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To Survive: Terminus Coalition
by Frillycakes reviews
This story directly continues the unfinished series "To Survive", by Calinstel, with his consent. John Shepard continues to prepare for the coming Reaper threat. Without Council support, Shepard and Tali attempt to bring peace to the Terminus Systems. If you haven't read "To Survive", I encourage you to do so.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Romance - Chapters: 50 - Words: 234,240 - Reviews: 102 - Favs: 66 - Follows: 100 - Updated: 4/12 - Published: 3/15/2013 - Shepard (M), Tali'Zorah
For Tomorrow We Die
by ElectricZ reviews
ME2- After surviving the Omega Four Relay mission, the Normandy returns to find the galaxy in political turmoil. Cerberus has been exposed, humanity has lost its council seat, and the geth offer a peace that no one seems to desire. To complicate matters, the Reapers are coming... Most characters present, plus some OC. AU as it invalidates Mass Effect 3. Sequel to "Tomorrow's Dawn"
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 59 - Words: 248,704 - Reviews: 560 - Favs: 450 - Follows: 453 - Updated: 4/9 - Published: 12/29/2010 - Tali'Zorah, Legion, Shepard (M), Garrus V.
The Heavens Shall Tremble
by Full-Paragon reviews
It has been seven years since the galaxy burned. Seven years of tenuous peace, while humanity and its allies rebuilt and the races of the Citadel purged their ranks of Indoctrinated. The galaxy hovers on the edge of a knife, as people who lost loved ones once again cry for war. On the edge of the Terminus systems, darkness stirs. Ancient beings have awoken. It is Harvest time.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Horror - Chapters: 14 - Words: 60,930 - Reviews: 533 - Favs: 650 - Follows: 742 - Updated: 4/6 - Published: 10/25/2013 - Garrus V., Liara T'Soni, Tali'Zorah, Shepard (M)
Mass Effect: Pathways
by TheWerdna reviews
Twenty-four years have passed since the Reaper War, and now Ria'Shepard, the adopted daughter of Shepard and Tali, sets off for her pilgrimage. Meanwhile a old enemy reemerges, forcing Shepard to take on his first Spectre assignment in five years to stop them. As both become embroiled in a conflict to control a ancient weapon, can either Shepard hope to save the galaxy once more.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 51 - Words: 262,332 - Reviews: 457 - Favs: 123 - Follows: 127 - Updated: 3/29 - Published: 6/17/2012 - Tali'Zorah, Shepard (M) - Complete
Mass Effect: The Human Quarian
by Disciple of Revan reviews
During a search for resources a group of Quarian marines come across a lab where they were trying to create a perfect sleeper agents. They succeeded. Watch as this young boy grows up in the Migrant Fleet were he goes from a simple Quarian on his Pilgrimage to serving with the first Human Specter.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 6 - Words: 23,860 - Reviews: 36 - Favs: 63 - Follows: 108 - Updated: 3/15 - Published: 2/9/2013 - [Tali'Zorah, OC] [Shepard (F), Garrus V.]
