He didn’t have a choice to come into this life. I don’t have a choice about what he is or was… but i do have a choice about the life my son will have… and shouldn’t i choose that he never have to be afraid of anyone or anything? And can i ever really even promise him that?
Scully, I was like you once. I didn’t know who to trust. Then I… I chose another path… another life, another fate, where I found my sister. The end of my world was unrecognizable and upside down. There was one thing that remained the same. You were my friend, and you told me the truth. Even when the world was falling apart, you were my constant. My touchstone.
I didn’t remake Alex in my own image. I didn’t need to do that. She already was me, lying on the floor, trying to kill herself, believing that she was worthless because she had nothing to live for. I saw that, and I thought I could help her.