Cash is king when margin calls and when brisk sales lead to more end user scarcity and the restocking of shelves for Christmas rush. The price must have been right on the buyout of this prime private collection of aged domains staving them off the block! And the dotNet's seemingly worthless to the holder may have been the deal closer.
Fiona.net (make a nice package with Shameless.com also owned by FS)
To inquire on any of these names, cut and paste the name in here