Kassandra Black
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Joined 02-07-10, id: 2246228, Profile Updated: 12-05-14
Author has written 12 stories for Mass Effect, Fable, Firefly, Assassin's Creed, and Rizzoli & Isles.

HUGE fan of Mass Effect! Go Team Shenko!

I read. A lot. Seriously, I am filled with useless information because I read EVERYTHING. :D

Video games I love to play are the Fable series, Fallout, Mass Effect, Left 4 Dead, Dragon Age and the Assassin's Creed series.


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Crosshairs by quantumparadigm reviews
With an unknown threat looming on the horizon, the crew of the Normandy band together on a mission that tests the limits of their endurability. Yet even in the midst of a mission gone awry, sometimes people find what they weren't even looking for. ME1, Shenko.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 17 - Words: 50,723 - Reviews: 88 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 71 - Updated: 6/27 - Published: 6/18/2014 - Shepard (F), Kaidan A.
Rain and Snow by elfgirl931 reviews
Angsty drabble set a few years after the night Fenris and Hawke shared together. Hawke goes out continually at night trying to drown her sorrows in fighting. Fenris doesn't know how to move forward. Awkwardness ensues. A year later, disaster strikes on a snowy night and Fenris must find his courage.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,182 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 10/9/2014 - Published: 6/29/2013 - Hawke (F), Fenris - Complete
Never Surrender by quantumparadigm reviews
Everything catches up, even after twelve years of running. When an unexpected encounter with the team from Atlantis frees her from the Wraith, Eva Vasir learns there's more to life than living in fear. But can she learn to love? Snapshots in 1,000-word vignettes. Ronon/OC, also Sheppard/Weir.
Stargate: Atlantis - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 22 - Words: 24,171 - Reviews: 102 - Favs: 86 - Follows: 135 - Updated: 6/4/2013 - Published: 5/6/2012 - Ronon D., OC
Task Force Hydra by iNf3ctioNZ reviews
Task Force Hydra. The four greatest spec ops troops in the galaxy. Against all foes, their greatest enemy may be themselves. But in times like these, they must fight together or die together. Welcome aboard the SSV Marathon. Welcome to the task force.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 8 - Words: 31,618 - Reviews: 80 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 49 - Updated: 3/20/2013 - Published: 4/16/2012 - Admiral Hackett, Shepard (M), Councilor Sparatus
Precipice by quantumparadigm reviews
Shenko AU story, based on an OTP prompt from tumblr. Shepard survived Mindoir. Now she's just suffered through Akuze, and finds carrying on hard. Harder when alone, until someone happens by and offers his words. Simple words that change the world. Trigger warning: suicidal thoughts.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,640 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 17 - Published: 12/17/2012 - Shepard (F), Kaidan A. - Complete
What's in a Name? by kirstieroo reviews
How the Alenko children got their names.
Mass Effect - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,736 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 4 - Published: 3/29/2012 - Kaidan A., Shepard (F) - Complete
Proud of You by quantumparadigm reviews
Mass Effect 3 spoilers! Read at your own risk! Re-write of the end game sequence with the Crucible. Because the ending we got wasn't enough. Shenko.
Mass Effect - Rated: K - English - Romance/Suspense - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,137 - Reviews: 51 - Favs: 61 - Follows: 6 - Published: 3/9/2012 - Shepard (F), Kaidan A. - Complete
Regrets by impsy reviews
Kaidan goes through the motions; he's gotten good at that. But he's not letting Shepard go without a fight. 500 word Shenko drabbles inspired by the Mass Effect 3 demo. Spoilers for ME3 demo. Complete.
Mass Effect - Rated: K - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 3,494 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 22 - Updated: 3/4/2012 - Published: 2/15/2012 - Kaidan A., Shepard (F) - Complete
Carry On by Eilam Wordsmith reviews
Grief is a heavy burden. Kaidan Alenko carried his for two years.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 9 - Words: 12,483 - Reviews: 60 - Favs: 68 - Follows: 46 - Updated: 2/29/2012 - Published: 1/31/2010 - Kaidan A. - Complete
Final Conversations by drakontion reviews
Kaidan and Ashley have a bit of a chat.
