Agent Dana Scully is assigned to work with
S.A. Mulder on the X-Files section by her
Section Chief Scott Blevins.
investigating a series of unusual
disappearances of army test pilots, Agent
Mulder is held captive at Ellens Air Force
Base. The official explanation is trespassing
on military property.
Scully is nearly killed while exploring a
ventilation drum at a crime scene. Her weapon
saves her by disabling the fan threatening
her life. This is the first time Agent Scully
fires her weapon.
Mulder first meets Max Fenig, who is a UFO
enthusiast. Mulder, although unwilling to
admit so, has found a 'kindred spirit', as
Agent Scully puts it some years later after
Fenig's tragic death.
Scully's father dies of a heart attack.
Scully is deeply shaken.
is kidnapped and Mulder and Scully's
informant, known as Deep Throat is murdered
during a trade for Agent Mulder's life.
Mulder returns somewhat injured, but alive.
X-Files section is shut down and Scully and
Mulder are assigned to other sections at the
Mulder is assigned a new partner, Alex
Krycek. Later Krycek is shown at a meeting
with the Cigarette-Smoking Man, telling him
"Mulder found another source" [to
replace Deep Throat], and that Scully is
"a much larger problem than you
described". The Cigarette-Smoking Man
replies "Every Problem has a
Scully is kidnapped by fugitive Duane Barry,
and Mulder starts a desperate search for her.
X-Files section is reopened by A.D. Skinner
turns up alive, but in deep coma in a
Washington D.C. hospital. Although nearly
dying, Scully wakes up, and recovers without
father is fatally shot by former agent Alex
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