Each season is conceived as a self-contained miniseries , following a different set of characters and settings, and a story line with its own "beginning, middle, and end. Evan Peters , Sarah Paulson , and Lily Rabe have returned most frequently, all appearing in nine of the ten seasons, with Frances Conroy appearing in eight and Kathy Bates appearing in six. The first season, retroactively subtitled Murder House , takes place in Los Angeles , California , during , and centers on a family that moves into a house haunted by its deceased former occupants. The second season, subtitled Asylum , takes place in Massachusetts , during , and follows the stories of the patients and staff of an institution for the criminally insane. The third season, subtitled Coven , takes place in New Orleans , Louisiana , during , and follows a coven of witches who face off against those who wish to destroy them.
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Ally Mayfair-Richards full name: Allyson Mayfair-Richards  is a woman suffering from the recent resurfacing of her multiple phobias. She is a character in Cult portrayed by Sarah Paulson. Ally is married to Ivy , and the two women have a son named Oz. She claims that Ivy got her through her troubles and helped her eradicate the fears that she gained.
Her parents separated when she was a baby. Through her father's marriage, she is the stepdaughter of Eliza Roberts and step-granddaughter of David Rayfiel and Lila Garrett. Through her mother's marriage, she is the stepdaughter of musician Kelly Nickels. She has a maternal half-sister, Grace.
Ryan Murphy has a history of shocking audiences, especially when it comes to American Horror Story. But it's not just the storylines, which have included everything from aliens and witches to nuns and the Antichrist, but the casting choices too. Macaulay Culkin 's involvement in the mysterious season 10 is just the latest piece of casting news to delight AHS audiences. Lange would go on to star in four seasons of the anthology series and after seeing all the success, Oscar winner Kathy Bates joined up in season three. Surprising casting choices continued, and changed reasons why they were so surprising.