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Joined 05-07-12, id: 3995298, Profile Updated: 09-08-14
Author has written 14 stories for Mass Effect, Dishonored, and Dungeons and Dragons.

A more than mildly obsessed Mass Effect writer. Writes mostly action and romance, with a little poetry. Mostly on the romance side for Mass Effect. Easily distracted by playing Mass Effect, Fallout 3, Dishonored, Splinter Cell, Hotline Miami, Last of Us, and occasionally Skyrim (Kinda love Bethesda. Like my love for Valve and Bioware.) Will keep writing. Nice little distraction. Feel free to review, email, request, etc.

I will probably share photos/more stories on my Tumblr, most of which will revolve around my fanfic. Feel free to look. (Just cut out the spaces to see it. ) gv-archangel . tumblr . c o m

Confirmed fanfics to come:

A date night for Tali and Shep after the Collectors, but before the split. Essentially their goodbye going into ME3.

Wedding piece for Tali and Shep. (see below.)

A look at Garrus, Shep, and Tali three-ish years after The End of A War.

Novelization of Dishonored. (See below.)

Some distant future piece for the crew in retirement many years after the games.

Possible fanfics:

Series of one-shots for FemShep and Garrus. Neither confirm nor deny anything there, mostly because I can't do it within my own head.

Really having an urge for Hotline Miami something, possibly about the relationship between Jacket and the Girl. Not sure how that'll go.

Wedding between Tali and Shepard: Finally got invited to a weeding in October, so I may be some weird person taking notes there for the story. That will help educate me on the subject. No promises on when it'll happen, but it will.

Dishonored piece: I want to novelize Dishonored. I want to make Corvo his own character with his own past, thoughts, and motivations. Will still pretty closely mirror the game with plenty of little detours, such as talks to Samuel on the boat and thinking of his life before. That will be in first person from Corvo's perspective, while there'll be several sections following Captain Curnow in his work trying to catch the masked assassin. Really want to do this one, but not entirely sure if should commit to it yet.

In the words of Tali'Zorah (Shepard) vas Rannoch "If they don't like it, they can go to hell."

