Cruising from Kroner
By Maureen B. Ocks

Disclaimer:  Fox Mulder, Dana Scully, Shelia Fontaine and all
other familiar X Files characters belong to Chris Carter, 1013
Productions and FOX.  No copyright infringement intended.

Archive -- Sure, just tell me and keep my name with it.
Spoilers:   Rain King and everything that comes before it.
Keywords - 155 words, some key.

Rated "F" for fluff.


We were one hundred miles from Kroner or three hundred miles
from anywhere.

"I'm so sick of Kansas," she said, more to herself than to me.

"The state or the music?"  This must have been the third time
we heard "Dust in the Wind" on the radio this trip.  

"Both."  She sighed.  "Mind if I change it?"  She started
changing stations before I could reply.

Several all news stations, a farm report, Rush Limbaugh and Dr.
Laura had her back with Kansas -- the band.  We won't be
leaving Kansas the state for hours.  The little puddle jumper
plane was in for repairs so we were driving out today.

"You think they'll be happy?" I asked, because I didn't.

"Why not?" She stifled a yawn.

"Oh, I don't know, fifty percent divorce rate, Shelia's a little bit

She closed her eyes, giving into sleep as she answered, "Flaky
works for some people."

Well, that's heartening.  


Author's notes:

Found this one semi-done while I was cleaning out my files. 
Now it is done thanks to the fabulous Shari.  

I hated "Rain King" the first time I saw it.  While the direction
is still very heavy handed, the episode has grown on me and is
really quite sweet.

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