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Joined 06-27-11, id: 3024585, Profile Updated: 05-13-16
Author has written 18 stories for Mass Effect.

I break things.

One day my obsession over Bioware games will go away and I'll return to my own characters. Until then...


Lots of stories on hiatus (or dead):

The Quarian [hiatus]

The Shadow Broker [hiatus]


UPDATES

13 May 2016: Brand new section added to the end of chapter 35. Chapter 36 is under way.

16 Apr 2016: G&M chapter 35 posted.

19 Mar 2016: G&M chapter 34 re-posted with revisions.

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Architect of Fate by OriginalAlcy reviews
Victory over the Reapers was achieved only at a steep galactic and personal cost – billions are dead and the galaxy hovers on the verge of anarchy. Scarred and changed by her actions, Evan Shepard risks losing everything she loves in the brutal struggle for peace. The continuation of the ME universe created in Catalyst of Fate. FemShep/Liara; Ashley/Miranda.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 46 - Words: 366,036 - Reviews: 786 - Favs: 285 - Follows: 473 - Updated: 7/7 - Published: 7/15/2013 - [Shepard (F), Liara T'Soni] [Ashley W., Miranda L.]
Stars Fade by totallybursar reviews
Shepard knows that destroying the Reapers will kill her. Except she's never been good at dying. The explosion of dark energy from the Crucible thrusts Shepard into a totally different universe. Post ME3 ending, DA2 Act 2 beginning. Please note that this is not a FemShep/F!Hawke fic.
Crossover - Mass Effect & Dragon Age - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 66 - Words: 340,381 - Reviews: 1808 - Favs: 1,970 - Follows: 2,273 - Updated: 1/4 - Published: 5/16/2012 - Shepard (F), Hawke (F)
Sinchi: Downfall by Corentin IV reviews
The Shadow Broker is still missing and the galaxy is pushed to the brink of a new conflict. Spectre Ashley Williams is racing against time to save Liara. James Vega finds himself in much hotter water than anticipated. And what will Councillor Tali'Zorah and Samantha Traynor recover from Liara's abandoned compound? Part two of the Sinchi trilogy. Vega/Ash/? Liara/Traynor, Wrex/?
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 25 - Words: 142,954 - Reviews: 193 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 55 - Updated: 8/9/2015 - Published: 8/17/2013 - James V., Ashley W., Liara T'Soni, Samantha T.
Queen's Gambit Accepted by fahRENheit2006 reviews
Specialist Samantha Traynor, one of the Alliance's best and brightest, was relatively content working in Alliance R&D. But then... the Reapers came. Full of action, profanity, sarcasm, friendship, and gripping chess matches that will leave you breathless. Ch 29: Sam is tasked with taking up where Taskforce Aurora left off: tracking down the Reaper-killer known as Leviathan.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Friendship - Chapters: 29 - Words: 192,643 - Reviews: 524 - Favs: 458 - Follows: 627 - Updated: 1/30/2015 - Published: 11/1/2012 - [Shepard (F), Samantha T.] Ashley W., Liara T'Soni
Hollow by The Allusive Man reviews
Morinth continued to hold Shepard's gaze. "You want an end to the struggle. To stop pretending that you care. You resent Miranda for bringing you back. That's the thing you will not say to her. It eats at you. And yet you never came back - not really. The real you is still in the Void. You are a husk."
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Drama/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 3 - Words: 5,369 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 49 - Follows: 22 - Updated: 8/16/2014 - Published: 6/12/2011 - Miranda L., Morinth, Shepard (M) - Complete
Glacial Fire by owelpost reviews
Shepard is icily unsympathetic. Liara has reached the point of combustion. An unassuming communications specialist finds herself caught in the cross-fire. As a result of a twisted dance, they reduce one another to fragments. This story is a darker examination of the characters taking place during the events of ME3.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 54 - Words: 90,274 - Reviews: 620 - Favs: 239 - Follows: 308 - Updated: 5/23/2014 - Published: 6/24/2012 - Shepard (F), Liara T'Soni, Samantha T. - Complete
Interstitium by AssaultSloth reviews
