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Dedicated to collecting quality Mass Effect stories. Any length, any genre, any pairing, any Shep. At this time, anyone can nominate any story for the archives, over at Aria's Afterlife. Archive stories will be every stry that makes Story of the Week at Afterlife.
by Random Equinox reviews
You would think that going planetside to pick up a package would be fairly straightforward. But when the planet is Illium, the package is intended for Cerberus and the man sent to intervene is Shepard, all assumptions go straight out the airlock.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Humor - Chapters: 9 - Words: 63,099 - Reviews: 84 - Favs: 103 - Follows: 86 - Updated: 12/2/2013 - Published: 8/12/2013 - Shepard (M), Miranda L. - Complete
Dear Shepard, Goodbye
by Inkess reviews
Kaidan tries to deal with the grief he feels after Shepard's death by writing her a letter. Post Control. For the September contest at Aria's Afterlife.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,614 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 1 - Published: 9/25/2013 - Shepard (F), Kaidan A. - Complete
by servantofclio reviews
Twelve years after the end of the war, Shepard is living a quiet, retired life, having put her past behind her. An encounter with an old friend makes her reconsider some choices and just might give both of them another chance at happiness. A story about friendship, love, and blending families. FemShep/Garrus, references to past FemShep/Kaidan and Garrus/OC.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 28 - Words: 82,866 - Reviews: 250 - Favs: 230 - Follows: 265 - Updated: 10/13/2013 - Published: 3/23/2013 - Shepard (F), Garrus V. - Complete
The Dummy's Guide to Afterlife
by quantumparadigm reviews
The best tip for success at Afterlife is to maintain a low profile, carry yourself in a confident manner, and refrain displays of stupidity and ego. Should these guidelines be kept in mind, your experiences at Afterlife will be positive in nature.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 846 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 5 - Published: 8/2/2011 - Complete
by anonymous moose reviews
"Primarch Vakarian? Uh, sir? I'm here to ask you about Commander Shepard." Shepard/Vakarian.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Angst/Humor - Chapters: 46 - Words: 104,927 - Reviews: 422 - Favs: 561 - Follows: 667 - Updated: 4/6/2013 - Published: 4/6/2012 - Garrus V., Shepard (F)
Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained
by ghost.713 reviews
Guardian angels have never been perfect creatures, but a one-time hitman might be stretching things.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 80,800 - Reviews: 352 - Favs: 351 - Follows: 315 - Updated: 12/14/2010 - Published: 6/9/2010 - Kolyat K., Oriana L.
Through the kaleidoscope
by Reyavie reviews
What Jane Shepard is and was. According to everyone else, of course.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 111 - Words: 24,254 - Reviews: 297 - Favs: 85 - Follows: 100 - Updated: 11/5 - Published: 7/12/2012 - Shepard (F)
While You Were Sleeping
by Vixen Argentum reviews
There's a reason why Chakwas could heal Garrus so well. After all, Garrus isn't the only one who has scars. Chakwas and Garrus, Garrus/FemShep
Mass Effect - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,567 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 38 - Follows: 4 - Published: 2/13/2012 - Garrus V., Dr. Chakwas - 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: 81 - Favs: 336 - Follows: 32 - Published: 6/26/2010 - Complete
Wings Of Fire
by Bahoogasmif reviews
Commander Shepard awakes amongst the ruins of the citadel, and is finally on the verge of that happily ever after he so desperately sought.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Romance - Chapters: 47 - Words: 110,846 - Reviews: 320 - Favs: 360 - Follows: 255 - Updated: 10/26/2012 - Published: 6/26/2012 - Shepard (M), Tali'Zorah - Complete
The Foods of Your People
by Aeon1622 reviews
Shepard tried to get Kaidan's attention. Re-uploaded with minor editing.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,177 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 2 - Published: 5/12/2013 - Shepard (M), Kaidan A. - Complete
After the Fall
by Valkyrie Shepherd reviews
The Reapers are dead, the galaxy is saved! But what became of commander Shepard, last seen taking a breath in the rubble? Why are the keepers continuing to pile the bodies of the fallen around the citadel? What if the ending, wasn't the end? (If you like it let me know so I can continue) Listen to me read the story aloud on Youtube! Just search After the Fall fanfic!
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Mystery/Adventure - Chapters: 27 - Words: 77,322 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 51 - Updated: 9/2/2013 - Published: 1/16/2013 - Shepard (F) - Complete
by Colonel-Mustard1990 reviews
Honour the Chapter, honour the Emperor, honour the Imperium. Easy oaths to keep when in a world you can understand. Far, far harder, when a place steeped in heresy calls for aid and duty forces your hand to answer.
