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Semper Vigilo by CunkToad reviews
Due to a drive core malfunction, a human vessel arrives just in time to save the Council Envoy from the yahg. What happens when humanity enters the galactic stage not as the race that got attacked by the turians for breaking a law they weren't aware of, but as the race that saved a turian platoon from certain death? M for wartime violence, pre ME1 - ME3, no OP humanity.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 133 - Words: 1,663,687 - Reviews: 1049 - Favs: 1,697 - Follows: 1,780 - Updated: 7/7 - Published: 11/27/2016
Voyage unto Infinity by supertruckin reviews
The USS Voyager comes face to face with the massive ship that is the UNSC Infinity after Voyager's nearly fatal first test of their quantum slipstream drive. Getting home isn't their only issue. They will have to work together in order to unravel the ancient threat that plagues the new galaxy that they find themselves in. Star Trek:Voyager, Mass Effect, and Halo triple crossover
Crossover - Mass Effect & Halo - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 16 - Words: 92,085 - Reviews: 740 - Favs: 1,927 - Follows: 2,469 - Updated: 4/26 - Published: 4/10/2019 - Master Chief/John-117, Cortana, Shepard
Audax Novus by A-01 reviews
A bold new world - A strange new reality - Fresh trials, tribulations, allies, and enemies. John fell through the portal from the Mantles Approach, but his luck works in mysterious ways. Now stranded in an alternate reality, how will he strive forward? The galaxy takes a sharp turn from the world we know, and the Reaper threat looms just as large, but no longer so uncontested.
Crossover - Halo & Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 26 - Words: 656,439 - Reviews: 820 - Favs: 1,859 - Follows: 2,279 - Updated: 3/2 - Published: 9/4/2020 - [Master Chief/John-117, Miranda L.] [Shepard, Tali'Zorah]
Revenants Vol II by DeviousCuttlefish reviews
Saren Arterius is dead, and the Reaper Sovereign has learned the hard way what it means to stoke Commander Kraven Shepard's legendary temper. The immediate threat is gone, but dark things yet hide in the deep places of the galaxy. Dark things that need a boot to the ass, and a bullet between the eyes. Retelling of Mass Effect 2. Updated and re-uploaded.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Humor - Chapters: 8 - Words: 24,152 - Reviews: 48 - Favs: 54 - Follows: 94 - Updated: 11/17/2023 - Published: 5/26/2017 - [Shepard, Tali'Zorah] Garrus V.
Effect of a Titanfall by MidnightFenrir reviews
When you die, you expect things to happen, from the void to eternal happiness. But if given the choice to live again, wouldn't you take it? I did. Since then, it's been one crazy thing after the other, the latest of which was to end up in yet another universe. But what can you expect when the manifestations of Luck and Fate themselves tell you it's going to be an adventure? OC/SI.
Crossover - Mass Effect & Titanfall - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 8 - Words: 62,206 - Reviews: 346 - Favs: 1,999 - Follows: 2,588 - Updated: 11/4/2023 - Published: 12/17/2016 - Kasumi G., Shepard, OC, BT-7274
My Effect: Divergence by Lanilen reviews
Has your sense of direction ever gotten you into trouble? Mine's so bad that it's capable of breaking the laws of physics. Once, I went for a walk in New Zealand in 2014, and ended up on Mindoir during a batarian raid in 2170. Where I met someone. Self-insert (SI), cover by Pretend Fiction.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 59 - Words: 442,042 - Reviews: 1185 - Favs: 2,332 - Follows: 2,853 - Updated: 10/31/2023 - Published: 1/18/2015 - Shiala, Shepard, Benezia, OC
It Started At Shanxi by SpaceTurtleOX reviews
Fifty years after the end of the Human-Covenant War an ill-fated UNSC expedition opens Relay 314, revealing a civilization unprepared for their arrival, and relics from a terrible past.
Crossover - Halo & Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 17 - Words: 90,290 - Reviews: 657 - Favs: 2,008 - Follows: 2,954 - Updated: 9/16/2023 - Published: 7/26/2019 - Master Chief/John-117, Cortana, Zaeed M., OC
Enduring the Flames of War by Masterdude21 reviews
A joint Asari-Turian operation salvaged a "package" from a derelict wreckage in the Terminus Systems, whereupon they release a force of war beyond their reckoning. Hoping to avoid another war, Commander Shepard recruits the "package" into her team. A simple act of kindness, unwittingly paving the way for a clash unlike the galaxy has ever seen. Fate directs the flames of war.
Crossover - Halo & Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Horror - Chapters: 50 - Words: 748,972 - Reviews: 2591 - Favs: 4,091 - Follows: 4,915 - Updated: 9/14/2023 - Published: 11/30/2015 - Master Chief/John-117, OC, Shepard
The Unknown Defender by Gabenator5 reviews
A new faction stirs, its green-clad enforcers seemingly unstoppable. Rumors spread, pirate bases go dark, and both the enslaved and kidnapped are discovered free. Who are these new interlopers, and what is their goal? For good or ill, the powers that be intend to find out.
Crossover - Halo & Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 19 - Words: 153,324 - Reviews: 1522 - Favs: 4,327 - Follows: 5,402 - Updated: 7/30/2023 - Published: 9/27/2016 - Master Chief/John-117, Cortana, Tali'Zorah, Leviathan
Mass Effect: The Great War by Mister Smallville reviews
The Citadel Council and the Turian Hierarchy has been at war for a good half of a century. Eager to break the stalemate, The Hierarchy seeks out a new ally in a rising Systems Alliance, bringing the war back to full speed. The Alliance now goes through it's trial by fire, as it emerges from obscurity into the galactic stage. (AU no Krogan Rebellions/First Contact Wars)
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 54 - Words: 171,679 - Reviews: 433 - Favs: 760 - Follows: 1,010 - Updated: 6/22/2023 - Published: 1/25/2017
The Reclamation by Fade Maybe reviews
Through ONI's manipulation, the UNSC stumbles upon a Mass Relay and is dragged into a new war. They'll discover the battered races of the Citadel, the political intrigue of its factions, and a second group of humans governed by the Systems Alliance, divided by Cerberus, and lead by Commander Shepard. Yet no one can stop what is to come: the Reclamation, and the death of the galaxy.
Crossover - Halo & Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Drama/Suspense - Chapters: 55 - Words: 409,476 - Reviews: 1683 - Favs: 1,873 - Follows: 2,297 - Updated: 2/27/2023 - Published: 3/13/2013
Mass Effect: Where Angels Fear by Suffering Soldier reviews
All who step into war are tested. Those who emerge change. Those who do not are consumed. Amidst this hellish crucible, a young man is torn from the life he knows and finds himself amongst a new band of brothers on the crew of humanity's first Spectre. But with time against them, success is uncertain and survival is not assured. Rated for language and violence.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 30 - Words: 172,275 - Reviews: 161 - Favs: 442 - Follows: 630 - Updated: 1/24/2023 - Published: 1/1/2013 - Liara T'Soni, Tali'Zorah, Shepard, OC
The Normandy Saga: To Defy Death by MakoGT reviews
In a surprise attack on the SSV Normandy, The First Human Spectre, Commander Shepard, was killed. Leaving his crew heartbroken and lost. With his death, the Galaxy allowed the threat of the reapers slip from memory. Restored to life by sworn enemies, the Commander begins the fight anew. Tali'Zorah/MShep romance. Slow burn. M for language, gore, more. Cover art by Palavenmoons
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Romance - Chapters: 80 - Words: 361,793 - Reviews: 475 - Favs: 448 - Follows: 469 - Updated: 12/28/2022 - Published: 7/16/2018 - [Shepard, Tali'Zorah]
Tomorrow's Dawn (For Tomorrow trilogy pt 2) by ElectricZ reviews
ME2- Legion has been destroyed in battle, much to Tali's relief. When tasked with recovering the geth's memory, her hatred of the geth may prevent her from fulfilling her duty until she learns why it's so important. Most characters present. Part two of a trilogy following "Dancer in the Dark."
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Drama/Friendship - Chapters: 11 - Words: 26,859 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 63 - Follows: 36 - Updated: 10/15/2022 - Published: 3/28/2020 - Tali'Zorah, Legion, Shepard - Complete
Our Love Is Problematic by Finn Solomon reviews
Shepard finds himself falling in love with the violent, complex woman known only as Jack. This is the story of their relationship from Mass Effect 2 and beyond. Rated M for language, violence and suggestive themes. Mass Effect 3 arc complete. Post Reaper Victory arc with Shepard and Jack's family complete!
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 86 - Words: 602,859 - Reviews: 412 - Favs: 633 - Follows: 596 - Updated: 9/24/2022 - Published: 7/17/2010 - Jack, Shepard - Complete
Justified Means by Spectre-058 reviews
Restored to life by Cerberus, Commander Shepard attempts to salvage his plans to stop the Reapers, survive whatever Cerberus has planned for him, and build a harem of beautiful lovers. Takes place during Mass Effect 2 and is the first in a three book series that will conclude with the Reaper War.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 22 - Words: 141,662 - Reviews: 119 - Favs: 724 - Follows: 846 - Updated: 5/3/2022 - Published: 11/30/2016 - Liara T'Soni, Miranda L., Jack, Shepard
Vanguard of Vengeance by M.B.Liddle reviews
When an unexpected delay prevents Shepard from reaching the Prothean beacon on Eden Prime in time, she makes a discovery that will throw the course of future history into disarray. Now, on the brink of a galactic extinction event, can Shepard defeat old enemies with a new host of allies? Can she turn the tide of darkness, or will she succumb to it. Find out in Vanguard of Vengeance
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 23 - Words: 86,124 - Reviews: 156 - Favs: 125 - Follows: 156 - Updated: 4/15/2022 - Published: 12/3/2012 - J. Garson
Unwelcome Discovery by V-rcingetorix reviews
Humanity discovered the Ruins over Forty years earlier than they should have. After the First Contact War, they have earned the respect of the galaxy and are respected as equals. But Shepard, survivor of Mindoir, stumbles onto a secret spanning through the millenia, and now the Powers want to control his discovery. Alternate Universe, see Early Discovery for the Backstory.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 37 - Words: 368,927 - Reviews: 262 - Favs: 671 - Follows: 765 - Updated: 3/28/2022 - Published: 8/21/2015 - Garrus V., Ashley W., Liara T'Soni, Shepard
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. AU as it invalidates Mass Effect 3. (Alternate ending begins chapter 84)
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 91 - Words: 299,653 - Reviews: 1088 - Favs: 1,048 - Follows: 778 - Updated: 3/6/2022 - Published: 12/29/2010 - Garrus V., Tali'Zorah, Legion, Shepard - Complete
The End of Eternity: Rise of the Terran Alliance by Icarus636 reviews
No Gods, No Kings REWRITTEN: Through intervention the dream of Rapture never became a nightmare, instead new technologies and beliefs pave the way for Humanity to unite as one and seek a new future among the stars. The Council finds itself confronting a civilization that has surpassed every technological shackle and overcame every obstacle thrown their way: The Terran Alliance.