Flashbacks, interstitial scenes, and backdoor dealings. A companion to ME2 focusing on characters and worlds, big and small.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 33 - Words: 535,038 - Reviews: 898 - Favs: 943 - Follows: 703 - Updated: 4/30/2014 - Published: 2/16/2010 - Shepard (M), Garrus V., Miranda L., Tali'Zorah - Complete
Still Game by Corentin IV reviews
After the War, Liara and Sam are together on Ilium. But all is not well with their relationship. And when Sam discovers the reason why, the fallout will change them both. Liara x Sam. M-Rated. Fem!Slash. Kinky. NOT at all related to the Sinchi trilogy.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,918 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 11 - Published: 10/3/2013 - Liara T'Soni, Samantha T. - Complete
Encaenia by Corentin IV reviews
Encaenia ('consecration'): the annual ceremony at which the University of Oxford presents honorary degrees to distinguished alumnae and personages, and commemorates its benefactors. A year after the Reaper War, Sam and Shepard cross paths again. Romantic short story, but ultimately smut. Mature. FemShep x Traynor. Note: No relation AT ALL to 22 Sinchi.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,847 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 11 - Published: 8/8/2013 - Shepard (F), Samantha T. - Complete
22 Sinchi by Corentin IV reviews
When Admiral James Vega asks Miranda Lawson to respond to a distress call, she must choose between the commitments of her new life and duty to a reclusive ally. She, Jack Zero and krogan battlemaster Urdnot Grunt mount a rescue mission on an isolated asteroid. But what will they find? Set 23 years post-war. Miranda/Jack, Femshep/Liara, Vega/ Ashley, Tali'Zorah, Grunt
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 21 - Words: 58,860 - Reviews: 120 - Favs: 66 - Follows: 60 - Updated: 7/21/2013 - Published: 4/11/2013 - Miranda L., Jack, Ashley W., James V. - Complete
Catalyst of Fate by OriginalAlcy reviews
Commander Evangeline Shepard never asked to be brought back from the dead and she sure as hell didn't ask for the job of taking on the Reapers. The one thing she has asked for, she can't have. Mass Effect 3 redux with reflections on ME2. FemShep/Liara
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 36 - Words: 265,498 - Reviews: 300 - Favs: 347 - Follows: 309 - Updated: 7/11/2013 - Published: 3/18/2012 - [Shepard (F), Liara T'Soni] - Complete
Catalyst by skyeward reviews
Samantha wishes she'd managed to confess her feelings before the final push to Earth.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,817 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 1 - Published: 7/3/2013 - Ashley W., Samantha T. - Complete
Mass Effect: Interregnum by The Naked Pen reviews
The Battle of the Citadel has been won. Saren Arterius is dead. Commander Shepard is dead. Garrus Vakarian isn't. Alone on Omega among slavers, murderers, mercenaries, insane warlords and the worst of the galaxy's criminals, he does the only thing he can: declares war. The Archangel legend is born, but angels can fall. Nothing's ever easy...
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Crime - Chapters: 55 - Words: 303,425 - Reviews: 369 - Favs: 511 - Follows: 310 - Updated: 3/23/2013 - Published: 2/25/2010 - Complete
Backdraft by Midnight Lion reviews
Just as something as innocent as oxygen can be responsible for a dangerous explosion, so can someone as innocent as Traynor be the catalyst for a great deal of pain. Because saving the galaxy is more important than happiness, it would seem. Fanfic of Owelpost's 'Glacial Fire.'
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,171 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 11 - Published: 9/11/2012 - Liara T'Soni, Samantha T. - Complete
Mass Effect: Revolution by jtav reviews
Miranda leaned over her desk. "What if you could demystify the biggest black box of all? What if you could study these benevolent Reapers, discover how they think and what they can do? To know how to fight them if they ever stop being friendly?"
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 12,514 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 19 - Updated: 7/16/2012 - Published: 7/15/2012 - Samantha T., Miranda L. - Complete
Surprise Visit by snippetcentric reviews
Aria T'Loak pays Ambassador Tevos a visit. T'Loak x Tevos.
