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Author has written 6 stories for Mass Effect.

"Instead of asking our young people, ‘What are your plans? What do you plan to do with your life?’, maybe we should tell them this: Plan… to be surprised." -Steve Carell as Dan Burns, from Dan in Real Life

Update, 11 Mar: Good news, everyone!

Back to writing. Considering getting a concept beta'er, but otherwise things are looking to get back onto some sort of schedule. On the MoF front, things are going to shift to the squaddies' POV from here until an undisclosed plot development in the future. The description wasn't just a bunch of filler; it's going to be primarily their story, not Shepard's or Vic's.

Time they got their share of the limelight.

Update, 30 Jan: Yeah, about that unannounced hiatus...

Got involved in a car crash earlier this week. Nothing's broken or concussed, and police ruled the other driver was at fault. However, dealing with the fallout from it (both mobility-related and otherwise) drained me of the time I would have used for writing/editing/posting this week's MoF updates. Rather than rushing to play catch-up, I'll start posting them again next week at the usual 1 chapter every weekday schedule. For this week, I'll do 2 parts of Lazarus Files for the species that got the most votes as of earlier today: one tomorrow and one on Saturday. If you've got a particular favorite species you'd like to see sooner, don't forget to vote on the poll.

Update, 25 Jan: Onward to new territory!

Just finished the draft of Monday's MoF chapter, and posted an update for Lazarus Files. Looking forward to passing the spotlight to a few fan-faves this week, including a certain surly krogan.

Also, don't forget to vote on the poll for which species I'll cover next for Lazarus Files!

Update, 22 Jan: So it looks like things are stableish writing-wise for the moment. So long as studies don't intervene, MoF could grow by as much as 30 to 40 thousand words a month. That's... intimidating, to say the least. Got about a third of next week's material drafted though, which feels great. A couple of fan-faves coming, plus a cameo that I promise will be limited to one chapter.

Also, feedback helps mucho. Helps me figure out what is and isn't amazing. ;)
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Update, 15 Jan: Wow, it's been a while...

Admittedly, it's been a few months since I've touched my fics, thanks to school projects and work. An unfortunate side effect is that I've forgotten a few of the details for the already written portion of K&T. In the interest of preserving the quality of the fic going forward, both in terms of plot and character development, it's going on hiatus until I can reread it all. On the bright side, I still have the plot map from when I started, so I haven't lost track of everything for it.

In the meantime, it's going to take a while for me to get back to churning out monster chapters like the ones I had been, let alone on a regular basis. During the hiatus I'm going to be working on MoF. Since it's been mapped with shorter chapters in mind, it should help me train to write sections in a more timely manner *knock on wood*. Hopefully that will help me get back into the swing of things by the time I'm caught up.

To everyone who's messaged me about my stories: Xarces, craig mills, Megatronus-Prime, Osage, and especially Para-Cord... THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONTINUED SUPPORT!

Age: Old enough to drink and to drive, just not at the same time.

From: Las Vegas, NV (No, I don't gamble)

Gender: Male

Likes and hobbies: Playing guitar, rock music, metalworking

Current projects:

Master of Fact: Laws in Motion - An original character insert planned to veer deep into AU territory, first of seven planned books. It will be focused around the squad members' POV's during the first game, with over 80% being from people other than Shepard or the OCI. One character scene (500-3000 words) per chapter.
Anticipated finished length: 175k words, 125 scenes.
Status: Active. Lazarus Files to be posted as completed.

The Knife and the Turncoat - A Tali/Shep tale that's focused around the development of Tali and Miranda during the second half of ME2, with some AU wrinkles along the way. Adopted continuation of Levi Matthews' Finding a Way. Between 7k-15k words per chapter.
Anticipated finished length: 300k words, 37 chapters.
Status: Hiatus for rereading/corrections/character study. Deleted Scenes also on hiatus, for now.

Future projects:

Master of Fact Series - An OCI saga meant to veer far into AU territory. Planned to include six more stories in total after Laws in Motion is finished.
Status: Definite. All million-plus words. It will happen. Eventually.

