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Author has written 10 stories for Dragon Age.

Description for "The Bastard and the Lady"

"True love cannot be found where it does not exist and cannot be hidden where it does. W.Shakespeare."

Kathryn Cousland had always wanted to do something important with her life. The Blight was to be her chance to prove she was more than a pretty face. But after the attack on her home, she was left with only a promise to keep, a promise to fight the Blight, end the civil war and gain vengeance for her family. But despite all she had lost and suffered, despite the emptiness and numbness she felt, she found herself drawn to a fellow warden, drawn in ways she didn't understand and that frightened her. But she couldn't fall in love, not now, not with so much at stake and especially not since he didn't seem at all interested in her.

Alistair was content to devote his life to protecting Ferelden, saving the world so that others could have the things he knew he never would. However, this new recruit, caused feelings in him he hadn't thought were possible. But it couldn't be love, could it? Just admiration, respect, and even friendship. Besides why would she, a noble, be interested in him? Especially after her first love miraculously reappears from the dead. No, with her in charge and a Blight to stop, he'd best keep those feelings to himself.

Then again, could he really live with never knowing if there was a chance she might feel the same? The fate of Ferelden might turn on the answer.

You know you're a Dragon Age fan when by Goldenfool704 reviews
If any of these apply to you, it's a pretty good sign that you might just be a fan of Dragon Age. May contain spoilers.
Dragon Age - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 804 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 3 - Published: 10/14/2013 - Complete
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The Bastard and the Lady reviews
After the attack, Kathryn Cousland was left with a promise to keep and a Blight to fight. Alistair never thought he'd experience the feelings Kathryn caused in him but he'd best keep them to himself, especially when her first love miraculously reappears. This is not a novelization of the game but does stay close to lore. Includes an original sequel called "The Doppelganger"
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 92 - Words: 357,985 - Reviews: 278 - Favs: 235 - Follows: 240 - Updated: 7/14/2016 - Published: 11/11/2013 - [Cousland, Alistair] Jowan, S. Gilmore - Complete
The Gifts of the Magi
It is the holiday of Satinalia, celebrated around Thedas with feasts and gifts. Alistair wants to get his love a gift but they, and especially him, are painfully short of funds. His plight sets off a chain of events that will affect the entire camp. Inspired by the O. Henry tale "The Gift of the Magi"
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,311 - Favs: 2 - Published: 12/26/2013 - Complete
The Village reviews
Sometime before the landsmeet, the group stops at a seemingly abandoned village, but nothing is ever what it seems. Stand-alone story. Lore consistent. All companions included with my warden Kathryn Cousland (same one from "The Bastard and the Lady" and "What Makes a King").
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Suspense/Drama - Chapters: 6 - Words: 17,159 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 11/5/2013 - Published: 10/17/2013 - [Alistair, Cousland] - Complete
What Makes a King reviews
It is over a year after the end of the Blight, when an incident at Fort Draken causes Alistair to consider what it takes to be a king. A hardened Alistair with my warden, Kathryn Cousland, who is now Queen of Ferelden (from "The Bastard and the Lady" and "The Village").
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,855 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 36 - Follows: 11 - Updated: 11/5/2013 - Published: 10/11/2013 - [Alistair, Cousland] - Complete
Private Thoughts: Leliana's Vision reviews
Leliana's thoughts the morning after her vision.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,046 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 10/10/2013 - Leliana - Complete
Private Thoughts: Oghren's Search reviews
Oghren's thoughts and memories as he searches the deep roads for Branka.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,064 - Reviews: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 10/3/2013 - Oghren - Complete
The Fate of a Queen reviews
A possible fate of the former queen of Ferelden if a hardened/changed Alistair is made king of Ferelden. Some speculation and head cannon.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Drama/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,475 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 3 - Published: 9/26/2013 - Anora, Alistair, Zevran A. - Complete
Private Thoughts: Duncan's Choice reviews
The thoughts of Duncan regarding the recruitment of Alistair into the Grey Wardens. Based on the story put out regrading this event on the official Bioware Social site and on events depicted in the novel "The Calling" by David Gaider.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Angst/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 949 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 9/20/2013 - Alistair, Duncan - Complete
Private Thoughts: Sten in Still Life reviews
The thoughts of Sten as he waits in the cage in Lothering for the Warden to return.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Angst/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 462 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 9/12/2013 - Sten - Complete
Private Thoughts: Wynne's Mistake reviews
The private thoughts of Wynne the morning after the Warden and Alistair first spent the night together.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,184 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 5 - Published: 9/6/2013 - Wynne - Complete