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Author has written 13 stories for Mass Effect.

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Dearest Father by FenZev reviews
Hawke struggles to discover herself, her strength, and her place in Kirkwall through letters she writes to her father Malcolm. Conflicted with being a mage while believing in the Maker, she finds comfort in the company of Sebastian, a brother of the Chantry with his own inner turmoil. A playthrough story of DA2 with some AU elements. Currently in Act 3.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 78 - Words: 127,226 - Reviews: 615 - Favs: 74 - Follows: 130 - Updated: 4/15 - Published: 7/26/2012 - [Sebastian V., Hawke (F)] Malcolm H.
A Handful of Dust by tarysande reviews
Ten billion people over here die, so twenty billion over there can live. After the war, there are pieces to pick up, and lives to rebuild. And even with the Reapers gone, nothing is easy.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 60 - Words: 174,655 - Reviews: 945 - Favs: 559 - Follows: 752 - Updated: 4/7 - Published: 3/21/2013 - Shepard (F), Garrus V.
Manic Effect by Palaven Blues reviews
While fighting a wicked manic phase, the line between fantasy and reality is blurred. But when I start losing the manic edge, do I also lose my place in the fight against Saren? Sort-of self-insert.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 27 - Words: 70,267 - Reviews: 228 - Favs: 60 - Follows: 79 - Updated: 10/13/2014 - Published: 7/28/2013 - Nihlus K.
Lazarus by Primordial Soul reviews
Death is something that always will leave a mark, something that can never be shaken in such a short time. As I rose from death, I found myself alone in a new world, so similar and so utterly different, surrounded by those I could not trust, all by myself. I had no strength, no stable ground, no shoulder to share the burden with. I was alone. Until I met you. ON-HOLD
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Romance/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 5 - Words: 11,955 - Reviews: 62 - Favs: 54 - Follows: 75 - Updated: 7/22/2014 - Published: 3/1/2013 - Shepard (M), Nyreen K.
Mass Effect: The Moonshine Café by Aeternix reviews
"Everyone has a reason for being here," says the bartender. "The real challenge is finding out what that is." On Illium there is a home for every species, where all can grab a drink and find solace. Yet pasts have a tendency to catch up to you. Numerous short stories and drabbles in multiple genres from all eras of the bar's existence. OC and canon characters included in the tales.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 31 - Words: 102,981 - Reviews: 180 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 18 - Updated: 6/21/2014 - Published: 10/31/2012 - OC
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: 39 - Words: 6,891 - Reviews: 296 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 36 - Updated: 3/26/2014 - Published: 10/15/2012 - Shepard (M)
Memoirs by Sharrukin reviews
Centuries after the end of the Reaper War, a respected asari scientist and political leader tells the story of her youthful adventures with the legendary Shepard. Fighting to save the galaxy is one thing, but figuring out human motivations can be much harder. Science fiction, action-adventure, and a romance on slow burn.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 50 - Words: 165,179 - Reviews: 478 - Favs: 324 - Follows: 187 - Updated: 1/12/2014 - Published: 8/14/2012 - [Liara T'Soni, Shepard (M)] - Complete
Apodyopsis by tarysande reviews
Shepard is distracted. So is Garrus. Awkwardness ensues.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,083 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 68 - Follows: 28 - Published: 10/11/2013 - Shepard (F), Garrus V. - Complete
Bad Medicine by Garrus's Bad Medicine reviews
When Garrus runs into a unidentified aphrodisiac, only one thing can help him. Garrus/everyone. Rated M for a reason.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 12 - Words: 26,779 - Reviews: 80 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 66 - Updated: 9/29/2013 - Published: 6/2/2013 - Garrus V., Shepard (F)
Insurgence by Palaven Blues reviews
AU When the batarians joined the Council, the almost-unknown turians were declared to be a non-sapient species. Now Shepard and her former pet Garrus are at the center of the turians' movement to be recognized and fight for their freedom. Rated M for reasons. Trigger warnings for past abuse, past sexual abuse, brainwashing, etc, offscreen. Starts Nihlus/Solana, others developing.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 11 - Words: 40,940 - Reviews: 140 - Favs: 104 - Follows: 176 - Updated: 9/26/2013 - Published: 4/2/2013
Ask Shepard: An Advice Column by Shootingstar7123 reviews
A Galactic Enquirer online exclusive-Commander Shepard answers YOUR fanmail and questions in her very own advice column!
