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Author has written 16 stories for Mass Effect, and Dragon Age.

As always, the setting and characters of Mass Effect, Dragon Age, or any other franchise written about here do NOT belong to me; they are solely the property of their creators.

I just like to play around in their sandbox.

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The Hitman and the Clone by ghost.713 reviews
Two surprisingly average people who never saved the galaxy, unlike their famous family members.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 3 - Words: 3,301 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 74 - Follows: 20 - Updated: 8/14/2013 - Published: 8/10/2010 - Kolyat K., Oriana L. - Complete
Heart Inverter by Asuralations reviews
Action! Science! Romance! Well mainly just the romance. Tippa, Commander of the Pact, Snaff-savant winner and all around genius finally has some time off. She's got her eye on a certain professor, but the eternal alchemy has other plans. Can she get through heartbreak, a formal dinner and meddlesome friends while keeping her sanity intact?
Guild Wars - Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 9 - Words: 21,759 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 5/8/2013 - Published: 3/27/2013 - Asura - Complete
Mass Effect: Interregnum by The Naked Pen reviews
The Battle of the Citadel has been won. Saren Arterius is dead. Commander Shepard is dead. Garrus Vakarian isn't. Alone on Omega among slavers, murderers, mercenaries, insane warlords and the worst of the galaxy's criminals, he does the only thing he can: declares war. The Archangel legend is born, but angels can fall. Nothing's ever easy...
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Crime - Chapters: 55 - Words: 303,425 - Reviews: 365 - Favs: 464 - Follows: 293 - Updated: 3/23/2013 - Published: 2/25/2010 - Complete
A Dance of Minds by Katerina Kintari reviews
He was the unseen, the silent blade. She was the protector, the shining lance. Together, they will fight. Right and wrong are more often shades of gray than black and white. Can they change the fate of the galaxy? Can they save each other? Ch 23 up!
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 23 - Words: 61,540 - Reviews: 191 - Favs: 151 - Follows: 165 - Updated: 7/25/2012 - Published: 4/25/2010 - Thane K., Shepard (F)
Parallels and Divergences by Hermia S reviews
Shepard and James Vega are soldiers. They're survivors, having lived to see the other side of the worst a tour of duty could offer them. When neither is willing to take a chance, one of them is forced to be the catalyst of change or the opportunity will slip past them both.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 18 - Words: 61,980 - Reviews: 84 - Favs: 81 - Follows: 110 - Updated: 4/30/2012 - Published: 3/13/2012 - Shepard (F), James V.
How Fornax Changed My Life by kiwibliss reviews
Shepard comes to grips with the realities of a romantic relationship with a member of her team. Fornax serves double duty as a relationship aid, though not always in the obvious sense.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 12 - Words: 46,800 - Reviews: 215 - Favs: 284 - Follows: 295 - Updated: 3/23/2012 - Published: 2/25/2010 - Shepard (F), Thane K.
Resono by sinvraal reviews
Even across the span of light years, sympathetic particles sing in tune. Take one part KSM, one part LotSB; blend, season liberally, upend, bake and serve. Post-ME2, post-Exitus.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 11 - Words: 49,115 - Reviews: 78 - Favs: 50 - Follows: 44 - Updated: 7/21/2011 - Published: 5/12/2011 - Complete
Peace and Belonging by Raidho reviews
All Aodhan Hawke wants is peace, all Fenris wants is a sense of belonging... which, it turns out, are not so different ends. A series of connected shorts in the same vein as "Broken Links".
Dragon Age - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 8 - Words: 19,050 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 22 - Updated: 4/14/2011 - Published: 3/27/2011
Tree of Life by myopichobbit reviews
Love is complicated, and sometimes more about duty than affection. Garrett Hawke/Anders.
Dragon Age - Rated: M - English - Tragedy/Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 13,286 - Reviews: 37 - Favs: 54 - Follows: 37 - Updated: 4/7/2011 - Published: 4/5/2011 - Hawke (M), Anders - Complete
Like A Stone by skybound2 reviews
A young Kolyat comes across one his father's weapons. Just a short character introspective piece told from Kolyat's POV when he was a child.
