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The community for stories focusing on original characters in the Mass Effect universe, or for stories focusing on minor characters (i.e., Admiral Hackett, Captain Bailey, Haron, Balak, Anaya, Conrad Verner, etc.). Must have little to no cameos from the main cast, little to nothing of Commander Shepard, and must not be a self-insert. All ratings considered. See NaturalBornParagon's profile for more details.
Mass Effect: Survival »
Neil Collins, a 15-year-old biotic prodigy is trying to survive on Earth, but the enemy doesn't sleep. Hiding in the forests of North and beyond, he has to try and fit in a group of survivors. Meanwhile, plans are in motion to rescue him from Earth, but only one party has honest intentions. His battle hasn't ended yet, the Reapers are coming for him! Will he survive the invasion?
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 9 - Words: 33,751 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 5-7-13 - Published: 3-16-13 - Illusive Man
Sideways to Zero »
by davidnm2007 reviews
Dr. Nassana T'Saith, a junior asari scientist, has hit a brick wall in her career. Frustrated and annoyed, she searches for options. However, her attempts to resolve the situation may just lead to discoveries no-one could ever have expected... (This is a speculative prequel, set a long time before the events of the main trilogy, using a group of non-cannonical characters.)
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 2 - Words: 14,270 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 2-11-13 - Published: 2-8-13
For Courage, Duty, and Honor »
by BlackBox Inc reviews
They all fought the Reaper War for different reason. Follow three N7s as they form a bond forged in the fires of war. Part One : Escape from Earth
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 8 - Words: 48,775 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 11-2-12 - Published: 8-7-12
Mass Effect: Confirmation
70 years after the War of Existence, the yahg have risen up in force. Council forces managed to stop their advance, however they are divided on what to do. Go to toomuchbrainfart. for a small codex. Please read!
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,294 - Published: 3-30-12
ME Legends: The Silent Step
by KFish1 reviews
Based on one line from Capt Kirrahe's inspiring Virmire speech, this is the untold story of a STG legend "who defeated a nation with a single shot." SHORT story with all original characters.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,200 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 10 - Published: 6-5-12 - Councilor Esheel - Complete
Mass Effect: Interceptor »
by Mothbanquet reviews
Six months before the events of Mass Effect, a young turian named Arlen Kryik is recruited into an elite C-Sec unit known as the Interceptors, a cadre of agents responsible for hunting fugitives throughout the galaxy. Partnered with veteran agent Garrus Vakarian, Arlen quickly becomes embroiled in a terrorist plot to destroy the Council and plunge the galaxy into chaos...
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Drama - Chapters: 44 - Words: 328,871 - Reviews: 142 - Favs: 44 - Follows: 38 - Updated: 12-3-12 - Published: 4-22-11 - Garrus V. Nihlus K. - Complete
In Times of War »
by MLGumm reviews
...friends pop up from the oddest places. A human colony kid, barely fifteen and a turian C-Sec officer closing in on twice her age certainly count as an odd pair of friends, but war has a way of bringing us together, even as it tears us apart.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Family - Chapters: 29 - Words: 26,250 - Reviews: 72 - Favs: 48 - Follows: 50 - Updated: 5-9-12 - Published: 3-14-12 - Complete
The Young Blood Herald »
by Sasquatch097 reviews
Markao is an assassin, a prodigious artist of his trade and son of the infamous Blood Herald. The world he enters is rife with alliances and rivalries, secrets and lies and deceit that he must navigate. He soon discovers he's become the hunted. Please R&R
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 2 - Words: 1,967 - Reviews: 1 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 4-15-12 - Published: 4-3-12 - Morinth U. Grunt
Find Comfort in the Homeworld's Skies
by Morrigain Sangre
"The ship beside theirs breaks open, scatters into a million shards to rain upon the blue-green seas of the planet below. The Homeworld." Young Jona'Hazt has seen both his parents killed by geth, but it ist still not something he understands.