Mass Effect - Rated: K - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 401 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 7 - Published: 5/27/2012 - Aria T'Loak - Complete
Of the Night Winds by snippetcentric reviews
With centuries of confined isolation, bonds of blood matter little to Samara's daughters. Rila x Falere.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 13,617 - Reviews: 60 - Favs: 64 - Follows: 89 - Updated: 5/19/2012 - Published: 3/25/2012 - Rila, Falere
Ilos Can Wait by Rae D. Magdon reviews
An explicit extension of the Liara/FemShep romance scene before landing on Ilos. Beware of mush.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,969 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 232 - Follows: 40 - Published: 3/3/2012 - [Liara T'Soni, Shepard (F)] - Complete
Not This Time by owelpost reviews
Bo gets a new toy and she wants to take someone for a ride.
Lost Girl - Rated: M - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,611 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 5 - Published: 2/13/2012 - Bo D., Lauren - Complete
Return to You by The Allusive Man reviews
Tali goes shopping with Kelly and buys a sexy gift for Commander Shepard.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,633 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 2 - Published: 8/25/2011 - Shepard (M), Tali'Zorah - Complete
Persistence of Memory by jtav reviews
Miranda's plan is simple: teach Liara how to survive as an information broker in exchange for her memories of Shepard. Facing her inner demons and her attraction to Liara are not part of that plan. Repost. Abandoned.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 17,914 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 19 - Updated: 7/3/2011 - Published: 6/16/2011 - Miranda L., Liara T'Soni - Complete
The One With Everyone Under Shepard's Bed by 4th of Eleven reviews
Jack convinced Miranda it would be titillating to have sex in Shepard's room. Their fun is interupted by unexpected visitors.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,791 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 137 - Follows: 11 - Published: 5/27/2010 - Jack, Miranda L. - Complete
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Gods & Monsters reviews
Miranda struggles to keep a fractured Jane Shepard focused on the task of defeating the Collectors. Meanwhile, Maya Brooks steals Shepard's clone and prepares it to take Shepard's mantle. ME2/ME3 timeline. A broad reimagining of the Citadel DLC's "clone mission." Pairings: As below, with eventual love triangle. Also: Miranda/Traynor, Garrus/Tali.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 35 - Words: 300,862 - Reviews: 303 - Favs: 122 - Follows: 166 - Updated: 4/16 - Published: 7/1/2013 - [Liara T'Soni, Shepard (F)] [M. Brooks, Clone Shepard (F)]
Tu-Fira reviews
Thane contemplates the remainder of his days and his time with Shepard, while she tackles the war on the Reapers and her burgeoning relationship with Samantha Traynor. [fshep/ Thane, eventually fshep/Traynor]
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 39,761 - Reviews: 36 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 60 - Updated: 3/2 - Published: 8/17/2014 - [Shepard (F), Samantha T.] Thane K.
Collisions reviews
Assorted flashfics focusing on character interactions. Non-contiguous, multiple continuities, various characters. Some may intersect or overlap with stories currently on hiatus.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 10 - Words: 5,434 - Reviews: 33 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 29 - Updated: 12/18/2013 - Published: 7/30/2013 - Shepard (F), Liara T'Soni, Jack, Samantha T.
Strangers reviews
Samantha and EDI evolve in the world Shepard left behind.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Drama/Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 8,802 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 41 - Follows: 9 - Published: 10/31/2013 - [EDI, Samantha T.] Shepard (F), Joker - Complete
Dinner Party reviews
Liara and Shepard meet Aethyta and Hannah Shepard for dinner.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,980 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 79 - Follows: 13 - Published: 3/3/2013 - [Liara T'Soni, Shepard (F)] Hannah S., Aethyta - Complete
Kaidan reviews
