Written by: Glen Morgan
and James Wong
investigate a series of murde
rs that have happened under weird circumstances. In each of the cases, no evidence of a break in is seen in the victims' houses.
They arrest Eugene Victor Tooms
, an animal control
officer, but he is let go for lack of evidence. Mulder matches Tooms' fingerprint
s with the stretched fingerprints found in one of the victims' home.
Mulder and Scully locate where Tooms lives to find a type of nest made up of newspaper
Scully returns home to be attacked by Tooms but Mulder rushes in and restrains him.
Tooms is seen in a maximum security prison
making a new nest out of paper. He looks at the small whole in the door where the food trade is put and smiles.
Scully to Mulder about Tooms' nest -- "Oh my God, Mulder, it's smells like, I think it's bile."
Mulder to Scully after he touched the nest -- "Is there any way I can get it off my fingers quickly without betraying my cool exterior?
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