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Previous Finish: 3rd place
Season 28: Cagayan
Chaos, chaos, chaos. There really is no other way of remembering Kass than by referring to as her self-prescribed nickname from "Survivor: Cagayan," "Chaos" Kass. Originally part of the Brains tribe that saw 75% of the early eliminations, Kass was able to (with Spencer Bledsoe and Tasha Fox) outlast the competition to make it all the way to third place by, well, creating chaos.
Making no true alliances all season, Kass (if I may use a "Big Brother" term) floated from group to group, switching allegiance based on a desire to ruffle as many feathers as possible. The biggest question is whether or not chaos will be Kass' best strategy on her second chance. Gold Derby odds to win: 50/1
Although she enters this season with three other players from Cagayan, I think Kass comes into the game with very few (if any) pre-game alliances. Riding solo was her strategy last time, so she is unlikely to seem like a "numbers" threat in the early stages of the game.
Kass is amazingly perceptive — she knew when to jump to a new alliance, a skill that is rare on "Survivor," but extremely necessary in the final legs of the game.
I find it hard to believe that anyone is eager to build an alliance with Kass, knowing how thin her loyalty was last time. If Kass is to make a deep run in the game again, doing it on her own against all-stars is going to be very difficult.
Kass isn't the most physically competitive contestant to play the game. If she contributes to some early losses during tribal immunity she'll be an easy person to vote out.
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