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Don't Give Up by Bahoogasmif reviews
Sometimes, the things we need show up in unexpected ways.
Mass Effect - Rated: K - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 5 - Words: 8,523 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 29 - Updated: 4/20/2017 - Published: 1/16/2016 - Tali'Zorah
Your Dirty, Painfully Obvious, Little Secret by DarkDanny reviews
PTSD Series: He was supposed to be her little secret for the sake of the Fleet. Too bad that the two of them are utterly terrible at keeping it that way...
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 8,034 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 41 - Follows: 31 - Published: 8/21/2015 - [Shepard (M), Tali'Zorah] Liara T'Soni, Garrus V. - Complete
Things the Normandy crew are not allowed to do as written by Council by Witchweather reviews
The Normandy crew has gotten bored now that the wars all over. The council has to set down some rules. Primarch Victus gets stuck in the middle But he was never a by the book kinda guy anyway. (Totally isn't a Victus fangirl. NOPE.) Hope you like. I might try to post more later. Disclaimer - I do not own mass effect.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 5 - Words: 1,783 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 62 - Follows: 53 - Updated: 7/3/2015 - Published: 3/25/2015 - Primarch Adrien Victus, Garrus V.
Media Firestorm by Rogen80 reviews
The galactic media catches wind of Shepard and Tali's relationship. How will they react? Features quasi-news stories written from different perspectives. Takes place sometime after the reclamation of Rannoch in Mass Effect 3. Rated T for suggestive themes and language.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance/Parody - Chapters: 23 - Words: 28,544 - Reviews: 425 - Favs: 320 - Follows: 296 - Updated: 5/21/2015 - Published: 10/23/2013 - [Tali'Zorah, Shepard (M)] OC - Complete
Diplomatic Gestures by Aicosu reviews
She didn't have need for an assassin, but she couldn't very well reject the gift without angering the Serkonos regency. They were a traditional people with a traditional mind. She'd have to work around it. (A take on how Corvo Attano came to be the Royal Protector and the object of Jessamine's heart.) CorvoXJessamine mute!Corvo
Dishonored - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 25 - Words: 112,417 - Reviews: 486 - Favs: 909 - Follows: 945 - Updated: 12/6/2014 - Published: 1/12/2013 - Corvo A., Jessamine K., A. Sokolov, H. Burrows
I Will Call Him Squishy by keita52 reviews
After winning a stuffed varren, Grunt starts carrying it everywhere he goes.
Mass Effect - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,931 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 87 - Follows: 19 - Published: 5/23/2014 - U. Grunt, Shepard (M) - Complete
Legacy Of Fire by Bahoogasmif reviews
Having settled into their new home on Rannoch, Tali and Shepard decide its time to take the plunge into parenthood by adoption. This story acts as a prequel for another story called "Mass Effect: Pathways" authored by "TheWerdna"
Mass Effect - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 18 - Words: 63,906 - Reviews: 180 - Favs: 164 - Follows: 133 - Updated: 7/17/2013 - Published: 11/9/2012 - Tali'Zorah, Shepard (M) - Complete
Merry Christmas, Tali! by N. Perezi reviews
Shepard forgot to buy Tali a Christmas gift on Omega, but that didn't stop him from sneaking out of the Normandy and buying one at the Citadel. However, an unexpected person gave him a piece of advice that left him with more questions than answers.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,294 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 6 - Published: 12/22/2012 - [Shepard (M), Tali'Zorah] Miranda L. - Complete
Merciless by The Magic Pocket Turtle reviews
Corvo was famous for sparing his enemies' lives when he put Emily on the throne. Some fates, however, are worse than death. [A short series of vignettes about the fates of Corvo's targets following Low-Chaos] CURRENT: ********
Dishonored - Rated: T - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 6 - Words: 3,527 - Reviews: 55 - Favs: 176 - Follows: 49 - Updated: 11/12/2012 - Published: 10/31/2012 - 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: 416 - Follows: 278 - Updated: 10/26/2012 - Published: 6/26/2012 - Shepard (M), Tali'Zorah - Complete
Tide Pools by Bahoogasmif reviews
Extension of Wings Of Fire, a one shot occuring roughly a year after the house is built.
Mass Effect - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 8,551 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 52 - Follows: 23 - Published: 10/12/2012 - Shepard (M), Tali'Zorah - Complete
Always the Quiet Ones by Fistful of Gamma Rays reviews
Shepard's initial impression of Tali as "shy, awkward, noncombatant" did not survive long.
Mass Effect - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,650 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 6 - Published: 5/15/2012 - Tali'Zorah, Shepard (M) - Complete
Razor's Edge by Tairis Deamhan reviews
Mass Effect 2 novelization, the life of one spectre that's seen more than his share of the galaxy's dark side. If you've already died once the question becomes what's worth living for? It's the question that will have to be answered to save a galaxy.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 37 - Words: 260,290 - Reviews: 427 - Favs: 1,008 - Follows: 381 - Updated: 3/11/2011 - Published: 6/13/2010 - Shepard (M), Tali'Zorah - Complete
A Gathering of Old Friends by C.G. Irvin reviews
A little one-shot I wrote after the idea was floating around in my head - just a small, heart-warming story I wrote to bring a smile to your faces.
Mass Effect - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,514 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 35 - Follows: 2 - Published: 1/17/2011 - Tali'Zorah, Shepard (M) - Complete
Shepard is Mine by InHarmsWay reviews
Due to popular demand, an Ashley version of Earn Our Trust. Twice as long. Tali makes her feelings very clear.
Mass Effect - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,274 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 128 - Follows: 27 - Published: 7/16/2010 - Shepard (M), Tali'Zorah - Complete
Is It Fair? by InHarmsWay reviews
A quick one-shot that takes place during Mass Effect and is based off of a elevator conversation between Garrus and Tali. Shepard defends the Quarian people.
Mass Effect - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 656 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 58 - Follows: 12 - Published: 6/20/2010 - Shepard (M), Tali'Zorah - Complete
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D&D Shenanigans
A collection of one-shots, session recaps, and general weirdness about my D&D campaign I do (mostly) weekly, starring Corvo the spider rogue. Updates from time to time, but this is mostly me goofing around as small breaks from my main stories. It's relaxing, despite the amount of fire this party deals with.
Dungeons and Dragons - Rated: T - English - Humor/Drama - Chapters: 2 - Words: 8,488 - Updated: 1/10 - Published: 9/19/2017
Fallen From Honor, From Grace reviews
