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This community is for stories with the First Contact War in it, the war can be against the System Alliance or an alternate Human Civilization. This community will accept any story and All Ratings are accepted. Even if the story has only one long chapter with the First Contact War in it then it is acceptable for this community.


Please Note: I don't actively search through the database for any stories, so send me a link if you find any, or I will just upload the newly published

71 Mass Effect: Skynet » by Wanderer101 To combat a brutal communist regime emerging from the ashes of the Soviet Union the United States builds an AI to give them an edge. Little do they know this edge may be enough to help them defeat an ancient evil.
Terminator & Mass Effect, T, English, Sci-Fi, chapters: 2, words: 8k+, favs: 347, follows: 512, updated: 6/6 published: 3/9
14 A Different Galaxy A Different Humanity by yanzak A century ago, humanity peacefully made first contact with the wider galaxy. Now, as a fledgeling Alliance tries to secure its place in the wider galaxy, a long lost branch of humanity sets its sights on the chaotic sprawl of the Terminus Systems.
Mass Effect & Stellaris, T, English, words: 10k+, favs: 86, follows: 136, 11/15/2019
546Incompatible System » by mp3.1415player Technological incompatibility can cause serious issues even at a simple level. When it comes to interstellar travel, those issues can be quite profound...
Mass Effect, T, English, Sci-Fi & Adventure, chapters: 13, words: 112k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 2k+, updated: 1/15 published: 8/18/2019
27Future-Bound » by macroVAC The story of Mass Effect, while an excellent space opera, never took full advantage of the capabilities of its setting. Let's fix that, the stars will move, and the galaxy will tremble! No force, neither stagnant, galactic ascendancies nor ageless mechanical monstrosities will stand in the way of the future's implacable march… For better or worse.
Mass Effect, T, English, Sci-Fi & Adventure, chapters: 3, words: 12k+, favs: 112, follows: 179, updated: 4/7 published: 11/24/2019
110The Terran Transformation » by FrogRay One change in the 21st century set Humanity on a different path. On Mars, more was discovered than just the key to the stars. Tales of extinction and an unbroken cycle told of a dark future, but the Reapers might be the ones in for a surprise. AU, not using Mass Effect: Andromeda, and the Reapers get a bit stronger.
Mass Effect, T, English, Sci-Fi, chapters: 11, words: 47k+, favs: 568, follows: 792, updated: 4/2 published: 9/23/2019
99 Fall of the Citadel » by UnicronEatsTheCitadel Humanity fell unaware of the danger they unleashed upon the galaxy. This Cycle will be different. The Reapers will fall. The Citadel will fall. I am SKYNET
Terminator & Mass Effect, T, English, Sci-Fi, chapters: 10, words: 11k+, favs: 187, follows: 274, updated: 3/9 published: 11/7/2019
65Envirosuits and Doobies » by SympathyForTheQuarians After being exiled from known space following a disastrous failed colonization attempt, the Migrant Fleet makes First Contact with Earth in 1968. Chaos ensues. AU Historical First Contact, Humans/Quarians.
Mass Effect, T, English, Humor & Drama, chapters: 15, words: 36k+, favs: 246, follows: 316, updated: 6/18 published: 5/17/2019
194 The End of Eternity: Rise of the Terran Alliance » by Icarus636 No Gods, No Kings REWRITTEN: Through intervention the dream of Rapture never became a nightmare, instead new technologies and beliefs pave the way for Humanity to unite as one and seek a new future among the stars. The Council finds itself confronting a civilization that has surpassed every technological shackle and overcame every obstacle thrown their way: The Terran Alliance.
Mass Effect & BioShock, T, English, Sci-Fi & Mystery, chapters: 14, words: 169k+, favs: 757, follows: 981, updated: 7/18 published: 8/6/2019, Tali'Zorah, Shepard, Eleanor L., Elizabeth
476 It Started At Shanxi » by SpaceTurtleOX One hundred years after the end of the Human-Covenant War an ill-fated UNSC expedition opens Relay 314, revealing a civilization unprepared for their arrival, and relics from a terrible past.
Halo & Mass Effect, T, English, Sci-Fi & Adventure, chapters: 15, words: 73k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 2k+, updated: 9/6 published: 7/26/2019, Master Chief/John-117, Cortana, Zaeed M., OC
2How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Hierarchy » by Kachimoochi Dr. Strangelove interpretation in the Mass Effect Universe. When the First Contact War didn't end, both ends of the galaxy faced one another in eternal war. Either side possess a weapon capable of eradicating the other. All it can take for complete obliteration of them all is a single mistake from either side. But nobody's stupid enough to make one... right?
Mass Effect, T, English, Humor & Drama, chapters: 3, words: 8k+, favs: 12, follows: 15, updated: 7/20/2019 published: 7/1/2019
49 A unexpected foe » by L3G10N The Turians expected a unprepared young species, what they didn't expect was for their foe to have friends in high places.
Mass Effect & Thor, T, English, Drama, chapters: 2, words: 2k+, favs: 192, follows: 280, updated: 8/27/2019 published: 5/18/2019, Thor, Loki, Hela
362A House Divided Amongst Itself » by ThePilotArchangel First Contact AU! The United Confederacy explores the Orion arm of the milky way galaxy, unaware of the rest of galactic civilization. When mankind meets its first aliens, how will things unfold? How will mankind react? (Undergoing MASSIVE Rewrite)
Mass Effect, T, English, chapters: 32, words: 120k+, favs: 473, follows: 672, updated: 12/31/2019 published: 4/17/2019, Hannah S., Rael'Zorah, OC
316 A Call to Duty » by Z98 Relations between the Terran Empire and the Citadel have been tense since the First Contact War, but efforts to reach amicable relations were bearing fruit. The discovery of a Prothean relic on Eden Prime offered another opportunity to improve relations, until things go badly awry. As Cadre, one of the emperor's chosen, Shepherd is charged with determining the truth, at any cost.