Complete projects:

The Fallout - One-shot written for the July 2013 contest in Aria's Afterlife forum. Prompt was for a "canon" character death in 1000 words or less.

Active fanfics-in-progress I'm currently following:
AU rating scale (not to be taken as a measure of story quality)
0=verbatim playthrough, 1=canon-hugging, 2=AU influences, 3=strong AU elements, 4=plot diverges from canon, 5=canon? what canon?

The Heavens Shall Tremble by Full-Paragon
- Time: ME1 replacement and onward
- Main characters: EVERYBODY
- Pairings: (See above), MShep/Tali as headliner
- AU rating: 5/5
- Recommended for: everyone who reads Mass Effect fics, period... provided they read And the Meek Shall Inherit the Galaxy first.

Uplifted: Arrival by DarkDanny
- Time: pre-ME1 (1943 Earth-centric)
- Main characters: almost exclusively OCs
- Pairings: OC/OC
- AU rating: 5/5
- Recommended for: full-on AU "what-if?" goodies and well-done characters. continuation of the first (and best, IMHO) WW2 alien-intervention tale.

Mass Effect: The Saltorian War by ProfFartBurger
- Time: alternate pre-ME1
- Main characters: John Shepard Sigma Two-Fifteen and multiple OCs
- Pairings: none
- AU rating: 5/5
- Recommended for: anyone who liked Full-Paragon's Meekverse. Just don't forget to read the prequel before diving in.

Ghost, Ghost, I Know You Live Within Me by theherocomplex
- Time: ME2 interim and onward
- Main characters & pairing: Garrus/FShep
- AU rating: 3/5
- Recommended for: a unique take on the feature pairing, plus some good character study on the lead turian

Warrior Ethos 2 and Warrior Ethos: Tabula Rasa by 1054SS325MP
- Time: ME2
- Main characters & pairings: MShep/Tali and FShep/Garrus
- AU rating: 3.5/5
- Recommended for: well-written headlining romances and realistic combat scenes.

Parallel Lives by jamiepage19
- Time: late ME1 through ME2
- Main characters: MShep, FShep
- Pairings: FShep/Garrus, MShep/Miranda/Ashley (triangle)
- AU rating: 4.5/5
- Recommended for: an interesting look into how FShep and MShep view their "exes"/love interests, who died in their own respective universes.

Quarian With a Shotgun by Bofomania
- Time: ME1
- Main characters: Tali, told through other Normandy crew POVs
- Pairings: none
- AU rating: 1/5
- Recommended for: eye-opening examination of Tali as a character and how she's viewed on the Normandy.

Family Doesn't End With Blood by ColosusProblematic
- Time: post-ME1 and onward
- Main characters & pairing: MShep/Tali
- AU rating: 2.5/5
- Recommended for: a quality expanded relationship progression for the lead duo.

Patchwork Girl by Mighty Crouton
- Time: ME2
- Main characters: Jack, FShep
- Pairings: implied one-sided Garrus>FShep
- AU rating: 3/5
- Recommended for: a unique FShep character and compelling explorations into the backstories of the Normandy crew through the eyes of Jack as a tattoo artist.

Masses to Masses 4 by iNf3ctioNZ
- Time: ME2
- Main characters: SI, Garrus
- Pairings: FShep/Garrus, SI/Melanis (Will it last?)
- AU rating: 4/5
- Recommended for: a continuation of his solid characterization from MTM3.

Razor's Edge: Requiem by Tairis Deamhan
- Time: ME3
- Main characters & pairings: MShep/Tali, Garrus/Kasumi
- AU rating: 3/5
- Recommended for: a twist most wouldn't see coming, plus my favorite (nonquarian) pairing. if you enjoyed either of the previous ones in the series, this doesn't disappoint.