Crossover - Mass Effect & BioShock - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Mystery - Chapters: 20 - Words: 233,230 - Reviews: 332 - Favs: 1,374 - Follows: 1,705 - Updated: 2/28/2022 - Published: 8/6/2019 - Tali'Zorah, Shepard, Eleanor L., Elizabeth
Mass Effect: Trailblazer by TallYapflip reviews
Humanity, left to its own devices for centuries, comes into contact with the Citadel Council. A misunderstanding leads to hostile first contact, and the UNSC is drawn into war with the Council shortly after the Insurrection's height. The Council finds itself face-to-face with a species that has broken the shackles of Mass Effect Technology. The Era of Humanity has only just begun.
Crossover - Halo & Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 15 - Words: 73,932 - Reviews: 734 - Favs: 2,592 - Follows: 3,434 - Updated: 11/27/2021 - Published: 7/14/2017 - Master Chief/John-117, J. Keyes, Miranda L., Shepard
For Earth and All Her Colonies by GADPELLAEON reviews
Post Human-Covenant War AU. After the Great War, all the UNSC wants to do is rebuild and live in the peace. A peace that so many died for. What happens when they learn that no matter what, war will always find them. Chapters Updated - Chapter 11 uploaded (07/08/2019) Any criticism and/or tips welcome.
Crossover - Halo & Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 13 - Words: 80,854 - Reviews: 519 - Favs: 1,726 - Follows: 2,357 - Updated: 10/14/2021 - Published: 12/27/2018 - Master Chief/John-117, Arbiter, J. Garson, Councilor Tevos
Adeptum Effectus by Reddevel360 reviews
"Killing a man will harden you. Fighting a war against genocide will harden a species. Why are we so ruthless Councilor? Because when fighting for your very existence, anything is acceptable."-Lord Hood. Featuring a Humanity that discovered the archives on Mars in the midst of fighting an war for their very survival, a war that destined to be a massacre turns into a stalemate -Hia
Crossover - Halo & Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Tragedy - Chapters: 14 - Words: 90,584 - Reviews: 920 - Favs: 2,703 - Follows: 3,515 - Updated: 8/19/2021 - Published: 5/10/2019 - Master Chief/John-117, T. Hood, Admiral Hackett, Councilor Sparatus
The Lost Civilization by Apollonir reviews
After the Battle of the Ark, a UNSC Pelican dropship crash lands on Thessia. Two ODSTs survive the crash and make contact with primitive Asari. Ninety thousand years later, Liara T'Soni discovers a strange looking aircraft and Human remains in an ancient cave burial chamber. The discovery she makes will take the Asari on a journey to discover their true lineage.
Crossover - Halo & Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Mystery/Suspense - Chapters: 16 - Words: 33,722 - Reviews: 675 - Favs: 2,055 - Follows: 2,852 - Updated: 7/26/2021 - Published: 7/2/2017 - Ashley W., Liara T'Soni, Mordin S., Shepard
Mass Effect: The Clone Wars Truce by reza0807 reviews
Burdened with defeating the Reapers, commander Shepard is forced to work together with the terrorist organization Cerberus to fight the mysterious Collectors. Now he has to assemble a team to go through the Omega-4 relay. However, he did not expect to find a trio of Jedi, a brotherhood of clones and a murderous cyborg general. They might be just what he needs to beat the Reapers...
Crossover - Star Wars & Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 18 - Words: 178,626 - Reviews: 630 - Favs: 791 - Follows: 942 - Updated: 7/14/2021 - Published: 7/2/2018 - Obi-Wan K., General Grievous, Tali'Zorah, Shepard
The Invention of Henley Shepard by Writer05 reviews
The story of how a little street girl became known as the Shepherd, how it became her name, why she joined the Tenth Street Reds, why she turned on them. The story of why she chose to be known as Henley Shepard, to join the Alliance, what she wanted to accomplish there. The story of Akuze, of how she died, and what became of her then.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 6 - Words: 15,746 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 22 - Updated: 6/23/2021 - Published: 4/29/2016
Mass Effect: Hope From Above by nothinginreturn reviews
Haunted by his dreams, Commander Shepard and his assembled team are now in a race against time to stop the Collectors. But upon meeting one recruit who'd lived in his memories for almost twenty years, Shepard's entire existance is turned upside down by the truth about who he really is. Jack/Shepard. ME-2 AU. Future M.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 9 - Words: 25,382 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 78 - Follows: 92 - Updated: 6/17/2021 - Published: 11/28/2016 - [Shepard, Jack] Garrus V., Miranda L.
Living an Indoctrinated Dream by Aberron reviews
Sending Shepard back in time? Inefficient. Unlikely to produce significant changes to timeline. Sending the Illusive Man back in time? Difficulty level has increased. Jack Harper, The Illusive Man, is back where it all started. New Cerberus, New plan, and the Reapers watching, always watching. Sending a Hero back in time does nothing; Sending back this guy? Priceless. AU.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 93 - Words: 1,116,609 - Reviews: 944 - Favs: 1,483 - Follows: 1,537 - Updated: 6/17/2021 - Published: 6/16/2014 - Garrus V., Illusive Man, Shepard, Hannah S.
United we Stand by Mayto reviews
At the height of the Human Covenant war, another galactic power intervenes to aid the embattled humans. Standing side by side with the Turians, the UNSC prepares for a new phase of the Human Covenant war.
Crossover - Halo & Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 86 - Words: 308,563 - Reviews: 1482 - Favs: 1,469 - Follows: 1,731 - Updated: 6/6/2021 - Published: 3/26/2019
The Covenant of Glass by iLarryyy reviews
After the fall of humanity, the growth of The Covenant's empire was seemingly unstoppable... until it clashed with the boundary of another, more sinister empire. The Darkness' forces are forced to fight on two fronts, and from the shared goal of destroying The Darkness for good, The Light and The Covenant are forced into a shaky alliance of deceit and distrust.
Crossover - Halo & Destiny - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Suspense - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,678 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 49 - Follows: 59 - Updated: 5/1/2021 - Published: 7/10/2015
Effects of a Titan by greeneman42 reviews
A small salvage ship comes across an interesting find while searching. Set before Halo 4 and before ME 2
Crossover - Halo & Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 31 - Words: 226,020 - Reviews: 1080 - Favs: 2,034 - Follows: 2,663 - Updated: 4/24/2021 - Published: 11/26/2013 - Master Chief/John-117, Cortana, J. Garson
From the Ashes by erttheking reviews
Even after seeing their world burned, Humanity was able to stand up again, and push beyond their pre-war status and reach the heavens. But how will a hardened Humanity handle life among the stars? And how will others react to this aggressive newcomer?
Crossover - Fallout & Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Romance - Chapters: 119 - Words: 922,627 - Reviews: 3619 - Favs: 3,519 - Follows: 3,322 - Updated: 4/13/2021 - Published: 5/17/2012
To Infinity by creamofwheat2311 reviews
After discovering an ancient artifact, the UNSC's most advanced warship and a Sangheili Assault Carrier are transported to a universe unlike anything they have ever seen, and forced into a war against a foe they never could have imagined.
Crossover - Halo & Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 53 - Words: 473,247 - Reviews: 4118 - Favs: 5,801 - Follows: 6,756 - Updated: 3/30/2021 - Published: 10/9/2013 - Master Chief/John-117, Arbiter, T. Lasky, Shepard
War, Peace, and other Galactic Customs by The Almighty Afroduck reviews
After a long, terrible war, the Federation of Sovereign Empires forms as the product of the alliance created early in the Great War between the Covenant Separatists and the UNSC. Time passes as they progress greatly, eventually discovering the existence of other galactic governments. The events that will follow will change the course of the galaxy in more ways than one. PART- 3
Crossover - Halo & Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 36 - Words: 402,465 - Reviews: 768 - Favs: 1,431 - Follows: 1,700 - Updated: 3/7/2021 - Published: 3/1/2014
Transcendent Humanity by Solaris242 reviews
Humanity never developed FTL. The Prothean archives contained no technology, no Element Zero, just a warning. Isolated from the rest of the galaxy for two thousand years, restricted to their only system, how will humanity have changed when they first meet the Turians? AU, alternate history of humanity and First Contact.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 27 - Words: 79,685 - Reviews: 2995 - Favs: 8,792 - Follows: 8,948 - Updated: 2/16/2021 - Published: 5/7/2013 - Complete
The Doctor and the Soldier by BastardSonofOdin reviews
Exploring the friendship and extremely slow burn building relationship between the Senior Medical Officer of the Normandy and her Commanding Officer, and her friendships with the crew of the Normandy.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 25 - Words: 65,106 - Reviews: 96 - Favs: 209 - Follows: 205 - Updated: 2/11/2021 - Published: 10/29/2014 - [Dr. Chakwas, Shepard] - Complete
Folks Need Heroes by Bodacity2.0 reviews
A nuke, a slipspace portal, and a human digitizer - the perfect ingredients for the unexpected. Fortunately for Shepard and Co., a little unexpected, or in this case, a BIG unexpected, is just what this galaxy needs. Get ready to finish the fight, laser up, and give some people back their bombs.
Crossover - Halo & Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 16 - Words: 115,804 - Reviews: 330 - Favs: 960 - Follows: 1,384 - Updated: 1/31/2021 - Published: 4/28/2020 - Master Chief/John-117, Miranda L., Shepard
The Day the Arms Closed by My Nips Hurt reviews
Humanity, as a whole, has been deemed 'too violent' as a species to be permitted within the Citadel and Council-controlled space. Follow those who dwell within as civil uprisings and chaos spread across a once-peaceful and grand Citadel.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Drama - Chapters: 15 - Words: 46,463 - Reviews: 257 - Favs: 630 - Follows: 732 - Updated: 12/28/2020 - Published: 6/21/2011
Residuum by Coraniaid reviews
Alternate Universe. In 2156, the Charon mass relay went dark, leaving the human colony worlds cut off from Earth. Now, those worlds are a Protectorate of the turian Hierarchy, which struggles against the batarian Hegemony for control of the Attican Traverse. And in the forgotten ruins of the Prothean Empire, an ancient threat to all galactic civilisation begins to stir once more.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 19 - Words: 101,166 - Reviews: 40 - Favs: 60 - Follows: 87 - Updated: 12/28/2020 - Published: 7/13/2018 - Garrus V., Mordin S., Shepard, T. Vasir
Thermal Clips? What for? by Vader616 reviews
Starts at ME2. Shepard is not amused by the whole thermal clips thing. And that's just the beginning. Semi-crack, but (somewhat) within reason. Rated M for language.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 9 - Words: 20,975 - Reviews: 69 - Favs: 157 - Follows: 218 - Updated: 11/21/2020 - Published: 11/23/2018 - Shepard
Seeking the Sun by Tuffet37 reviews
Set shortly after the end of my story, Conspiracy. Palaven is once more under the control of the turians. However, not all of them have been returned home. Shepard and Vakarian aim to rectify that. Rated M for language, violence and mature situations.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 11,888 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 89 - Follows: 136 - Updated: 7/5/2020 - Published: 11/4/2013 - Garrus V., EDI, Shepard, D. Chellick
To Make a Difference by Alcanax reviews
ABANDONNED Mass relay, FTL, slip-space. They bring people closer, but also seem to make the galaxy bigger. Reapers, they come from dark space. But what other dangers lurk between the stars? Pirates, Collectors or worse. Shepard and the Normandy crew will soon find out. Will Fate be merciful? Or will they have to bend it? Set after Halo3, and during ME2.