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 3 - Words: 6,417 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 53 - Follows: 34 - Updated: 9/22/2013 - Published: 6/4/2012 - Shepard (F) - Complete
Torment Effect by thebluninja reviews
Just before setting out for Virmire, Hackett diverts Shepard back to Eden Prime, where an intact human corpse has been found buried beneath where the beacon was. Upon retrieval, the corpse wakes up. What effect will an undying man and his pet skull have on the battle against the Reapers?
Crossover - Mass Effect & Planescape: Torment - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 34 - Words: 77,095 - Reviews: 174 - Favs: 166 - Follows: 134 - Updated: 9/11/2013 - Published: 1/10/2013 - Shepard (F) - Complete
Effect of the Verse, Part 1 by Vergil1989 the Crossover King reviews
The Verse has a few surprises left for Mal and his crew of the Serenity when a spatial anomaly, classified as a wormhole, spits them out in the ME Verse just before the Eden Prime attack. Now, with a whole new slew of problems to deal with in a whole other Verse, will the crew pick up old habits or will they fight for something more than themselves?
Crossover - Firefly & Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Western - Chapters: 14 - Words: 143,078 - Reviews: 87 - Favs: 75 - Follows: 93 - Updated: 8/23/2013 - Published: 1/26/2013 - Mal, Inara, Shepard (F), Garrus V.
Ouroboros by BrokenRose99 reviews
During the First Contact War, the backwater colony of Terra Zenith is blissfully unaware that they are not alone in the universe. However, with the arrival of an invasion of Batarian Pirates, the colony is abducted, and subsequently occupied. During these events, a turian squad crash lands on the planet, and their only hope of survival, is a truce with the two remaining humans.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 8 - Words: 53,960 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 20 - Updated: 8/1/2013 - Published: 6/20/2012 - OC
The Ballad of Ash and Sam by Arcana Mortis reviews
In A Measure of Peace, Ashley Williams and Samantha Traynor have a thing. This is how that thing happened. Prequel/Companion fic to A Measure of Peace, starts after the Cerberus Coup. Currently rated T, subject to change.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 6 - Words: 6,781 - Reviews: 41 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 80 - Updated: 7/24/2013 - Published: 4/22/2013 - Ashley W., Samantha T.
Paper Wings by Atreyu429 reviews
Being a cop is never easy. Neither is being thrown into a world of fiction. And after reluctantly joining C-Sec, I'll have to learn both lessons the hard way. Drug rings, psychotic gang leaders, blackmarket organ dealers, slave runners. It's all standard fare here. And beyond all that, powerful forces follow my every step. Surviving it all may not be an option...
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Crime/Adventure - Chapters: 18 - Words: 137,406 - Reviews: 109 - Favs: 75 - Follows: 98 - Updated: 7/23/2013 - Published: 8/21/2012 - Garrus V., Executor Pallin
Keelah Se'lai by Full-Paragon reviews
In her twilight years, Tali is interviewed and tells the story of her life, and the man she would love. Focuses on Tali, and her relationships with the Normandy's crew, as well as the destiny of her people and the geth. Contains language, violence, romance, religion and spoilers. Officially AU now. Updates every four days, rain, shine or apocalypse!
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance/Spiritual - Chapters: 72 - Words: 278,088 - Reviews: 1288 - Favs: 417 - Follows: 439 - Updated: 7/19/2013 - Published: 7/28/2012 - Tali'Zorah, Shepard (M)
Good Enough by Osage reviews
Miranda Lawson's last moments on the collector base. [Written for Rev's July competition for Aria's afterlife]
Mass Effect - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 921 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 5 - Published: 7/18/2013 - Complete
Fragile by Pendragon22 reviews
With the Reapers defeated, the galaxy was given a chance to prosper and rebuild once again. Garrus was ready to spend his life with Shepard, the woman he loved. Except the war changed Shepard in more ways than one. Now Garrus is tasked with a difficult challenge of figuring out what caused Shepard's confident composure to finally crack. Post Destroy.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Drama - Chapters: 10 - Words: 24,185 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 28 - Updated: 7/7/2013 - Published: 5/25/2013 - Shepard (F), Garrus V. - Complete
Alternative to Love by thebluninja reviews
For Aria's Afterlife Valentine's Day competition. Right before Shepard and Tali can finally consummate their love, they get interrupted by Miranda and Jack fighting ... again. Ch2: Aria reads an online dating profile for Mordin Solus, and decides to contact him.
