Penname: Cassie Ingaben [Contact]
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Member Since: 28/06/2009
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 Slash fan since 1993. Writing in Eroica, The Professionals, LOTR (not much)

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 Cassie Ingaben's stories are also posted to Belladonna ( and to the Eroicafans website (

 Heartfelt thanks to all my editors, and to all the friends who commented on various drafts (you know who you are).



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Lot in Life by vadianna Rated: NC-17 [Reviews - 8]
Summary: Dorian/Klaus.  One of those long, sprawling, relationship stories where the two get together that has been written a hundred times before.  Several unforgivable cliches appear.  You know the drill.
Characters: B, Dorian, G, Klaus
Genres: Action/Adventure, Drama, First Time, General, Romance
Warnings: character death, graphic sex, violence
Series: None
Chapters: 16 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 61813 Read Count: 186916
[Report This] Published: 10/03/2010 Updated: 10/03/2010
Reviewer: Cassie Ingaben (Signed)
Date: 12/03/2010 | Title: Chapter 1: Chapter 1

what a wonderful story! I haven't read the rest yet but I can tell it's excellent! I love secretly romantic!Klaus, and you have him spot on here. 

A question: I don't understand what a vase of Aloe is for--or what it is exactly for that matter. Is this some sort of national custom? I am assuming you are American from your spelling and usage ('gotten') but of course I may be wrong. Just curious!

Author's Response:

You're right, I live in America.  Around where I grew up, people were always given aloe plants at funerals and kept them in memory of the deceased.  I hadn't thought to question how widespread the custom was.  In the story, I just used it as a gesture of sympathy.  No deeper meaning than that.  Sorry, I probably should have elaborated a little more.

And thanks!  I'm happy you're enjoying it so far.