The Nursery Files & Erin Blair's Emily is Alive Challenge

They say great minds think alike, and this time Erin Blair came up with a challenge very similar to one I'd planned for March. So we decided to combine the two and present to you a new challenge sooner than I'd planned. challenged updated in 2009 to allow for the possible inclusion of the second movie, X-Files: I Want To Believe, in story plots

Your challenge is to write about Emily being alive, but set after her "death" on the X-Files. We have faith you'll come up with a good way to explain how come she's not dead. (perhaps starting with the coffin full of sand, for example.) This time, she'll have a second chance at having a good life.

Challenge Elements:

- Set the bulk of your fic after "Requiem." Any time onwards from "Within" through the present day (after Movie 2) is acceptable.

- Have Emily returned to Scully and/or Mulder.

- Emily is Mulder's biological child, too. How do they find out?

- Not required, but Emily and William can have other siblings if you like, either other children gotten in the "normal" fashion like William, or other human-alien hybrids like Emily.

* There used to be a requirement that William be in your fic, but now it's optional.

Challenge Fics:
Who Knew? by ElleThom
I Should Have Known by ElleThom

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