Crossover - Halo & Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 7 - Words: 74,251 - Reviews: 74 - Favs: 196 - Follows: 319 - Updated: 5/21/2020 - Published: 7/23/2015 - Master Chief/John-117, Shepard
Mass Effect: A Measure of Salvation by Mal Cobb reviews
With the Reapers closing in, Miranda Lawson understands well the magnitude of the threat. But as she breaks free from Cerberus and navigates the perils of a fracturing Systems Alliance, can she reconcile the operative she once was with the woman who's fallen for Commander Shepard? Rated M for graphic violence, language, and strong sexual situations.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 45 - Words: 484,248 - Reviews: 382 - Favs: 525 - Follows: 585 - Updated: 5/4/2020 - Published: 12/1/2013 - Ashley W., Miranda L., Shepard
Reduced Mass 2 by DavidJ647 reviews
Nine years came and went, and the adventure has only just begun. Have I prepared enough to be able to stop Saren and his army of geth? How will my presence screw things up this time? Only time will tell. Self-Insert.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 3 - Words: 16,396 - Reviews: 99 - Favs: 479 - Follows: 673 - Updated: 4/27/2020 - Published: 10/16/2019 - Garrus V., Kaidan A., Shepard, OC
Humanity's Rebirth by TallYapflip reviews
The First Contact War brought untold destruction to Earth, reducing Humanity to a shell of its former self. For 900 years, Humanity has been working tirelessly to lay claim to its own slice of the Milky Way Galaxy, and they are prepared to bring the Council to its knees to accomplish their goals. (Massive AU, New Technologies, and a far different humanity.)
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 22 - Words: 109,371 - Reviews: 591 - Favs: 2,422 - Follows: 2,878 - Updated: 1/28/2020 - Published: 3/4/2016 - [Samantha T., Shepard] Admiral Hackett, OC
A New Frontier by H3ctic reviews
Jack Cooper died when his Titan BT-7274 destroyed the Arc, or so they thought. Instead, they found themselves thrust into a new war, for a new frontier. But this time they aren't fighting for the land and for rights, this time they're fighting for the entirety of humanity, with the Master Chief and his companion Cortana at their sides.
Crossover - Halo & Titanfall - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 4 - Words: 23,379 - Reviews: 90 - Favs: 453 - Follows: 564 - Updated: 12/14/2019 - Published: 8/23/2019 - Master Chief/John-117, Cortana, Jack C., BT-7274
Mass Effect: The Paths We Take (Discontinued) by nothinginreturn reviews
John Shepard is the best of the Alliance. Primed for a spot in the SPECTRE's, his life will quickly turn upside down when the secrets held on Eden Prime are revealed. Discontinued and being rewritten in a new story of the same name.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 76 - Words: 174,218 - Reviews: 252 - Favs: 402 - Follows: 499 - Updated: 10/22/2019 - Published: 6/25/2015 - [Miranda L., Shepard] Garrus V., Ashley W. - Complete
Mass Effect: Testament of the Last American Soldier by Blade8821 reviews
What happens when an American Marine is forced into an experiment that traps him in cryogenic stasis for more than a century? What do you do when everyone you know is dead and gone while you, not even remembering your own name, are forced to fight a war that is not yours to wage? Bear witness to the story of one unfortunate soldier... As he fights to shape his own fate.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Humor - Chapters: 39 - Words: 251,849 - Reviews: 386 - Favs: 876 - Follows: 1,016 - Updated: 8/19/2019 - Published: 4/24/2013 - J. Garson, Garrus V., Joker, OC
Mass Effect: The Helldiver Saga, Andromeda by Veyron722skyhook reviews
A new journey has begun. 600 light years from home, the Ryder twins must find a new home for humanity. In the Andromeda galaxy however, nothing is ever easy... Rated MA for violence, language and sex.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Romance - Chapters: 24 - Words: 190,807 - Reviews: 103 - Favs: 149 - Follows: 134 - Updated: 7/19/2019 - Published: 5/13/2017 - Scott R., Sara Ryder, Peebee S., Suvi Anwar - Complete
God of War: The Coming of Doom by The Burning Writer reviews
With Fimbulwinter raging Atreus, Kratos, and the severed head of Mimir are busy just surviving and no longer dealing with the Gods. But when Atreus has a nightmare of strange creatures unknown to him invading Midgard, they are forced into yet another adventure. This one taking them to places unknown, and one that will be fought with an ally who is more mysterious than Kratos.
Crossover - Doom & God of War - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Fantasy - Chapters: 4 - Words: 16,384 - Reviews: 51 - Favs: 225 - Follows: 284 - Updated: 6/7/2019 - Published: 1/1/2019
Escape by sunzeng reviews
The Normandy escapes the Omega 4 Relay after destroying the collector base. Will Commander Shepard and ex-Cerberus Miranda Lawson find a way to stop the reapers in time? Can they handle the struggles they'll face as their relationship grows stronger? Does Miranda Lawson finally escape from her past and her father's influence? Contains some profanity and sexual content.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 50 - Words: 352,052 - Reviews: 122 - Favs: 241 - Follows: 250 - Updated: 5/30/2019 - Published: 5/30/2012 - Ashley W., Miranda L., Oriana L., Shepard
Brothers in Arms by ECOWhiskey reviews
Miranda Lawson's 1st rule: Don't get close, friends are a weakness. Commander James Shepard fights first and foremost for his friends. When she see's his methods first hand her mind begins to change. My first stab at a fan fic, let me know how I do. Disclaimer: I don't own any part of Mass Effect, no copy right infringement intended, no revenue made, just for fun.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Friendship/Adventure - Chapters: 44 - Words: 215,605 - Reviews: 156 - Favs: 254 - Follows: 307 - Updated: 5/30/2019 - Published: 8/7/2014 - [Miranda L., Shepard] Garrus V., U. Wrex
The Spartan Effect by Gatekeeper333 reviews
Everyone's favorite Spartan is looking for a new purpose, lucky for him, the Commander his happy to oblige. (5-23-19 Info: On Hiatus after Chapter 45. Will update with schedule after life is in order.)
Crossover - Halo & Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 45 - Words: 495,928 - Reviews: 1769 - Favs: 2,908 - Follows: 3,421 - Updated: 5/23/2019 - Published: 3/27/2011 - Master Chief/John-117, Tali'Zorah, Miranda L., Shepard
Mass Effect Andromeda: One's Glory into Discovering the Unknown by Keo22 reviews
Ryder's journey advances into the Kett Primus' plan to reclaim the Andromeda galaxy and prepares for retaliation. Having the aid from a non-native alien named Sky, the Pathfinder uncovers a living Jardaan whom entails the purpose for the Angara. More news on Commander Shepard vs. Reapers. Quarian Ark found! More to come on Benefactor. Lemons/Limes- mishaps of Peebee included. R&R
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 46 - Words: 178,722 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 77 - Follows: 79 - Updated: 5/8/2019 - Published: 7/7/2017 - Scott R., Sara Ryder, Vetra N.
Shepard Traitor Soldier Spy by TheXGrayXLady reviews
She would let Cerberus collar her like a dog and by the time this was over, they'd forget she had teeth.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 24 - Words: 101,061 - Reviews: 84 - Favs: 63 - Follows: 84 - Updated: 3/24/2019 - Published: 8/30/2017 - J. Garson, Garrus V., Illusive Man, Miranda L.
Fallout: Fury Blood by WordHuntress reviews
Part I&II: War looms. Ilya and Danse battle their demons together and explore their bond, but the alliance is rocky in the aftermath of Danse's exile. Ilya and Maxson continue to clash, and without Danse as mediator, the power-play grows more intense as they go to war. The Blood Lands. Bound to a harsh world with savage clan wars, they unearth lost secrets that threaten everything.
Fallout - Rated: M - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 95 - Words: 476,142 - Reviews: 252 - Favs: 247 - Follows: 267 - Updated: 3/18/2019 - Published: 12/23/2015 - [Sole Survivor, Paladin Danse] Arthur Maxson, Deacon
New Beginnings by MassEffectFan8 reviews
ACT I: NEW BEGINNINGS - Post Mass Effect 3. Shepard needs to restore the relays while fighting old/new enemies. Shepley's relationship progresses. Could Miranda complicate things. Wedding bells. ACT II: INSURRECTION - Past secrets and grudges could lead to new war, old/new alliances form. Council to decide between pacification or confronting new threat. Shepley/Miranda evolves.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 73 - Words: 340,692 - Reviews: 211 - Favs: 207 - Follows: 196 - Updated: 1/27/2019 - Published: 4/22/2012 - Ashley W., Miranda L., Shepard
Mass Effect: The New Face of War by ProfFartBurger reviews
It is said that War never Changes; Men do, through the roads they walk, but War does not. The Humans fought The First War, and alongside the Quarians, the Alliance stands tall against the Galaxy in the face of continued adversity. Now Humanity's place is challenged, their power tested, and age-old beliefs are shattered when a beyond-ancient species is forced onto the playing field.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Suspense - Chapters: 62 - Words: 539,845 - Reviews: 1375 - Favs: 1,999 - Follows: 1,970 - Updated: 12/30/2018 - Published: 1/26/2014 - Shepard, OC - Complete
Mass Effect: The Man Who Saw Tomorrow by AThousandSuns reviews
Because I could not stop for Death – He kindly stopped for me – The Carriage held but just Ourselves – And Immortality.
Crossover - Metal Gear & Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 12 - Words: 73,000 - Reviews: 122 - Favs: 329 - Follows: 389 - Updated: 12/28/2018 - Published: 3/16/2016
Poké Wars: The Lapidescence (Kanto Arc: Part 1) by Cornova reviews
We were so blind. Now in our end of days, it's like seeing for the first time. Now everybody's true self comes out. We see how far we're willing to go to live. Worse is what we didn't wanna see: what was there all along. The creatures we thought we had conquered are gone, and what's left in our pockets are monsters.
