3k+Mass Effect: Newton's Third Law » 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.)
Mass Effect, T, English, Adventure & Drama, chapters: 655, words: 658k+, favs: 111, follows: 140, updated: 8/15 published: 9/30/2017, [Kaidan A., Shepard] Garrus V.
8Skyrim: A Lot of Larceny » Kitty hit the road in an attempt to reinvent herself after the tragic death of her mother; the road lead her into Riften. A chance meeting when a picked pocket goes wrong opens a window to the most interesting opportunity for a fresh start she's ever come across: testing her skills against the best efforts to retain their wealth that the well-funded of Skyrim can muster.
Elder Scroll series, T, English, Adventure & Humor, chapters: 8, words: 39k+, favs: 13, follows: 22, updated: 8/15 published: 6/3, Sapphire, Brynjolf
13 Star Wars: The Old Republic » The Empire and the Republic are at war. Sith and Jedi continue seeking the other's destruction. Non-sensitives try to stabilize their positions in clashes between titans. These 1000-word vignettes introduce the protagonists - all eight player classes exist concurrently - set the stage for future adventures, and clean up a few loose ends. Images (c) LucasArts, Bioware, et al.
Star Wars, T, English, Adventure, chapters: 61, words: 62k+, favs: 10, follows: 10, updated: 7/6 published: 5/28, Jedi K., Sith W.
188 Skyrim: Master of Assassins » Leandra Ashlynn was a model citizen, a pillar of her family's business, and unswerving supporter of the Empire. The wrongful death of her sister, however, changed everything. With her world turned inside out, Leandra finds herself walking the path of revenge—even if that means sharing the path with the Stormcloaks. (Cover images (c)Bethesda Softworks. No infringement is intended.)
Elder Scroll series, T, English, Drama & Suspense, chapters: 94, words: 389k+, favs: 118, follows: 135, updated: 5/30 published: 9/14/2016, Ralof, Galmar Stone-Fist, Ulfric Stormcloak
2k+ Mass Effect: Newton's Second Law » Commander Jalissa A. Shepard is back. Now, coping with the fallout of her own death and caught in an unpleasant alliance of necessity, she and her crew scramble to stop the Collectors. Mass Effect 2 as told through 1000-word vignettes. (Cover images all belong to Bioware. As with Mass Effect itself, I'm just borrowing them and giving credit where it's due.)
Mass Effect, T, English, Adventure, chapters: 426, words: 434k+, favs: 290, follows: 306, updated: 6/29/2019 published: 4/11/2012, Garrus V., Miranda L., Shepard
98 Awake and Alive » "She had me dead to rights. I asked her what she wanted from me, and she answered 'to set you free.' She did more than that." Jaesa Willsaam narrates her various experiences as a Sith apprentice. Spans the original campaign, beginning with her recruitment. (Images in the cover retrieved from the Star Wars Wiki, Star Wars' associated images copyright LucasArts.)
Star Wars, T, English, Sci-Fi & Adventure, chapters: 54, words: 325k+, favs: 69, follows: 56, updated: 11/30/2017 published: 7/31/2017, [Sith W., Malavai Q.] Jaesa Willsaam
133 Mass Effect: Second Law of Thermodynamics » Shepard finds herself returning to her solo-operative roots to thwart an imminent Reaper invasion. Meanwhile, there's no rest for the wicked as Shepard's fellow N7s, Eva Rogers and John Sheffler, are forced to decide where they stand as the Reaper War draws closer. (Cover images all belong to Bioware. As with Mass Effect, I'm just borrowing them and giving credit where it's due.)
Mass Effect, T, English, Adventure, chapters: 31, words: 31k+, favs: 24, follows: 17, updated: 9/27/2017 published: 8/27/2017, Jack, Shepard
127 Mass Effect: First Law of Thermodynamics » Despite cutting ties with Cerberus, Shepard's work is never done, and Liara is locked in a dangerous game. A confrontation with the Shadow Broker is inevitable, and other forces have begun to move. Lair of the Shadow Broker as told through 1000-word vignettes. (Cover images all belong to Bioware. As with Mass Effect itself, I'm just borrowing them and giving credit where it's due.)
Mass Effect, T, English, Adventure, chapters: 30, words: 30k+, favs: 37, follows: 44, updated: 8/25/2017 published: 4/6/2017, Liara T'Soni, Jack, Shepard
121 Soldier, Spectre, You and I » (AU) Tavia Shepard was ejected from the Alliance Military after interfacing with a damaged Prothean beacon on Akuze. Garrus Vakarian was noticed by a Spectre, who was killed in connection with another Prothean beacon on Eden Prime. Now, the cynical contractor and the brash crusader must find a way to balance strengths and handicaps to unravel a plot bigger than both of them.
Mass Effect, T, English, Adventure & Friendship, chapters: 29, words: 133k+, favs: 86, follows: 76, updated: 2/18/2017 published: 1/21/2017, Garrus V., Shepard
313 Skyrim: Dovahkiin » Bellona's calling in life was to combat the undead (and those who would raise them, whenever possible). She was good at it and content with the life she led. She would never have considered fighting dragons part of her purview...especially because they were extinct. (Images in the cover (c)Bethesda Softworks. No infringement is intended.)
