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Why 'Asylum' Is the Best Season of 'American Horror Story'

6. All the Season's Leading Ladies Were Badass
Jessica Lange's Sister Jude Martin, in all her faults, was a mega powerhouse. Lily Rabe's Sister Mary Eunice McKee, while evil, was a force to be reckoned with. Chloë Sevigny's Shelley was about 50 years before her time. Lizzie Brocheré's Grace Bertrand saved the day (and Evan Peters' Kit Walker) more than once. Frances Conroy's Angel of Death was intimidation incarnate. We've already covered superhero Lana Winters. Even Naomi Grossman's Pepper had her incredible moment of power when the aliens got their hands on her.