Pokémon - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 26 - Words: 153,059 - Reviews: 264 - Favs: 243 - Follows: 225 - Updated: 12/17/2018 - Published: 1/12/2015 - Ash K./Satoshi, Brock/Takeshi, Dawn/Hikari, Team Rocket - Complete
The Undisputed by Geralt reviews
AU. Hidden security cams on Eden Prime's spaceport caught Saren's actions. Quick thinking saved the Beacon. Quick wit forced the Council to listen. Even the Thorian played ball. In the end, the small divergences were enough to prove the big truth: the Reapers were coming. And the evidence was Undisputed.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 32 - Words: 332,923 - Reviews: 719 - Favs: 1,536 - Follows: 1,633 - Updated: 12/16/2018 - Published: 11/13/2016 - J. Garson, Garrus V., Liara T'Soni, Shepard
A Battle of Wills by insinr8 reviews
Following the destruction of the Temple Ship, humanity rises to become stronger than ever, and is determined that they will never again allow any enemy to repeat what the Ethereals did. In Vigilo Confido.
Crossover - X-Com & Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 59 - Words: 262,053 - Reviews: 834 - Favs: 1,341 - Follows: 1,576 - Updated: 12/5/2018 - Published: 7/4/2015
Fallout 3: Mutatis Mutandis by commandocucumber reviews
The final part of the Modus Operandi trilogy. Brutus and his mutants make their play for the capital wasteland in the last chapter of a war 116 years in the making.
Fallout - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Drama - Chapters: 40 - Words: 170,192 - Reviews: 1371 - Favs: 654 - Follows: 639 - Updated: 12/3/2018 - Published: 3/9/2012 - Lone Wanderer, Sarah Lyons
Crysis Effect V2 by Wraith002 reviews
Jason Harlow lost his life in battle, but the young Marine wasn't expecting the afterlife that greeted him. Accepting an offer from an omnipotent being, he was thrown into a new world where a whole new fight was waiting. Armed with a powerful suit and an array of skills from his journey, he will set out to help stop a cycle of extinction that threatens all life itself.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 55 - Words: 270,337 - Reviews: 681 - Favs: 1,371 - Follows: 1,509 - Updated: 11/11/2018 - Published: 8/27/2017 - [J. Garson, OC]
Encroachment by SomethingProfound11 reviews
If Emilia Shepard had known what was waiting for her aboard the SSV Normandy, she might have never walked through the airlock. But for all the struggles ahead, she has a good ship and a good crew. ME1, Paragade Shepard. Multiple character POVs, expanded minor crew and a focus on the off-camera moments. Contains a great deal of codex entries. Slowburn f!Shepley.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 43 - Words: 214,937 - Reviews: 158 - Favs: 168 - Follows: 166 - Updated: 10/9/2018 - Published: 9/12/2017 - [Ashley W., J. Garson] - Complete
Husk by erttheking reviews
Javik resigned himself to being the last Prothean in existence. He thought there was some certainty in accepting that. Fate had much crueler plans for him. Patreon sponsored story
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Drama/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,128 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 5 - Published: 10/9/2018
Mass Effect: First Contact by Kralizec314 reviews
The year is 2597, ten years after the Insurrection came to an end, and the UNSC now reign supreme over all Humans in the galaxy. But now, the Outer Colony of Harvest has come under attack from a conquering alliance of alien races; the UNSC must resist them and claim it's place in the galaxy.
Crossover - Halo & Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 5 - Words: 23,040 - Reviews: 141 - Favs: 378 - Follows: 534 - Updated: 9/29/2018 - Published: 3/28/2016
Titanfall: Stranded by Dysentia reviews
The Illusive Man has sent a new Dossier to Commander Shepard. An unusually skilled soldier with amazing mobility and why do they call him 'The Titan Caller?
Crossover - Mass Effect & Titanfall - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 5 - Words: 17,128 - Reviews: 75 - Favs: 408 - Follows: 563 - Updated: 8/31/2018 - Published: 1/10/2017
Son of Light by Fyiad reviews
Attacked by Vex and sent to a place far away from the Traveler, the Warlock Odin must find a way to survive in a galaxy that is strange and unfamiliar. New servants of Darkness threaten him, but with his Light and his space magic he will find a way. Well, that and bullets. Lots and lots of bullets.
Crossover - Mass Effect & Destiny - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 15 - Words: 106,095 - Reviews: 498 - Favs: 1,794 - Follows: 2,171 - Updated: 8/30/2018 - Published: 6/12/2015
Spare Parts by Forlorn Melody reviews
Cerberus wants Shepard's clone dead. Hope Lillium wants the clone to replace Shepard. The reapers want to exterminate her along with the rest of the galaxy. No one asks what the clone wants-and even she isn't sure if she has the right to ask. But she asks that question every day.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 26 - Words: 28,269 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 8/18/2018 - Published: 1/8/2018 - M. Brooks, N. Dunn - Complete
Parallel by Nightingale N7 reviews
"He recognized that, the small tick, the first time he saw it. He knew the incomprehensible urge to maintain the armory. That occasional backtalk, the half-annoyed, half-amused sarcasm. For all that had happened, all that she'd been through, she was still Ash. A darker, snappier version, but still Ash. And she belonged to Cerberus." Very AU. ME2 complete as of chapter 54!
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Angst - Chapters: 105 - Words: 338,368 - Reviews: 224 - Favs: 89 - Follows: 125 - Updated: 6/29/2018 - Published: 5/11/2016 - [Shepard, Ashley W.] Kaidan A., Liara T'Soni
Mass Effect 3: A Different War by The Emerald Commander reviews
The Reapers have arrived. Commander Shepard, after his long arrest on Earth, has been set free to try to make up for lost time. However, as he deals with the mess left by incompetent governments and allies, he will face a new more powerful Cerberus as he tries to forge new alliances. Friendships will be tested and choices will be made in a much different war than in the game.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 27 - Words: 240,396 - Reviews: 54 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 30 - Updated: 6/24/2018 - Published: 3/9/2018 - Garrus V., Liara T'Soni, Shepard, James V.
A New Frontier by badacmw90 reviews
After uniting the cluster against the Kett, Peace and cooperation have finally seemed to come to fruition in Heleus. But when a well known Alliance vessel appears on the fringes of dark space, the potential revelations it brings could very well threaten the new found peace in Andromeda, and potentially introduce the Pathfinder to total war.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,229 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 33 - Updated: 5/18/2018 - Published: 3/14/2018 - Garrus V., Sara Ryder, Vetra N.
The Gathering Darkness by TheLastEidolon reviews
The Council races stumble upon the Sol system and its occupants. Amidst trying to decipher the...unusual technology employed by the humans, they learn that the denizens of Earth are fighting a desperate war against an enemy so powerful, even the combined might of the Council's armies may not be enough to defeat it...
Crossover - Mass Effect & Destiny - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 7 - Words: 62,109 - Reviews: 307 - Favs: 1,193 - Follows: 1,509 - Updated: 3/16/2018 - Published: 7/10/2015 - Garrus V., Liara T'Soni, U. Wrex, Tali'Zorah
Still Not A Hero by Soleneus reviews
or Hero 2:Hero Harder I've spent three years preparing for Saren and Sovereign, and now it's time to put the first of my plans into action. All of which involve me, fighting in war. A war against a murderous alien intelligence. A war against impossible odds. A war I put myself right in the middle of...on purpose...I wonder what sanity's like? It must be nice, but it sounds boring.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Humor/Adventure - Chapters: 57 - Words: 307,426 - Reviews: 1483 - Favs: 2,048 - Follows: 1,969 - Updated: 2/14/2018 - Published: 1/17/2015 - Liara T'Soni, U. Wrex, Shepard, OC - Complete
Uncomfortable by Aliemah reviews
How does Kaidan feel, after just a few conversations with Shepard, about her seeing the Consort alone? Does she even like him? Multi-chapter story featuring the beloved Shenko pairing! Both perspectives though mostly from Kaidan's. Will span across all three games. Content rating subject to change. Shout out to Commander-hot-pants for the cover image!
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 25 - Words: 67,153 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 49 - Updated: 2/6/2018 - Published: 10/4/2014 - J. Garson, Kaidan A.
Assassin's Creed: Stolen Time by TomRPy reviews
Ezio acquaints himself with and works alongside the Venetian thieves. His work is urgent and his time is scarce, but one thief in particular catches his attention…and his precious time. Ezio/Rosa romance
Assassin's Creed - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 116 - Words: 85,471 - Reviews: 64 - Favs: 84 - Follows: 73 - Updated: 1/8/2018 - Published: 7/8/2015 - Ezio A., Rosa - Complete
Psi Effect by Cap'n Chryssalid reviews
A fun-loving asari mercenary finds herself a little in over her head when she ends up abducted by terrifying aliens from beyond the galactic frontier. These asari-like creatures call themselves 'humans.' They seem to be secretly nosing about on the borders of known space, acting through proxies, conducting covert operations, and they've got a deal for an enterprising asari...
Crossover - X-Com & Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Humor/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 43 - Words: 387,570 - Reviews: 1468 - Favs: 3,939 - Follows: 4,489 - Updated: 1/2/2018 - Published: 7/19/2014 - U. Wrex, Daro'Xen, J. Garson, OC
Battlefield 2183 by GreaterGoodIreland reviews
The mass effect ended the last world war amid a new ice age, bringing a new dawn to humanity. The turians were humbled and the batarians crushed. With our place firmly secured by acts of military audacity, Shepard's discovery on Eden Prime leads to the revelation of the ultimate enemy and the destiny of humanity itself. AU Mass Effect with the background of Battlefield 2142 - HFY -
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 47 - Words: 289,128 - Reviews: 315 - Favs: 662 - Follows: 704 - Updated: 11/7/2017 - Published: 11/12/2014 - [Liara T'Soni, Shepard] Hannah S., OC - Complete
Dying Wishes Of The Blood by Fruit Punch Samurai G reviews
And so, the hunt begins again. However, Yharnam have new keepers and new mysteries to uncover. It won't be like last time, with the exception that you must be mad to enter this accursed city. Crossover/Alternative Universe for Dark Souls and Bloodborne, where the many characters of Lordran are instead denizens of Yharnam.
Crossover - Dark Souls & Bloodborne - Rated: M - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 4 - Words: 15,963 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 27 - Updated: 9/6/2017 - Published: 5/28/2016 - Solaire of Astora, Lautrec, Knight of Carim, Siegmeyer of Catarina, The Hunter
The Illusive Emperor by Nicolai Alvin Hubert reviews
[BEING REWRITTEN AS THE ILLUSIVE EMPIRE] On the surface, the war is lost; humanity has been conquered by the Hierarchy. But conquered is not beaten, and the Britannian royal family are very, very good at holding grudges. Between the Shepard siblings and the Illusive Man, only one thing is certain. There will be blood.