Mass Effect - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 573 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 2 - Published: 1/24/2011 - Kolyat K., Thane K. - Complete
Small Spaces by lyssalu reviews
Sound really carries in small, echo-y spaces. This, on top of the cramping, heat, and awkward positioning, can make things pretty...uncomfortable, but it's not all bad. Sometimes closeness is all it takes to get things running again.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 7 - Words: 50,297 - Reviews: 149 - Favs: 216 - Follows: 172 - Updated: 1/3/2011 - Published: 2/11/2010 - Shepard (F), Thane K.
Substance of Things Unseen by waiting4morning reviews
Because a Shepard who died and came back to life would likely have questions without easy answers. Complete one-shot.
Mass Effect - Rated: K+ - English - Spiritual/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,716 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 1 - Published: 12/23/2010 - Shepard (F), Thane K. - Complete
This is Routine by Sleeveen reviews
Kinkmeme fill describing Feron's captivity. "For two years he was kept in a cell, only seeing someone when they took him out to strap him to the chair, or when someone came in to abuse him further. He's all alone, believing that Liara has forgotten him."
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Crime/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,543 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 2 - Published: 12/16/2010 - Feron, Tazzik - Complete
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: 350 - Follows: 312 - Updated: 12/14/2010 - Published: 6/9/2010 - Kolyat K., Oriana L.
Just a Muscle by lyssalu reviews
Miranda had once been told that she didn't have a heart. Realizing the truth of this statement had come much later, and although it separated her from others, it was something that she could live with - or so she thought.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,363 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 12 - Published: 11/9/2010 - Miranda L., Feron
Exitus by sinvraal reviews
Explorations, variations and off-camera moments from the Mass Effect 2 storyline. Multiple character POVs.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 31 - Words: 121,954 - Reviews: 502 - Favs: 271 - Follows: 134 - Updated: 10/4/2010 - Published: 3/12/2010 - Complete
Promises by waiting4morning reviews
Thane asks Shepard one favor before he dies: please take care of Kolyat. Shepard must find a way to honor his promises to a grieving young drell and his vows to protect and defend the galaxy.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Family - Chapters: 11 - Words: 19,748 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 20 - Updated: 9/3/2010 - Published: 6/11/2010 - Kolyat K., Shepard (M) - Complete
Shine by BetaReject reviews
Shepard could not explain what drew her back to the nameless krogan who had come to their aid but one thing was certain she could not leave Korlus without him.
Mass Effect - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 792 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 2 - Published: 8/18/2010 - Shepard (F) - Complete
Life Among the Xenophiles by Selkit reviews
Some aspects of romancing an alien are strange new territory, while others are all too familiar. Fifty one-sentence snapshots of Garrus and Shepard's relationship.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,074 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 131 - Follows: 11 - Published: 7/26/2010 - Shepard (F), Garrus V. - Complete
A Tad Unrestrained by lyssalu reviews
Originally a masskink fill. Prompt: "I want to see Thane out of control, insane with need. As in, like, drugged or ill. As in, fast, hot, furious sex." Ask and you shall receive.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 3 - Words: 14,326 - Reviews: 76 - Favs: 275 - Follows: 32 - Updated: 7/22/2010 - Published: 7/19/2010 - Thane K., Shepard (F) - Complete
Rock Steady by GaggedCenobite reviews
Complete. Nobody's really whole, we're just broken in different ways from each other. Jack/Thane.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Romance - Chapters: 14 - Words: 65,539 - Reviews: 250 - Favs: 309 - Follows: 124 - Updated: 7/9/2010 - Published: 2/6/2010 - Jack, Thane K. - Complete
When Thresher Maws Attack by girl undone reviews
The Sole Survivor of Akuze didn't realise there would be a Thresher Maw during Grunt's Rite of Passage. Will Commander Shepard keep calm and carry on or fall into a waking nightmare? Garrus, Wrex, and Joker also appear. Rated for language and violence.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,679 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 2 - Published: 7/4/2010 - Shepard (F), Garrus V. - Complete
KOKOMO by ghost.713 reviews
Even vermin have a story.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,916 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 108 - Follows: 13 - Published: 6/28/2010 - Complete
Confession Interruptus by girl undone reviews
Commander Shepard tries to tell Garrus Vakarian why he might be the one who wants something closer to home, but, in his own words, he was never a very good turian. Rated M for language and not-very-graphic xeno-sexual situations. One-shot.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,074 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 42 - Follows: 9 - Published: 6/25/2010 - Shepard (F), Garrus V. - Complete
Codes and Data by BetaReject reviews
Legion of the geth experiences its first encounter with Ambassador Udina.