Mass Effect - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 724 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 3 - Published: 2/22/2012 - Kaidan A., Ashley W. - Complete
Mariachi by sesheta255 reviews
Kaidan is expecting a quiet night on the Citadel, surely he knows better than that by now. More r/s set in ME1.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,669 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 3 - Published: 2/15/2012 - Shepard (F), Kaidan A. - Complete
Valhalla by SageQueen reviews
I seriously think Mass Effect 2's infamous Horizons moment was ALL A PLOT! To keep it canon, this is my take on Cerberus' shenanigans. Follows ME2 storyline with flashbacks to earlier times. Bioware owns all. This is part 3 of 'Valkyrie' Shepard's tale.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Romance/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 80 - Words: 245,439 - Reviews: 438 - Favs: 178 - Follows: 135 - Updated: 1/29/2012 - Published: 6/12/2010 - Shepard (F), Kaidan A. - Complete
Mass Effect: Combat Stockings by quantumparadigm reviews
Mass Effect Christmas special! Ashley decides that the Normandy is going to celebrate Christmas, Williams style - and Shepard and Kaidan are caught in the middle. One shot.
Mass Effect - Rated: K - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,614 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 1 - Published: 12/25/2011 - Kaidan A., Shepard (F) - Complete
Parallax by fortunesque reviews
Everyone knows that Shepard and Kaidan are in a relationship... too bad they didn't get the memo.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 20 - Words: 48,207 - Reviews: 142 - Favs: 101 - Follows: 83 - Updated: 4/10/2011 - Published: 7/3/2009 - Kaidan A., Shepard (F)
Worn by OtterPotter reviews
"If she knew I was writing this she would probably shoot me. Attached are the coordinates of our next destination and our ETA. Don't screw this up." Shepard was not invincible, and she could not fool her crew forever. FemShep/Kaidan
Mass Effect - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,951 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 2 - Published: 2/4/2011 - Kaidan A., Shepard (F) - Complete
Leaving Home by drakontion reviews
Something short and sweet. Shepard and Kaidan discussing what it means to travel to other worlds. Inspired by the Solar Fields song of the same name.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 463 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 12/24/2010 - Shepard (F), Kaidan A. - Complete
For You by proflig8 reviews
The courier stumbles upon her old companion Boone and reads a note that wasn't meant for her just yet. One-shot, f!Courier/Boone, post-game NCR ending, spoilers.
Fallout - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,785 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 55 - Follows: 9 - Published: 11/29/2010 - C. Boone, Courier - Complete
The Princess and the Scoundrel by KelaSaar reviews
A great evil has been defeated, Albion has been saved, and yet our lovely heroine feels like something is missing from her happy ending, namely a certain scoundrely soldier, though she's loathe to admit it.
Fable - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,116 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 6 - Published: 11/4/2010 - Prince/Princess/The Hero of Brightwall, Ben Finn - Complete
From Beginning to End by AJ Rayne reviews
Shepard and Alenko's relationship from the point of view of those around them. Will cover both ME and ME2. There's a good chance I won't write this in chronological order, so hope that doesn't confuse you.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 10 - Words: 11,401 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 18 - Updated: 10/2/2010 - Published: 9/3/2010 - Shepard (F), Kaidan A.
