Talaraine
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Joined 11-04-15, id: 7265571
Author has written 3 stories for Mass Effect.
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Rust by orangeflavor reviews
"Shepard notices it like a sudden splinter, a prickling of awareness beneath her skin, adamantly wedging itself into her periphery." - Shepard and Mordin. Love quietly realized.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,204 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 1 - Published: 9/18/2017 - J. Garson, Mordin S. - Complete
Ghost Forest by orangeflavor reviews
"Winter has always been desolate here." - Shepard and James. What lingers after the war.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,805 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 1 - Published: 7/17/2017 - J. Garson, James V. - Complete
Take Root by orangeflavor reviews
"She will not last. Not like metal and not like rock and not like the eddies of dust and light that birth stars." - Shepard and Kaidan - holding on.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 788 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 8 - Published: 1/4/2017 - J. Garson, Kaidan A. - Complete
Just Fine by orangeflavor reviews
"'Oh, shove it,' Traynor answers between firing on incoming troopers. 'I did not sign up for this. I'm tapping out. I'm tapping out right now.' Shepard chuckles over the line." - Shepard and Traynor. Love (or something like it) in a firefight.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,916 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 3 - Published: 1/1/2017 - J. Garson, Garrus V., Liara T'Soni, Samantha T. - Complete
Reaper Dreams by JM Prescott reviews
The Reapers are dead, Shepard too (so everyone believes) but where is the body? Jack and Miranda discover that there is a fine line between love and hate. Lt. Susan Rizzi, N7 Fury, is the galaxy's new hero. Petrovsky takes charge of Cerberus. Garrus Vakarian, now a Spectre, must make a choice between duty and loyalty. Ashley Williams suffers a series of devastating losses.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Romance - Chapters: 45 - Words: 196,617 - Reviews: 125 - Favs: 90 - Follows: 115 - Updated: 9/3/2016 - Published: 8/8/2015 - [Jack, Miranda L.] [J. Garson, Liara T'Soni] - Complete
Anything Goes by orangeflavor reviews
One-shots and drabbles of varying genres. Ensemble cast. Expect healthy doses of angst. Chapter Twelve summary: "As the monastery billows smoke and ash and clouds of blood-tinged cinders behind them, Samara remembers her blue-eyed daughters."
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Drama - Chapters: 12 - Words: 10,607 - Reviews: 55 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 8/9/2016 - Published: 6/15/2015
Tossing 'Em Back by orangeflavor reviews
"Life's just too short to be serious all the time.' 'Our lives you mean.' 'Cheers to that.' He throws a smirk her way and the two clink bottles." - While several beers deep, Joker and Shepard talk Reapers versus the galaxy's finest fauna, the stages of drunkenness, and forgiveness.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Humor/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,288 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 2 - Published: 5/4/2016 - J. Garson, Joker - Complete
Whiskey and November by orangeflavor reviews
"'It's the end times, Jack,' she whispers breathlessly through the raging hail of gunfire and explosions around them. Just below in the valley lies their death, or their freedom. 'You ready'" - On the frontlines of London, Jack and Miranda contemplate the end of things. A not-quite-love story in three parts.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 3 - Words: 14,689 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 14 - Updated: 6/4/2015 - Published: 5/26/2015 - Miranda L., Jack - Complete
Well Met by Moonshine by wyles77 reviews
Hannah Shepard meets the best bartender this side of the galactic core for the first time. As she seeks the company of a sympathetic ear, she starts to learn a little more about her daughter's extraordinary adventures. Extended edition, rated for language. Better Angels 'verse, implied FemShep/Liara.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Drama/Family - Chapters: 6 - Words: 25,308 - Reviews: 130 - Favs: 345 - Follows: 123 - Updated: 4/7/2014 - Published: 9/30/2013 - [J. Garson, Liara T'Soni] Hannah S., Aethyta - 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: 125 - Favs: 74 - Follows: 62 - Updated: 7/21/2013 - Published: 4/11/2013 - Miranda L., Jack, Ashley W., James V. - Complete
Unity by Awska reviews
Victory is only the beginning. Shepard and Liara, their friends, families, allies, enemies, and the fate of the united galaxy after the end of the Reaper War. Gritty, sciency, often funny or teary, sometimes sexy. …And always hopeful.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Romance - Chapters: 73 - Words: 225,583 - Reviews: 378 - Favs: 260 - Follows: 347 - Updated: 2/21/2013 - Published: 5/1/2012 - Liara T'Soni, J. Garson, Kasumi G., Jack
Lacrimosa by LoquaciousQuark reviews
This is how it ends: quietly, rain-soaked, and without glory. Warning: Character death. Hawke/Fenris, complete.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Tragedy/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,060 - Reviews: 60 - Favs: 120 - Follows: 13 - Published: 12/7/2011 - unknown 1, Fenris - Complete
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Resolution reviews
It's been years since the Reaper War ended. The threat is over and all is well. Right? ...Right? Well here I am again. Couldn't stay away. I reckon a part of me will always dwell with these people and this galaxy and frankly, that ain't so bad. For those who haven't read Resolve this may not make much sense, so I recommend you start there.
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 15 - Words: 62,203 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 6/30 - Published: 2/28/2019 - Liara T'Soni, Miranda L., Jack, Shepard
Reprieve
This is a bit for the MEFW drabble challenge on Facebook; an exploration into the day after Resolve ends with the prompt being Winter and Shepard with their LI and/or BFF. The rest is self-explanatory. The tone here is different from my main work with a focus on language and description, something the main work lacks because...length. Feedback is welcome as always! And prompts. A
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,697 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 1/14/2019 - Liara T'Soni, Shepard - Complete
Resolve reviews
The Reapers have been defeated and the galaxy is left to pick up the pieces. The work of repairing the damage, both galactic and psychological has only begun. The wounds of old hatreds still bleed, though, tearing at the fragile peace so many died to earn. Can the survivors live up to the legacy that has been left to them or will they only finish what the Reapers started?
Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 36 - Words: 149,101 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 49 - Follows: 47 - Updated: 12/4/2016 - Published: 7/11/2016 - Liara T'Soni, Miranda L., Jack, Shepard - Complete