The Sixth Extinction II: Amor Fati
“The Sixth Extinction II: Amor Fati” is the second episode of the seventh season of the American science fiction television series The X-Files. Originally aired by the Fox network on November 14, 1999, it received a Nielsen rating of 10. 1 and was seen by 16. 15 million viewers. The installment explores the series’ overarching mythology and concludes a trilogy of episodes revolving around Fox Mulder’s severe reaction to an alien artifact.
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“The Sixth Extinction II: Amor Fati” is the second episode of the seventh season of the American science fiction television series The X-Files. It was directed by Michael Watkins and written by lead actor David Duchovny and series creator Chris Carter. The installment explores the series’ overarching mythology and concludes a trilogy of episodes revolving around Fox Mulder’s severe reaction to an alien artifact. Originally aired by the Fox network on November 14, 1999, it received a Nielsen rating of 10. 1 and was seen by 16. 15 million viewers. Initial reviews were mixed, and the plot and dialogue attracted criticism. Later critics viewed the episode in a more positive light, and several writers named it among the best in the series. The episode was also inspired by Nikos Kazantzakis’s novel The Last Temptation of Christ, and a scene showing an operation on Mulder has been thematically compared to the Crucifixion of Jesus. In the sixth-season finale, Mulder and Scully investigate a rock inscribed with Navajo writing found in Côte d’Ivoire. While examining it in Washington, D. C., Mulder hears ringing sounds and suffers several headaches. He turns to Agent Diana Fowley for help before his mental health rapidly deteriorates and he is transferred to a psychiatric hospital. Meanwhile, Scully heads to New Mexico to ask a dying Albert Hosteen to translate what is on the rock: he discovers that the item includes passages from the Bible and a map of the human genome. In this episode, Scully returns from Africa to discover Mulder in a coma induced by exposure to shards from an alien spaceship wreck.
In a dream, The Smoking Man offers Mulder a new life and a fresh start. Mulder awakens from his coma and realizes his duty to prevent alien colonization. He is taken from the hospital by the Smoking Man and taken to an unfamiliar unfamiliar neighborhood. He finds his former informant, Deep Throat, who claims to have faked his own death to escape the Syndicate. On the hospital security tapes, Scully sees Mulder’s mother talking to the smoking man. The two have sex and Mulder is infected with the virus, and because he is proof of alien life, he is now under the burden of being a part of the syndicate. The Cigarette Smoking Man takes Mulder to a new unfamiliar neighborhood; inside a home, he finds a book on Native American beliefs, which describes how one man will prevent the impending apocalypse. He suggests that Mulder now do the same to the same man, and he suggests that he can help Mulder prevent the apocalypse. The pair have sex in the new neighborhood, andMulder meets his former love interest, and they have the two have the sex in an unfamiliar new neighborhood. In the seventh-season premiere, Scully discovers a wrecked alien spacecraft. After Scully examines the shards, she begins to believe that they hold the key to all of life’s mysteries. Meanwhile Mulder slips into a coma, and Assistant Director Walter Skinner enlists the help of former Department of Defense agent Michael Kritschgau to determine what is wrong with Mulder.
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