stood up and walked toward Scully to fold her into his arms. “I know how much

they meant the world to you.”

“I know,” Scully murmured wistfully. “Do you want to visit your family’s

graves? I know you weren’t on speaking terms with your parents. After we

found out about Samantha…”

“Scully, thanks for the suggestion. Even though you’re not my wife, I

consider you as my family.”

“Are you finished writing the reports?”

Mulder nodded. “All done.” He turned towards his desk and grabbed the case

reports off his desk. “We’ll take these off to Skinner and then I’ll take you

for breakfast. You didn’t eat, did you?”

“Nope. I only had a bagel because I knew you’d be here. I had the same

thought about a decent breakfast as you did.”

Mulder placed his hand on Scully’s lower back. “Let’s get out of here,



The End


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