the confession by blood n guns sara needs help and then it turns into a confession of her love for a certain krogan
T, English, Friendship & Romance, words: 546, 7/5
117Soldiers and Spies » by N7Tex11 Sequel to Soldiers and Cops, Commander Claire Shepard is dead and lost. When Luke is offered an opportunity to revive his lost sister by an old enemy, Luke must put his past behind him, recover his sister, and help her save the galaxy...again. I do not own Mass Effect (unfortunately). Props to Bioware! I don't own the cover art.
T, English, Adventure & Sci-Fi, chapters: 43, words: 121k+, favs: 83, follows: 120, updated: 7/5 published: 11/5/2015, J. Garson, Garrus V., Joker, Shepard
Finding The Truth by RPGWarrior4824 Betrayal is always difficult. Sara Ryder thought she had a pretty good relationship with her father. She understood him and that was enough for her. But finding out her mother was alive hit her more than she expected. Ryder should be happy about this, but she can't look past her father's betrayal. How can she even tell Scott about this? After some time she decided to take a break f
K+, English, Angst, words: 2k+, 7/5, Scott R., Sara Ryder, Reyes V.
1Terminus Wars » by militaryhistory Not every problem attracts or requires the notice of a Spectre, but such need to be resolved anyway. Enter men like Gregory Schuder, mercenary.
T, English, Adventure & Sci-Fi, chapters: 3, words: 25k+, favs: 8, follows: 7, updated: 7/5 published: 8/9/2019
3Children of the Stars » by ThatWildWolf David and Cassidy Shepard were given the opportunity to join the most prestigious special force in the galaxy - the Spectres—an honor no human had received before. However, on the mission that is supposed to be their evaluation, things go awry. Now, the fate of the galaxy rests in their hands. A rewrite of the trilogy accommodating for the Shepard Twins trope.
T, English, Sci-Fi & Adventure, chapters: 3, words: 15k+, favs: 9, follows: 11, updated: 7/4 published: 6/14, Shepard, Garrus V., Liara T'Soni, Tali'Zorah
112Mass Effect: Where Angels Fear » by Suffering Soldier All who step into war are tested. Those who emerge are changed. Those who do not are consumed. Amidst this hellish crucible, a young man is torn from the life he knows and finds himself amongst a new band of brothers on the crew of humanity's first Spectre. But with time against them, success is uncertain and survival is not assured. Rated for language and violence.
T, English, Adventure & Sci-Fi, chapters: 25, words: 148k+, favs: 251, follows: 385, updated: 7/3 published: 1/1/2013, J. Garson, Liara T'Soni, Tali'Zorah, OC
5 Something Just Like This » by jt-boi Cora discovers that nothing about Andromeda was what she expected, including the new Pathfinder. (Cora x FemRyder)
T, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 2, words: 14k+, favs: 5, follows: 9, updated: 7/3 published: 5/14, [Sara Ryder, Cora H.]
home cooking by fahRENheit2006 A quiet moment with Samantha's parents at home after a big, home-cooked meal. A little calm family time is long overdue for Shepard and Samantha. One-shot based on a prompt.
K, English, words: 2k+, favs: 2, follows: 1, 7/2, [Samantha T., Shepard]
background noise by fahRENheit2006 A post-ME1 fic that chronicles the first time Commander Shepard encountered a fresh-faced Lieutenant named Samantha Traynor. On Arcturus Station, a grand gala is starting to celebrate the end of the Eden Prime War. One-shot based on a prompt.
K, English, Humor, words: 2k+, favs: 1, 7/2, Shepard, Samantha T.
4Element Of War » by Dark Ranger33 For millennia humanity has fought with itself, countless wars, countless deaths. Over things as important as freedom and prosperity to things as pointless and primal as psychotic tyranny. Unfortunately, we decided to take that with us when we reached the stars. What will happen when the citadel council discover's a humanity divided?
T, English, Sci-Fi & Adventure, chapters: 2, words: 10k+, favs: 17, follows: 25, 7/1, Shepard, Kaidan A., Ashley W.
62The Catalyst For Revenge: Andromeda » by Jade Tatsu Andromeda has so many possibilities, good and bad. The Ascended go to Andromeda but no one knows what to expect? Emptiness? Empires? Enemies? Still, when the Ascended decide that a galaxy is theirs, you can rest assured, it is theirs. And no one stands in their way. Here are some possibilities for what might happen in Andromeda. AU
T, English, Adventure & Sci-Fi, chapters: 5, words: 7k+, favs: 192, follows: 226, updated: 6/30 published: 10/10/2019, Illusive Man, Harbinger, Shepard
Farnuri (and Other Tragedies Certainly Not Caused By Lera'Cosa) » by Danowsawa Charged with the outlandish destruction of the distant planet of Farnuri, Lera'Cora is recalled by the Migrant Fleet to explain herself adequately, or face banishment from the Flotilla entirely. Recounting the turbulent months of her pilgrimage, however, Lera just might come to understand where she truly belongs within the vastness of the galaxy.
T, English, Drama & Adventure, chapters: 2, words: 7k+, follows: 1, updated: 6/29 published: 6/28, OC
Say That One More Time by HeroInTraining Saving the galaxy is never easy, and the road to recovery afterwards is never easy. Pandora Shepard is living the consequences of defeating the Reapers. The consequences are great, but the recovery is greater thanks to the same people who made it necessary in the first place: the people who've been there all along. Sequel to What Time Cannot Heal.