Mass Effect - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 2,098 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 7/3/2013 - Published: 2/7/2013 - Miranda L., Jack - Complete
From Hell's Heart by bluekrishna reviews
(W)Hunting down his old crew, Javik realizes the true horror of the Reapers and what they have done for millennia.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Horror/Angst - Chapters: 2 - Words: 7,625 - Reviews: 41 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 7/3/2013 - Published: 5/7/2013 - Javik - Complete
The Earth Lies so Far Below by MizDirected reviews
In his last moments, Admiral David Anderson has so many things he wants to say. Written for the Aria's Afterlife July competition... canon death scene in 1000 words or fewer.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 870 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 3 - Published: 7/2/2013 - Shepard (F), D. Anderson - Complete
Body Language by tarysande reviews
They have become masters of speaking without words.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,438 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 88 - Follows: 9 - Published: 6/16/2013 - Shepard (F), Garrus V. - Complete
A Number of Quiet Attentions by tarysande reviews
It's a Shepard and Vakarian thing.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,858 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 101 - Follows: 19 - Published: 5/12/2013 - Shepard (F), Garrus V. - Complete
A Valediction by theherocomplex reviews
Today is the day of days.
Mass Effect - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,151 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 21 - Published: 4/22/2013 - Shepard (F), Garrus V. - Complete
Little Girl Blue and the Man in the Moon by Palaven Blues reviews
Kolyat has always been referred to as Thane's son, but she was really daddy's girl until he left the last time. Now grown, she is an assassin with daddy issues and several different definitions of "bloodlust." For a prompt on the kmeme.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Angst/Family - Chapters: 2 - Words: 4,953 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 4/17/2013 - Published: 4/6/2013 - Kolyat K.
Jacob's Baka Day by Full-Paragon reviews
When Jacob overhears that no one finds him interesting, he is at a loss as to how to change his self image. Lucky for him, Ken and Kasumi have a plan, and are going to turn Jacob into the Baka Day hero and the most interesting man on the Normandy. One shot.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,022 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 2 - Published: 4/14/2013 - Jacob T., Kasumi G., Ken D. - Complete
Garrus and the G-Strings by Maya Aodhan reviews
This is...I can't even explain what this is. But Rari is to blame. TOTALLY to blame! Honest! I can't seem to get the music links working. I'm sorry! There was meant to be a soundtrack to this! Completely A/U - not even close to the events of Mass Effect, just me borrowing characters I love to tell my own story.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Humor/Adventure - Chapters: 20 - Words: 22,249 - Reviews: 35 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 19 - Updated: 4/14/2013 - Published: 4/8/2013 - Shepard (F), Garrus V., Ashley W., James V. - Complete
A Slave Named Garrus by Mirari.Divinus reviews
A/U: Garrus is a slave given to F/Shepard. Rated: M for language and smut. Requested!
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 7 - Words: 11,404 - Reviews: 61 - Favs: 46 - Follows: 71 - Updated: 4/7/2013 - Published: 3/3/2013 - Shepard (F), Garrus V.
April Fools Challenge - Who is the fool and the fool's fool? by Maya Aodhan reviews
Things have been too serious, and someone decided to start a new tradition on board that was very old back home. A one shot in response to the April Fools Challenge set on Aria's Afterlife!
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,842 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 3 - Published: 4/6/2013 - Shepard (F), Garrus V., Ashley W., James V. - Complete
Daddy's Girl by The Red Celt reviews
A series of little moments in the Vakarian household. Full of sweet, fluffy stuff.