Crossover - Code Geass & Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 17 - Words: 120,907 - Reviews: 470 - Favs: 930 - Follows: 977 - Updated: 8/20/2017 - Published: 7/25/2013 - Lelouch L., J. Garson
Revenge of the Fallen by Legendary Junk Mail reviews
Extinct Humanity AU: With the Supreme Prothean Empire broken, and the Combined Systems Alliance about to follow, the legendary Normandy Crew is chosen to be the revenge of their cycle. Fifty thousand years later, Spectre Garrus Vakarian and his rag-tag crew fight a failing battle against the Reapers, and eventually crash on an uncharted planet, unaware of what they will discover.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Drama - Chapters: 8 - Words: 43,725 - Reviews: 117 - Favs: 545 - Follows: 765 - Updated: 8/6/2017 - Published: 4/10/2016 - [Garrus V., Tali'Zorah] J. Garson, Liara T'Soni
Mass Effect: The Hopeless War by ProfFartBurger reviews
A/U- In the 21st century, the Batarian Hegemony discovers a beautifully violent species known as 'Humans'. After deciding to enslave the entire race, and turn them into their own personal slave warriors, the so-called Masters of War must go against the Makers of Slaves. But is it truly possible to combat an alien threat, when your own species can barely even leave its only home?
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 21 - Words: 150,917 - Reviews: 760 - Favs: 906 - Follows: 965 - Updated: 6/11/2017 - Published: 5/11/2013 - OC
The Steel Road by presidentuziel reviews
The Sole Survivor, General of the United Commonwealth, is executed by the Brotherhood of Steel. The Lone Wanderer, the Brotherhood's rightful leader, is thought dead for nearly a decade. The only hope for the Commonwealth and the Pitt from being swept away by Ronto, King Francis, or the Brotherhood are America's Greatest Heroes: The Unstoppables! But the NCR is not inattentive...
Fallout - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 31 - Words: 77,058 - Reviews: 37 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 46 - Updated: 4/28/2017 - Published: 7/4/2016 - [Sole Survivor, Preston G.] Nick Valentine, Arthur Maxson
Lost and Found: The Noble Six Chronicles (RELOADED) by RichardHusky reviews
Spartans did die. He knew this to be a cold, hard fact. Sometimes it took a lot... sometimes it took a mistake. A broken detonator. A shot to the back of the head. If you made a mistake, a simple fault, it didn't matter who you were. Noble Six's fault was wondering if he should keep going on empty. But, in some cases, hesitation was the key to survive. (Cover art illustrated by me)
Halo - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Suspense - Chapters: 9 - Words: 20,064 - Reviews: 73 - Favs: 99 - Follows: 125 - Updated: 4/20/2017 - Published: 2/28/2015 - SPARTAN-B312/Noble Six
The Inheritance of Man (Old) by DanishCookie reviews
2253: The Galaxy is embroiled in a tumultuous war, pitting the Citadel against the Krogan and the Batarians. All hope seems lost for the Council, as they lose more and more territory to their enemies. Yet, everything may change with the discovery of a new race; a light in the dark for the Citadel Council. That is, if the humans choose to help in the first place. Massively AU.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 11 - Words: 62,507 - Reviews: 77 - Favs: 352 - Follows: 432 - Updated: 4/12/2017 - Published: 8/8/2015 - J. Garson, Admiral Hackett, Shepard
Iron Hearts: The Shanxi Campaign by Dr1ft3r0I reviews
Humanity found the Prothean ruins on Mars, but the data was corrupted. So, what happens when a race develops outside of the Reapers plans? And what of the machines of war that humanity has made?
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 18 - Words: 58,460 - Reviews: 503 - Favs: 1,503 - Follows: 1,861 - Updated: 2/9/2017 - Published: 8/11/2013
Mass Effect: The New World by Code-name CERBERUS reviews
57 years after the Crucible Incident, the SSV London receives a mysterious transmission that sends them on a mission to recover the long lost SSV Normandy.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 14 - Words: 16,592 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 2/4/2017 - Published: 1/13/2017 - Garrus V., Joker, EDI - Complete
Razor's Edge: Requiem by Tairis Deamhan reviews
John Shepard has only one truth left. That the cycle must be broken no matter the cost. The price will be more than anyone should have to bear but the prize is the future, for those he cares for and for all life in the galaxy.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 43 - Words: 419,528 - Reviews: 1384 - Favs: 1,408 - Follows: 1,122 - Updated: 11/16/2016 - Published: 3/23/2012 - Garrus V., Tali'Zorah, Kasumi G., Shepard - Complete
Mass Effect 3: Fate of the Galaxy by GhostWriter83 reviews
In 2186 the Reapers attacks the galaxy and Commander Shepard leads the crew of the SSV Normandy (SR-2) against the Reapers, traitors and Cerberus in a war for survival. At the tip of the spear, Shepard must uncover the secrets of the protheans and the Reapers to halt the unstoppable force of terror. Cover by Elisa-Gallion on Deviantart.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 100 - Words: 1,385,563 - Reviews: 527 - Favs: 644 - Follows: 531 - Updated: 11/7/2016 - Published: 6/11/2012 - [Shepard, Miranda L.] Garrus V., Liara T'Soni - Complete
The Next Great Journey by alanvaladez reviews
After the destruction of Requiem and an attack against Earth, both the UNSC and Covenant Separatist form the Systems Alliance. Then a discovery in the Deca-5 system changes everything for all sides. Cold War like conflict, lots of ONI , AU for Mass Effect and a council that actually thinks before it acts.
Crossover - Halo & Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Drama - Chapters: 19 - Words: 150,316 - Reviews: 207 - Favs: 551 - Follows: 574 - Updated: 10/30/2016 - Published: 9/8/2014 - Master Chief/John-117, OC, Saren A., OC - Complete
Infinite Galaxy by unity9 reviews
After surviving everything Columbia could throw at Booker DeWitt, he wakes up only to find the Lutece twins are now offering him another assignment. With nothing to lose, he agrees to the terms, but this time the assignment requires Booker to travel 270 years into the future to a place called Eden Prime.
Crossover - Mass Effect & BioShock - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Fantasy - Chapters: 28 - Words: 197,791 - Reviews: 401 - Favs: 647 - Follows: 748 - Updated: 10/4/2016 - Published: 10/5/2013 - Shepard, Booker D.
Dreamscape by apatheticking reviews
A hunter awakes in the darkness, a doll awakens in a dream, a paleblood sky looms over the old city. My first attempt at narrative storytelling. Rated T for now.
Bloodborne - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 24,057 - Reviews: 55 - Favs: 147 - Follows: 170 - Updated: 7/16/2016 - Published: 7/12/2015 - OC, Plain Doll
Universal Restriction by Chaoswind2 reviews
First part of a three part project: The Great war was finally over, with the Covenant and the Flood defeated there were no enemies left to fight, mankind could finally take a breath and enjoy the peace they had earned after twenty seven years of a war that had claimed twenty three billion lives. Or so they hoped. But the galaxy has never been that kind.
Crossover - Halo & Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 5 - Words: 39,222 - Reviews: 64 - Favs: 181 - Follows: 231 - Updated: 5/26/2016 - Published: 6/20/2013 - Master Chief/John-117, Cortana
Beacon's Effect 2: Reborn by Tusken1602 reviews
Sequel to Beacon's Effect. Now that the Battle of Citadel is over, I have to decide what to do next. SI/OC/AU. I do not own Mass Effect or any of its characters. I only own what I create. Rated M for language/violence/Romance. Please Rate and Comment! I welcome all ideas/ criticism/ comments! Complete. CHECK OUT THE SEQUEL: Beacons' Effect 3: Awakening!
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 25 - Words: 136,051 - Reviews: 778 - Favs: 1,221 - Follows: 1,019 - Updated: 5/25/2016 - Published: 11/11/2015 - J. Garson, Javik, OC - Complete
Mass Effect: Ghost of the Terminus by Reviewer543 reviews
Shepard is the infamous Ghost of the Terminus! A renegade with the heart of a paragon. Watch the legend unfold as he takes on Rogue Spectre Saren Arterius and discovers the galaxy's darkest secret. WARNING: Other media use, Paragade Shep, and Harem! DISCLAIMER: I DON'T OWN NOR PROFIT FROM THIS. PLEASE ENJOY!
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Fantasy - Chapters: 42 - Words: 256,565 - Reviews: 118 - Favs: 355 - Follows: 267 - Updated: 4/26/2016 - Published: 4/29/2014 - Ashley W., Liara T'Soni, Shepard - Complete
A Dark Dawn by Ave Imperium reviews
A new race was discovered and annihilated. A century passed and Citadel space forgot, but Humanity never did.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Horror/Adventure - Chapters: 36 - Words: 143,972 - Reviews: 1040 - Favs: 2,407 - Follows: 2,265 - Updated: 4/12/2016 - Published: 8/21/2014 - Tali'Zorah, Shepard - Complete
Wolf in Shepard's Clothing by cmitts93 reviews
My name is Nathaniel Wolfert. The day everything changed was when I was handed a gun and told to kill someone. This is my story and how I altered the events of the galaxy. OC insert with several other OC's sprinkled in throughout. Sequel is up and running!
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 54 - Words: 346,990 - Reviews: 364 - Favs: 259 - Follows: 269 - Updated: 3/25/2016 - Published: 10/11/2014 - D. Anderson, Shepard, James V., OC - Complete
Outer Heaven on the Narrow Sea by Kingofthings7929 reviews
In the wake of the deaths of its various members, Diamond Dogs and their Mother Base appear in the Narrow Sea as the Seven Kingdoms begin to rip themselves apart. With power unmatched by any in the Known World and plenty of work, will the Diamond Dogs at last find their Outer Heaven? Warning: Massive spoilers for The Phantom Pain. Pairings undecided at this point.
Crossover - Metal Gear & A song of Ice and Fire - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 5 - Words: 29,366 - Reviews: 153 - Favs: 363 - Follows: 439 - Updated: 3/17/2016 - Published: 9/12/2015 - B. Boss, K. Miller
First Contact by dragoons1864 reviews
Hannah Shepard with her husband Derek Shepard and David Anderson are sent to Shanxi with the second fleet to clear out the Turians. But what Hannah doesn't know is the fear she will feel when her husband is MIA and she is trapped with a Turian Specter who calls himself Garloc Vakarian. Together the two learn about their races and work together to survive. Can Hannah survive?
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 15 - Words: 33,669 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 11 - Updated: 3/16/2016 - Published: 7/6/2015 - J. Garson, Garrus V., D. Anderson, Solana Vakarian
Warrior's Ethos by soran51 reviews
I will always place the mission first, I will never accept defeat, I will never quit, I will never leave a fallen comrade. Jason Shaw knew it was the end when he saw that grenade come through the window. Given a second chance as an immortal warrior he'll have to keep Commander Shepard alive, because failure is absolutely not an option. Now if only she'd learn to keep her head down.
