|Trope · Genre|
|Synonyms:||pre XF, Pastfic|
|Related:||AU, college AU, highschool AU, kidfic, Profiler!Mulder|
|See Also:||The X-Files|
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Pre-XF is an X-Files fan fiction term and genre. It's an abbreviation for pre X-Files. which usually describes stories that take place before Mulder and Scully were assigned to the X-Files division on March 6th 1992.
These kind of stories are usually AU where Mulder and Scully meet before the FBI, for example at high school or college or in Mulder's case his time as Profiler!Mulder. Some of them tell a story that happened during the childhood of one or both of the characters. Some may also be Mulder/Other or Scully/Other.
pre-XF in sanctionized work
- Previous eXcursions - a pre X-Files fan fiction archive
- works tagged as pre-XF at Archive Of Our Own
- Stories categorized as pre-XF at GilliAnd
- Pre-XF Childhood stories at Mulder's Creek
- BSU: Behavioral Sciences Unit archive for Profiler!Mulder stories
- X-Files Most Unwanted has a pre-XF category
- Pre-XF Fan Fiction, an archive hosted on GeoCities