Mass Effect - Rated: K+ - English - Family - Chapters: 4 - Words: 6,625 - Reviews: 55 - Favs: 97 - Follows: 65 - Updated: 4/2/2013 - Published: 9/23/2012 - Garrus V., Shepard (F)
Shepard: Mass Murderer by thebluninja reviews
Shepard, mass fish murderer, was arrainged today by Citadel Council for crimes against fishkind. Several of her ship's crew were called upon to testify, alleging gross negligence from Yeoman Chambers and a horrifying first-hand witness report from former C-Sec officer Garrus Vakarian about seeing hundreds of dead fish kept in a macabre display in Shepard's personal cabin. Crack fic
Mass Effect - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Crime - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,472 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 3 - Published: 2/22/2013 - Shepard (F) - Complete
Just Like Old Times by tarysande reviews
Garrus Vakarian's past and present, told through interconnected short stories one letter of the alphabet at a time.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 26 - Words: 54,228 - Reviews: 310 - Favs: 195 - Follows: 150 - Updated: 2/20/2013 - Published: 10/17/2012 - Garrus V., Shepard (F) - Complete
Ugly Like a Turian by fourthage reviews
Thanks to some eavesdropping, Shepard discovers that Garrus's scars do not go over well amongst his own kind. She thinks his kind is full of it, and sets out to prove that to Garrus.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,365 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 160 - Follows: 15 - Published: 2/11/2013 - [Garrus V., Shepard (F)] - Complete
Priority: Valentine by Orifiel reviews
Upon learning of the human concept of Valentine's Day, Garrus asks Shepard to meet him on the Citadel, hoping to finally establish their relationship. But when he realizes he's not the only one she has plans with that day, he embarks on a personal (and highly inappropriate) mission to eliminate his perceived rivals.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,788 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 6 - Published: 2/9/2013 - [Shepard (F), Garrus V.] - Complete
Full Body Massage by Rockycombo reviews
It's amazing how much you can mean with only three words. And as Tali relaxes with Shepard after they defeat the collectors, she figures that out for herself. One shot for the Valentine's Competition on Aria's Afterlife.
Mass Effect - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,740 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 10 - Published: 2/8/2013 - Shepard (M), Tali'Zorah - Complete
Duty by Bre'Lakor reviews
When you're an Admiral's son, certain things are expected of you. You're expected to contribute to the Migrant Fleet, you're expected to bring back a notable gift from your pilgrimage, you're expected to lead your people. And you're not expected to fall in love with another man. Kal'Reegar & OC centric fic, written in first person. Brief Tali/Kal and Tali/Garrus
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 16 - Words: 24,243 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 2/4/2013 - Published: 12/3/2012 - [Tali'Zorah, Garrus V.] Kal'Reegar, Han'Gerrel - Complete
The Quarian-Princess Bride by thebluninja reviews
Mordin: Inconceivable! The Illusive Man: Who said life is fair? Where is that written? Shepard: Collectors of Unusual Size? I don't think they exist. Thane: Hello. My name is Thane Krios. You killed my father. PREPARE TO DIE! Legion: Marriage. Marriage is what brings us together in consensus today. Yes, the Princess Bride, done with Mass Effect characters! Read it now!
Mass Effect - Rated: K - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 5 - Words: 14,021 - Reviews: 61 - Favs: 44 - Follows: 28 - Updated: 1/27/2013 - Published: 1/23/2013 - Shepard (M), Tali'Zorah - Complete
Regret by TheRev28 reviews
The most iconic scene from Mass Effect 1 told from a very different perspective.
Mass Effect - Rated: K+ - English - Tragedy/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 731 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 3 - Published: 1/8/2013 - Ashley W., Kaidan A., Shepard (M) - Complete
Huntress by Kendoka Girl reviews
Two asari huntresses defend the landing zone as the planet Cyone is invaded by Reapers. Inspired by a multiplayer gold Reaper match.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,400 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 9 - Published: 1/5/2013 - Complete
Delta Blues by The Red Celt reviews
There's something about the blues that speaks to the soul. For Garrus and Shepard, it forms a common thread that binds them together. One-off short fill for the kinkmeme.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,545 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 2 - Published: 1/3/2013 - Shepard (F), Garrus V. - Complete
Vigil by TenyumeKasumi reviews
My name is Vigil. /I am Vigil./
Mass Effect - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,071 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 1 - Published: 12/22/2012 - Complete
Calibrations Can Wait by TenyumeKasumi reviews
Releasing a potentially unstable krogan in the confines of the Normandy without anyone to help you was something only Shepard would even think of doing. Garrus is angry. He makes this known. Shepard is not happy. Aaand cue the awkward conversations.