Mass Effect 4: Among the Rubble
by ToNyEmBlEy reviews
Shepard has destroyed the Reapers and everyone thinks he's dead, but within pile of rubble in London, a living legend breathes again. With the Reapers gone, there is a new threat rising, one that has always been silenced until Shepard's actions unleashed the fury. M/Shep, Tali Romance. I'm going to try to make this and action/romance thing.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 12 - Words: 27,993 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 53 - Updated: 3/9 - Published: 7/28/2012 - Tali'Zorah, Shepard (M)
To Survive: Extinction
by WrathofSchw4rtz reviews
The Reapers have come and Shepard must make tough choices to keep the galaxy alive. Direct continuation of Calinstel's To Survive: Terminus. Fills in the parts of the story that are inconsistent with the game. Follows some of the canon.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 15,748 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 32 - Updated: 3/6 - Published: 1/11/2013 - Shepard (M), Tali'Zorah
Mass Vexations 3
by Herr Wozzeck reviews
We kicked the Collectors' asses. But now, we have the Reapers coming, threatening galactic extinction. Good thing we have the crew of the Normandy to try and stop it. And I'm in it to the end. Self-insert, sequel to MV2, various pairings.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Adventure - Chapters: 48 - Words: 603,088 - Reviews: 584 - Favs: 307 - Follows: 297 - Updated: 2/7 - Published: 8/21/2011 - Shepard (F), Tali'Zorah, OC - Complete
In Love and War
by Rockycombo reviews
Shepard and Tali's relationship grows during the fight with the Reapers, but that doesn't mean their story ends after they deal with the ancient synthetics. Reapers were simple; you can just shoot them in the head area. But that doesn't work for fans, admirals, or the past. Focuses on Tali/Shep pairing, rated M for sexual content and language.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Romance/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 51 - Words: 168,589 - Reviews: 509 - Favs: 299 - Follows: 329 - Updated: 1/26 - Published: 5/19/2012 - Shepard (M), Tali'Zorah
And the Meek Shall Inherit the Galaxy
by Full-Paragon reviews
Due to a shift in turian and quarian patrols, first contact for humanity is friendly; Rael'Zorah and Hannah Shepard become friends, as do their species. But the galaxy is not a safe place, and schisms develop when the Council steps in. As humanity finds new allies among the stars, something darker stirs. The Meek must beware, for it is nearly harvest time. AU, lots of worldbuilding
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Family - Chapters: 49 - Words: 232,286 - Reviews: 3223 - Favs: 1,932 - Follows: 1,795 - Updated: 11/16/2013 - Published: 3/31/2013 - Tali'Zorah, Shepard (M), Hannah S., Rael'Zorah - Complete
by Gray Spectre Warden Boom reviews
I've really got a screwed up life now... I mean now I'm workin' for Cerberus and doing TIM's dirty work. Man, Shepard really needs to wake up... and I really miss Tali... Sequel to Odyssey 2184. SI. Follows ME2 storyline.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 37 - Words: 96,236 - Reviews: 263 - Favs: 145 - Follows: 171 - Updated: 11/9/2013 - Published: 9/30/2010 - Tali'Zorah, Shepard (F), Garrus V., OC
For We Are Many
by venomRED reviews
Rebuilt over two years by a terrorist organization he swore to destroy, Commander Shepard struggles to reclaim his past, while recruiting the best the galaxy has to offer in a bitter fight against the greatest threat the galaxy has ever faced. L/V/AC
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Romance - Chapters: 33 - Words: 220,072 - Reviews: 467 - Favs: 402 - Follows: 429 - Updated: 10/27/2013 - Published: 10/23/2011 - Shepard (M), Tali'Zorah
Family Doesn't End With Blood
by ColossusProblematic reviews
After he awakens to find his life upended and his friends scattered, Shepard continues the struggle against the hidden enemies that threaten the galaxy while he tries to reclaim the family he lost. M for language, violence, adult content. Being progressively rewritten as new chapters are added.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Romance - Chapters: 29 - Words: 214,381 - Reviews: 217 - Favs: 229 - Follows: 277 - Updated: 9/25/2013 - Published: 7/8/2012 - Shepard (M), Tali'Zorah
This Unit Has Eternity
by Solora Goldsun reviews
In the afterlife, all barriers are broken. All souls reach their true potential, their finest example of existence. It is a place where the mind can construct lands of red sand and spring rains of silver stars and blue moonbeams. It is where friends, families, and lovers reunite, rediscover, or discover for the first time the extent of who they truly are to each other.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Spiritual/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 15,671 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 30 - Follows: 24 - Updated: 5/10/2013 - Published: 3/27/2013 - Shepard (F), Legion - Complete
