|Alias(es):||Kassandra, KassXF, anonymous co, wickdzoot, Wickdzoot, zoo, Cassieopia, Isabel Wonders, Iwonders, iwonders, Sheare Bliss, Allison Reardon , Anonymous co|
|Fandoms:||X-files, TPM, DS, Andromeda, Stargate Atlantis|
|Communities:||SlashX, an X-Files email list|
|URL:||wayback machine version of her old M/Sk page wayback machine version of her old "other X-files pairings" page|
The Phantom Menace Lair of Kass and Kate
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Karen McFadyyon is one pseudonym used by this prolific writer, active in many fandoms.
Her X-Files story, Complicated Shadows has a complicated history.
As Sheare Bliss, she wrote Scully-Mulder centric gen X-files. Writing under the name Kassandra or KassXF, she was hugely influential in X-Files.
She also wrote as Cassieopia in Andromeda fandom.
Karen McFadyyon was used in Stargate Atlantis fandom.
From a 1998 interview: "I only have two [aliases]. Believe it or not. If you listen to Sheryl Martin, I have a gazillion. But I only have two, and one of them is really my name. But I'm not terribly secretive, obviously, or I wouldn't have TOLD!" 
This fan was also head mouse and creator of Debbilmice.
She started SlashX, an X-Files email list.
- The AD's Office Interview: BDSM in M/Sk Fiction: Diana Williams, Kassandra and Xanthe (1998)
- The AD's Office Interview: Kassandra (1998)
- Chronicle X Interview with Kassandra (1999)
- The Long and Winding Road -- Famous Mulder/Krycek Mpreg and kidfic novel. (WB Machine link, part 1, part 2)
- The Training of P -- probably the first Krycek/Pendrell story (WBM link part 1, 2, 3, 4, , 6, 7)
- Out of the Dark -- Long early bdsm-ish M/Skinner story -- controversial story, influenced later M/Sk stories; classic example of Muldertorture.
- Complicated Shadows -- Skinner-Mulder-centric gen novel. (was archived at IOHO, WBM link, also still online at Fugues Fiction Archive)
- Busted -- Fraser/Kowalski h/c fandom classic (at the DSA)
- Galaxy of the Living Dead -- a rare story of hers still available because it was posted to the SGA Flashfic LJ community.
- Trade Bargain and A Matter of Discretion -- two-novel SGA series written during 1st season; in the first one, John becomes ill and John and Rodney get together; in the second, John is gay-bashed and nearly dies, and (for other reasons) Elizabeth decided to secede from Earth, possibly the first story where Atlantis does that.
- Stolen Light -- TPM novel with a tragically cloned Qui-gon. (WB machine Link). Also published as a 75 page novelette.
- Hearts of Darkness -- written with Kate, this was a dark TPM novel with rape and other warnings.
- The Jewels of Ysgare. TPM novel.
- Mating Rituals is a SGA John/Rodney story. It may not be the very first penguin fic, but it's close.
- some names linked here
- See the talk page for this article. Also search alt.tv.x-files.creative by "Sheare Bliss" or "Bliss" or "soot" for a hearty taste of outrage, insinuations, personal affront, strong opinions, sockpuppets, wank du week, apologies, threats of legal action, hurt feelings, and more.
- from The Ad's Office Interview: Kassandra