|Alias(es):||Kassandra, KassXF, anonymous co, wickdzoot, Cassieopia, Isabel Wonders, 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.
As of February 10, 2010, Karen McFadyyon's SGA fanfic has been posted to Wraithbait.
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.
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.
- some names linked here
- See the talk page for this article. Also search alt.tv.x-files.creative by "Sheare Bliss" or "Bliss" 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