Mass Effect - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,151 - Favs: 2 - Published: 3-26-12 - Complete
by dragondrewversion2 reviews
Four strangers; a human, a krogan, a turian, and a quarian; are stranded in London during the Reaper invasion of Earth. Forced together through strange circumstances, they'll need to work together if they hope to survive. Chapter 4: The Face of the Enemy.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 28 - Words: 131,744 - Reviews: 94 - Favs: 74 - Follows: 82 - Updated: 2-11-13 - Published: 9-15-11
Tevak'Semis: The Pilgrimage »
by Dr Death DST reviews
During the events of ME1, a group of quarians on Omega plan to steal a batarian slaver ship for their pilgrimage. This is the first of three stories following the main character, Tevak. If you like quarians then you should like this story.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 6 - Words: 10,628 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 4-28-12 - Published: 2-25-12 - Complete
The Day the Arms Closed »
by thesarge400 reviews
Humanity, as a whole, has been deemed 'too violent' as a species to be permitted within the Citadel and Council-controlled space. Follow those who dwell within as civil uprisings and chaos spread across a once-peaceful and grand Citadel.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Drama - Chapters: 12 - Words: 33,979 - Reviews: 162 - Favs: 283 - Follows: 317 - Updated: 4-2-13 - Published: 6-21-11
by Knightfall1138 reviews
Downloaded from an Omega maintenance terminal within the residential quarantine zone.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,857 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 1 - Published: 6-1-11 - Complete
by Exilo reviews
In a sensitive situation, the Citadel cannot always use proper military and channels. In those situations, expendable units must be used. Krogan, Quarian, and human centered. One shot. Read and review please.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,480 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 3 - Published: 5-17-11 - Complete
by Syroc reviews
A short story. Something stirs on Feros, something that may alter the human race forever.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,097 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 5 - Published: 2-26-11 - Complete
Byzantine: Shanxi's Last Stand
by LeroyZanzibar reviews
In the year 2157, the First Contact War began. Despite the Alliance's surrender of the planet, only one unit refused the order and held the city of Byzantine for the month the war lasted. This is their story.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,940 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 2 - Published: 2-26-11 - Complete
Something That'll Last
by popehippo reviews
A small glimpse into the life of those outside of Commander Shepard's story; based on the interactions of two NPCs in Illium.
Mass Effect - Rated: K - English - Romance/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,055 - Reviews: 65 - Favs: 224 - Follows: 21 - Published: 6-26-10 - Complete
by Buggirl70 reviews
A Rachni queen remembers, and is preparing for what is to come.
Mass Effect - Rated: K - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 784 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 13 - Published: 7-9-10 - Complete
by nytecat reviews
Everyone has a story. Even an average joe like Conrad Verner.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,643 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 4-14-10 - Complete
Mass Effect: Contention »
by 95Headhunter reviews
It's a new tour for Commander David Anderson, as he finds himself tasked with the protection of a diplomatic meeting that could change the face of galactic politics. But this is the Attican Traverse, where nothing goes to plan...
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Drama/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 6 - Words: 39,964 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 12-30-10 - Published: 8-1-09 - D. Anderson
by Moranth reviews
The man was never there, especially when Kolyat needed him most. Should he still call the assassin 'Father?
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,169 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 8 - Published: 6-4-10 - Kolyat K. - Complete
By Any Road »
by buddhabread reviews
A human and a turian find friendship in their childhood. His military career separates them for ten years, but one day she receives an invitation. Human/Turian OCs, Pre ME1 events
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 3 - Words: 10,765 - Reviews: 45 - Favs: 46 - Follows: 58 - Updated: 2-15-11 - Published: 1-27-11
Ex Nihilo, Nihil Fit »
by Kerensky's Hope reviews
The Krogan Rebellions. The rise of Homo sapien. The lives of two people are separated by nearly two thousand years, but are still inextricably linked. Experimenting with a new style; feedback greatly appreciated. Chapter 13 up! Read and review please!
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 13 - Words: 31,470 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 2-4-11 - Published: 2-27-10
Dying Breaths »37 | Page 1 2 Next »
by Bekkitzz reviews
50000 years ago, the Prothean Empire was suddenly and mysteriously wiped out. The untold story of their downfall and destruction is one of terror, confusion, treason, and war; but, above all else, a story of hope.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Tragedy - Chapters: 5 - Words: 19,437 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 11-22-10 - Published: 11-3-10