Crossover - Mass Effect & Destiny - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 8 - Words: 42,212 - Reviews: 142 - Favs: 418 - Follows: 526 - Updated: 3/14/2016 - Published: 1/18/2015 - J. Garson, Ghost, OC
Mass Effect: Promises Kept (AU - Mass Effect 2) by Daniel Sullivan reviews
Commander Shepard and Miranda are thrown together to face down the Collectors, and their masters, the Reapers. The two have a hard time gelling initially, particularly as he's Alliance and she's Cerberus, plus the fact that they've never met ... or have they?
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Romance - Chapters: 22 - Words: 92,614 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 80 - Follows: 50 - Updated: 3/10/2016 - Published: 8/14/2015 - [Shepard, Miranda L.] Garrus V., Jacob T. - Complete
Xover: Chronicles of the outer colonies by tobiisagoodboy94 reviews
Story won't be updated anymore. Grammar and spelling is bad, be warned.
Crossover - Halo & Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Fantasy - Chapters: 8 - Words: 33,814 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 67 - Follows: 82 - Updated: 2/25/2016 - Published: 11/20/2014
Mass Effect 3: Into the Unknown by Fainmaca reviews
With the defences around Arcturus breached and the homeworlds of the strongest races under siege, what hope remains? One man faces the oncoming storm. The Reapers will know defeat. They will know fear. They will know Commander Shepard.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 57 - Words: 1,010,268 - Reviews: 329 - Favs: 232 - Follows: 210 - Updated: 1/4/2016 - Published: 12/29/2010 - Shepard, Jack
Conquest 2183 by Battlepiggy reviews
The pressure is on for the crew of the Normandy as they hunt down a rogue council Spectre who is hell-bent on bringing the destruction of the galaxy. It is during this time certain members of the crew begin to discover they are fighting for a lot more then they initially indented. Rated T for now may change to M at a later stage.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 6 - Words: 17,518 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 11 - Updated: 12/4/2015 - Published: 8/8/2015 - J. Garson, Ashley W., Kaidan A., OC
Radioactive Dawn by Bearsbandit53 reviews
Inspired by erttheking's From the Ashes, this is a different take on what happens when a space faring Fallout universe suddenly finds itself meeting its galactic neighbors at the onset of a Reaper Invasion. See what happens when humanity enters the stage and does not bow to the will of those deeming to be superior.
Crossover - Fallout & Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 20 - Words: 141,016 - Reviews: 378 - Favs: 519 - Follows: 594 - Updated: 11/22/2015 - Published: 5/20/2013
Flock of Vandals by Progman reviews
Nine months before the geth attacked Eden Prime, Shepard was dishonorably discharged for assaulting a superior officer. Soon after, she established a working partnership with Zaeed Massani, and the duo proved to be the most effective mercenaries in the Terminus. But when a chance encounter with a certain asari spectre turns violent, everything goes straight to hell. AU.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 7 - Words: 68,980 - Reviews: 90 - Favs: 197 - Follows: 193 - Updated: 10/25/2015 - Published: 12/12/2013 - J. Garson, Zaeed M., Aria T'Loak, T. Vasir - Complete
Mass Effect: Judgement by Coma Kill reviews
Opening in an original Universe, and taking place in the Mass Effect universe, this story follows the endless life of Jack Carmine, a psychotic immortal anti-hero dedicated to the preservation of life, of law, and the administration of righteous justice by any means necessary. Mostly Murder. For Mature readers only.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Crime - Chapters: 15 - Words: 178,893 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 81 - Follows: 82 - Updated: 10/15/2015 - Published: 2/18/2015
The Heavens Shall Tremble by Full-Paragon reviews
Sequel to And the Meek Shall Inherit the Galaxy. It's probably dead forever guys.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Horror - Chapters: 23 - Words: 95,248 - Reviews: 985 - Favs: 1,476 - Follows: 1,706 - Updated: 9/21/2015 - Published: 10/25/2013 - Garrus V., Liara T'Soni, Tali'Zorah, Shepard
Mass Effect: New Light by Last Ride Of The Valkyries reviews
A mass relay has been found, and there's Darkness coming through. In an effort to stop it, Guardians will encounter new, slightly less hostile aliens. And a new source of Darkness: Reapers.
Crossover - Mass Effect & Destiny - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 4 - Words: 12,186 - Reviews: 53 - Favs: 191 - Follows: 264 - Updated: 9/5/2015 - Published: 4/11/2015
Evolution by DN7 reviews
In the aftermath of the Spear Crisis, 8th Armored will find that actions of the past will not be swept away so easily by others who discover them. *Sporadic Updates To Be Expected*
Crossover - Mass Effect & Section 8 - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 8 - Words: 40,300 - Reviews: 165 - Favs: 315 - Follows: 367 - Updated: 8/2/2015 - Published: 11/10/2012 - Shepard
Conquerors they Rise by JoeTheHighlord reviews
The year is 2650, nearly a century since the end of the Great War and the fall of the Covenant Hegemony. In that time great advances have been made in both technology and society, and the new government of the New Species Alliance enters a golden age. But, there are dark stirrings out in the vastness of space and soon Conquerors must rise again from the ashes of war.
Crossover - Halo & Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Suspense - Chapters: 13 - Words: 74,202 - Reviews: 436 - Favs: 774 - Follows: 957 - Updated: 7/2/2015 - Published: 7/16/2013 - T. Hood
Mass Effect: Fugitive! by Daniel Sullivan reviews
The Collectors have been defeated and Commander Shepard has broken with Cerberus and returned to Earth, but Miranda is still on the run! The lovers have vowed to find each other, but with everyone from the Alliance, to Cerberus, to every bounty hunter in the galaxy, not to mention a few old enemies, gunning for her, Miranda hopes she survives long enough for Shepard to find her!
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 11 - Words: 27,399 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 6/30/2015 - Published: 4/2/2015 - [Miranda L., Shepard] Ashley W., Samara - Complete
Mass Effect: The Butcher, The Hero and The survivor by Callan K reviews
When three people who each had a different childhood and experiences with the Systems Alliance join forces and find themselves on the SSV Normandy to help stop Saren Arterius the rogue specter. Also includes Oc's
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 9 - Words: 28,922 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 16 - Updated: 6/25/2015 - Published: 1/23/2014 - Shepard, OC
Soldiers by cdghuntermco reviews
Some time before the events of Mass Effect 1, Shepard makes the unorthodox call to include Ashley William's unit on a covert op. A Male Shepard and Ashley Williams romance, spanning all three games and beyond. Rated Mature for language and adult situations. Currently covering Mass Effect 1.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 23 - Words: 175,768 - Reviews: 143 - Favs: 253 - Follows: 248 - Updated: 6/15/2015 - Published: 2/11/2014 - [Ashley W., Shepard] Garrus V.
For God and Country by Rookie571 reviews
A young soldier supposedly dies on the field of battle at a conflict in the 21st century. Only to wake up in a world unlike his own, with alien races he only thought existed in fiction, and caught in a war he couldn't even hope to possibly understand.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 22 - Words: 88,438 - Reviews: 151 - Favs: 223 - Follows: 285 - Updated: 6/1/2015 - Published: 11/3/2012 - [Miranda L., OC, Shepard]
Fall Of Liberty by Pollardinator reviews
When a certain jade mask from the Old West is shipped to Liberty City,it awakens a nightmare not seen since the turn of the 20th Century. As the dead rise and the living become increasingly desperate to survive, Niko Bellic struggles to protect his family as martial law and armed gangs rule the streets and the city is quarantined and abandoned by the outside world.
Grand Theft Auto - Rated: T - English - Horror/Crime - Chapters: 26 - Words: 56,820 - Reviews: 54 - Favs: 91 - Follows: 75 - Updated: 2/8/2015 - Published: 4/8/2013 - Niko B., Little Jacob, Francis M., Roman B.
No One Left Behind by Lightspeed Bubba reviews
As Commander John Shepard is leaving London he comes across a squad of twenty first century soldiers in cryo-sleep. After being awoken and brought on to the Normandy, Shepard must wonder if they can adjust to their new world? Do they want to? But most of all, can he trust them? *Discontinued*
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 10 - Words: 35,670 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 18 - Updated: 1/29/2015 - Published: 8/4/2014 - Ashley W., Shepard, OC
Crysis Effect 2 by DemonFireX reviews
The end of Sovereign was only the beginning. Faced with obsticles he never thought he had to face, Alex will have to do whatever he can to protect everyone from the Reapers. No matter what it takes, he'll do what's needed when others refuse to. Everything has a price. But as long as he is at her side, nothing else matters. OC/FShep
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 31 - Words: 165,951 - Reviews: 867 - Favs: 1,325 - Follows: 1,369 - Updated: 1/28/2015 - Published: 6/4/2013 - J. Garson
Hacker by imjusttori reviews
Nikki Harris, C-Sec Cyber Security Specialist and agent for the Shadow Broker. Gets thrust into the hunt for Saren when Shepard and team stumble across her during the attack on Eden Prime. ME rewrite that will include all three games, written from Nikki's POV, and lots of liberties taken. Posts will be irregular at first, to get more regular if adequate reader interest is shown.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Humor - Chapters: 5 - Words: 13,468 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 24 - Updated: 1/19/2015 - Published: 8/22/2014 - Garrus V., Shadow Broker, Shepard
Hero, I am Not by Soleneus reviews
The first time I ever tried to be a hero, I got shot in the head. The next time I woke, the first thought that crossed my mind, after 'Why am I waking up' was 'Why are those women blue' A self-insert that's different from my usual fare. Pairings are a toss-up.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Humor/Adventure - Chapters: 46 - Words: 173,953 - Reviews: 1292 - Favs: 2,493 - Follows: 1,904 - Updated: 1/17/2015 - Published: 1/14/2014 - J. Garson, Miranda L., T. Vasir, OC - Complete
Enemy Returned by Palladius reviews
The Ethereal assault on Earth was foiled by Colonel Jane Shepard. The Temple Ship taken intact, XCOM gained the capability to strike back against the Ethereals. However, Humans weren't the only species the Ethereals had set their sights on. For they were determined to make this cycle different.
Crossover - X-Com & Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Family - Chapters: 38 - Words: 161,748 - Reviews: 1030 - Favs: 1,211 - Follows: 1,362 - Updated: 1/17/2015 - Published: 10/3/2013 - J. Garson, U. Wrex, Tali'Zorah, Admiral Hackett
A Clashing of Ways by Avid Reader403 reviews
Ten years have passed since the Human-Covenant War ended and the birth of the Species Assembly has brought peace to the Galaxy. Or, at least their part of it. The discovery of a Mass Relay sparks yet another war that will have consequences for all sides involved. The Galaxy will never be the same. Disclaimer: I do not own the franchises.
