14Mass Effect: Transcendence » by Clockwork Dragonfly For Aeons untold, the reapers used their large numbers in addition to their expertise in advanced technorganic and mass effect science to harvest the advanced races of the galaxy...But they were far from infallible, in their arrogance, the reapers missed that the Aeil'vyga would alter their so-called perfect cycle by moving the few mass relays near Sol out of humanity's reach...
T, English, Sci-Fi, chapters: 4, words: 30k+, favs: 126, follows: 164, updated: 6h published: 4/2
3Mass Effect: Wanderer » by Marcopolo135 Follow the path of the Wanderer and journey through three galactic cycles of life and death against the Reapers - an epic telling of lost stories spanning from the distant reaches of time to the Normandy and her crew.
T, English, Adventure, chapters: 8, words: 16k+, favs: 10, follows: 14, updated: 19h published: 5/13, Shepard, OC
Codex-Imperial Federation » by Ganel750 A little side project to provide an overview over the lore surrounding the Imperial Federation in my books 'Saga of the Bridgers'. There will be different chapters covering History, Politics, Armed Forces, etc...basically it's a Wiki page.
K, English, Sci-Fi, chapters: 2, words: 5k+, favs: 3, follows: 1, 5/26
119Band of Bosh'tets » by gedoens Tali'Zorah was just looking for a worthy pilgrimage gift, but is sucked into the adventure of her liftime instead. At the helm: Commander Shepard, greatest hero of the Alliance. But with a life of violence and loss behind him and the weight of the galaxy on his shoulders, Tali soon finds that perhaps John Shepard needs her just as much as she needs him... Mostly Tali/Shepard POV
T, English, Sci-Fi & Friendship, chapters: 60, words: 254k+, favs: 303, follows: 353, updated: 5/26 published: 9/21/2020, Garrus V., Tali'Zorah, Miranda L., Shepard
Eezo-Dextro » by ParagonLost012 Jane Shepard is a new addition to her brother's team on the SR-2. Her first mission? Quarian politics. It's up to Jane to assist Tali and the others and play her part in the events of 2185 and beyond. [AU, colonist Shepard-siblings. Biotic Jane, soldier John. Starts during late Mass Effect 2 and is mostly from Jane's POV. Slow-burn Jane/Tali. John/Miranda.]
T, English, Sci-Fi & Adventure, chapters: 2, words: 6k+, favs: 1, follows: 4, updated: 5/25 published: 5/8, [J. Garson, Tali'Zorah] [Shepard, Miranda L.]
1 I Moved On by Morrigan Raven This is part of a collection of One-Shots of "The Many Faces Of Shepard". This is a Garrus/Shepard/Kaidan love triangle of sorts. Kaidan asks Shepard to meet him at a cafe in the Citadel, and he confronts her about her "cheating" with Garrus. She gets angry. Biotic and semi-renegade Shepard.
T, English, Hurt/Comfort, words: 1k+, favs: 1, follows: 1, 5/24, [Shepard, Garrus V.] Kaidan A.
10From the Archives of the Commissars » by LogicalPremise A summary set of position papers submitted by the human Commissariat to the Lords of Sol, justifying and explaining many of the more extreme elements seen in the mainfic and side stories or documentation. This will be a sort of 'mixed' story format: one section mostly a position paper, the next interaction between the Commissars and the Lords, or scenes of them digging things up.
T, English, Drama & Sci-Fi, chapters: 3, words: 13k+, favs: 29, follows: 30, updated: 5/23 published: 4/16, Illusive Man, OC
12Divided Humanity's Codex » by CronaAlbarn48 This is where I will put all my ideas and explanations for humanities weapons and systems. I decided that I didn't want to add it to my main story. If you have any ideas for anything comment them and I'll credit it.
