Knockout by DragonMaster65 They have to patch up Shepard's hands after a scuffle with the ambassador. Never a dull moment working with a Spectre, huh? [Oneshot]
K+, English, words: 668, favs: 1, follows: 1, 4/20, [Garrus V., Kaidan A., Shepard]
24Mass Effect: Human Effect » by Clockwork Dragonfly Humanity evolves far away from the relay network and thus do not fall for the many traps of the reapers
T, English, Sci-Fi, chapters: 7, words: 20k+, favs: 92, follows: 108, updated: 4/19 published: 3/30
118Winding Path » by BatmanLoonaticsFan96 When Terra Shepard's home on Mindoir is raided by batarian slavers, her entire family lost, she is left alone. Until she is discovered, rescued, and adopted by turians. Pre-ME1 to post-ME3
T, English, Romance & Family, chapters: 97, words: 416k+, favs: 191, follows: 206, updated: 4/18 published: 10/22/2019, [Garrus V., Shepard]
43Band 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: 34, words: 160k+, favs: 80, follows: 119, updated: 4/18 published: 9/21/2020, Garrus V., Tali'Zorah, Miranda L., Shepard
246 03 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: 47, words: 268k+, favs: 112, follows: 158, updated: 4/16 published: 12/10/2012, [Samara, Shepard] Aria T'Loak, Hannah S.
22Mass 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: 5, words: 23k+, favs: 153, follows: 260, updated: 4/12 published: 1/17
1The Hunter » by AvengerM8 After a personal tragedy stuck for Gary Owen he was circling the bottom of the bottle. A rumor and an chance from a old friend of Owen is what sends him on the path of hunting monsters that pry on the weak in the dark. But as the old human saying goes when hunting monsters make sure that you do not become one yourself.
T, English, Sci-Fi & Adventure, chapters: 3, words: 5k+, favs: 3, follows: 2, updated: 4/11 published: 12/3/2020
3Conciliation » by SomethingProfound11 With the Collector threat ended, the human colonies in the Terminus are safe - for now - and Emilia Shepard's grudging alliance with Cerberus has ended. But an old friend needs help and Shepard finds herself caught up in the galactic underbelly of information brokering, betrayal and mixed loyalties - including her own.
T, English, Friendship, chapters: 3, words: 8k+, favs: 11, follows: 19, updated: 4/7 published: 3/2, Liara T'Soni, Shadow Broker, Shepard
1 Leading By Example » by MrFredCDobbs When Tali'Zorah makes a dramatic announcement during the Normandy crew's annual reunion party, Commander Shepard must decide how to react.
T, English, Friendship & Humor, chapters: 2, words: 2k+, favs: 6, follows: 2, 3/31, Liara T'Soni, Tali'Zorah, Shepard, James V.
91Twin Fates » by Tobias5 Fate played as much a role in Shepard's defeat of the Reapers as did his skill. What if fate had different plans? Did you know that the Shepard on Mindoir was born as a twin? What if both had survived the raid? How would the Reapers have dealt with TWO great heroes instead of one? It's time to find out just how much better and worse things get with TWO Shepards fighting a war.
T, English, Adventure & Sci-Fi, chapters: 32, words: 552k+, favs: 240, follows: 329, updated: 3/31 published: 2/26/2014, J. Garson, Garrus V., Liara T'Soni, Shepard
I'm Watching You by DeusVult47000 Several months after their last meeting, Liara in on a party trying to forget about Shepard, but she doesn't know that the Commander is more closer to her than ever. (Taking place during Mass Effect 2)
T, English, Romance & Drama, words: 1k+, favs: 3, follows: 3, 3/31, Liara T'Soni, Shepard
Koi No Yokan by HunnyBadgerV Kaidan loses himself in the memory of the night he and Nyx met, the night before the Normandy shipped out on a shakedown cruise that turned out to be anything but. [a/n: Based on a prompt from @theoriginalladya: for Nyx/Kaidan: Koi No Yokan: The feeling upon meeting someone that falling in love with them is inevitable.]
T, English, Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 1, 3/28, [Kaidan A., Shepard]
6Mass Effect: The Reason we Fight for 2 » by ActionfreakXD This story revolves mainly around John Shepard and Miranda Lawson. The story of their separation and reunion... and of course the Reapers are coming. Only John and his friends believes the legend of the Reapers. Can they stop the cycle of extinction which happens every 50000 years?
