Beyond the Vortex

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Title: Beyond the Vortex
Author(s): Cerulean Blue
Date(s): finished in 2000
Genre: slash fanfiction
Fandom: The X-Files
External Links: Beyond the Vortex (Cerulean Blue Fanfiction)
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Beyond the Vortex is an X-Files slash story by Cerulean Blue.

Summary: "This is an Alternative Universe Story. Mulder is sucked into an alternate universe, where Krycek and Skinner alternates give him a hard time."

According to the author's notes,[1] it was greatly inspired by Xanthe's "Subterfuge," Peta Caldwell's "Holding Out for a Hero," Anna's "A Little Lost Fox," Jo B.'s "Life From the Ashes," and Di Ann's "Painful X-periences" series.

It was listed at the Issues of Consent site in the category "Rape with an a/u tinge".


  • Chapter 1--78K—NC17. In this chapter, Mulder and Scully go to Sedona to investigate the mysterious disappearance of a young man.
  • Chapter 2--45K—NC17. In this chapter Mulder's travails with both men continue and worsen, depending on how you look at it.
  • Chapter 3--39K—NC17. In this chapter Mulder meets an evil wizard named Draco who bears an uncanny resemblance to CSM.
  • Chapter 4--57K—NC17. In this chapter Mulder is locked in a room with Jackson Thomas, who starts behaving strangely.
  • Chapter 5--45K—NC17. In this chapter, Mulder is in bed with Krycek when they experience a series of interruptions.
  • Chapter 6--38K—NC17. In this chapter Lord Skinner finds out about Mulder's life back in DC.
  • Chapter 7--50K—NC17. In this chapter Mulder meets an enchantress named Lady Dana.
  • Chapter 8--54K—NC17. In this chapter Mulder gets help from Lady Dana. The author has included their own version of the events surrounding the return of the X-files to Mulder and Scully.

Recs and Reviews

XF: Mulder falls through the looking glass into a Anne Rice-like world, where Krycek is an apprentice magician, and Skinner his new *owner*, in Beyond the Vortex by Cerulean Blue. Now (apparently) finished, at eight parts.[2]


  1. ^ Beyond the Vortex - Chapter 8 - Author's Notes. (Accessed 18 October 2019)
  2. ^ Sandy Herrold. Issues of Consent: Sandy’s mostly "Slash Without Consent" link page, via Wayback. (Accessed 18 October 2019)