Re: About Horizon by Jade5233 reviews
Shepard sends a reply to Kaidan's message. One shot. Shenko. ME3 Spoiler-free
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,534 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 1 - Published: 7/15/2010 - Shepard (F), Kaidan A. - Complete
Unbreakable by proflig8 reviews
Joker has a list of three things he wants to do now that his legs are cured. To celebrate, Shepard issues a shore leave. FemShepxJoker, extreme fluff, spoilers for ME2.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 4 - Words: 9,770 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 7/10/2010 - Published: 6/23/2010 - Shepard (F), Joker - Complete
Kaidan Alenko by Ovo reviews
The Owner's Guide and Maintenance Manual.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,944 - Reviews: 40 - Favs: 63 - Follows: 6 - Published: 7/7/2010 - Kaidan A. - Complete
Girl Time Misunderstandings by Star582 reviews
There's nothing like being on vacation with the one you love. Until one of you has a temporary call to duty leaving the other one to her own devices...and obsessions. Which are not necessarily understood by a member of the opposite sex.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,561 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 3 - Published: 6/23/2010 - Shepard (F), Kaidan A. - Complete
Valkyrie by SageQueen reviews
Women warriors always get the job done. Valkyrie Shepard is no exception, even if her feelings sometimes get in the way. Follows the Mass Effect 1 plot with some biotic & Shenko liberties. Bioware owns all. This is PART 1 of the tale of 'Valkyrie' Shepard
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Romance/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 38 - Words: 72,738 - Reviews: 119 - Favs: 172 - Follows: 40 - Updated: 6/2/2010 - Published: 5/22/2010 - Shepard (F), Kaidan A. - Complete
I Can't Breathe by Felinu reviews
A little "poem thingy" written about the Shenko pairing in ME1
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 915 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Published: 5/22/2010 - Shepard (F), Kaidan A. - Complete
Tiger Tiger Burning Bright by sesheta255 reviews
Random Stupidity 4. This one will not appeal unless you have a very warped mind, like me. Joker means well, sometimes anyway, but his pranks have a habit of backfiring on Kaidan. Seems this time he's gone a little too far.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,425 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 1 - Published: 5/21/2010 - Shepard (F), Kaidan A. - Complete
Amoeba! by sesheta255 reviews
The pitfalls of shore leave and taking a shower are things that Kaidan will never forget. Random Stupidity Number 3
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,438 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 2 - Published: 5/16/2010 - Shepard (F), Kaidan A.
Dreams by sesheta255 reviews
The destruction of the Protheans wasn't the only thing Shepard dreamed about when she was hit by the beacon on Eden Prime and it was all Alenko's fault. The very 1st in the series called Random Stupidity. Shenko but does include Alistair & Carth as well
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,666 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 9 - Published: 5/16/2010 - Shepard (F), Kaidan A. - Complete
Hide and Seek by BrookeJean reviews
The SR-2 Normandy Crew indulge in a game of Hide and Seek while Joker has a little plan of his own. Shenko Fluff Dedicated to KAST and KAAS
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 4,820 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 3 - Published: 5/4/2010 - Kaidan A., Shepard (F) - Complete
Catharsis by stardust923 reviews
Evolution of FemShep and Kaidan's relationship after their encounter on Horizon. Rated T, just to be safe.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 10 - Words: 15,538 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 28 - Updated: 4/11/2010 - Published: 3/17/2010 - Shepard (F), Kaidan A. - Complete
Gender Bender by Fluid Consciousness reviews
What happens to Clarissa Cousland when Duncan decides it's in her best interests to pretend to be a man upon their arrival in Ostagar? Will she able to bite back the rising tide of emotion she feels for a fellow Grey Warden? Slightly A/U.
Dragon Age - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 15 - Words: 26,957 - Reviews: 103 - Favs: 125 - Follows: 62 - Updated: 3/10/2010 - Published: 2/5/2010 - Cousland, Alistair - Complete
Kismet by Hermia S reviews
Thane Krios is nothing like Hermia Shepard originally assumed, but she is not the only one having her preconceptions shattered.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 8 - Words: 23,954 - Reviews: 105 - Favs: 120 - Follows: 142 - Updated: 3/4/2010 - Published: 2/2/2010 - Shepard (F), Thane K.
Observation by Lywnna reviews
Three weeks after returning from a suicide mission, things are still tense on the Normandy between Shepard and newly appointed Alliance Liaison Kaidan Alenko. Post ME2 Shenko oneshot.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Romance/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,391 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 89 - Follows: 6 - Published: 3/2/2010 - Shepard (F), Kaidan A. - Complete
About Horizen by Sarah1281 reviews
Following their disastrous first attempt at a reunion on Horizen, Kaidan and Shepard keep in touch and try to figure out why the galaxy hates Shepard, just how much they hate Cerberus, and how to have a better second reunion.