Mass Effect - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,099 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 30 - Follows: 3 - Published: 12/21/2012 - Shepard (F), Garrus V. - Complete
Compromised by tarysande reviews
The Normandy's crew deals with one of Mordin's experiments gone wrong.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,439 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 62 - Follows: 8 - Published: 11/28/2012 - Shepard (F) - Complete
Something Like Home by tarysande reviews
Shepard's in lock-up, the Reapers are coming, and Garrus isn't going to sit idly by while the galaxy is lost. Garnering turian support means returning to Palaven, but returning to Palaven will involve answering questions—and facing stark realities—he's been avoiding for years. Written for the 2012 Mass Effect Big Bang.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 4 - Words: 38,672 - Reviews: 47 - Favs: 117 - Follows: 33 - Published: 11/5/2012 - Garrus V., Shepard (F) - Complete
Scary Stories To Tell in the Dark by The Red Celt reviews
Just in time for Halloween, Shepard has a campfire story for all you people out there. Complete with comments from the peanut gallery and a bad reaction from everybody's favorite krogan. Rated T for krogan zombies.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Humor/Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,170 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 12 - Published: 10/30/2012 - Complete
The Spectre by nhaer042 reviews
Shepard's daughter wants him to tell her a story. He decides to tell her a story about the legendary Spectre.
Mass Effect - Rated: K - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,957 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 3 - Published: 10/25/2012 - Shepard (M), Tali'Zorah - Complete
NormandyNet by LegionN7 reviews
Shepard knows this will be a tough mission... so EDI creates an internal social networking service on the Normandy! You will want to read this. Seriously. And review it.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,744 - Reviews: 41 - Favs: 57 - Follows: 8 - Published: 10/22/2012 - Shepard (M), EDI - Complete
Videotape by The Red Celt reviews
Although he takes after his mother in more ways than one, Garrus refuses to forget Shepard. Inspired by both a k-meme prompt and the Radiohead song with the same name.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Angst/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,012 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 87 - Follows: 8 - Published: 10/14/2012 - Shepard (F), Garrus V., Solana Vakarian - Complete
Never Doubted You by Raving-Lunatic reviews
Her voice had gone into that deep, cold register that she reserved for diplomats and people she didn't really like. Kaidan felt his stomach turn. Hadn't he tried this before? Hadn't he spent enough time condemning her for the things she had done? femShep/Kaidan femShep/Garrus sad triangle.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance/Tragedy - Chapters: 3 - Words: 11,743 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 10/7/2012 - Published: 9/15/2012 - Shepard (F), Garrus V. - Complete
Mass Absolution: Mass Symphony 2 by bluekrishna reviews
Covers the whole ME2 arc, with extra at the beginning and at the end. All Garrus POV. Starts angsty, ends fluffy. I took liberties with the story but overall kept it intact. I think Shepard is smart enough to delegate, don't you? There are parts that make little sense without reading Mass Symphony, so take the time if you can. Rated M for sexytimes and language.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 32 - Words: 86,862 - Reviews: 73 - Favs: 42 - Follows: 12 - Published: 9/28/2012 - Garrus V., Shepard (F) - Complete
Smoke and Mirrors by SvenKV reviews
OC-Sent to investigate a human colony after what seems like a common batarian raid, a turian Spectre finds himself at the center of a conspiracy lead by someone he always thought he could trust. Haunted by his violent past and pursued by an enemy far stronger than he, Decimus may be forced to commit the atrocities that continue to weigh down on him all over again.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Mystery/Adventure - Chapters: 14 - Words: 62,286 - Reviews: 41 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 9/23/2012 - Published: 5/14/2012 - Complete
Life Signs by tarysande reviews
When a routine reconnaissance mission goes awry, Shepard and Garrus are pushed to the bounds of their endurance.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 22 - Words: 49,523 - Reviews: 366 - Favs: 373 - Follows: 180 - Updated: 7/19/2012 - Published: 5/20/2012 - Garrus V., Shepard (F) - Complete