Mass Effect - Rated: K+ - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 329 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 1 - Published: 6/19/2010 - Legion, Shepard (F) - Complete
The Blame Game by girl undone reviews
Commander Shepard and Joker have a brief heart-to-heart concerning her death and his broken arm.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,131 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 31 - Follows: 2 - Published: 6/17/2010 - Shepard (F), Joker - Complete
Dragon Age: The Hunt by Shadow of Light reviews
The Blight has ended, the Archdemon slain, but the Hero of Ferelden does not yet mean to rest. Alistair fled Denerim before the siege and she intends to track him down. Either he will return with her, or she will burn that bridge forever.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Adventure - Chapters: 44 - Words: 130,211 - Reviews: 554 - Favs: 376 - Follows: 164 - Updated: 6/12/2010 - Published: 1/8/2010 - Cousland, Zevran A. - Complete
The Importance of Thermal Clips by rent-a-bird reviews
When Dr. Chakwas is busy, Shepard turns to Professor Solus to tend to a minor injury. Shippy, but not what you're expecting.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,068 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 55 - Follows: 2 - Published: 5/23/2010 - Shepard (F), Mordin S. - Complete
A Question of Loyalty by waiting4morning reviews
Miranda's loyalty to the Illusive Man is unyielding... right? Miranda starts to have conflicting thoughts after Shepard rescues her sister. Features fem!Shep; background pairings f!Shep/Thane and Jacob/Miranda.
Mass Effect - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Family - Chapters: 4 - Words: 4,922 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 11 - Updated: 5/19/2010 - Published: 4/10/2010 - Miranda L., Shepard (F) - Complete
Floor One, Floor Two by Hermia S reviews
ME kink meme fill: Jack's comm unit gets frazzled, so Shepard and Thane have a little fun.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,879 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 56 - Follows: 7 - Published: 4/3/2010 - Shepard (F), Thane K. - Complete
Motley Sum of Fleeting Moments by Hyperbali reviews
When life is hurtling towards you and the entire universe seems to have been upended, it is a comfort to find solace in and make memories with someone else who understands.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,794 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 3/27/2010 - Published: 3/19/2010 - Shepard (F), Thane K. - Complete
Beyond the Horizon by waiting4morning reviews
Garrus has a slightly awkward question to ask Commander Shepard, but they're old friends, so it shouldn't be a big deal. A friendship piece for fem!Shep and Garrus--no romance--with a side helping of Shenko.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,210 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 42 - Follows: 3 - Published: 3/15/2010 - Garrus V., Shepard (F) - Complete
Needle and Thread by Hyperbali reviews
Caelie Shepard is learning to adapt with a galaxy that spent two years getting on without her. Thankfully, even in her dire way of life, there are those who seek for her success.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,288 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 27 - Updated: 3/13/2010 - Published: 3/11/2010 - Shepard (F), Thane K.
Not as Planned by to conjure reviews
Things do not go well during Samara's loyalty mission and Mordin is stuck fixing the aftermath. Mordin/Fem!Shep SPOILERS for both Mordin and Samara's loyalty missions.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,604 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 35 - Follows: 32 - Published: 2/27/2010 - Shepard (F), Mordin S.
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Mass Effect: Space Rhapsody reviews
A human captain, a drell pilot, a turian XO, a batarian medic, and a salarian mechanic. The Aegis is an unusual crew with an odd set of skills, trying to keep their heads low and their credits plenty. But as the conflict with the Reapers begins, they have to stick together to face a dangerous future. Original Character cast set among the events of ME1 and onwards.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 5 - Words: 22,458 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 14 - Updated: 7/28/2013 - Published: 3/4/2013
Open Hands reviews
Javik and Shepard, and the final battle. WARNING - SLIGHT SPOILERS FOR A SCENE IN THE EXTENDED DLC
Mass Effect - Rated: K - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 950 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 5 - Published: 6/28/2012 - Shepard (F), Javik - Complete
Lingering reviews
After returning from the Citadel after the death of a loved one, Fiona Shepard receives some comfort from the last person she imagined. Oneshot, FemShep/Thane, hints of FemShep/Javik
Mass Effect - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,302 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 4 - Published: 3/31/2012 - Shepard (F), Javik - Complete
A Fable Agreed Upon reviews
A glimpse into major historical events for the main races of Mass Effect, from the founding of the Citadel to the rise of humanity.
