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Pairing: Dana Scully/Walter Skinner
Alternative name(s): S/Sk, Sk/Sc
Gender category: het
Fandom: The X-Files
Canonical?: It is canon that Skinner looked shyly away when Mulder and Scully kissed in the episode The Truth. Also his assistant Arlene looks like a carbon copy of Scully.
Prevalence: medium
Archives: The Scully/Skinner shippers' haven
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Scully/Skinner (often abbreveated as S/Sk) is quite popular ship in the X-Files fandom.

It's canon has in the past relationship with father figures/superiors (Jack Willis, Daniel Waterston). Both Skinner and Mulder fit in that category as well. In the season two episode One Breath Skinners says:

"Agent Scully was a fine officer. More than that, I liked her. I respected her.(...)".

After Mulder's disappearance in the season 7 season finale Requiem, Skinner became a huge strength for Scully. He is also the first person she tells, that she is pregnant.




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