Once More, With Feeling by Eternity's Angel of Mercy reviews
(Part 2 of The Bucket List series) Garrus had everything he'd held close torn away when the Normandy was destroyed... or so he thought. But can you just pick up where you left off after two years? A lot has changed - Garrus included. .ME1/2 spoilers.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 17 - Words: 47,309 - Reviews: 130 - Favs: 97 - Follows: 84 - Updated: 7/3/2012 - Published: 5/10/2012 - Shepard (F), Garrus V. - Complete
Undone by flippedeclipse reviews
Garrus' homeworld is burning, his family is missing, and the galaxy is falling apart. The one thing that kept him going was Shepard... and now she's left him too. Kmeme fill.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 10,061 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 11 - Updated: 5/21/2012 - Published: 5/13/2012 - Garrus V., Shepard (F) - Complete
The Other Way Around by quondam reviews
When Shepard wakes after surviving the Catalyst, she has to come to terms with the fact that Garrus isn't there waiting. Prompt from MEK on LJ.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,960 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 5 - Published: 5/20/2012 - Shepard (F), Garrus V. - Complete
Competitive Advantage by Turtle00001 reviews
Kmeme Prompt-ME3 Dr. Michel, the Normandy's new resident doctor, happens to be the only one who isn't aware of Garrus' relationship with the Commanding Officer. Shepard doesn't take kindly to open attempts by other women to woo her man.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 9 - Words: 5,769 - Reviews: 73 - Favs: 95 - Follows: 45 - Updated: 5/2/2012 - Published: 4/25/2012 - Garrus V., Shepard (F) - Complete
Talking Too Much by tarysande reviews
It was going to be a joke. At least, that's what she told herself as she opened her mouth and the words, "We could test your reach… and my flexibility," fell out.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,465 - Reviews: 40 - Favs: 178 - Follows: 9 - Published: 4/26/2012 - Garrus V., Shepard (F) - Complete
The Flowers of the Forest by Kendoka Girl reviews
Kaidan Alenko reflects on life and loss and treachery in the Alliance is revealed. Post ME1.
Mass Effect - Rated: K - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,412 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 2 - Published: 3/7/2011 - Kaidan A., D. Anderson
Something That'll Last by popehippo reviews
A small glimpse into the life of those outside of Commander Shepard's story; based on the interactions of two NPCs in Illium.
Mass Effect - Rated: K - English - Romance/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,055 - Reviews: 74 - Favs: 307 - Follows: 29 - Published: 6/26/2010 - Complete
Deals with the Devil by Kendoka Girl reviews
Admiral John Shepard tries to be a good father and help the Alliance and his daughter, Claire. But is it for the greater good or his own vanity? Ashley Williams sucks it up when she gets a crappy gig on Eden Prime. FemShep/Alenko
Mass Effect - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 8 - Words: 33,323 - Reviews: 43 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 16 - Updated: 11/17/2009 - Published: 10/7/2009 - Kaidan A., Shepard (F)
One shot, one kill by Kendoka Girl reviews
Commander Shephard puts her life on the line and her trust in the sharp eye and steady hand of the turian, Garrus Vakarian.
Mass Effect - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,754 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 2 - Published: 9/6/2009 - Shepard (F), Garrus V.
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The Big Day reviews
Shepard and Garrus get married on Palaven. Rated M for sexytimes near the end.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Romance/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,002 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 3 - Published: 10/5/2013 - Shepard (F), Garrus V. - Complete
Dear Shepard, Goodbye reviews
Kaidan tries to deal with the grief he feels after Shepard's death by writing her a letter. Post Control. For the September contest at Aria's Afterlife.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,614 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 1 - Published: 9/25/2013 - Shepard (F), Kaidan A. - Complete
She was Blue reviews
Javik woke up after 50 thousand years in a strange cycle he knows little about. Lucky for him, Liara is a Prothean enthusiast eager to help him find his way around. Too bad he dislikes her and he's not what she expected. There's no way in the galaxy they could develop feelings for each other, but strange things happen when everything you know is about to disappear. Again. (Active.)
