Cerberus manages to bring Shepard back to life, but he's a body without a daemon. The aliens hardly notice, but the humans, the humans call him unnatural, a demon. They can't see the dust that collects on his skin like pond scum on still water or feel the pain of a missing soul. They call him demon and he finds no lies in their assessment.
Rated: T - English - Angst/Friendship - Chapters: 3 - Words: 3,130 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 16 - Updated: 12/15/2014 - Published: 8/22/2014 - Tali'Zorah, Miranda L., Shepard (M)