by 34G13 reviews
As Tali recovers from injury, she and Shepard share memories of the war with each other. Spoilers.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 7 - Words: 13,330 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 41 - Updated: 4/11/2013 - Published: 4/2/2013 - Tali'Zorah, Shepard (M)
The Silence After
by The Sneaky Fox reviews
Set post-ME3, it focuses on the struggles both Shepard and Tali must face to find their way back to one another, and build the home they've always dreamed of having. M for language and adult themes.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 21 - Words: 75,214 - Reviews: 173 - Favs: 118 - Follows: 103 - Updated: 4/6/2013 - Published: 1/22/2013 - [Shepard (M), Tali'Zorah] Garrus V., Kasumi G. - Complete
Mass Effect: Direct Interface
by AngryHanar reviews
From the not-so-distant future, 2040s, a young savant finds himself in stasis until 2185. What makes him unique? Will he be able to continue on after a lifechanging event? Or will he become a useless reminder of the past. Will mostly follow canon events. NOT Mshep/Tali. PERMANENT HIATUS. I don't think I'll ever write again.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Romance - Chapters: 44 - Words: 161,343 - Reviews: 116 - Favs: 92 - Follows: 110 - Updated: 1/29/2013 - Published: 8/4/2012 - Tali'Zorah, Shepard (M) - Complete
by Mags360 reviews
Shepard is thrown into a wormhole with his crew transporting him to a parallel universe where he is reborn as a Quarian. John'Shepard nar Rayya grows up alongside Tali. He will have to face the challenges of Life, Love, and the Mass Effect Universe.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 19 - Words: 57,853 - Reviews: 106 - Favs: 114 - Follows: 138 - Updated: 12/16/2012 - Published: 4/7/2012 - Shepard (M), Tali'Zorah
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: 110,725 - Reviews: 306 - Favs: 290 - Follows: 232 - Updated: 10/26/2012 - Published: 6/26/2012 - Shepard (M), Tali'Zorah - Complete
You Came Back to Me
by T. Bryson reviews
After the events of ME3, Commander Shepard awakens on Earth and is taken to a hospital for care. His friends, all of whom thought he was dead, go to the hospital to be at his side as he recovers. Heavy on character development/interaction. Tali/Shepard focus.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 14 - Words: 113,303 - Reviews: 205 - Favs: 314 - Follows: 195 - Updated: 10/23/2012 - Published: 7/16/2012 - Tali'Zorah, Shepard (M) - Complete
by deathunit100010 reviews
Raised by quarians, exiled from the Flotilla, Shepard left his past behind him, refusing to speak of how or why he was the way he was. One quarian becomes the first to attempt to find out everything, and more.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 26 - Words: 88,176 - Reviews: 240 - Favs: 267 - Follows: 195 - Updated: 9/24/2012 - Published: 7/13/2010 - Shepard (M), Tali'Zorah - Complete
A Warrior's Love
by Adam nar'Althor reviews
This story takes place in the Mass Effect 3 universe. It is a Paragon, unless indicated otherwise, MShep/Tali Romance story. Shep romanced Tali in ME2 and no one in ME1. I intend to make this story faithful to the established ME3 canon but will have additions that are of my own design and a VERY different ending. This story is on a hiatus until I finish my other EC Ending story.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Romance/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 4 - Words: 22,517 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 28 - Updated: 7/13/2012 - Published: 6/23/2012 - Shepard (M), Tali'Zorah
by RaiderFaid reviews
What if the catalyst was something different? Or perhaps someone? Created by Cerberus, the Alliance has given her a purpose but joining Shepard's team gave her a reason to fight... and live. An AU version of the Mass Effect story. ME2/3 Tali/M Shepard - Garrus/OC Rated M for possible future language and lemony content! Yes there will be future coarse language and raunchiness
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 5 - Words: 17,647 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 22 - Updated: 5/28/2012 - Published: 5/2/2012 - Shepard (M), Tali'Zorah
Mass Effect: The Calm Before The Storm
by Mozer121 reviews
Having destroyed the Collector base in the galactic core, Shepard now focuses on furthering his relationship with Tali'Zorah. Unknown to them however, an old evil lurks in the darkness, waiting to pursue its revenge. M for violence, language, s-themes
