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|Synonyms:||SMT (Sadistic Mulder Torture)|
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Muldertorture was coined in the late '90s as a fan fiction sub-genre, as a result of many stories in The X-Files fandom involving the physical or psychological distress of Fox Mulder. Ratings from 1 to 10 were used, according to the level of "torture," and webrings and archives were created around this theme.