Crossover - Halo & Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 13 - Words: 42,422 - Reviews: 646 - Favs: 1,351 - Follows: 1,695 - Updated: 12/25/2014 - Published: 9/20/2012 - Shepard
Ascension by thebluninja reviews
Heavily AU. Thanks to a cold, humanity never discovers the Prothean ruins on Mars, and barely develops Mass Effect technology. They step out onto the galactic stage after the Reapers have harvested every other species, and find the crumbs left behind by the turians, asari, and salarians. Now they must adapt to fight a foe who won't be seen for far longer than human history.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 13 - Words: 71,334 - Reviews: 354 - Favs: 1,336 - Follows: 1,560 - Updated: 12/21/2014 - Published: 5/27/2013
Paragon Reinterpretations by MB18932 reviews
AU. Humanity makes First Contact with the galaxy peacfully, and the resulting technological and cultural exchanges successfully obliterate next to all Renegade beliefs the species holds. This is the world of Mass Effect where the human race is one made up virtually entirely of idealists. Inspired by College Fool's Renegade Reinterpretations.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 26 - Words: 38,991 - Reviews: 500 - Favs: 1,126 - Follows: 1,189 - Updated: 11/24/2014 - Published: 1/25/2013 - Shepard
Mass Effect 3: Return of the Nuke by BoredZero reviews
One Shot. An angry person walks in on a meeting and yells at the Admirals, reminding them about one of humanity's worst kept secret (nukes). Six months later, the Reapers invade.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,061 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 106 - Follows: 51 - Published: 11/3/2014 - Complete
The Best Laid Plans Of Mice and Men by Vo0d0o-D0L reviews
When The Batarian Hegemony plans to enslave the human race after failing to capture some, they realize the mistake they've made in stirring the hornet's nest. AU, storyline is humanity's eventual launch into the space age. Rated T for now.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 4 - Words: 6,570 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 50 - Follows: 76 - Updated: 10/12/2014 - Published: 6/20/2014
Weep for me Omega by HermaeusMora21 reviews
Follow the life of a smooth talking human from childhood to one of Aria's closest allies through his life on Omega. Life on Omega is rough and those who live have committed sins to stay that way. But, are they worth it in the end to get to the top of this varren pit? Rated M for violence, innuendos, sexual topics, altering and making few characters, and other adult themes.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,360 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 8 - Published: 10/3/2014 - Aria T'Loak, OC
The Last Reaper War by Longsword Hero reviews
The Reapers have been annihilating the Citadels armies and fleets one battle after another. The Reapers are thought to be invincible and that no force can stand against them. But what happens when they encounter a new race? One whose resolve and strength outweighs anything they have faced before. One who will not settle to drive them out but destroy them.
Crossover - Halo & Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Suspense - Chapters: 3 - Words: 10,861 - Reviews: 40 - Favs: 235 - Follows: 303 - Updated: 8/24/2014 - Published: 8/2/2014
Alleys of Omega by cheezwizard93 reviews
Young Isaac is thrown into the deep end of Omega, with only his wits and his hot-headed brother to keep him safe. He and his brother have fled earth to the hub of the Terminus systems, where they have to learn that on Omega, lies are the currency and deceit is the language.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 17,990 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 22 - Updated: 8/18/2014 - Published: 10/14/2013 - Aria T'Loak, OC
Galaxy at War: N7 by iBayne reviews
Follows the N7 teams of the SSV Cambrai as they wage war on Cerberus and the Reapers. See the first chapter for details on submitting your own characters to the storyline . Mild coarse language/depictions of wartime violence.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 532 - Words: 694,563 - Reviews: 2933 - Favs: 321 - Follows: 284 - Updated: 8/6/2014 - Published: 4/5/2012 - OC
Dauntless by dauntlessN7 reviews
After the Normandy is attacked by a mysterious ship, Shepard awakens to find that the galaxy is under a greater threat than he had imagined. Story will encompass events of ME2 and ME3 with some changes. This is my first, please review and comment! Future Miri/Sheploo. NEW CHAPTER UP AFTER LONG BREAK!
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 19 - Words: 45,916 - Reviews: 65 - Favs: 50 - Follows: 71 - Updated: 7/17/2014 - Published: 11/18/2012 - Shepard, Miranda L.
Chronicles of a Divided Galaxy by TheIdiocyWizard reviews
When an alien race lands on Earth, bringing tales of other, more hostile life among the stars, what will happen when mankind meets that hostile life. AU. Rated T, but might become M in the future.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 4 - Words: 17,929 - Reviews: 63 - Favs: 240 - Follows: 378 - Updated: 6/21/2014 - Published: 12/18/2013
Sirius and the Citadel by SharkGlue reviews
It is the Year 750 AS, and the survivors of Mankind's darkest hour is at peace. With the fateful expansion of the Kingdom of Bretonnia towards the newly discovered Tau 30 system, things will change as Humanity encounters a Citadel patrol. Watch as the remnants of Humanity's darkest hour interacts with a newly opened Galaxy.
Crossover - Freelancer & Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 26 - Words: 104,871 - Reviews: 111 - Favs: 251 - Follows: 284 - Updated: 6/7/2014 - Published: 3/30/2014
New Battles, Old Defeats by nivet reviews
Shepherd is on his way to Earth to answer for the destruction of a mass relay and the deaths of millions of Batarians. But coming home means coming back to a past he wished to forget about, but it hasn't forgotten about him.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Mystery/Romance - Chapters: 27 - Words: 107,587 - Reviews: 60 - Favs: 81 - Follows: 81 - Updated: 5/30/2014 - Published: 10/1/2011 - Shepard, Miranda L.
Mass Effect: Strange Heroes by WS6-TA reviews
Two friends and thieves run into Shepard and crew who recruit them on a galaxy saving mission. Only problem is the two newcomers aren't the heroes the crew thinks they are. How long can they keep their past a secret? OC/Shepard (Title Change)
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Crime - Chapters: 10 - Words: 44,967 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 23 - Updated: 5/21/2014 - Published: 10/23/2013 - J. Garson, OC, Garrus V., Tali'Zorah - Complete
Wayfarer by C.J. O'Toole reviews
Mass Effect novelization. Assigned to an experimental ship and trapped running diplomatic errands, Commander Shepard is one reprimand away from washing out. His career turned stagnant and his public acclaim long since waned, the commander had resigned himself to shaking hands across the colonies until a surprise attack thrusts him to the center of a galactic conspiracy.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 10 - Words: 78,558 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 17 - Updated: 5/13/2014 - Published: 1/12/2014 - Shepard, Ashley W., Garrus V., Tali'Zorah
Consuming Darkness by CrimsonOmega7 reviews
Chase Shepard a hero? Never in his eyes. If only people knew the things he had done, the things he had seen. When a threat long forgotten threatens the entire galaxy, they call upon a man who isn't know for his kindness and generosity. A man who doesn't keep the peace or obey the rules. They call upon the one who gets the job done. Some call him a hero...others a monster.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 8 - Words: 36,654 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 4/19/2014 - Published: 3/4/2014 - [Liara T'Soni, Shepard]
Mass Effect: Advent of Humanity by Operative Ghost reviews
The Systems Alliance emerges onto the galactic scene far earlier than in canon. What effect will Humanity have on the galaxy at this earlier stage? How does the younger Citadel Council and it's affiliates react to their arrival? How does Humanity change the galactic landscape? Not everyone will be content to watch Humanity claim what could instead be theirs.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Suspense - Chapters: 2 - Words: 7,134 - Reviews: 45 - Favs: 134 - Follows: 196 - Updated: 4/5/2014 - Published: 2/14/2014
N7 by ResDM reviews
A direct prequel to Mass Effect, this story follows Shepard as he is first granted N7 status and leads right into the opening moments of Mass Effect. When a turian diplomat is assassinated on Earth, Shepard, Anderson, and others must locate and stop the assassin, who is apparently working for Cerberus.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 26 - Words: 38,731 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 4/2/2014 - Published: 1/15/2013 - Kaidan A., D. Anderson, Shepard, OC - Complete
For Thy Mantle Reloaded by Primordial Soul reviews
"We fought, we bled, we died for our inheritance. We were Gods, and we were finally ready to pass down our Mantle. Then we were betrayed, vanquished from the stars and blotted from history. We have learned from our mistakes. We understand why the Precursors did what they did. We are the Reclaimers, and we will ensure that you face true retribution for your actions." ABANDONED
Crossover - Halo & Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Suspense/Mystery - Chapters: 25 - Words: 113,587 - Reviews: 1068 - Favs: 554 - Follows: 585 - Updated: 3/27/2014 - Published: 11/17/2012
Spectre Status Recognized by Omega-E reviews
This is an AU story taking place after Mass Effect 2. Here, Shepard will not turn himself in following the Batarian incident. This is my telling of how his story unfolds, unhindered by having to waste away 6 months in limbo. Rated M because Jack is around here somewhere.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 4 - Words: 13,146 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 61 - Updated: 3/19/2014 - Published: 3/6/2014 - Shepard
Citadel Noir by Emptypartyrooms reviews
AU. The Citadel. John Shepard, a C-sec investigator, conforms to the demands of his job: He pledges to protect. He separates his personal and professional life. He tolerates his partners shortcomings. But when an enigmatic woman and a string of homicides enter his life, John finds himself in the midst of a storm that threatens to deprive him of more than just sleep.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Crime/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 1,527 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 11 - Updated: 3/1/2014 - Published: 12/26/2013 - Miranda L., Shepard
No Good Deed by Absolute Edge reviews
What if Humanity had encountered alien life long before the Relay 314 Incident? What if those aliens were hostile? What if the war between them made Humanity cold and hateful? What if that hatred boiled and thrived over decades? First contact would be... dangerous / ME1 / AU / CC / rated M for language, violence, abuse, torture, etc. / Enjoy
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Horror/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 6 - Words: 31,847 - Reviews: 107 - Favs: 128 - Follows: 188 - Updated: 2/23/2014 - Published: 7/3/2013
Blood of our Children by Necronicus reviews
First Contact is made with a much younger Humanity, yet it isn't a pleasant one. A death sentence upon Humanity, and the destruction of their home-world But the Council will known, how adaptable and merciless Humanity can be, when the blood starts to flow...ENDED - Taken up by ShokAndAwe - /s/10636239/1/Bloody-Justice
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Horror - Chapters: 5 - Words: 8,404 - Reviews: 160 - Favs: 331 - Follows: 370 - Updated: 2/23/2014 - Published: 8/31/2013 - J. Garson, Garrus V. - Complete
Mass Effect: The Helldiver Saga, The Last Cycle by Veyron722skyhook reviews
And so it has begun! As the war against the Reapers begins however, a mystery starts to unfold. For an ancient evil, older even than the Reapers themselves, has been unleashed... Who are the Takaal? What is the secret of the Catalyst? Can this cycle succeed where so many have failed? Rated MA for violence, language and sex. FF, I expect this one to be left alone as well!