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Romance - Chapters: 54 - Words: 150,422 - Reviews: 74 - Favs: 108 - Follows: 105 - Updated: 5/13/2012 - Published: 10/6/2010 - Shepard (M), Tali'Zorah
by InHarmsWay reviews
2 Parts. Shepard wakes up in the ruins of London to find the fleet stranded in Sol, his love missing, and the galaxy in shambles. He must find a way to return integrity to the galaxy and learn the truth about his survival.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 2 - Words: 14,780 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 44 - Follows: 31 - Updated: 4/15/2012 - Published: 3/17/2012 - Shepard (M), Tali'Zorah - Complete
Mass Effect: Requiescat
by Bombsquad reviews
Requiescat: A prayer asking that the soul of a dead person might be at rest. There must be an end...to all things, to all battles, to all struggles. Those who have given everything must know peace.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Tragedy/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 5 - Words: 28,856 - Reviews: 73 - Favs: 96 - Follows: 107 - Updated: 4/8/2012 - Published: 3/12/2012 - Shepard (M), Tali'Zorah
by Andrio reviews
A fanfic series focusing on Shepard and Tali's friendship, romance, and love, spanning Mass Effect 1 through speculative Mass Effect 3.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 32 - Words: 147,537 - Reviews: 636 - Favs: 669 - Follows: 587 - Updated: 3/28/2012 - Published: 5/30/2010 - Tali'Zorah, Shepard (M)
by InHarmsWay reviews
Shepard is a being from a parallel universe who came to the Mass Effect Galaxy to bring Cerberus to justice after the crimes they committed against his galaxy, only to find a greater threat to not just ME's Galaxy but his own. ME1-3. AU.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Supernatural/Romance - Chapters: 50 - Words: 287,688 - Reviews: 356 - Favs: 310 - Follows: 177 - Updated: 1/10/2012 - Published: 10/14/2010 - Shepard (M), Tali'Zorah - Complete
by Super-Saiyan-3-Vegeta reviews
Making a choice to become a hero is a tough decision! Now in the ME universe trying to save a story set in stone for the good... but will the changes I make be the right ones? or will they lead to its destruction...
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 60 - Words: 148,980 - Reviews: 201 - Favs: 91 - Follows: 63 - Updated: 10/23/2011 - Published: 10/2/2010 - Miranda L., Shepard (F) - Complete
Dawn of a New Beginning
by Harold Genhi reviews
What happened to Nadja? What was the Shadow Broker's gift? Who else didn't make it off of the Normandy? So many questions that will soon be answered with the new calming story of Dawn of the New Beginning. Life is finally starting for the child.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 19 - Words: 59,867 - Reviews: 70 - Favs: 38 - Follows: 50 - Updated: 8/24/2011 - Published: 8/30/2010 - Tali'Zorah, Shepard (M)
Mass Vexations 2
by Herr Wozzeck reviews
It's been two years since Saren was stopped. And now that Mass Effect 2 has come around, it's time for me to help Shepard stop the Collectors. Self-insert, sequel to Mass Vexations. Tali/OC, F!Shepard/Thane, Garrus/?, various other pairings.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 50 - Words: 607,709 - Reviews: 1065 - Favs: 414 - Follows: 237 - Updated: 7/17/2011 - Published: 8/11/2010 - [Shepard (F), Thane K.] [Tali'Zorah, OC] - Complete
After the Reapers
by porcupinetheater reviews
Shepard conducted his exit in a blaze of glory to destroy the reapers. Two great powers fell together. However, as a new threat arises, and members of his old crew begin to die mysteriously, it is evident that he will always be needed. Tali/Shep pairing
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 32 - Words: 96,987 - Reviews: 120 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 43 - Updated: 6/19/2011 - Published: 6/21/2010 - Tali'Zorah, Shepard (F)
Razor's Edge: Dark Witness
by Tairis Deamhan reviews
Even though the Collectors have been defeated Shepard and the crew of the Normandy aren't safe. An old enemy waits in the shadows, one armed with something far more dangerous than a gun: knowledge.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 9 - Words: 70,047 - Reviews: 200 - Favs: 370 - Follows: 159 - Updated: 6/11/2011 - Published: 3/11/2011 - Shepard (M), Tali'Zorah - Complete
by LT Ashler reviews
Shepard searches for an answer to the Galaxy's greatest threat, and it may come from a source as old as the conduit... M for Strong Graphic Violence, Brief Language, Thematic Elements, Ideologically sensitive material. Tali/MShep
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 56 - Words: 136,343 - Reviews: 143 - Favs: 143 - Follows: 84 - Updated: 3/19/2011 - Published: 8/3/2010 - Tali'Zorah, Shepard (M) - Complete
