Conflicted Scully

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Title: Conflicted Scully
Creator: LoneThinker, Michele, lucyskull, Littljoe
Date(s): late 1990s
Medium: online
Fandom: X-Files
External Links: The X-Files: commentary and analysis of Dana Scully, Archived version
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Conflicted Scully is an essay by LoneThinker, Michele, lucyskull, and Littljoe.

It is one of many essays at The Cave's X-Files Commentary Archives.


Here's something that just walloped me from behind while I was writing a Scully monologue yesterday for "Sanctuary." I know this has been brought up before but it hadn't hit me at such a deep level as it did yesterday, and that's the possibility that while Scully feels that solidarity with Mulder for everything they've gone through, and is grateful for his support (and he has supported her--many times), still, all those horrendous things she's gone through in the past six years have been a direct result of knowing/being with Mulder. I think--and I'd never felt this before from her, but I sure did yesterday while I was writing and had slipped way below the surface of the character, so to speak--that she may hold some resentment toward him for what's happened to her. Not at a conscious level, but subconsciously. Anyway, I put this question to a few fellow Cavedwellers and these were the very interesting responses I got: [see post]