Various vignettes set during Mass Effect (along with some flashbacks) as seen through the eyes of Kaidan Alenko.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 2 - Words: 12,401 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 3/2/2013 - Published: 2/2/2013 - Kaidan A., Shepard (M)
The Shadow Broker reviews
Spending much of her life with academia and isolation, coupled with assuming the role of the Shadow Broker, has made Liara cynical, ruthless and incomprehensibly oblivious. Liara x Samantha Traynor
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 29,735 - Reviews: 123 - Favs: 122 - Follows: 172 - Updated: 2/18/2013 - Published: 5/18/2012 - [Liara T'Soni, Samantha T.] Shepard (F)
Tiptree reviews
Aeian T'Goni and Neaira arrive at Tiptree to help with the evacuation. Based on the PTSD soldier story at Huerta Memorial.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 2 - Words: 11,516 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 1/23/2013 - Published: 1/16/2013 - Aeian T., Hilary Moreau - Complete
Doubt reviews
Kaidan heard a rumor that Shepard survived the war.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 570 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 1 - Published: 1/9/2013 - Kaidan A., Shepard (F) - Complete
The Quarian reviews
Tali hopes that her crush on Shepard will be a short-lived infatuation. f Shepard x Tali
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 30,533 - Reviews: 60 - Favs: 114 - Follows: 130 - Updated: 8/5/2012 - Published: 7/21/2012 - [Tali'Zorah, Shepard (F)]
With Death and Haunting Song reviews
Ashley checks in on Shepard after Kaidan's death. Ashley x Shepard
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,450 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 47 - Follows: 6 - Published: 7/17/2012 - [Shepard (F), Ashley W.] - Complete
Lola reviews
After a night of drinking James and Shepard dance in the shuttle bay. James Vega x f Shepard
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,125 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 3 - Published: 5/19/2012 - [James V., Shepard (F)] - Complete
Vie reviews
f !Shepard, Liara and Traynor vie for each others affections. Shepard x Liara x Traynor
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 36,279 - Reviews: 93 - Favs: 116 - Follows: 71 - Updated: 5/14/2012 - Published: 3/22/2012 - [Shepard (F), Liara T'Soni, Samantha T.] - Complete
The Fugitive & The Scholar reviews
Miranda and Jack reunite briefly at Grissom Academy. Follow-up to the Convict & The Loyalist stories. Miranda x Jack
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 7,076 - Reviews: 38 - Favs: 97 - Follows: 20 - Updated: 4/21/2012 - Published: 4/6/2012 - [Miranda L., Jack] Shepard (F) - Complete
Severed reviews
Feeling disconnected from Liara and overwhelmed by the Reapers, Shepard turns to Specialist Traynor. Shepard x Liara, Shepard x Traynor spoilers for ME3
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 21,080 - Reviews: 53 - Favs: 64 - Follows: 46 - Updated: 3/20/2012 - Published: 3/12/2012 - [Shepard (F), Samantha T.] Liara T'Soni - Complete
Unknown reviews
Liara becomes all the more awkward when she discovers her Prothean knowledge and intelligence is useless around the indecipherable and confounding Shepard. Liara x Shepard F
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 20,222 - Reviews: 66 - Favs: 126 - Follows: 81 - Updated: 2/27/2012 - Published: 11/28/2011 - [Liara T'Soni, Shepard (F)] - Complete
The Loyalist & The Convict reviews
Miranda and Jack have found their common ground, now they must try and figure out where they stand and what it means. Follow up to the Convict and the Loyalist. Miranda x Jack
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 7,608 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 83 - Follows: 19 - Updated: 9/8/2011 - Published: 8/4/2011 - [Miranda L., Jack] - Complete
The Convict & The Loyalist reviews
Jack and Miranda try to find common ground. First they must set aside their differences for the sake of the mission. M for language, violence, adult themes and eventual sex. Jack x Miranda
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Drama - Chapters: 4 - Words: 36,070 - Reviews: 49 - Favs: 131 - Follows: 44 - Updated: 7/26/2011 - Published: 7/3/2011 - [Jack, Miranda L.] Shepard (F) - Complete