by Tairis Deamhan reviews
Mass Effect 2 novelization, the life of one spectre that's seen more than his share of the galaxy's dark side. If you've already died once the question becomes what's worth living for? It's the question that will have to be answered to save a galaxy.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 37 - Words: 260,290 - Reviews: 387 - Favs: 693 - Follows: 257 - Updated: 3/11/2011 - Published: 6/13/2010 - Shepard (M), Tali'Zorah - Complete
by Miraza reviews
The Reapers are dead, Shepard and Tali were just married, and they're already on their honeymoon. It's a romance, it's rated M, and it starts with their wedding night.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 12 - Words: 41,728 - Reviews: 145 - Favs: 210 - Follows: 179 - Updated: 1/27/2011 - Published: 8/19/2010 - Tali'Zorah, Shepard (M)
To Survive: Alliances
by Calinstel reviews
The story continues with John and Tali as they move forward with one goal in mind. Build a fleet able to stop the Reapers.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Romance - Chapters: 109 - Words: 350,384 - Reviews: 575 - Favs: 343 - Follows: 194 - Updated: 12/22/2010 - Published: 6/19/2010 - Tali'Zorah, Shepard (M) - Complete
Mass Effect Alternative
by InHarmsWay reviews
Miranda gets her way and implants Shepard with a control chip. A revision of ME2 and the new series of events and consequences that follow her decision. Read "Lost Potential" prequel. Rated M for violence, language and sexual content.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 40,489 - Reviews: 65 - Favs: 85 - Follows: 95 - Updated: 11/9/2010 - Published: 8/6/2010 - Shepard (M), Tali'Zorah
Mass Effect: The End
by XX55XX reviews
The Collector base has been destroyed. But what next, for Commander Shepard and his companions? Can Shepard defeat the Reapers, or will the Reapers defeat him, and the rest of alienkind and humanity? Mass Effect 3 fanfic.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Mystery/Adventure - Chapters: 8 - Words: 32,156 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 28 - Updated: 9/3/2010 - Published: 5/29/2010 - Shepard (F), Tali'Zorah
Into the Darkness
by Harold Genhi reviews
An after story of the challenges that faces Commander Shepard after he severs his ties with Cerberus. The galaxy is still in danger, and an enemy that the Galaxy has never seen, or at least acknowledges to have never seen, is hiding in the darkness.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Suspense - Chapters: 101 - Words: 235,144 - Reviews: 210 - Favs: 115 - Follows: 54 - Updated: 8/26/2010 - Published: 4/19/2010 - Shepard (M), Tali'Zorah
by benjammindeth reviews
AU for both games. Beinir Shepard survived the destruction of the Normandy, but not in one piece. Romance subplot fully kicks in later. Note: Fic has been ended in favor of a new one.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 5 - Words: 5,192 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 18 - Updated: 8/24/2010 - Published: 4/17/2010 - Shepard (M), Tali'Zorah - Complete
by nevertalk reviews
The Collector threat is over. Shepard just wants to gather armies for the Reapers and foster his new relationship but everyone in the galaxy wants something. Many times, what people want is something they had once already. All characters. M for language.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 40 - Words: 144,576 - Reviews: 234 - Favs: 312 - Follows: 175 - Updated: 8/23/2010 - Published: 4/7/2010 - Shepard (M), Tali'Zorah - Complete
Mass Effect: Integrity
by InHarmsWay reviews
The Collectors are defeated, but Shepard still has to rally the galaxy to fight in incoming blight. Little does he know, there is more to the Reapers' history and intentions than first thought. ShepardxTali.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Romance - Chapters: 16 - Words: 61,317 - Reviews: 82 - Favs: 138 - Follows: 73 - Updated: 6/26/2010 - Published: 5/7/2010 - Shepard (M), Tali'Zorah - Complete
Mass Effect: Beyond the Rim
by Mr. 3vil reviews
Shepard finds a new and unexpected Ally to join in the fight against the reapers.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 44,256 - Reviews: 67 - Favs: 83 - Follows: 97 - Updated: 4/3/2010 - Published: 2/20/2010 - Shepard (F), Tali'Zorah
United We Stand, Apart We Fall reviews
After John Shepard defeats the Collectors he is trying to unite the Galaxy against the incoming threat. He also realizes that what is between him and Tali is more than... Changed Rating from T to M. Read the Prologue for the reason why.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 12 - Words: 39,150 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 26 - Updated: 11/1/2010 - Published: 8/5/2010 - Shepard (F), Tali'Zorah