Mass Effect, T, English, Adventure, chapters: 44, words: 349k+, favs: 498, follows: 546, updated: 8/7/2019 published: 9/13/2017
320Contact » by KE12 AU: Humanity failed to conquer FTL, having no Eezo in Sol, but they did manage to overcome many other technologies which have allowed them to become the masters of their solar system, but what happens when the Citadel Council stumble across them in the year 3517AD? The Citadel wants their technology, and Humanity wants out of Sol, but can a deal be struck? Heavy focus on FC aspects
Mass Effect, K+, English, Sci-Fi, chapters: 17, words: 88k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 1k+, updated: 9/2 published: 4/3/2019, Shepard, Councilor Tevos, Benezia
26 The bite of humanity » by Bigpizza The IMC activates a Mass Relay after the refueling raid. This does not go unnoticed and the Turian Hierarchy attacks the small research station. How will a humanity which has experienced civil war for over 2 decades do against the Turian Hierarchy? Find out here [Rewrite up under the name of Bite of Humanity: Reimagined.]
Mass Effect & Titanfall, T, English, Sci-Fi & Tragedy, chapters: 6, words: 11k+, favs: 116, follows: 179, updated: 5/14/2019 published: 12/11/2018
55Mass Effect: The Civil War » by ProfFartBurger A house divided cannot stand. Following an explosive first contact, and the cementation of their place as a galactic superpower, the Systems Alliance must now deal with the consequences of their choices and the aftermath of their wars. Earth is set ablaze, Sparta is torn apart, and below it all simmers an ancient, apocalyptic plot. The finale to the WarVerse Prequel Wars trilogy.
Mass Effect, T, English, Sci-Fi & Suspense, chapters: 4, words: 37k+, favs: 222, follows: 276, updated: 11/23/2019 published: 1/24/2019, Admiral Hackett, Miranda L., Shepard, OC
18 Awakened Swarm by erttheking In the middle of the First Contact War, humanity is on the brink of losing a planet to alien control when something emerges from the shadows. A threat thought long vanquished. One hungry for revenge.
Mass Effect, T, English, Drama, words: 4k+, favs: 75, follows: 87, 1/9/2019
10A Clashing of Cultures » by Scorpio-666 The Dominion has gently ruled the Galaxy uncontested for 2000 years until encountering the Confederation, now they may of met their match. (Asari Empire Vs. Post-human AU)
Mass Effect, T, English, Sci-Fi, chapters: 2, words: 793, favs: 38, follows: 66, updated: 2/14 published: 9/15/2018
10 A Self-Inserts Journy through the multiverse » by coolblooded Join Ryan as he builds a multivers empire that spanes many universes.
Game X-overs & Mass Effect, T, English, Sci-Fi & Adventure, chapters: 2, words: 2k+, favs: 39, follows: 60, 8/12/2018
15 Gundam Spirit by emap7070 Humanity was there alongside the protheans when the reapers started their harvest. pulling a phyrric victory, yet going extinct. 50.000 years later, a little wing calls for help. a Gundam responds. the greatest discovery in years follows.
X-overs & Mass Effect, T, English, Adventure & Sci-Fi, words: 550, favs: 31, follows: 41, 8/1/2018, Liara T'Soni, Aethyta, Benezia
159 Star Effect » by stormwolf3710 What if something was found on the moon and a entire universe was created to hide its secrets? What if Earth used those designs to create their own navy? And what if it was the Asari who first made contact? A idea I've been sitting on for some time.
Star Wars & Mass Effect, T, English, Sci-Fi & Adventure, chapters: 8, words: 56k+, favs: 869, follows: 1k+, updated: 6/28 published: 7/22/2018
6Isolation Effect: A Challenge by Nicogen "I'm surrounded by such wondrous people and sights. I'm the first Human on this beautiful station, what the other races call the 'Citadel'.But I can't help but feel alone. They all call me friend but i just can't help it. It's just not the same as talking to another human being! But it can't be helped it just can't. Sigh, date at Human calendar standard of May 16, 2016." end log.
Mass Effect, T, English, Drama & Hurt/Comfort, words: 242, favs: 8, follows: 10, 5/16/2016
291 Book One: Dawn of a New Age » by DragonheartODST Humanity had been expanding across the stars for over 5 centuries in relative peace. But an alien alliance known as the Covenant wishes to destroy humanity entirely. Now threatened with extinction, can the fate of just one battle-scared survivor change the events of the war and those participating in it? Multi-crossover with Halo, Mass Effect, and a little bit of StarCraft. Hiatus
Halo & Mass Effect, T, English, Adventure, chapters: 14, words: 131k+, favs: 326, follows: 379, updated: 1/3 published: 5/19/2016
14The Might of Terra by Dysfunctional Mastermind Humanity had nearly been defeated during the Contact Wars, but they persevered. Now, a new threat arrives at the doors of Shanxi - and the might of Terra and humankind will break them. But there may be another threat beyond these xenosapients, lurking in the darkness beyond stars. Will the Terran Federation be ready? (Not a crossover. AU, obviously. Some stomping, but not by much.)
Mass Effect, T, English, words: 1k+, favs: 123, follows: 198, 6/15/2018
413 Cold Machines » by BattleUnit3 They studied Organics. All they ever saw was fear from Sentient Synthetics. Geth had no place in their world. But by chance they discovered a species on the brink of extinction. They worked along side their creations as equals. They didn't care who or what you are. They only cared about their City.
Mass Effect & Frostpunk, T, English, Adventure, chapters: 14, words: 30k+, favs: 912, follows: 1k+, updated: 4/9 published: 5/17/2018
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