T, English, Family & Angst, words: 8k+, follows: 1, 6/28, [Kaidan A., Shepard] Miranda L.
85Fulcrum Effect » by Skarlath Waking up on Eden Prime in the middle of Saren's attack was bad enough without the migraine - and that's not even mentioning the other complications. What is going on? This is supposed to be a videogame! Self insert. Also on AO3 with the same title under the penname Mourwen.
T, English, Sci-Fi & Adventure, chapters: 10, words: 32k+, favs: 202, follows: 315, updated: 6/28 published: 2/11/2017, Nihlus K., Shepard, OC
4Yin to Yang » by barbex A young asari, thrown in a new position on the Normandy, finds that she has to work on her preconceptions and prejudices when she meets a young, tank-bred krogan. Urdnot Grunt/Asari OC
T, English, Romance & Crime, chapters: 5, words: 12k+, favs: 14, follows: 26, updated: 6/28 published: 4/30/2018, [U. Grunt, OC]
Enough is Enough by RPGWarrior4824 When Ellen Ryder died Amber has a hard time accepting it. She was taken too soon from this galaxy. Everyone has their secrets, even Amber. But when her father keeps on working on who knows what, Amber had enough. Why could he possibly act like that?
K+, English, Angst, words: 2k+, 6/28, Alec R., Scott R., Sara Ryder
After The Fact » by hrtiu Shepard had made it through the war, and somehow found herself alive in the end, but what she'd had to do to make it through... It'd changed her. Eager to start a new life, desperate to make a positive impact on a more personal level, Shepard adopted two children. Her life is starting to come together, but eventually she'll have to deal with the scars she let fester for too long.
T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 6, words: 26k+, favs: 10, follows: 16, updated: 6/28 published: 11/9/2019, Garrus V., Liara T'Soni, Tali'Zorah, Shepard
16Colony Lost » by TopHatJam Following the failed Manswell expedition at the dawn of Human space exploration, a second attempt using theoretical FTL technology is launched, and is likewise lost. The crew, finding themselves far from home, build another civilization in their new solar system. Centuries later, they prepare to launch an expedition of their own. What will they find in the galaxy they left behind?
T, English, Sci-Fi & Adventure, chapters: 11, words: 55k+, favs: 86, follows: 137, updated: 6/27 published: 3/12
6OSaBC Tales - Brasil Eterno » by SLotH4 In the year 2061, the land of Brazil was laid waste and its people put to the sword. Those who survived live on in destitution and squalor. But some still cling to the memory of their homeland even as they endure the barbs of those who cast them down. An impossible dream, against an inescapable reality. Set in LogicalPremise's "Premiseverse."
T, English, Sci-Fi, chapters: 3, words: 20k+, favs: 12, follows: 10, updated: 6/26 published: 6/20/2019
James and the Nurse by JasminSilver This is a little story I wrote after I found this cute prompt on MassEffectKink: "James is laid up in the hospital while the galaxy rebuilds and he isn't exactly thrilled about it. Except, he has a cute nurse, so...he can't complain TOO much."
T, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, words: 3k+, 6/25, James V., OC
65Among the Stars » by KennethRose Sucked into the Mass Effect universe and finding himself replacing enigmatic pilot Jeff Moreau, James White is in for one hell of a ride as he works alongside Erin Shepard and her crew to end the Collector and Reaper threat. Begins after Freedom's Progress mission in ME2. Self-Insert. Strong!Intelligent!Joker, JokerxFemShep romance and fluff, planning TalixKelly later.
T, English, Romance & Adventure, chapters: 8, words: 73k+, favs: 386, follows: 402, updated: 6/25 published: 11/28/2012, Shepard, Joker
A Talk About The Future by RPGWarrior4824 The Galaxy is a mess. Liara doesn't stop working. But things are going great between Shepard and Garrus. Which is why Garrus doesn't understand why Shepard suddenly wants to talk about their future. Female Shepard/ Garrus Vakarian
K+, English, Angst & Romance, words: 1k+, follows: 2, 6/24, Garrus V., Liara T'Soni, Shepard
7Darkest Before the Dawn » by techybae She'd earned a rest, hadn't she? Her heavy lids closed for what Sarah Shepard was certain was the last time, and, in that brief moment, she welcomed it. 'Come back to me." Romance and fluff heavy despite some bleaker portions.
T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 3, words: 9k+, favs: 37, follows: 65, updated: 6/23 published: 9/6/2018, [Tali'Zorah, Shepard] Hannah S.
11A Quarian Heart » by GreatDanish Rework of an old fic from a few years back. Tali had never expected to serve under a human Captain, especially not one as charming as Shepard.
T, English, Romance & Adventure, chapters: 4, words: 8k+, favs: 30, follows: 46, updated: 6/23 published: 4/22/2018, [Shepard, Tali'Zorah] [U. Grunt, Jack]
20the Matchmaker » by MelodyMilan A young woman joins the Normandy on its maiden voyage. With Commander's Jane and John Shepard aboard she has faith in the crew. Early chapters are the Eden Prime mission. Past that is mostly side story and relationship building outside of the missions. Very Rom-com. Chapter titles have a header to separate games (Ch 1- 10 is ME1).(CURRENTLY EDITING/UPDATE OLDER CHAPTERS APPOLOGIES)
T, English, Sci-Fi & Romance, chapters: 33, words: 110k+, favs: 37, follows: 52, updated: 6/23 published: 8/24/2017, J. Garson, Shepard, OC