Mass Effect - Rated: K - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 9,241 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 1 - Published: 6/27/2011 - Complete
Kiss With a Fist reviews
She fights and has a compulsion to destroy public property and the public along with it. He's addicted to cigarettes, sniper rifles and flipping off political figures. Together they fight crime while committing some of their own. In short: a love story.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 8 - Words: 40,650 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 132 - Follows: 58 - Updated: 5/18/2011 - Published: 8/11/2010 - Jack, Shepard (M) - Complete
Dragon Age Challenges
Just my collection of 100-ish word drabbles, as inspired by the prompts of the lovely LiveJournal community, dragonage! No particular story, timeline or even canon Hawke in mind; just a bunch of little stories. T for a wide range of themes.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,042 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 2 - Published: 5/11/2011
Mass Effect Challenges reviews
Just my collection of 100-ish word drabbles, as inspired by the prompts of the lovely LiveJournal community, me challenge! No particular story, timeline or even canon Shepard in mind; just a bunch of little stories. T for a wide range of themes.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,424 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 3 - Published: 5/11/2011
Mind The Waist reviews
Garrus and Shepard have only a few hours to live, so they spend it together. Too bad it doesn't go nearly as well as the vids on the extranet made it look. A glimpse into the awkward start of their relationship. Rated T for nudity and references to sex.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,967 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 56 - Follows: 6 - Published: 5/7/2011 - Shepard (F), Garrus V. - Complete
We'll Live Like This Forever reviews
50 single sentence challenge from the 1sentence community on LiveJournal, with the pairing of Anders and Garret Hawke. K for some violence and sexual themes.
Dragon Age - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,003 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 1 - Published: 4/22/2011 - Anders, Hawke (M) - Complete
Corruption reviews
First Enchanter Orsino muses on the struggles of the Circle... and what lengths he must use to protect it. Spoilers for game content.
Dragon Age - Rated: K - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,227 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 7 - Published: 3/16/2011 - Complete
Tricks of the Trade reviews
Captain Preitor Gavorn is the best vorcha hunter on Omega... but how will he react when he's the one being surprised for once? A one-short fluff fic with spoilers related to the Lair of the Shadow Broker DLC.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,690 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 21 - Published: 9/12/2010 - Complete
Just Breathe reviews
50 single sentence challeng from the 1sentence community on LiveJournal, with the claimed pairing of Female!Shepard and Thane Krios.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,834 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 1 - Published: 7/28/2010 - Thane K., Shepard (F) - Complete
The Itch reviews
Things can be uncomfortable, embarrassing, weird, bothersome, and completely unknown in a new relationship. And that's before you even add in the 'alien' factor... A Thane/Shepard story. An awkward one. T for swearing and partial nudity.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 2 - Words: 10,198 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 62 - Follows: 5 - Published: 7/25/2010 - Shepard (F), Thane K. - Complete
Empty reviews
An eye for an eye, a life for a life; does it really bring an end to the crime committed? Justice to the dead? Or satisfaction to the avenger? A peek into Garrus' feelings after his mission, as well the woman who helped him. FemShep/Garrus
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,289 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 7 - Published: 6/26/2010 - Garrus V., Shepard (F) - Complete
Holiday reviews
Holidays can be rough. Even more so when it's a human holiday about romance, ritual and sex and you're... not human. Oneshot, FemShep/Garrus
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Romance/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,684 - Reviews: 37 - Favs: 201 - Follows: 15 - Published: 6/26/2010 - Shepard (F), Garrus V. - Complete
Something That'll Last 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: 76 - Favs: 313 - Follows: 29 - Published: 6/26/2010 - Complete