As Doggett, Reyes and Scully seek the truth behind the super-soldiers, Shannon McMahon leads them to a ship where experiments on female eggs are being conducted. Doggett's investigation into D.D. Kersh comes to end with no incriminating evidence to be found. Here it is noted that Mulder left because of advice from Kersh and persuasion by Scully after receiving death threats. Reyes and her former boyfriend Brad Follmer settle old scores, as Scully searches for the truth behind the rumours of her pregnancy. The evidence is destroyed when the ship is blown up with Scully, Doggett and Reyes barely escaping with their lives.