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 6 - Words: 17,337 - Reviews: 68 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 75 - Updated: 9/12/2013 - Published: 5/22/2013 - Liara T'Soni, Javik
Welcome Aboard reviews
The story of ME1 told through the eyes of Teresa Shepard and Garrus Vakarian from the moment they first met. Prequel to No Shepard Without Vakarian/Rhapsody in Green. (Active.)
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Adventure - Chapters: 5 - Words: 16,393 - Reviews: 47 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 17 - Updated: 9/8/2013 - Published: 5/31/2013 - Shepard (F), Garrus V.
Too Late reviews
Garrus returns to his base of operations on Omega to find his squad dead or dying. For the "Death Scene" contest on Aria's Afterlife forum. (Complete.)
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Tragedy/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,000 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 3 - Published: 6/25/2013 - Garrus V. - Complete
Don't Fear the Reapers reviews
The Leviathans have created an artificial intelligence to help them solve a problem. But what if said Intelligence decided they are part of the problem? Written for the "Historical Events in Mass Effect" competition in the Aria's Afterlife forum. (Complete.)
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,268 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 5/16/2013 - Published: 5/5/2013 - Catalyst - Complete
Walls reviews
Diagnosed as an Ardat-Yakshi at an early age, Falere had lived her entire life within the Monastery's walls. This is the story of her life, from the moment of diagnosis to post-ME3. (On hiatus.)
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Drama/Family - Chapters: 4 - Words: 8,214 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 25 - Updated: 5/10/2013 - Published: 4/15/2013 - Falere, Rila
A Day in the Life reviews
Shepard and Garrus spend the last day of the Normandy's maintenance together. Cute, light and fluffy. Needed to write something like that after Sunblock. (One-shot)
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,639 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 7 - Published: 4/9/2013 - Shepard (F), Garrus V. - Complete
Sunblock reviews
It's a bad idea to go out on a sunny Palaven day without proper protection if you're a non-turian. Shepard discovers this first-hand and opens a can of worms she kept carefully sealed. Post-Destroy. (Complete.)
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 16,259 - Reviews: 69 - Favs: 49 - Follows: 37 - Updated: 3/28/2013 - Published: 2/24/2013 - Shepard (F), Garrus V. - Complete
EDI's Search for Purpose reviews
After discussing her purpose with Commander Shepard, EDI decides that she'll find one in her relationship with Joker. That means entering previously uncharted territory. Is she up for it or will the spontaneity prove too much for her? For the Valentine's Day competition in Aria's Afterlife forum. (One-shot.)
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,112 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 3 - Published: 2/7/2013 - Joker, EDI - Complete
Rhapsody in Green reviews
It's been 22 years since Commander Shepard sacrificed herself, making Synthesis possible. During that time, the galaxy has enjoyed a period of peace and prosperity. Not everyone likes the new galactic order, and it's up to Garrus to prevent Shepard's dream from falling apart. Sequel to "No Shepard Without Vakarian". (Complete.)
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 21 - Words: 64,331 - Reviews: 182 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 35 - Updated: 1/22/2013 - Published: 8/23/2012 - Garrus V. - Complete
Love Messages reviews
In the aftermath of the war with the Reapers, Garrus is left wondering what happened to Shepard, his love. The answer might be easier to find than he imagined. (One-shot.)
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,123 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 3 - Published: 8/4/2012 - Garrus V. - Complete
No Shepard Without Vakarian reviews
My version of the FemShep/Garrus romance throughout ME3. Follows the game's plot, but there are also alternatives. The final chapter is up! Includes EC stuff! (Complete.)
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 16 - Words: 49,600 - Reviews: 154 - Favs: 59 - Follows: 48 - Updated: 7/16/2012 - Published: 5/3/2012 - Shepard (F), Garrus V. - Complete