Mass Effect - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,742 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 1 - Published: 2/11/2010 - Kaidan A., Shepard (F) - Complete
Iunctio by sinvraal reviews
Explorations, variations and off-camera moments from the main storyline. Shenko, multiple character POVs.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 25 - Words: 61,185 - Reviews: 243 - Favs: 331 - Follows: 74 - Updated: 7/29/2008 - Published: 4/22/2008 - Complete
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Melting the Ice reviews
With the weight of the world on her shoulders, the last thing on Lara's mind is relaxation and fun. Can one certain soldier break through her icy exterior and look into her heart? Princess/Ben!
Fable - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 28,258 - Reviews: 149 - Favs: 117 - Follows: 137 - Updated: 12/10/2013 - Published: 11/5/2010 - Prince/Princess/The Hero of Brightwall, Ben Finn
Ghosts reviews
"Nothing is true; everything is permitted" – a creed Gianni has lived by her entire life. After meeting Ezio, she starts to realize just how close those words are to her own personal life. Haunted by the tragedies of their past, both Gianni and Ezio must learn to open their hearts to the truth in order to look toward the future. ACII as told through 1000 word vignettes. Ezio/OC.
Assassin's Creed - Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 5 - Words: 5,305 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 1/9/2013 - Published: 12/26/2012 - Ezio A.
I Don't Believe You reviews
Dr. Emma Carter joins the team as Isles' new assistant. After meeting Frankie, her seemingly perfect world is turned upside down. Fluff with little plot! Frankie/OC
Rizzoli & Isles - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,926 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 43 - Updated: 12/30/2012 - Published: 12/28/2012 - Frankie R.
Relentless reviews
The story of Shepard from childhood to soldier. Eventual Shenko.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 3,166 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 26 - Updated: 4/4/2012 - Published: 12/23/2010 - Shepard (F), Kaidan A.
Into the Fire reviews
Alex seems just like any other passenger Serenity has taken on. But is there more to her past than she lets on? Jayne/OC. Starts after "Out of Gas".
Firefly - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,741 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 18 - Published: 3/21/2011 - Jayne
Dinner reviews
Shenko fluff! Follow up to "Elevator". Shepard and Kaidan decide to take their friends' advice as they head off to dinner.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 6,454 - Reviews: 35 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 15 - Updated: 1/8/2011 - Published: 8/31/2010 - Shepard (F), Kaidan A. - Complete
Just Breathe reviews
Sequel to "Breathe". Continuation of romance between Serena Shepard and Kaidan Alenko in ME 2.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 9 - Words: 17,669 - Reviews: 45 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 47 - Updated: 11/22/2010 - Published: 5/4/2010 - Shepard (F), Kaidan A.
Elevator reviews
Shenko fluff! Joker decides to lend a helping hand...
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 11,126 - Reviews: 83 - Favs: 104 - Follows: 45 - Updated: 8/14/2010 - Published: 6/15/2010 - Shepard (F), Kaidan A. - Complete
Weekend reviews
Shenko fluff! Shepard realizes her growing attraction for Kaidan after her mother invites him over to the Shepard home for the weekend.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 8,346 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 69 - Follows: 22 - Updated: 5/31/2010 - Published: 5/21/2010 - Shepard (F), Kaidan A. - Complete
Breathe reviews
ME1 through the eyes of FemShep/Kaidan. Shenko initial attraction leading to eventual love.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 18,137 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 18 - Updated: 4/21/2010 - Published: 2/9/2010 - Shepard (F), Kaidan A. - Complete
Paparazzi reviews
Emma Shepard and Kaidan decide to take a little vacation. Shenko one-shot.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,914 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 2 - Published: 3/23/2010 - Shepard (F), Kaidan A. - Complete
Wicked reviews
Different take on femShep/Thane romance. One shot.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 761 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 30 - Follows: 3 - Published: 3/12/2010 - Shepard (F), Thane K. - Complete