20Band 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: 21, words: 110k+, favs: 22, follows: 45, updated: 23h published: 9/21/2020, Garrus V., U. Wrex, Tali'Zorah, Shepard
Oxygen -- Short Story by PrincessGoose I wanted to play around with Shepard's PTSD after her death in ME2. Might add onto this later but for now this is complete.
T, English, Drama, words: 706, favs: 1, follows: 1, 1/20, Garrus V., Shepard, Dr. Chakwas
112Out There Saving the Galaxy » by mille libri Leaving C-Sec to join a human's ship may just be the best decision Garrus Vakarian has ever made.
T, English, Romance & Adventure, chapters: 111, words: 136k+, favs: 122, follows: 144, updated: 1/20 published: 7/12/2018, [Garrus V., Shepard]
22403 All Creatures Great and Small » by Huntington's Bride As Samara approaches the Justicars with news of the Reaper threat, Shepard races towards the Bahak System to save Amanda Kenson with an ex Cerberus crew beginning to understand the implications of crossing TIM. Meanwhile, on Omega a certain vet finds that treating all creatures great and small is never as simple as it seems. Femshep/Samara Sequel to Shadow Play. Non Cannon.
T, English, Drama & Adventure, chapters: 42, words: 239k+, favs: 109, follows: 155, updated: 1/20 published: 12/10/2012, [Samara, Shepard] Aria T'Loak, Hannah S.
9Time Walker » by RedSigma Thrown back before events of the series, a human must figure out how to survive in a universe where nothing he once knew exists and everything he now knows is going to kill him, probably.
T, English, Sci-Fi & Adventure, chapters: 5, words: 15k+, favs: 11, follows: 23, updated: 1/20 published: 8/8/2020, OC
19Mass Effect - Volume 1 » by Padbie The events of the first Mass Effect game and lots of extra content of my own. This Shepard is a male Spacer/Sole Survivor/Soldier with the default face. This story focuses on Shepard's relationship with Ashley Williams. Bioware owns everything, and as such I do not make money from this. I hope you enjoy reading this!
T, English, chapters: 8, words: 44k+, favs: 16, follows: 27, updated: 1/19 published: 8/21/2020, Ashley W., Shepard
7The Solar Research Council » by Minimalist.Musings Humanity was unified by the Pluto Research Council, a forward-looking nation-state dedicated to the advancement of the species via relentless pursuit of knowledge and development. With the discovery of the Charon relay, how will the Scientific Principle guide Humanity into the future? Especially one with a Galaxy full of hostile aliens.
K+, English, Sci-Fi, chapters: 3, words: 4k+, favs: 55, follows: 71, updated: 1/19 published: 1/15
3Mass Effect: Isolation » by PoachedEgg What if humanity was diplomatically isolated from the Citadel races, left to fend for itself against the Batarians and other threats? This is an AU story of a humanity forced to struggle and fight for its place in the stars, with many points of divergence and some pretty significant changes made to the background lore. Contains violence and some mature themes.
T, English, Sci-Fi & Adventure, chapters: 2, words: 8k+, favs: 32, follows: 46, updated: 1/19 published: 1/17
3Leaving Ryla, Finding Shepard » by Tyla Lokisdottir In the company of the Tenth Street Reds, Claire Shepard grows into a hardened gang member, but after meeting a fascinating Quarian, her attitude starts to shift. Follow Claire as she leaves behind the person who the Reds made her into, and becomes the Shepard we all know and love. Starts Pre-ME1 and ends Post-ME3.
T, English, Adventure & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 7, words: 18k+, favs: 5, follows: 7, updated: 1/18 published: 1/5, J. Garson, Admiral Hackett, Kal'Reegar, OC
132 Fianchetto » by SomethingProfound11 Emilia Shepard wakes up missing her ship, crew and two years of her life. Stuck in an alliance with her enemies, she struggles to deal with her own death and the mistrust of her government and the woman she loves. But someone has to stop the Collectors, right? Novelisation of a reimagined ME2, past Ashley/Shepard.
T, English, Friendship, chapters: 46, words: 218k+, favs: 93, follows: 137, updated: 1/18 published: 1/7/2019, [Ashley W., Shepard] Garrus V., Miranda L.
993My Effect: Divergence » by Lanilen Has your sense of direction ever gotten you into trouble? Mine's so bad that it's capable of breaking the laws of physics. Once, I went for a walk in New Zealand in 2014, and ended up on Mindoir during a batarian raid in 2170. Where I met someone. Self-insert (SI), cover by Pretend Fiction.
T, English, Adventure & Sci-Fi, chapters: 52, words: 402k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 2k+, updated: 1/16 published: 1/18/2015, Shiala, Shepard, Benezia, OC
734My Effect: Convergence » by Lanilen My disappointment with the original ending of Mass Effect 3 was, I think, shared by many. At the time I thought I had to do something about it. What I didn't expect was for my wish to be granted by being transplanted into the Mass Effect universe, where I had to fix an awful lot more than I expected. A phrase about writing a check and having to pay came to mind...
