Title: Riding For A Fall
Pairing: Mulder/Krycek, Scully of The X Files
Disclaimer: Not mine, never will be. No harm, no foul, no money made.
Notes: As always, for literati. Scully really didn't want me in her head, sweetie, but I did the best I could. ;)
He's happy. I don't think I've ever seen him happy before, not really. Oh, he can smile and laugh in all the right places, but there's always been an empty space behind the grin, a shadow behind his eyes.
I wish I could share his happiness, but I know better. Sooner or later he'll come crashing back to earth when his new partner finally shows his true colours, and I'll be the one picking up the pieces.
Whatever happened to the 'I never date my partners, it's a recipe for disaster' speech? We worked together for years and he never...