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Mulder rushes to the hospital and finds Scully unconscious and on a ventilator. Assistant Director Skinner tells him that Scully is close to death. Mulder refuses to co-operate with Skinner or the FBI inquiry team. The Cigarette Smoking Man has his own troubles, other members of the shadowy syndicate he is part of are angry with him for allowing Mulder to escape from the DARPA facility, but he argues that Mulder is far more valuable alive. Scully regains consciousness and informs Mulder of her suspicions about Skinner, but Mulder is skeptical. The Cigarette Smoking Man contacts Mulder and explains that the vial he gave to the Lone Gunman contains a microchip implant that will cure Scully's cancer. Scully agrees to give it a try despite objects from her mother Margaret and brother Bill. The Cigarette Smoking Man arranges for Mulder to meet who he claims is Mulder's sister Samantha, she explains that some time after her abduction she was told that the Cigarette Smoking Man was her father. Mulder is unsure whether to believe she is his sister or not. Later the Cigarette Smoking Man asks Mulder to quit the FBI and work for him instead, but Mulder refuses. Brought before the inquiry panel, Mulder informs them that Section Chief Blevins is the mole within the FBI, shortly thereafter both Blevins and the Cigarette Smoking Man are gunned down, although his body is not found. Mulder informs Skinner that Scully's cancer has gone into remission. Part Three

Noteworthy Quote

Mulder to Scully: "To live the lie you have to believe it. Like these men who deceive us, who gave you this disease....We all have our faith, and mine is in the truth."

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Writer: Chris Carter
Director: Kim Manners

David Duchovny Special Agent Fox Mulder
Gillian Anderson Special Agent Dana Scully

Guest Cast:
William B Davis Cigarette Smoking Man
Ken Camroux Senior Agent
John Finn Scott Kritschgau
Charles Cioffi Section Chief Blevins
Brent Sheppard Doctor
Bruce Harwood Byers
Dean Haglund Langly
Tom Braidwood Frohike
Don S Williams Elder
Sheila Larken Mrs Scully
Pat Skipper Bill Scully Jr
Robert Wright Dr Zuckerman
Megan Leitch Samantha Mulder
Arnie Walters Father McCue

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