Pandora’s Box by Rachel Anton

Pandora's Box cover

8,900 Words

Pandora's Box cover

Scully’s curiosity gets the better of her.

Author’s notes: This thing is the result of one too many conversations about Bad Blood. It takes place after Scully’s second autopsy and drifts off into a universe all it’s own...

A bonus fic because I'd meant to post it on 22 February - 23 years since Bad Blood first aired in the USA, although I could have saved it until 18 May when it first aired in Australia I suppose.

It's a favourite episode, but one that's distinctly underrepresented in smutfics.

Bad Blood Challenge!!!!

There’s so much opportunity in this ep for some added smut that I’d like to issue a challenge to our wonderful fanfic community to smutify the episode in as many different ways as possible.  Here are some suggestions:

  • Mulder’s slide show… in the dark… having to prove once and for all who’s right. I don’t know about Scully, but Mulder’s slide shows turn me on.
  • They were drugged!!!! run with it.
  • Scully straightening up Mulder’s clothes while they wait for Skinner. What was that all about??? Did they get it on on the couch in Skinner’s waiting area, or did they arrive like that?
  • Sliding around on his belly behind an RV must have necessitated some Scully-doctoring to make sure something important wasn’t injured. She’d have to have been more concerned than he indicated.  At the very least, running her fingers through some hair is guaranteed to have happened.
  • Magic fingers. That’s got  to lead your mind somewhere dirty.
  • Scully puts the cowboy boots Mulder told her to pack to good use and rides him wearing nothing but...
  • Mulder’s theme from shaft - There are lyrics like private dick and sex machine to play with, if not at the time, maybe later Scully could tease him about it when he comes to…
  • Jealous Mulder confronts Scully in the morgue, perhaps?
  • Getting stuck together in the coffin in the vampire's RV.
  • Do they even know remember what happened before they woke up that last morning in Texas?
  • Channel Gillian’s inner troll since it’s her favourite episode, and get Mulder and Scully to get it on in some other outlandish way.

I hereby challenge all authors to write me some Bad Blood smut to put in a Shipper's Digest anthology 😀 Send any and all fics or links to fics you'd like to submit to xlibris at xf-redux dot com by 30 April 2021. Please xxx