Crossover - Warhammer & Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 37 - Words: 112,150 - Reviews: 99 - Favs: 447 - Follows: 180 - Published: 2/5/2011 - Complete
by SergiusTheGreat reviews
AU. John Arthur Shepard is a bright, ambitious military officer of the Alliance. He has shaken hands with none other than Admiral Daro'Xen for mutual assistance in the future. After his revival by Cerberus, lust, ambition, brilliance and power are some of the concepts Shepard will go through, slowly changing him on the way to save the galaxy from the Reapers. Tali/M!Shep/Daro.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Drama - Chapters: 22 - Words: 79,526 - Reviews: 182 - Favs: 164 - Follows: 194 - Updated: 1/10/2014 - Published: 9/24/2011 - Tali'Zorah, Shepard (M), Daro'Xen
A Reversal of Owl Creek Bridge
by Piccylo reviews
The Commanding Officer is ashore. XO Pressly has the deck. Oneshot, some Garrus/F!Shep
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Suspense/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,773 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 1 - Published: 3/5/2011 - Shepard (F), Garrus V. - Complete
I Should Go
by Nevery reviews
Speeches, farewells, denials, howls of grief and of rage. Those that knew Shepard in life remember the Commander in death. Shepard's gender and any interpretations of romance are intentionally ambiguous and left up to you. Disclaimer: Reading these shorts whilst listening to "An End for Once and For All" carries with it a heavy risk of tears.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Friendship - Chapters: 49 - Words: 19,506 - Reviews: 296 - Favs: 208 - Follows: 209 - Updated: 11/23 - Published: 3/1/2013 - Councilor Sparatus, Councilor Tevos
Forgoing the Inevitable
by LaterHosen reviews
Immediately following ME3's ending, what happens to Shepard and the Normandy? Can the Galaxy stick together after the Reapers are destroyed? A MShep/Miranda story, but includes everyone in the Normandy family, old and new. It's a time for rebuilding, reconnecting, revenge. T for language, sparse as it will be.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 55 - Words: 337,576 - Reviews: 325 - Favs: 294 - Follows: 362 - Updated: 11/11 - Published: 4/20/2013 - [Shepard (M), Miranda L.] Ashley W., Garrus V.
by Remenants reviews
FemShep/Garrus/Tali It's not what you think it is...honest. One-Shot.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,916 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 116 - Follows: 9 - Published: 2/19/2010 - Shepard (F), Garrus V. - Complete
Just Like Old Times
by tarysande reviews
Garrus Vakarian's past and present, told through interconnected short stories one letter of the alphabet at a time.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 26 - Words: 54,228 - Reviews: 312 - Favs: 210 - Follows: 149 - Updated: 2/20/2013 - Published: 10/17/2012 - Garrus V., Shepard (F) - Complete
Mass Effect Interactions
by ItsHeroTime reviews
Just random Mass Effect interactions between characters.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 444 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 3 - Published: 8/11/2009
by Peptuck reviews
The year: 2183. An attack on the Global Defense Initiative colony of Eden Prime threatens to ignite war between GDI and the Citadel, and only one woman can keep the peace, track down the attackers, and expose the true threat to the galaxy. Alt.Universe
Crossover - Command & Conquer & Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Drama/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 17 - Words: 164,661 - Reviews: 519 - Favs: 950 - Follows: 936 - Updated: 1/11/2014 - Published: 3/28/2010 - Kane, Shepard (F)
Mass Effect: Origin
by Osage reviews
One year before the battle of the citadel Cerberus has completed their defection from the Alliance thanks to the enigmatic Armistan Banes. It is up to Commander John Shepard's brother Liam to keep them from getting stronger.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 42 - Words: 148,591 - Reviews: 160 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 17 - Updated: 5/18/2014 - Published: 12/10/2012 - Shepard (M) - Complete
by jhoom reviews
An injury causes Shepard to lose her ability to create new memories, with devastating effects on the events of ME3. How can the galaxy overcome its greatest threat without its hero? Is there anything they can do to mend the past or better the future? FemShep/Garrus.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 24 - Words: 37,144 - Reviews: 138 - Favs: 122 - Follows: 105 - Updated: 5/28/2013 - Published: 1/7/2013 - Shepard (F), Garrus V. - Complete
by Stickki reviews
The Collector base is destroyed, but the cost is horrifying; only two members of the team survive. Will they fall apart as well?
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,952 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 3 - Published: 5/28/2010 - Tali'Zorah, Garrus V. - Complete
by CharNobyl reviews
Shanxi becomes the first human world since Earth to be invaded by hostile aliens. Outnumbered and reeling, the GDI troops dig in for war, hoping their trenches will not become their graves. The First Contact War, with GDI replacing the Systems Alliance.
Crossover - Command & Conquer & Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 9 - Words: 75,362 - Reviews: 178 - Favs: 528 - Follows: 318 - Updated: 2/18/2012 - Published: 5/4/2011 - Complete