Corvo Attano: former Lord Protector, framed for the murder of Empress Jessamine Kaldwin and the kidnapping of her daughter, Emily. Now freed from prison by the Loyalists, all he wants is Emily back. Meanwhile, Captain Curnow is trying to follow the masked assassin working through Dunwall. Essentially a Dishonored novelization making Corvo an actual character and other changes.
Dishonored - Rated: M - English - Drama/Crime - Chapters: 13 - Words: 56,715 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 61 - Updated: 12/13/2017 - Published: 3/13/2014 - [Corvo A., Jessamine K.] Emily K., G. Curnow
Sunset reviews
What do you do when you live on Rannoch, don't have a real house yet, and need to unwind with your favorite Quarian? Well, there's always a Hell of a view waiting for you at the end of the day. Might as well enjoy it. Cover image credit of NarQwibQwib over on FA.
Mass Effect - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,408 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 3 - Published: 10/17/2017
Time reviews
Time can change a lot, whether you're alive to acknowledge it or not. It can heal just as many wounds as it causes. But regardless of the changes, weathering them with a friend always makes it more bearable. A little fic I made for Tumblr, felt like I should make sure it gets posted here. Timeline: ME2, just after Horizon.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,497 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 2 - Published: 6/27/2017 - Garrus V., Shepard (M)
Talking to My Reflection
It's been over a month since the Reapers hit Earth, sending Shepard off the planet to save the galaxy again. And it's been almost eight months since the last time he saw Tali, who he's missing more by the day. Desperate to reach her, and even more so to feel like something is going right, he sends her a message. Rated T for some brief strong language (two F-bombs, little else).
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,834 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 5 - Published: 7/9/2015 - Complete
Shore Leave reviews
After the Omega-4 Relay and a week of running from the Illusive Man, the Normandy crew needs rest. Docking on Illium becomes the best choice for well-earned shore leave for Shepard and his psychotic band of misfits. So let the alcohol, bad decisions, touching romances, and destruction of public property begin. Pic is a crop of Guardian Angel by RiptideX1090 from DeviantArt.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 22 - Words: 128,712 - Reviews: 96 - Favs: 141 - Follows: 133 - Updated: 7/9/2015 - Published: 6/16/2013 - [Tali'Zorah, Shepard (M)] - Complete
Music reviews
Music can be a powerful thing. Words take on a whole new meaning when combined with a simple rhythm and tune. So it shouldn't be any surprise that it plays a part in the lives of Tali'Zorah and Commander Aaron Shepard. All it takes is a piece of wood and metal to make an impression on their hearts. Starts of mid-ME1, ends early ME2. Cover pic: Shyailu of DeviantArt. Enjoy!
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 2 - Words: 8,128 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 5 - Published: 5/18/2013 - Garrus V., Tali'Zorah, Shepard (M) - Complete
The Citadel Date Tali Deserved reviews
One of the biggest complaints about ME3, apart never really seeing Tali's face, is she didn't get time for shore leave with her boyfriend. Here is my way of fixing it. It takes place between the Rannoch campaign and Thessia. Still stays in my little Fanfic universe, which isn't much different from the game. Pic credit: Mass Effect: The Little Moments by Guyver89 on DeviantArt.
Mass Effect - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,837 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 5 - Published: 11/26/2012 - Tali'Zorah, Shepard (M) - Complete
The End of A War reviews
After waking up from his indoctrination, Shepard is the only one who can still win the war with the Reapers. And after it's over, what then? Will feature the relationships and choices he's made until then, with a focus on Shepard and Tali. M rating only for brief language. Any reviews would be very nice. Picture: Mass Effect 3: Movie Poster by Arkis on DeviantArt.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 20 - Words: 72,447 - Reviews: 57 - Favs: 75 - Follows: 57 - Updated: 11/4/2012 - Published: 6/21/2012 - Tali'Zorah, Shepard (M) - Complete
The Stress of Change and Command reviews
An impulse write about Shepard dealing with the changes and betrayals in Mass Effect 2. Taking place just after the Lair of the Shadow Broker, when Liara comes up to visit. Still a few missions before Suicide Mission. No romance between Shep and Liara. End focus on Shepard and Tali. Pic: Mass Effect 3: Movie Poster by Arkis on DeviantArt.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,965 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 2 - Published: 7/9/2012 - Liara T'Soni, Shepard (M) - Complete
A Surprise Question reviews
After destroying the Cerberus base, the Normandy will need almost fifteen hours to get to Earth. Shepard and Tali head up to the loft to sleep. Instead, Aaron Shepard asks a question Tali never saw coming. Spiritual successor to "Tali's Hangover." Slightly more poetic than intended, but went with it. Pic: Tali Wedding Dress -updated- by DrivinG-GhosT on DeviatArt.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,076 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 7 - Published: 6/14/2012 - Tali'Zorah, Shepard (M)
Tali's Hangover reviews
A short little story for Tali and Shep. After Horizon ME3 Horizon, obviously , Tali gets blind drunk in the lounge. The story picks up there. Tali passes out, and Shep carries her up to the loft to sleep it off. The rest is simply my imagination mixed and the situation of the game. Please review. Cover Picture: ME2 Helmetbump by Epantiras on DeviantArt.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,889 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 50 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 6/13/2012 - Published: 6/12/2012 - Tali'Zorah, Shepard (M) - Complete
The Devil and the Unbreakable Team reviews
A small "epic poem," as it's called, about Shepard, Tali, and Garrus. They're names aren't there, but you can tell who is who. Putting the names in just made it lose something. Written from a male Shep, just before Harbinger on Earth. Comment, review, etc. Cover Picture is a screenshot from ME2 of my Shepard romancing Tali.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 903 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 2 - Published: 5/17/2012 - Garrus V., Tali'Zorah - Complete
Biography of Tali'Zorah from a Paragon, Talimancer reviews
A biography of Tali'Zorah, from her childhood until Mass Effect 3. The last two paragraphs are "what if" about Shepard and Tali after the war for Earth. They ignore the end on the Citadel, just as a warning. I like my end better. Cover pic is a screenshot from ME2 of my Shepard romancing Tali.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,614 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 3 - Published: 5/14/2012 - Tali'Zorah, Shepard (M)