"When I despair, I remember that all through history
the way of truth and love has always won. There have been
tyrants and murderers and for a time they seem invincible
but in the end, they always fall--Think of it, ALWAYS."
-- Mahatma Gandhi

The Basement Office: X-Files Fanfiction by Forte

~~ What's New? ~~
(Updated January 2, 2022)

155 Words Series
Series started August 2002 | V
Studies of various X-Files characters.

155 Words I: Skinner
155 Words II: Bill Scully
155 Words III: Deep Throat
155 Words IV: CSM
155 Words V: Bill Mulder
155 Words VI: Scully
155 Words VII: Jackson Van De Kamp
155 Words VIII: New Year's Eve 2018
NEW! 155 Words IX: Mulder and Scully 2020
NEW! 155 Words X: Mulder and Scully, 10-13-2021

By the Numbers
December 2009 | 8K | VA | Rated R
An experiment.

January 2000 | 27K | SA | Rated R
A possible ending for Orison (written before the episode's original air date).
Winner: 2000 Starbuck for Outstanding First Story
Posted to Mysterious & Suspicious

The Christmas Series
Christmas Eve 1997, 4:20 a.m.
Christmas Day 2001, 4:20 p.m.
Christmas Day 2002, 4:20 p.m.
Christmas Eve 2003, 4:20 p.m.
Christmas Eve 2004, 4:20 p.m.
Christmas Eve 2005, 4:20 p.m.
Christmas Eve 2006, 4:20 p.m.
Christmas Day 2006, 4:20 a.m.

Crossing the Street
March 1999 | 10K | VA | Rated PG-13
Mulder shares a conversation with a stranger.

Damned if I Do
February 2006 | 2K | VH | Rated PG-13
How do you get rid of an unwanted visitor?
It's just some fluff, folks.

Co-written with my fellow Musean, Mish
February 2001 | 26K | SRH | Rated R
Superstars of the Superheroes. ;)
Sequel to Mish's "Mexican Fried Ice Cream Man."

Finally and Never
January 2001 | 5K | VA | Rated PG
"I've never been known to give flowers as a birthday gift,
but they seemed appropriate this year."

Half an Hour
September 2003 | 10K | VA | Rated PG-13
What if...?

It Came in the Mail
August 2000 | 15K | SRA | Rated PG-13
Someone's trying to tell Scully something.
Winner: 2000 Starbuck for Outstanding Post-Episode Story (tie) and
2000 Starbuck for Outstanding Scully Characterization
If you've already read the story, view the dustjacket made by Trelawney.
Warning: contains story spoilers!

Just Desserts
June 2003 | 21K | SRH | Rated NC-17
When life hands you lemons, make lemonade.
Woo hoo! Diana Battis made me a cool dustjacket!

Not What You'd Expect From Me
July 2004 | 2K | V | Rated PG
Take the title literally. ;)
Winner: 2004 Spooky, 1st place
The award category is a story spoiler --
if you'd like to know what it is, click here.

PWP in 5-7-5
December 2014 | 7K | SRH | Rated NC-17
A haiku smutbiscuit.

April 2000 | 64K | SA | Rated R
A trip to meet an informant, and the aftermath.

December 2011 | 3K | V | Post-ep | Rated PG-13
"Have you had dinner yet, Scully?"

Value and Honor
Begun June 1999 | Work In Progress | XA | Rated R
When Mulder and Scully face past and present evils,
"value" and "honor" are proven to be both nouns and verbs.

1 ~ 2 ~ 3 ~ 4 ~ 5
6 ~ 7 ~ 8 ~ 9 ~ 10
11 ~ 12 ~ 13 ~ 14 ~ 15

summary of chapters 1 - 14 (4K)

compiled chapters (380K)

December 2010 | 2K | V | Rated G
A challenge.

December 2015 | 1K | H | Rated PG

More of Forte's X-Files World

Off the Top of My Head
(X-Files episode commentary)
The Map Room
The Map Room
(outside-of-DC fic)

Scullyisms Poll Results

My X-Files "Thank You"


Please also visit Musea, a collection of beauty:
the fanfiction of Diana Battis, Blackwood, cameo, Forte,
Mish, mountainphile, and Audrey Roget.

Musea - a collection of beauty

Rachel Howard's X-Files Fanfic
(I am not Rachel Howard; I just gave her fic a home!)

Jean Robinson's Fanfiction
(I'm not Jean Robinson, either.)

"Terma" promo pic courtesy of the wonderful Haven.
Sadly, that site no longer exists, but its message boards live on!

"Je Souhaite" basement office promo pic courtesy of
the also-wonderful X-Files DVD Screen Grab Archive.

Site last updated January 2, 2022.

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