Charles Grant Craig
A very cool episode!
s are having their picture
taken for the local high school
. The assistant looks intently at one of the girls, Amy, and takes many pictures. That night he comes into her room, clamping his hand over her mouth saying "Nobody's gonna spoil us." At this exact time, a waitress
suddenly has a nose bleed
and falls to the floor saying "Nobody's gonna spoil us."
arrives at the girl's house expressing sympathy
to the mother
. Since his sister
was taken from him, he knows how she feels. Mulder wants to talk to Lucy since he has heard that she was speaking the kidnapper
's last lines (heard from Amy's sister).
Mulder finds that Lucy was kidnapped
and was missing for five years before she escape
d. Her abductor
was never caught.
Lucy has been taken to the hospital
and insists she knows nothing about the girl and is eager to leave. The kidnapper, Carl Wade, gets a flat tire
and chases away a tow truck with a metal pipe
, Amy is in the trunk. Two blood type
s are lifted off Lucy's work clothes, hers and Amy's. Lucy has a criminal record
which prompts suspicion
amoung the other agents
but Mulder maintains she is a victim.
At a halfway house, Lucy shivers uncontrollably saying that it's dark and she can't see anything. She makes scratches
on her face that mirror
those on Amy's face, who we see huddling in a cold, dark room.
Mulder takes Lucy to dinner
and asks her if she feels better than Amy does. Mulder believes that she can see and feel what the girl does and asks Lucy to help them. In the cold room, Wade snaps flashing
photos of Amy who is incredibly scared.
Mulder and Scully
watch a video
of Lucy shot just after he escape from her captor, exhibiting
caused by her ordeal
. They find that Amy's pictures are missing and the assistant, Wade, has been fired. Lucy identifies Wade as her abductor.
Alone, Amy pries a board
loose, escaping into the woods
as Wade returns. He pursues her and Lucy runs too and falls as Amy does. Lucy sobs into Mulder's arms and says that it feels like it is happening all over again.
Scully arrives with two other agents who have come to arrest
Lucy because of the DNA
on her clothes. When they return, however, Lucy is gone. Mulder suggests that there must have been some kind of empathatic transferance
with the two girls so that Lucy bled Amy's blood.
Scully says that Lucy could be working with Wade and warns Mulder that he may be too close to the case because of his sister. The tow truck
guy reports that he saw Wade near where Lucy was found 17 years earlier.
They find the house
empty except for Lucy, who is cowering in the corner of the basement
. Mulder asks again for her strength in helping. Lucy feels cold and wet and Mulder realizes Wade is dragging Amy through the river
. Hearing the sirens
, Wade forces Amy under water
. Mulder shoots Wade and begins CPR
on the girl. When they thought it has been too late, Amy suddenly coughs
and breathes as Lucy dies.
Mulder rushes back to find Lucy dead. Lucy has, apparently drowned
Scully -- "That's spooky
Mulder -- "That's my name."
Scully -- "I hate to say this Mulder, but I think you just ran out of credibility
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