For We Are Many by venomRED
- Time: ME2
- Main characters: MShep, Tali
- Pairings: MShep/Tali, others
- AU rating: 3/5
- Recommended for: expanded and fleshed-out squad members, plus some Tali/MShep fluff.

TFHS 2: The Two-Front War by Octo8
- Time: ME2
- Main characters/pairing: MShep/Tali
- AU rating: 4/5
- Recommended for: a lot of political intrigue. not for everyone, but it does serve up some interesting AU twists besides.

On my "Netfix" queue:

Mass Effect: Pilgrimage by Demented Assassin (complete)

Mass Effect: Pieces by Chemiclord (in progress)

Mass Effect: Interceptor and Mass Effect: Dark Saga by Mothbanquet (complete; in progress)

The Internal Machinations Of Exploding Stars and The Internal Machinations Of Shooting Stars by MizDirected (complete; in progress)

Mass Effect: A Deteriorating Antiphon by Aeternix (complete)

Why the flying f*ck haven't you read these yet?!
Completed fics that deserve to be seen. By everyone. Especially you. Yes, YOU.

I don't need to mention Full-Paragon's awesome works, do I? Everybody already knows about him? Good? Okay.

The Painted Grey by Zalgroth (never finished, but an amazing AU of the first game)

Kingdom of Rust and The Final Problem by Mighty Crouton (unique FShep & relationship with Garrus)

Mass Effect: The First War by ProfFartBurger (well-developed AU with a different concept for humanity on the galactic stage)

Razor's Edge: Dark Witness by Tairis Deamhan (for making LotSB worthy of its own story)

The Shell of Heroism, Spirit of Heroism, and Death of Heroism by Setrus (realistic & moving; "the Mass Effect main story as it should be", indeed)

So You're in a Self-Insert? A Writer's Guide and So You're in a Self-Insert 2? Electric Boogaloo by Empeorie (these tips aren't just for SI writers; EVERYONE who writes a Mass Effect fic on this site should read them)

Uplifted, Uplifted: Intervention, Uplifted: Revolution and Uplifted: Last Days by DarkDanny (imagine a quarian frag grenade inserted into a history book in the middle of the second World War. Yeah, that makes for a huge AU explosion)

Masses to Masses 3 by iNf3ctioNZ (SI done right, with great characters and events still worthy of headcanon when the insert is excluded)

Renegade Reinterpretations by College Fool (as AU as they come, though more a "food for thought" work than a straight-up story)

Apologies for the Tali bias, but all of them are stellar in one way or another and worthy of your time.