T, English, Sci-Fi, chapters: 5, words: 9k+, favs: 37, follows: 41, updated: 5/23 published: 12/31/2017
52Divided Humanity » by CronaAlbarn48 The cold war never ended it simply spread to the stars. Humans have never been more united but the division is still there. In the face of Galatic politics how will humanity fair? MAD still exists and now the Citadel must deal with a race that preaches it. The powder keg that is humanity is waiting for the spark of war. Who will ignite it? Beta needed
T, English, Adventure & Sci-Fi, chapters: 5, words: 26k+, favs: 144, follows: 252, updated: 5/23 published: 12/27/2017
3Mass Effect: Saren Saga » by TangoSniper He was just a kid from earth. Who would've thought that 11 years later he gets sent on the most important mission in human (and galactic) history. Will Commander Shepard and the crew of the Normandy be able to defeat Saren in the race against time? Takes place before and during Mass Effect 1. (Earthborn/Sole Survivor/Soldier/Default MShep).
T, English, Adventure & Sci-Fi, chapters: 6, words: 11k+, favs: 15, follows: 20, updated: 5/23 published: 5/10/2021, [Shepard, Ashley W.] Garrus V., Kaidan A.
9Steadfast as the Bright Star » by GossamerComet Alejandra Shepherd is many things: talented smuggler, charming rogue, excellent shot - even a decent bodyguard and escort, if the money is right. But a hero? Trade her freedom for sacrifice and (maybe) glory? No, thanks. However, when her path crosses with that of the SSV Normandy, Aleja is drawn into a conflict much bigger than herself.
T, English, Sci-Fi & Romance, chapters: 8, words: 47k+, favs: 22, follows: 27, updated: 5/23 published: 9/16/2020, [Shepard, Kaidan A.] Garrus V., Ashley W.
Heart to Heart » by Sonadow345 After stopping the coup attempt on the Citadel, Kaiden rejoins the crew on Normandy, with a lot of questions for Commader Kacey Shepard about her time with Cerberus. It's about time he got an explanation! A causal retelling of Mass Effect 2 and a slight AU for Mass Effect 3. KaidenXFemShepard
T, English, Sci-Fi & Adventure, chapters: 13, words: 29k+, favs: 11, follows: 9, updated: 5/23 published: 7/16/2021, Garrus V., Kaidan A., Shepard
22Loyalty and Limerence » by Serendipity001 Garrus' thoughts and feelings regarding Commander John Shepard were easy to understand and explain: He respected and admired the human Spectre and would follow him into hell in a heartbeat. His feelings regarding his crewmate and friend, Lieutenant Jane Shepard, however, weren't as clear cut. She'd taken up residence in his head and wouldn't leave. Slight AU, Shepard Siblings.
T, English, Romance & Adventure, chapters: 20, words: 59k+, favs: 15, follows: 28, updated: 5/22 published: 2/16, [Garrus V., Shepard]
72Mass Effect: Instability » by Almost a Shadow Every great once in a while you stumble upon something that changes your world and makes you fall in love with it. For me, that was Mass Effect; but that love affair only existed for the series to break my heart with a lackluster ending. Little did I know, the universe of Mass Effect needed me - and as it turned out, I needed it, too. (SI)(AU)
T, English, Adventure & Drama, chapters: 20, words: 184k+, favs: 170, follows: 262, updated: 5/22 published: 3/29/2016, Garrus V., Admiral Hackett, Shepard, OC
94A Call to Vengeance » by Z98 The defeat of Sovereign brought reprieve, not victory, and an all too short one as new threats emerge. Amongst their victims is the Normandy, heroine of the hunt for Saren, and with the ship's destruction comes the loss of not just friends but also family. For Shepard, the mission is now one for vengeance, at any cost. Sequel to A Call to Duty.
T, English, Sci-Fi & Tragedy, chapters: 12, words: 86k+, favs: 170, follows: 251, updated: 5/22 published: 11/4/2019, J. Garson
149From Ashes » by Thessian Shadow There was a time when they both thought all was well in the galaxy. That time has ended. A chance meeting between a soldier and a politician may change everything, but where will it lead them? In a galaxy ablaze, what will rise from the ashes?
T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 36, words: 216k+, favs: 249, follows: 325, updated: 5/21 published: 5/8/2013, [Shepard, Councilor Tevos] Ashley W., Liara T'Soni
627Interesting Times » by Zanarkand Kido Coming to terms with being reborn? Doable. Finding out you're in the Mass Effect universe? Slightly more difficult. I know I'm no soldier material but I want to do what I can to help save the galaxy. To that goal I will become one of the worst beings in human society. A businessman and politician. A SI/OC-story of a different kind.
