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: 5 - Words: 6,865 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 25 - Updated: 7/29 - Published: 8/22/2014 - Garrus V., Miranda L., Shepard (M)