Recap / The X-Files S07 E11 "Closure"

Mulder learns the fate of his sister Samantha.

Tropes:

  • Ascend to a Higher Plane of Existence: Implied that's what happened to all the child victims, including Samantha.
  • Bittersweet Ending: Mulder finds out that Samantha along with Amber Lynn died but she seems to be happy and in a better place, wherever she is. Her apparition even hugs Mulder and he later exclaims "I am free."
  • Holding Hands: Scully holds Mulder's hand after he reads his sister's diary.
  • I See Dead People: Mulder, as well as the parents of one of the victims.
  • Monochrome Apparition: The children, including Samantha, are seen by Mulder with a pale blue tint to them.
  • Myth Arc: The second part of a two-parter revolving around Mulder trying to find out what happened to a bunch of kidnapped children and ultimately, attempt to find his sister, alive or dead.
  • Secret Diary: Samantha had one while she was kept at the base, detailing the tests done on her before she died. Mulder finds it hidden in the wall of the house.
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