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The Cerberus Files Addenda : The Systems Alliance by LogicalPremise reviews
Cerberus's take on the SA. Follows the style of the the Cerberus Files for alien races, but this time going into the dark and ugly history of the Systems Alliance, changes in human culture, and details about the government, politics, and more, written by Minsta. Sort of my take on Renegade Reinterpretations, except more like 'bloodthirsty lunatic reinterpretations with an axe.'
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Tragedy - Chapters: 15 - Words: 86,386 - Reviews: 156 - Favs: 149 - Follows: 92 - Updated: 1/9/2017 - Published: 11/9/2012 - [Illusive Man, OC] Kai Leng, O. Petrovsky
Ignominy in Effect by LegionN7 reviews
A collection of ignominious ends for the hero of our favorite video game series. Read, laugh, review! Now taking requests/suggestions.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Parody/Humor - Chapters: 49 - Words: 8,069 - Reviews: 311 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 37 - Updated: 1/31/2016 - Published: 10/15/2012 - Shepard (M)
Warrior Ethos: 2 by 1054SS325MP reviews
The sequel to Warrior Ethos, this is a retelling of ME2. It has ManShep x Tali and FemShep x Garrus, and is designed to be very realistic, etc. A little bit AU. You don't need to read the first story, but it helps. It uses Calinstel's ideas on the quarian culture. Focuses more on the relationships and less on the missions. The information page is a separate story of mine.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 26 - Words: 249,228 - Reviews: 368 - Favs: 216 - Follows: 258 - Updated: 9/13/2015 - Published: 9/7/2012 - [Tali'Zorah, Shepard (M)] [Shepard (F), Garrus V.]
Patchwork Girl by Mighty Crouton reviews
When Commander Shepard requires a tattoo artist, Jack finds herself stitching together the woman's enigmatic nature and mysterious history. Three Headed Dog (Part 3 of 3) : Atropos, The Illusive Man's story. A Jane 'Foucault' Shepard tale.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Mystery - Chapters: 19 - Words: 90,741 - Reviews: 113 - Favs: 132 - Follows: 169 - Updated: 6/8/2014 - Published: 1/26/2012 - Shepard (F), Miranda L., Jack
Mass Vexations 3 by Herr Wozzeck reviews
We kicked the Collectors' asses. But now, we have the Reapers coming, threatening galactic extinction. Good thing we have the crew of the Normandy to try and stop it. And I'm in it to the end. Self-insert, sequel to MV2, various pairings.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Adventure - Chapters: 48 - Words: 603,088 - Reviews: 625 - Favs: 426 - Follows: 350 - Updated: 2/7/2014 - Published: 8/21/2011 - Shepard (F), Tali'Zorah, OC - Complete
The Meek: Background Information by Full-Paragon reviews
Latest chapter: Background information for The Heavens Shall Tremble (And the Meek Shall Inherit the Galaxy spoilers) concerning galactic politics in 2183. Includes the geth.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 12 - Words: 8,825 - Reviews: 114 - Favs: 119 - Follows: 113 - Updated: 2/4/2014 - Published: 7/2/2013
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: 1814 - Favs: 3,311 - Follows: 2,427 - Updated: 1/12/2014 - Published: 1/26/2013 - OC - Complete
The Systems Alliance Order of Battle : Officer Edition by LogicalPremise reviews
A complete rewrite of the original! Expanded notes on every aspect of the Systems Alliance, from ships, weapons, and armor to government, complete orders of battle, and more terms.
Mass Effect - Rated: K+ - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 9 - Words: 33,058 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 73 - Follows: 44 - Published: 12/5/2013 - Shepard (F) - Complete
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: 3710 - Favs: 3,095 - Follows: 2,343 - Updated: 11/16/2013 - Published: 3/31/2013 - Tali'Zorah, Shepard (M), Hannah S., Rael'Zorah - Complete
Warrior Ethos: Tabula Rasa by 1054SS325MP reviews
This story takes place during ME2, and includes private moments between FemShep and Garrus that don't fit neatly into my larger Warrior Ethos universe. It deals with Jane's renegade past and whether, with the help of Garrus, she will overcome it or succumb to it. Slightly AU. It presumes ME1 romantic leanings, for example, and ManShep is in the universe but not in this story.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 5 - Words: 37,613 - Reviews: 37 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 36 - Updated: 9/10/2013 - Published: 10/24/2012 - Garrus V., Shepard (F)