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 32 - Words: 293,941 - Reviews: 201 - Favs: 160 - Follows: 117 - Updated: 2/21/2014 - Published: 6/7/2013 - Liara T'Soni, Shepard - Complete
A Road Less Traveled by Telkan reviews
Mistakes are a universal constant, they are made constantly by every race that has ever been known. But mistakes made by a single Batarian ship and the Turians in pursuit of it, will have far more reaching consequences than most. Halo/Mass Effect Crossover, AU
Crossover - Halo & Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,389 - Reviews: 68 - Favs: 241 - Follows: 376 - Updated: 2/10/2014 - Published: 2/4/2014
Reclaiming the Remnants by pbluekan reviews
One hundred years after the Reaper's harvest, the remaining inhabitants of the galaxy are running for their lives and searching for a new home. When a lone vessel enters an area denied to the Reaper's harvest, they make contact with a race that could end the cycle for all time and return the galaxy to its former glory. Rated M for language.
Crossover - Halo & Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Tragedy/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 13,140 - Reviews: 75 - Favs: 372 - Follows: 534 - Published: 2/9/2014
The Effect of Diaspora by ReaderMike reviews
In 2157 PD, A Turian patrol attacked a newly discovered race for attempting to activate a prime relay. Unfortunately, the race in question had been in space nearly as long as the Asari have. Unlike the Asari, this wasn't a race of diplomats. This race had a fleet far more vast than the combined citadel races, and the Turians managed to piss them off. Eventual Slash.
Crossover - Mass Effect & Honor Harrington - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 14 - Words: 48,579 - Reviews: 434 - Favs: 1,027 - Follows: 1,192 - Updated: 1/30/2014 - Published: 8/21/2012 - Shepard
Mass Effect: The First War by ProfFartBurger reviews
The Prothean Ruins weren't. They contained little more than mentionings of an Alien Society; as a result, humanity develops on a completely different path than what was intended, and when first contact is made not with the Turians, but a desperate, destitute race viewed as beggars and thieves, how will this dying race change Humanity? And how will Humanity change the Galaxy? *A/U!*
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 22 - Words: 200,906 - Reviews: 1948 - Favs: 4,248 - Follows: 3,100 - Updated: 1/12/2014 - Published: 1/26/2013 - OC - Complete
Legacy of the Shadow Broker by LuxDragon reviews
Information. It had always been the Shadow Broker's main trade and source of power. Deception, his weapon; anonymity, his shield. To bring down his empire and avenge a friend, Liara, Shepard, and their allies must take on all forces the Shadow Broker will bring to bear to preserve his secrets. And his life. Novelization of Lair of the Shadow Broker. Poster by Carp3di3m.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 6 - Words: 55,731 - Reviews: 159 - Favs: 355 - Follows: 208 - Updated: 1/1/2014 - Published: 3/14/2013 - [Shepard, Miranda L.] Liara T'Soni, Shadow Broker - Complete
The Space Race by Palladius reviews
The USA and the USSR turned their long-standing animosity to the stars with the launch of Sputnik I in 1957. Two hundred years on, the superpowers and their alien allies find themselves embroiled in the machinations of entities beyond their comprehension. AU first contact.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 42 - Words: 125,469 - Reviews: 609 - Favs: 743 - Follows: 810 - Updated: 12/16/2013 - Published: 6/20/2013 - J. Garson, Garrus V.
Parriah by Kilroy111 reviews
Struggle. Compete. Fight. Survive. Somethings never change. (an alternate version of the Mass Effect Universe and first contact)
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 13 - Words: 10,585 - Reviews: 64 - Favs: 119 - Follows: 163 - Updated: 12/12/2013 - Published: 3/30/2013
All I Ask by Three-Seven Driver reviews
2183 CE. For a young race from a little star system called Sol, the future is as bright as their star as they forge a future for themselves. A future that seems limitless. 164 AHL. The people from Hiigara have proven themselves. They have fought two galactic wars and won, bringing an oppressive empire crashing down and smashing aside another that sought to exterminate them.
Crossover - Homeworld & Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 20 - Words: 77,329 - Reviews: 53 - Favs: 145 - Follows: 176 - Updated: 12/4/2013 - Published: 8/13/2013 - J. Garson, Ashley W.
Mass Effect: Intertwining Fates by HyliasHero117 reviews
While enjoying a peaceful life on Eden Prime, John Shepard's world is turned upside down by his find of the Prothean Beacon, followed by the attack of the Geth lead by rogue Spectre, Saren. With the Prothean knowledge burned into his brain, he must return to active duty within the Alliance and team up with someone he never expected to see again, Jane Shepard. Rewrite of Mass Effect
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 5 - Words: 28,228 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 44 - Updated: 11/20/2013 - Published: 8/17/2013 - Shepard, J. Garson
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: 3871 - Favs: 4,027 - Follows: 2,964 - Updated: 11/16/2013 - Published: 3/31/2013 - Tali'Zorah, Shepard, Hannah S., Rael'Zorah - Complete
Alternate Humanity: The Lost Sol by Orez Lanrete reviews
Based on the Vsauce youtube video "What if the Sun Disappeared?" This is what happens when the very thing that gives the Sol system its name disappears from Earth. Also a crossover with "Lost Planet" and the film, "The Core".
Crossover - Mass Effect & Lost Planet - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,061 - Reviews: 241 - Favs: 627 - Follows: 667 - Published: 11/16/2013
Mass Effect: Invictus by General Meridius reviews
In This Story Humanity And The Systems Alliance Are Stronger. Pushing the Turians Back And Becoming an Independent Sovereign Nation. The Galaxy Watches With Hungry Eyes, Waiting For The Right Moment To Claim Everything Humanity Has Created. Events Are Set Into Motion Behind The Scenes, Revelations Will Occur But All Will Come To Understand the Human Term Invictus. AU and Rated M
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Suspense - Chapters: 3 - Words: 16,430 - Reviews: 179 - Favs: 520 - Follows: 625 - Updated: 11/12/2013 - Published: 11/9/2013 - Councilor Tevos
The Coming Storm by Kaenlach reviews
What if humanity didn't have to back down after the First Contact War, but instead was able to become strong enough to stand on equal footing against the Council? How would the Reaper War have ended? Could the Galaxy even be saved? Eventual Shepard (M) X Tali Sorry for the bad summary, I never was good at them. -temporarily on hold-
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 13 - Words: 34,072 - Reviews: 41 - Favs: 151 - Follows: 195 - Updated: 10/28/2013 - Published: 9/29/2013 - J. Garson, Tali'Zorah, Shepard
Conspiracy by Tuffet37 reviews
AU where the turians are kept as pets and considered little more than smart animals. Spectre agent Shepard, by chance, uncovers the dark truth hidden by those in power and struggles to bring the truth to light. M for violence, language and mature situations.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Drama - Chapters: 24 - Words: 56,577 - Reviews: 212 - Favs: 317 - Follows: 210 - Updated: 10/12/2013 - Published: 4/2/2013 - Garrus V., Saren A., Nihlus K., Shepard - Complete
Alternate Humanity: Independence Effect by Orez Lanrete reviews
MASS Xover with Independence Day, Battle Los Angeles, Battleship 2012, and a bit of Space Battleship Yamato. Seriously, why the idea of a Mass Effect Crossover with Independence Day haven't been done yet confuses me. So yeah, this is my second series of my Alternate Humanity stories. Hope you enjoy!
Crossover - Mass Effect & Independence Day - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Supernatural - Chapters: 2 - Words: 13,629 - Reviews: 297 - Favs: 1,003 - Follows: 1,066 - Updated: 9/26/2013 - Published: 9/20/2013 - J. Garson
Halo: First Contact by FuzyDr4G0NZ reviews
An Asari Deep space exploration craft discovers an unknown wreck in space, meanwhile the UNSC Gorgon is sent out on a scouting mission into the lost outer colonies.
Crossover - Halo & Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 16 - Words: 62,980 - Reviews: 495 - Favs: 715 - Follows: 941 - Updated: 8/26/2013 - Published: 12/19/2012
Letters From Siberia by georgedrumz93 reviews
War has broken out between China and Russia over the vast, resource-rich area of Siberia. As the Chinese push the Russians back into their own nation, they appeal to the U.S. as a last-ditch measure. Cpl. Thomas Klein, a SAW gunner in the US Army's 10th Mountain Division, is part of that last-ditch measure. What he is about to face will change him forever and define a generation.
Battlefield - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Tragedy - Chapters: 3 - Words: 1,097 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 8/3/2013 - Published: 2/17/2013
Massed Up by DelVarO reviews
When I woke up I expected it to be a regular, mundane and boring day. What I definitely did NOT expect was me ending up on the Citadel, which happens to be in a totally different universe. God I hate thursdays.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 51 - Words: 276,504 - Reviews: 634 - Favs: 891 - Follows: 695 - Updated: 6/22/2013 - Published: 2/17/2012 - J. Garson - Complete
Crysis Effect by DemonFireX reviews
To some, Death is an End. To others, Death is a new beginning. Alex Drake will learn that his death will lead to a new purpose. Armed with a powerful suit, his combat skills and his knowledge of the universe he finds himself in, he will strive to save the innocent. But will this soldier gain more than success in his mission? OC/FShep
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 46 - Words: 213,270 - Reviews: 840 - Favs: 1,706 - Follows: 1,126 - Updated: 6/3/2013 - Published: 3/14/2013 - J. Garson - Complete
Mass Effect: The Helldiver Saga, The Collector War by Veyron722skyhook reviews
The story continues... Entire human colonies are vanishing without a trace, and only one man can stop them, but that particular Helldiver hasn't been seen for over 2 years... Rated MA for language, violence and Sex. FF, don't you dare delete this again!
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Romance/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 43 - Words: 401,397 - Reviews: 204 - Favs: 215 - Follows: 143 - Updated: 5/31/2013 - Published: 9/16/2012 - Liara T'Soni, Shepard - Complete
Mass Effect: Revenge by darkevillord reviews
What if Harbinger and Sovereign weren't the only unique Reapers? And what if these other Reapers could feel emotions such as hatred? The galaxy is about to discover the true demons that hide in the shadows.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,251 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 3 - Published: 5/21/2013
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Mass Effect: Direct Action reviews
An alternate telling of Mass Effect. After an assault on the human colony of Eden Prime, one man must work to solve the mystery. A rouge Spectre, mercenaries, and the unknown await Commander Alan Shepard on his quest as he traverses the galaxy to stop an imminent threat.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 3 - Words: 1,915 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 1/23/2013 - Published: 1/20/2013 - Shepard
The Northern Alliance reviews
Humanity is the newcomer to the galactic stage. Follow the struggle to uplift humanity and defend the NORTHERN ALLIANCE. Rated T for now.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 3 - Words: 3,852 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 29 - Updated: 7/8/2012 - Published: 4/12/2012
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