Elder Scroll series, T, English, Adventure, chapters: 79, words: 284k+, favs: 178, follows: 148, updated: 8/11/2016 published: 2/2/2014, Dragonborn/Dovahkiin
7 Rainmaker » Jaesa Willsaam and the Sith Warrior both underwent the same ritual on Tatooine. Each took a different route and arrived at a different conclusion. Each now presents a first-person narrative of her experience. Companion piece to 'Welcome to My Nightmare.' (Images in the cover retrieved from the Star Wars Wiki, Star Wars associated images copyright LucasArts.)
Star Wars, T, English, Adventure & Drama, chapters: 6, words: 15k+, favs: 11, follows: 4, updated: 5/31/2016 published: 5/27/2016, Jaesa Willsaam, Sith W.
25 Welcome to My Nightmare » Jaesa Willsaam and the Sith Warrior who turned her present their own first-person accounts of Jaesa's conversion from Jedi to Sith. Begins with Nomen Karr's observation outpost and continues through the end of that story arc. (Images in the cover retrieved from the Star Wars Wiki.)
Star Wars, T, English, Drama, chapters: 10, words: 32k+, favs: 61, follows: 34, updated: 7/12/2015 published: 7/3/2015, Jaesa Willsaam, Sith W.
5 Funambulism » Darth Zhorrid thought Darth Jadus' death would fix everything and put her on an unobstructed path to greatness. After all, she was alive and he wasn't. She thought it would set her free. As it turned out, she was wrong. An look at Darth Zhorrid and her in-game unspecified fate.
Star Wars, T, English, Tragedy, chapters: 9, words: 19k+, favs: 5, follows: 3, updated: 3/13/2015 published: 3/6/2015
1k+ Mass Effect: Newton's First Law » If the Normandy's crew knew what they were in for, they would have stepped back to wonder if they were in the wrong line of work. But when serving with a crew like this, it's not all bad news, all the time. Snapshots of Mass Effect in 1000-word vignettes. (Cover images all belong to Bioware. As with Mass Effect itself, I'm just borrowing them and giving credit where it's due.)
Mass Effect, T, English, Adventure & Romance, chapters: 246, words: 258k+, favs: 444, follows: 268, updated: 3/5/2012 published: 6/25/2010, Kaidan A., Shepard
14 Mass Effect: I Remember Me The things we have in common with others are not always pleasant ones. Follows the background mission for which it is named, and features the Shepard from "Cause and Effect" and "Newton's First Law".
Mass Effect, T, English, Hurt/Comfort, words: 9k+, favs: 53, follows: 12, 7/23/2010, Shepard
247 Cause and Effect » Pre-Mass Effect. Jalissa Shepard meant to stay a farmer on Mindoir after high school. And then the batarians came. 100 prompts. 1000 words. From Mindoir, through basic, to Elysium, to just before boarding the Normandy. Snapshots of Shepard's life. (Cover images all belong to Bioware. As with Mass Effect itself, I'm just borrowing them and giving credit where it's due.)
Mass Effect, T, English, Adventure, chapters: 100, words: 103k+, favs: 271, follows: 113, updated: 6/24/2010 published: 11/16/2009, J. Garson
4 Fracture Jaq was good at what he did. He enjoyed his work, and the benefits thereof. Then a Jedi fractured him. The event and the aftermath.
Star Wars, T, English, words: 10k+, favs: 7, follows: 1, 1/16/2010, Atton R.
135 Shivering Isles: Haze of Madness » Orphael knows something is amiss within the Isles, but can't prove it. Lahallia finds herself Sheogorath's mortal champion, and can't wait to go home. With the forces of Order on the march, time in which to stop the Greymarch dwindles.
Elder Scroll series, T, English, Mystery & Romance, chapters: 68, words: 219k+, favs: 102, follows: 34, updated: 11/12/2009 published: 1/17/2009
425 Gatewalker: The Main Quest » The Oblivion Crisis is finally over, but life must go on, and there are those who would gladly exploit an Empire on crumbling foundations. As the burden of duty falls on the shoulders of an unwilling Champion, Ailirah has her work cut out for her.
Elder Scroll series, T, English, Adventure & Romance, chapters: 94, words: 320k+, favs: 208, follows: 71, updated: 12/14/2008 published: 5/25/2008, Martin S.
140 Forged in Darkness: A Dark Brotherhood Tale » Sarielle left home and walked straight into the arms of the Dark Brotherhood. Now with a traitor threatening the only family she can belong to, Sarielle finds herself one of two who can stop the traitor. Rated T for adult themes, violence, and language.
Elder Scroll series, T, English, Mystery & Adventure, chapters: 73, words: 258k+, favs: 311, follows: 74, updated: 5/20/2008 published: 4/25/2008, Lucien L., Vicente V., Mathieu Bellamont