The Gift of Greatness by Levi Matthews reviews
When the Lone Wanderer walked out of the Vault, he had no idea of the destiny before him. In a world ravaged by war and fire, Gabriel Matthews finds love, hardship, and discovers his gift of greatness. A Fallout 3 Epic. Male Lone Wanderer/Sarah Lyons. Image by Darcad (Deviantart) and used with permission.
Fallout - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 137,974 - Reviews: 297 - Favs: 449 - Follows: 470 - Updated: 5/12/2013 - Published: 1/18/2011 - Lone Wanderer, Sarah Lyons
Death of Heroism by Setrus reviews
The Reapers have arrived and Michael will do anything to end them, but how far can one man go before losing himself? Hate and love, despair and hope, a clash of extremes on the battlefield and within his very soul will now begin. The third heroism tale.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Tragedy - Chapters: 70 - Words: 338,450 - Reviews: 910 - Favs: 177 - Follows: 127 - Updated: 2/23/2013 - Published: 4/9/2012 - Shepard (M), Tali'Zorah - Complete
Linear Progression by Trinary Helix reviews
Neither Tali nor Shepard knew what they were getting into when they learned about the geth attacks. Eventually Shepard&Tali romance. Currently rated T. Completed.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 20 - Words: 77,672 - Reviews: 204 - Favs: 178 - Follows: 181 - Updated: 1/25/2013 - Published: 4/11/2010 - Shepard (M), Tali'Zorah - Complete
The Painted Grey by meff22 reviews
When everything you once cared about is dead, what is left to fight for? When John Shepard is reassigned to the Normandy, he is set onto the greatest adventure in his life, facing adversity, an unconquerable darkness, and the fear of losing everything he cherishes. Follow Shepard on his tale of hardship, bravery, and perhaps even love. /Warning: Does not follow canon!/
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 33 - Words: 215,162 - Reviews: 154 - Favs: 55 - Follows: 70 - Updated: 12/15/2012 - Published: 7/14/2012 - Shepard (M), Tali'Zorah
Promises by ColossusProblematic reviews
She made a promise to him to satisfy his last request of her, but she couldn't fulfill it quite how he intended. (An AU ending to the Shepard and Tali of FDEWB).
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Tragedy/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 913 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 7 - Published: 11/22/2012 - Tali'Zorah, Shepard (M) - Complete
Masses to Masses 3 by iNf3ctioNz reviews
With Shepard gone and the crew disbanded, it should have just been two years waiting. Instead, Garrus and I face a new squad, a new station, new enemies, and a web of crime that's gonna take a hell of an untangling. Welcome to Omega. Welcome to Hell. Thanks to wielkiboss on DeviantArt for the cover.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Crime - Chapters: 66 - Words: 396,438 - Reviews: 2406 - Favs: 730 - Follows: 488 - Updated: 11/6/2012 - Published: 6/24/2011 - Garrus V., Aria T'Loak, Lantar Sidonis - Complete
Wings Of Fire by Bahoogasmif reviews
Commander Shepard awakes amongst the ruins of the citadel, and is finally on the verge of that happily ever after he so desperately sought.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Romance - Chapters: 47 - Words: 110,846 - Reviews: 321 - Favs: 425 - Follows: 280 - Updated: 10/26/2012 - Published: 6/26/2012 - Shepard (M), Tali'Zorah - Complete
You Came Back to Me by T. Bryson reviews
After the events of ME3, Commander Shepard awakens on Earth and is taken to a hospital for care. His friends, all of whom thought he was dead, go to the hospital to be at his side as he recovers. Heavy on character development/interaction. Tali/Shepard focus.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 14 - Words: 113,303 - Reviews: 240 - Favs: 588 - Follows: 302 - Updated: 10/23/2012 - Published: 7/16/2012 - Tali'Zorah, Shepard (M) - Complete
Victory Beard by ColossusProblematic reviews
Shepard vows not to shave his beard until the Reapers are defeated. But some beards are too powerful for any one man to wield, as his crew discovers to their horror.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Humor/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,535 - Reviews: 46 - Favs: 92 - Follows: 17 - Published: 10/4/2012 - Shepard (M), Tali'Zorah - Complete
The Final Problem by Mighty Crouton reviews
