Mulder runs and runs and runs and runs. Noel Rooooooooaaaaar chases him. Running. More running. Further running. Constant running. Enjoy the running while you can, because this episode is long and talky and look at what page we're on and I haven't even gotten to the credits yet. Noel Roooooooooaaaaar's gaining on him, so Mulder just stops in the middle of the hallway. Ahead of him is an open door. A man in silhouette stands in the doorway, looking at him. Mulder stares at the shadowy guy, then over his shoulder at the rapidly approaching Noel Rooooooaaaaaoar. He chooses the devil he doesn't know over the one he does, and bolts for the open door. He pounds over the threshold and comes face to face with Krycek, who slams the door in Noel Roooooaaaaaaar's face. "No! You're dead!" Mulder says. "Maybe. But I'm still pretty," Krycek retorts. Not really. I mean, he doesn't really say that; don't worry, he's still quite attractive. "Go. There's others" is what Krycek actually says. And whether he means that other dead people will show up just in time to lend our hero a hand, or that other super soldiers are on the way to kick Mulder's ass, remains to be seen. Mulder just stares at Krycek. Outside, Noel Rooooaaaar is flinging himself against the steel door, slowly breaking it down. Someone's set off an alarm somewhere; a klaxon blares loudly. Mulder turns to see military men coming toward him, guns drawn. He looks back toward Krycek, who's disappeared. Mulder makes a "huh" face, like he just saw a dog with three legs as opposed to a dead man disappearing before his eyes.
And Mulder takes off down yet another catwalk. (There are a lot of catwalks in this place, by the way. I feel like I need to include a rendering of Mount Weather's floor plan in addition to the recap for purposes of clarification). More running. Running. Running. Mulder shakes his little tush on the catwalk as Noel Rooooooooooaaaaaaar comes at him from one direction and the Military Guys With Guns come at him from the other. He scampers up a ladder. Noel Roooooooaaaoaoaoaoaoaor chases him. They're almost at the very top level of the complex, overlooking the laboratory. In other words, it's a long drop. Mulder's heading up another ladder when Noel Roooooooaaaoaoaoaoaoaor catches up with him, lifts him off the ladder and starts choking him. He leans Mulder over the edge of the railing and is about to finish him off -- and what a plot development that would be for the finale! -- when Mulder somehow uses his foot for leverage or something and flips Noel Roooooooaaaoaoaoaoaoaor over the railing in Mulder's place. Noel Roooooooaaaoaoaoaoaoaor lands on a electrical grid. The suits and the scientists stare up at them, as Noel Roooooooaaaoaoaoaoaoaor fries and Mulder dangles from the catwalk by one hand. He pulls himself to safety, grunting. Once safely back on solid ground, Mulder's met by those Guys With Guns. He's trapped.