Note: Thank you Sallie for betaing this
Taking a Break
she at least would look at him. Nothing.
"Scully, did you hear me?"
"Scul-ly!" He was whining now.
"What do you want me to do, Mulder?"
He didn't know what he wanted her to do.
I'm sure you have a lot of paperwork to do.
"You are no fun."
at his desk. Yeah he had a ton of paperwork
He knew she was as bored as he was, but
"Want to call it a day?"
"But it's only 11:00 a.m."
we have to put all this paperwork in order, or
won't be back until Jan 7th, we have time.
"A movie? Mulder are you feeling alright?"
"Why, Scully? Can't I take you to see a movie?"
"It's not that, Mulder."
"So what is it?"
know, I never heard you say you went to the
He cut her off. "That I was not that type of guy."
"That's not what I said."
"It was implied."
going to say that I thought you didn't like
I like it, Scully. I used to go a lot when
"But you don't go anymore." It was a statement.
"No. It's not that much fun to go alone."
"Why don't you take someone?"
sadly at her. This conversation was going
"So, what do you say, wanna join me?"
"Alright, Mulder. Let's go."
out to be rather pleasant. They talked
"You know, Scully, we should do this more often."
off in the middle of the day?" She was smiling
take some time to talk about... I don't know...
"You're right. We should."
silent contemplating what this could lead
movie would you like to see?" Mulder asked,
I don't have the slighest idea what's in
neither, but we could take a look, and if nothing
Mulder, I'm sure we will find something." He was
like he could kiss her right then and there. 'Better
to watch a "chick flick" as Mulder called
for a quick cup of coffee, Mulder drove
"Thank you, Scully. I really needed a break."
a problem. I enjoyed myself today, Mulder. And
a move to leave the car and he called her
"Your mother is out of town, isn't she?"
"She is. Why?"
wondering..." He gathered his courage. "...
"Home." She gave him a wan smile.
She sighed. "Yes." She seemed sad at the prospect.
"Would you like to spend it with me?"
She looked fondly at him. "I'd love to."
He knew he
was grinning like an idiot, but couldn't
then. My place or yours?" he leered. He
Scully just smiled. "Mine. 7 p.m. Bring wine."
Agent Scully, are you intending to get me
him a wicked look and whispered in his ear
heart skipped a beat when he realized what had