T, English, Sci-Fi, chapters: 15, words: 73k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 2k+, updated: 5/20 published: 3/21/2020
Wayward » by RedSigma The galaxy is once more turned upside down in a war that has raged for longer than most can remember. I thought it was over... I hoped it was over. I was wrong.
T, English, Sci-Fi & Drama, chapters: 2, words: 10k+, favs: 1, follows: 5, updated: 5/20 published: 5/13
9Just Shepard Things » by One Winged A2 After the Collector attack on the SSV Normandy, Commander Shepard is brought back by Project Lazarus. However, the commander has ideas on how to get on Cerberus's nerves.
T, English, Humor & Sci-Fi, chapters: 8, words: 8k+, favs: 45, follows: 61, updated: 5/19 published: 8/18/2021, Joker, Miranda L., Shepard
12Mass Effect: Home Sweet Home » by MindSurfing Shepard and Tali are ready to confess their feelings for each other, but their moment is interrupted by the theft of the Normandy. Now they must hurry to find and retrieve the Normandy, but conspiracies and revelations could destroy the feelings they have found. Concludes the story starting with Mass Effect: The Heart Wants and Mass Effect: First Date.
T, English, Romance & Sci-Fi, chapters: 6, words: 57k+, favs: 16, follows: 22, updated: 5/18 published: 7/21/2020, Tali'Zorah, Shepard
1 Scientific Curiosity by Crescent Avenue Taking place between Liara T'Soni's second and third conversations aboard the Normandy in Mass Effect 1, this light character exploration depicts Liara's day-to-day shipboard life, a reflection on her past, and her inner monologue as she discovers her feelings toward Commander Shepard.
T, English, Sci-Fi & Romance, words: 2k+, favs: 1, 5/18, [Shepard, Liara T'Soni] Ashley W., Kaidan A.
1No Rest for the Weary or Wicked by Pastaguana It's been 8 months since the war with the Reapers ended and as the galaxy tries to rebuild, a new threat works to finish the mass extinction promised by the Reapers. While small and barely worth the mention, the group is a much larger threat than they appear to be on the surface. But before they can tackle this threat, the crew must retrieve the body of a fallen friend.
T, English, Adventure, words: 2k+, favs: 1, follows: 1, 5/18, Garrus V., Liara T'Soni, Shepard
1 Access Granted: Normandy SR-2 » by FortyFourReasons "I'm still not completely sure you've forgiven me for what happened with Sidonis. You could still walk away at any time. We both know you can. But I'll never forgive myself if I don't tell you everything before you do." Mass Effect 2 as told via the communication logs of Commander Camina Shepard and Garrus Vakarian. Continues the "Access Granted" storyline, but can be a standalone.
T, English, chapters: 67, words: 117k+, favs: 2, 5/17, Garrus V., Shepard
57 The Systems Alliance Order of Battle : Officer Edition » by LogicalPremise A THIRD set of updates to the original! That's right, I'm so incompetent I had to redo it YET AGAIN. Expanded notes on every aspect of the Systems Alliance, from ships, weapons, and armor to government, complete orders of battle, and more terms. Now updated (May 2021) with tactical considerations, plus the March 2020 updates.
T, English, Sci-Fi, chapters: 16, words: 71k+, favs: 123, follows: 68, updated: 5/16 published: 12/5/2013, Shepard, OC
1 A Guide to Thessia and Asari Culture for the Non-Asari » by alephthirteen The Number #1 Bestseller from Casey Nova, the author of self-help hits "Does Her Malyk Like You?", "You Don't Have To Be HER Forever Girl: Not Asking For Too Much From Asari Partners", the travel guide "Thessia For the Thickheaded", the memoir "A Black Girl Goes Blue", the historical romance "Serrice Serenade" and the up-coming thriller "In a Nos Astra Minute".
T, English, Sci-Fi & Humor, chapters: 9, words: 42k+, favs: 4, follows: 2, updated: 5/15 published: 4/5