How do you solve an impossible problem? A story of indoctrination, chaos, and freedom. Jane 'Foucault' Shepard's final run. Sequel to Kingdom of Rust.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Mystery/Suspense - Chapters: 8 - Words: 34,039 - Reviews: 43 - Favs: 91 - Follows: 53 - Updated: 8/22/2012 - Published: 3/13/2012 - Shepard (F), Garrus V. - Complete
Five Ways Morinth Didn't Get Away With by Stealth Noodle reviews
In retrospect, it would have been better to wait until the ship was less in the middle of nowhere before melding.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Humor/Crime - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,607 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 2 - Published: 8/9/2012 - Morinth, Kelly C., Kasumi G., EDI - Complete
Birthdays and Anniversaries by CoMo290 reviews
Shepard is having trouble letting go of his past with an upcoming anniversary, and Tali struggles with the perfect gift for his upcoming birthday. Set between Mass Effect 2 and the events of Arrival/ME3.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 9 - Words: 21,788 - Reviews: 45 - Favs: 97 - Follows: 63 - Updated: 4/20/2012 - Published: 4/1/2012 - Shepard (M), Tali'Zorah - Complete
What the Water Gave Me by Mighty Crouton reviews
My mind is constantly layered by images of Irikah's lessons, Irikah's death, Kolyat's redemption, Shepard walking away, and five hundred collector deaths at once or in different sequences. Thane Krios POV. A Jane 'Foucault' Shepard tale.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,319 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 3 - Published: 2/25/2012 - Thane K., Shepard (F) - Complete
Kingdom of Rust by Mighty Crouton reviews
Garrus and Jane 'Foucault' Shepard pass the time despite cultural and language barriers before the Omega-4 Relay Mission. A story about the challenges and rewards of an interspecies friendship.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Friendship - Chapters: 5 - Words: 23,554 - Reviews: 52 - Favs: 169 - Follows: 53 - Updated: 1/26/2012 - Published: 2/20/2010 - Garrus V., Shepard (F) - Complete
The Darkest Night by venomRED reviews
Commander Shepard has been killed in a surprise attack on the Normandy. While Cerberus rebuilds him, the members of his crew attempt to move on. A bridge piece between ME1 and ME2 following the SR1 crew. Rated M for language/violence/adult content
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Romance - Chapters: 34 - Words: 106,555 - Reviews: 231 - Favs: 338 - Follows: 125 - Updated: 10/23/2011 - Published: 9/29/2011 - Tali'Zorah, Shepard (M) - Complete
Renegade Reinterpretations by College Fool reviews
A species without Paragons is one with a sad and terrible history. Humanity enters a very different First Contact War, and Mass Effect as you know it will change. Warning: this fic may make you rage and wish genocidal retributions against aliens.
Mass Effect - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 70 - Words: 95,544 - Reviews: 915 - Favs: 921 - Follows: 536 - Updated: 9/25/2011 - Published: 7/11/2011
Mass Vexations 2 by Herr Wozzeck reviews
It's been two years since Saren was stopped. And now that Mass Effect 2 has come around, it's time for me to help Shepard stop the Collectors. Self-insert, sequel to Mass Vexations. Tali/OC, F!Shepard/Thane, Garrus/?, various other pairings.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 50 - Words: 607,709 - Reviews: 1120 - Favs: 569 - Follows: 316 - Updated: 7/17/2011 - Published: 8/11/2010 - [Shepard (F), Thane K.] [Tali'Zorah, OC] - Complete
Razor's Edge: Dark Witness by Tairis Deamhan reviews
Even though the Collectors have been defeated Shepard and the crew of the Normandy aren't safe. An old enemy waits in the shadows, one armed with something far more dangerous than a gun: knowledge.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 9 - Words: 70,047 - Reviews: 214 - Favs: 553 - Follows: 209 - Updated: 6/11/2011 - Published: 3/11/2011 - Shepard (M), Tali'Zorah - Complete
Masses to Masses 2 by iNf3ctioNz reviews
After two years with Garrus at C-Sec, it's finally time. Shepard's here, and we've got a rogue Spectre to stop, a Reaper to defeat, a missing girlfriend to the only way we know how. With plenty of gunfire, one-liners and romance! Sequel fic. Thanks to wielkiboss on DeviantArt for the cover.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 40 - Words: 241,183 - Reviews: 1271 - Favs: 702 - Follows: 303 - Updated: 3/17/2011 - Published: 10/5/2010 - Shepard (F), Garrus V., U. Wrex, Tali'Zorah - Complete
