briefing started without much enthusiasm and ended with even
less. The only thing that lifted the spirits of anyone at the
table was when Blevins raised the obvious question. 'Has anyone
seen Agent Mulder?'
The shrugs were mixed
with half smiles and knowing glances. Everyone affirming their
superior detective and psychological profiling skills by
suggesting that it was no surprise to them that he hadn't shown
up for work today."