T, English, Adventure & Sci-Fi, chapters: 52, words: 373k+, favs: 937, follows: 1k+, updated: 1/16 published: 1/18/2015, Ashley W., Nihlus K., Shepard, OC
381Contact » 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
K+, English, Sci-Fi, chapters: 21, words: 109k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 1k+, updated: 1/15 published: 4/3/2019, Shepard, Councilor Tevos, Benezia
436The Pinnacle of Evolution » by swrWriter "Synthesis is the final evolution of all life." That's what the Catalyst claims, but it's really not all that it's cracked up to be. After being forced into this 'evolution', Jordan Sower ends up in Mass Effect with two purposes: Save the Galaxy and Synthesize all life. But he doesn't take orders from the Catalyst! Follow Jordan as he tries to change things for the better. Maybe.
T, English, Adventure & Friendship, chapters: 53, words: 342k+, favs: 700, follows: 853, updated: 1/15 published: 7/4/2018, [T. Vasir, OC] Shepard, Catalyst
11 STG Investigative Report : Richard Williams » by LogicalPremise An in-universe summary of the Baddest MF ever, Richard Williams/Manswell as written by Jacob. An OC, so it should not be taken as a canon resource. Nothing really bad, not even language, although some concepts may be disturbing.
K, English, Horror & Sci-Fi, chapters: 2, words: 15k+, favs: 14, follows: 8, updated: 1/14 published: 12/25/2020, Illusive Man, OC
Pemburu Yang Diburu by Izzudin Armain Leviathan adalah ras pemburu, mereka telah berburu ras yang tak terhitung jumlahnya selama ratusan ribu tahun. Dan akan terus melakukannya, sampai Manusia datang menghentikan mereka.
T, Indonesian, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, words: 304, 1/13
1After the Battle of Arcturus - personal log entry: S Hackett by BlueandGoldBlueandWhite An audiolog entry serving as a one-man debrief and summary after the horrendous Battle of Arcturus. first posted on my AO3. As 'horrendous' is however my knowledge of how this page works - I can't seem to be able to post this... I'm terribly sorry and I'll try to fix it ASAP.
T, English, Sci-Fi & Tragedy, words: 518, 1/13, Admiral Hackett
3The New Tricks in the Old Dogs » by darkangel447 Shepard has survived so much, but with the Galaxy in peril and humanity on the brink of war with itself, can he be counted on to make the sacrifice that only he can make? Or has his will to serve the Council species been sapped? Follow Shepard as he tries to come to terms with a world that has moved on without him. Can he survive if Miranda Lawson has too?
T, English, Sci-Fi & Romance, chapters: 15, words: 29k+, favs: 8, follows: 15, updated: 1/12 published: 4/21/2020, Miranda L., Shepard
4Mass Effect: Off The Network: Cycle Breakers Rewrite by Clockwork Dragonfly Citadel Space, The graveyard of countless civilizations, the twisted testbed of the dread legacy that is the Leviathan slave masters doom. This area only takes up 1% of the milky way galaxy. "Life finds a way" and for life to not evolve naturally and find its way to being an advanced civilization off of the relay network is statistically impossible...
T, English, Sci-Fi, words: 2k+, favs: 23, follows: 30, 1/12
79Asunder - Cari'ssi'mi 8 » by Joking611 Liara suddenly finds herself in a galaxy where the reapers are coming, but Shepard is no longer by her side. F!Shepard/Liara
T, English, Sci-Fi & Romance, chapters: 20, words: 114k+, favs: 64, follows: 89, updated: 1/12 published: 1/3/2018, [Liara T'Soni, Shepard] Miranda L., Aethyta
2 The Flight Deck by PrincessGoose A short writing of what I think Shepard gets up to when she can't sleep. TW: mental health
T, English, Drama, words: 2k+, favs: 4, follows: 2, 1/11, Garrus V., Shepard
2Echo 7 » by EalL "...Being chosen for the CROSS Special Ops Group is supposed to mean that you're among the best the galaxy has to offer. But in the face of an enemy such as this, I feel dread, not honor. I'm a soldier, and a damn good one; but deep down, I'm just Derek Ezail - a man like any other...". Echo 7 is an original story set during the Reaper War, featuring a cast of Original Characters.
T, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 19, words: 64k+, favs: 9, follows: 11, updated: 1/11 published: 10/19/2019, OC
Don't anger the Fifth Fleet Admiral with cowardice by BlueandGoldBlueandWhite A recollection one year later by the Admiral's XO, of the Battle at the Citadel 2183 and from the Fifth Fleet perspective. No beta English isn't my mother tongue A reposting with slight changes from my original post on AO3. I unfortunately deleted the first text here since I'm new to and didn't know how to edit. Sorry.
T, English, Sci-Fi & Drama, words: 1k+, favs: 1, follows: 1, 1/11, Admiral Hackett
Personal audio log entry Name: Steven Hackett EDATE: 271805Z SEPT by BlueandGoldBlueandWhite A personal log entry by Admiral Hackett in the aftermath of the Reaper attack at Arcturus and Earth. No Beta unfortunately, and English isn't my first language.
T, English, Sci-Fi & Angst, words: 518, 1/11
Space is your legacy by BlueandGoldBlueandWhite A very short story ;-) of a first generation legend talking to his baby about the legacy that awaits her... No Beta unfortunately. English isn't my mother tongue.
K, English, Family & Adventure, words: 341, 1/11