Inglorious Bosh'tets by 500 Metric Tonnes of Palladium reviews
What was Tali'Zorah doing during the two years after Shepard's death? Discovering that the universe hates her, apparently.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Humor - Chapters: 15 - Words: 86,157 - Reviews: 123 - Favs: 317 - Follows: 108 - Updated: 11/7/2010 - Published: 8/23/2010 - Tali'Zorah, Shepard (M) - Complete
Masses to Masses by iNf3ctioNz reviews
After a freak event sends me into the ME universe 2 years before ME1, I find myself working at C-Sec. As if dealing with serial killers, drug smugglers, and Garrus Vakarian wasn't enough, I need to work out why I was sent here, and I need to survive. Thanks to wielkiboss on DeviantArt for the cover.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Crime - Chapters: 34 - Words: 102,397 - Reviews: 702 - Favs: 956 - Follows: 377 - Updated: 9/25/2010 - Published: 7/6/2010 - Shepard (F), Garrus V., Executor Pallin - Complete
Mass Vexations by Herr Wozzeck reviews
Vexations. Music of Erik Satie. Somehow, it transported me to the Mass Effect universe. Might as well make the best of it, and by that I mean help the crew stop Saren and the Geth, all without telling my real origins. Self-insert. Kaidan/Shepard
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 22 - Words: 187,688 - Reviews: 298 - Favs: 813 - Follows: 319 - Updated: 7/20/2010 - Published: 3/21/2010 - Shepard (F), U. Wrex, Tali'Zorah, OC - Complete
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Master of Fact: Laws in Motion reviews
A quiet soldier forced into the limelight, a detective with one last case, a researcher in over her head, a warrior who's given up on his people, a woman who's left home for the first time, and a marine looking to transcend her namesake face the galaxy's greatest threats, both outside and within. OC insert.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Drama/Suspense - Chapters: 10 - Words: 15,581 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 19 - Updated: 3/14/2014 - Published: 1/16/2014 - Garrus V., Ashley W., Kaidan A., Tali'Zorah
Master of Fact: The Lazarus Files reviews
Following the Great Batarian Crime of 2183, a series of secure messages between the Illusive Man and one of his operatives was intercepted. The reports, which offer an encyclopedic analysis of various military organizations, have been compiled here. These documents are classified: Tier two (eyes only) by the Human Systems Alliance. Unauthorized use is considered an act of treason.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Suspense - Chapters: 5 - Words: 8,673 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 2/1/2014 - Published: 8/24/2013 - Illusive Man, Miranda L.
Master of Fact - OLD VERSION reviews
OLD VERSION OF STORY. Please read new version - Master of Fact: Laws In Motion
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Drama/Suspense - Chapters: 10 - Words: 10,530 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 20 - Updated: 1/16/2014 - Published: 11/26/2012 - Garrus V., Ashley W., Kaidan A., Tali'Zorah
The Knife and the Turncoat reviews
Tali is torn between her feelings for the commander and the gravity of a horrible mistake, while Miranda comes to terms with the organization that she's championed for years. Follow-up to Levi Matthews' "Finding a Way". M!Shepard/Tali ON HIATUS
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Romance - Chapters: 18 - Words: 174,537 - Reviews: 133 - Favs: 94 - Follows: 110 - Updated: 8/6/2013 - Published: 4/28/2012 - [Tali'Zorah, Shepard (M)] Miranda L.
The Fallout reviews
Pinned down under overwhelming opposition, Ashley has only one last wish. For the July 2013 contest on Aria's Afterlife.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Tragedy/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 996 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 2 - Published: 7/28/2013 - Ashley W., Kaidan A. - Complete
Deleted Scenes: The Knife and the Turncoat reviews
Why doesn't Kasumi know the full tale of Tas'Nerah yet? What really happened the night Miranda escaped from her father? And just what is the big deal with Nerve Stim Pro's newest feature? All this and more in these deleted scenes from the author who brought you The Knife and the Turncoat. ON HIATUS
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Humor/Drama - Chapters: 3 - Words: 3,060 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 4/11/2013 - Published: 4/8/2013 - [Tali'Zorah, Shepard (M)] Miranda L.