T, English, Sci-Fi & Romance, chapters: 2, words: 24k+, favs: 12, follows: 15, updated: 3/27 published: 3/20, [Shepard, Miranda L.] [Garrus V., Tali'Zorah]
1Mass Effect: Shadow Walker » by KuroKage1717 John is an upstanding Alliance N7 soldier on the fast track to becoming Spectre. And Sable watches from the shadows, because he's supposed to be dead. The reapers are coming and the only thing standing in their way is the Shepard brothers. Too bad Akuze already broke them. Rated T for now.
T, English, Adventure & Sci-Fi, chapters: 2, words: 6k+, favs: 3, follows: 10, updated: 3/26 published: 2/18, Shepard, OC
Jigsaw by quondam Though she knows she shouldn't, Shepard reads the Shadow Broker's dossiers on her crew. What she reads about Garrus' mother forces her to confess her crimes and offer help.
T, English, words: 3k+, favs: 3, follows: 1, 3/22, Garrus V., Shepard
Feels Like Fire by quondam Though she never expected to survive what happened on the Citadel, Shepard wakes on Earth to news that the Normandy has vanished without a trace. On her own, she gets to work.
T, English, words: 11k+, favs: 2, follows: 3, 3/22, Garrus V., Shepard
Distant Past by quondam Shepard doesn't find death in the cold black of space, under the crushing weight of a reaper, or even in the blast that tears the Citadel apart. She dies when everyone least expects it, on a street with the sun shining on her face.
T, English, words: 1k+, follows: 1, 3/22, Garrus V., Shepard
Hang On Me by quondam Shepard puts Garrus back on the Normandy while she heads to the beam on her own. Garrus refuses to accept that they're leaving her behind.
T, English, words: 2k+, favs: 2, 3/22, Garrus V., Kaidan A., Shepard, James V.
3k+ Mass Effect: Newton's Third Law » by Raven Studios The Reapers have arrived. The war has begun, and already the galaxy crumbles. Reunited with old friends, aided by new allies, Shepard finally finds herself face-to-face the enemies she's dreaded for years...while keeping Cerberus at bay with one hand. (Cover images all belong to Bioware. As with Mass Effect itself, I'm just borrowing them and giving credit where it's due.)
T, English, Adventure & Drama, chapters: 788, words: 796k+, favs: 122, follows: 148, updated: 3/20 published: 9/30/2017, [Kaidan A., Shepard] Garrus V.
1 Final Offer by ChaserGrey Unprompted fill for the Mass Effect Kink Meme, showing what I think would happen if the "Batarians capture Shep and try/execute him for Aratoht" plotline actually happened. In a fictional universe. Oh, whatever.
T, English, words: 522, favs: 3, follows: 2, 3/19
1 Kelly's Last Nerve by ChaserGrey When rumors about her being the ship's bicycle get to be too much for Kelly, she provides an object lesson. Written for the Mass Effect Kink Meme, now publicly claimed because I don't care who knows I write smut anymore.
T, English, Humor, words: 1k+, favs: 3, follows: 1, 3/19
123 Out 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: 119, words: 144k+, favs: 132, follows: 151, updated: 3/17 published: 7/12/2018, [Garrus V., Shepard]
1Reflections on the Normandy by CorporalSmokey Following the war with the Reapers, Kalla Khaffeiri, a member of the team that took on the Collectors, contemplates her adventures with Shepard and the crew of the Normandy. As she looks back, she makes new realisations about herself, her addiction, and the family she found.
T, English, Friendship & Hurt/Comfort, words: 3k+, follows: 2, 3/16, OC
1Mass Effect: A New Beginning » by Clockwork Dragonfly The Protheans successfully defeat the Reapers but it cannot truly be considered a victory as the Prothean races is now only the inhabitants of Illos. These survivors go into cryogenic stasis as they would die out otherwise from such low numbers. It is their hope a new race comes and helps them as they do not have the required technology to fix their problem themselves.
T, English, Sci-Fi, chapters: 2, words: 3k+, favs: 19, follows: 29, updated: 3/11 published: 3/9
Bailando entre especies » by Tedtakii Valens es un espectro turiano retirado que ha tomado la decisión más difícil de su vida, participar en el Campeonato Galáctico de Baile Interracial junto a Elia, una joven humana que lo ha cautivado. Ella deberá enseñar a su compañero a bailar para poder alcanzar su mayor sueño, hacer ver al universo que puede ser una brillante bailarina.
T, Spanish, Romance & Drama, chapters: 2, words: 6k+, favs: 1, updated: 3/11 published: 3/9, Nihlus K., Councilor Sparatus, OC