In just a couple of weeks millions of children are going to be going back to school. With that in mind, here's a brand new challenge.


  • It's a character's first day of (elementary or middle) school. This character can be: a. the child of an X-Files character b. an X-Files character as a child c. an original character.
  • Something strange is going on in or around the school.
  • The child, or an X-Files character, or both investigate the goings-on.
  • optional Somewhere along the way the child gets in trouble with a parent or teacher.

If you need some inspiration, I recommend reading "Small Fries" by Kel

Challenge fics:
Hey, Mr. Delmar, It's Me! by Pattie

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