92Mass Effect: Legacy » by The Incredible Muffin The world turns, even after a hero falls. Lines are drawn, blood is spilled, and in the shadows, an ancient power stirs. The galaxy needs a hero to rise to the occasion, and live up to her father's legacy...
Mass Effect, T, English, Sci-Fi, chapters: 16, words: 150k+, favs: 133, follows: 162, updated: 3/16 published: 4/15/2022, Liara T'Soni, Miranda L., Shepard, OC
36Fulcrum » by 5th Legion Having avenged the victims of Project Delta, the Fulcrum works tirelessly to prepare the galaxy for what is coming. The Milky Way is girding itself for the coming war, though few realize it. However, it might not be enough. The Fulcrum now has the attention of the true enemy's vanguard and it is beyond anything she has ever faced before. Part 2/4 of the Fulcrum series.
Mass Effect, M, English, Sci-Fi & Drama, chapters: 5, words: 26k+, favs: 123, follows: 176, updated: 3/2 published: 1/9/2021
114A 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.
Mass Effect, T, English, Sci-Fi & Tragedy, chapters: 15, words: 109k+, favs: 204, follows: 291, updated: 2/18 published: 11/4/2019, Shepard
623Contact » 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
Mass Effect, K+, English, Sci-Fi, chapters: 35, words: 197k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 2k+, updated: 2/17 published: 4/3/2019, [Shepard, Councilor Tevos] Benezia
126 Band 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
Mass Effect, T, English, Sci-Fi & Friendship, chapters: 63, words: 263k+, favs: 347, follows: 374, updated: 1/8 published: 9/21/2020, Garrus V., Tali'Zorah, Miranda L., Shepard
181Future Souls » by OriginalAlcy Almost a quarter of a century has passed since the end of the Reaper War. The massive beings that once tried to destroy life, now help preserve peace. As the rest of the Galaxy moves on with their lives, Miranda Lawson struggles to forget. An ominous new danger reunites old friends and forces Miranda into a life she thought she'd left behind. Unrelated to the Fate series.
Mass Effect, M, English, Sci-Fi & Angst, chapters: 30, words: 191k+, favs: 87, follows: 116, updated: 11/13/2022 published: 10/21/2015, Ashley W., Liara T'Soni, Miranda L., Shepard
125Tales from the Citadel » by Random Equinox Now that the Reaper War is over and the clone has been defeated, Shepard and his loyal crew can finally, finally enjoy some well-earned and long-overdue leave. A collection of one-shots based on Mass Effect 3: Citadel.
Mass Effect, T, English, Humor & Friendship, chapters: 22, words: 84k+, favs: 113, follows: 107, updated: 11/7/2022 published: 1/6/2020, Shepard
41Mass Effect: The Reason we Fight for v2 » by Date-Me-PLS 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?
Mass Effect, T, English, Sci-Fi & Romance, chapters: 16, words: 164k+, favs: 62, follows: 70, updated: 11/2/2022 published: 3/20/2021, [Shepard, Miranda L.] [Garrus V., Tali'Zorah]
21Mass Effect: True Blue » by RysMan When confronted with evidence of bribery, asari CEO Benezia T'Soni makes a decision that will irreversibly alter the course of her life. To protect her family's reputation, she offers her body to a devious, lustful human Spectre.
Mass Effect, M, English, Romance & Suspense, chapters: 9, words: 26k+, favs: 140, follows: 186, updated: 10/7/2022 published: 12/3/2021, [Benezia, Samara, OC, Miranda L.]
47Daughter of Fate » by OriginalAlcy A New World order is rising in the wake of the Reaper War. As the Alliance moves their pieces into play, Shepard and Liara reach out to old allies for support. Miranda struggles to keep her vengeance from consuming her, without knowing that the fight is about to become even more personal. The final instalment in the Fate Trilogy.
Mass Effect, M, English, Sci-Fi & Romance, chapters: 7, words: 65k+, favs: 84, follows: 104, updated: 9/27/2022 published: 3/6/2018, [Liara T'Soni, Shepard] [Ashley W., Miranda L.]
777 DOOM Effect: V2 » by Zrocker119 Alexander Carter didn't accomplish anything truly worth noting during his life. So when he was offered a chance to make a difference in the overgrowing universe he accepted without much argument on his part. Now armed with the skills and knowledge of one of the deadliest and most feared warrior in existence, The Doom Slayer, Alex will make sure that all will know his name.
Doom & Mass Effect, M, English, Adventure & Sci-Fi, chapters: 9, words: 53k+, favs: 2k+, follows: 3k+, updated: 9/26/2022 published: 3/25/2019, Doomguy, Shepard
25Vendetta » by SomethingProfound11 Total war demands victory at any cost. After the destruction of the Bahak System, Emilia Shepard returns home just in time for the Reaper invasion. The galaxy finds itself in a race against time: win the war before there's no one left to fight. ME3, canon-divergent with a focus on the milscifi and off-screen moments, multiple POVs, paragade Shepard.
Mass Effect, T, English, Romance & Sci-Fi, chapters: 17, words: 93k+, favs: 44, follows: 60, updated: 6/29/2022 published: 9/20/2021, [Shepard, Ashley W.]
932Mass Effect: The Iron Heart of Man » by Apollonir [AU] The Illusive Man said that salvation comes with a cost. When corruption seeps into the galaxy, when centuries of status quo suddenly breaks in a mere decade, when blood's spilled among the stars like never before, when extinction looms over civilization, when morality is merely a shade... salvation can only come with sacrifice. [AU First Contact War & Reaper War; GRAPHIC]
Mass Effect, M, English, Sci-Fi & Suspense, chapters: 37, words: 389k+, favs: 2k+, follows: 2k+, updated: 5/28/2022 published: 8/23/2016, Admiral Hackett, Illusive Man, Shepard, OC
1Let me guess Together? » by CougarGirl While on the mission of Operation Overlord, the extent of Cerberus' war atrocities becomes clear to Miranda. She knows she owes Jack an apology for being so insensitive. Relationship grows during canon through Mass Effect 2 and 3.
Mass Effect, M, English, Romance & Sci-Fi, chapters: 3, words: 4k+, favs: 9, follows: 14, updated: 4/5/2022 published: 8/16/2021, Miranda L., Jack
6Ishtarte vas Alexandria nar Rannoch: The Ardat-Yakshi SPECTRE » by Azure Lightning Emerald Cloud A story through the perspective of one of the most powerful and oldest biotics in the galaxy as she joins Commander Shepard in her fight against the Reapers. FemShep/Liara. Mass Effect and associated characters, and are owned by BioWare and EA. Ishtarte vas Alexandria and Hera Osman are mine.
Mass Effect, T, English, Romance & Adventure, chapters: 6, words: 10k+, favs: 28, follows: 45, updated: 3/16/2022 published: 7/19/2021, [Liara T'Soni, Shepard] Tali'Zorah, Miranda L.
21Letting Go » by Snafu1000 Miranda Lawson was used to being in control, whether it was of her life, her sister's safety, or her work with Cerberus. From the moment she had returned from the dead, Evan Shepard had challenged that on every front. With their goal in sight, can Miranda trust Evan enough to let go? A Miranda/FShep romance covering ME2, ME3, and maybe beyond.
Mass Effect, M, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 9, words: 21k+, favs: 32, follows: 35, updated: 1/27/2022 published: 1/15/2022, Miranda L., Shepard
8Sahrabarik's Gate » by KlausDerMuhle What if the events of ME2 had happened before ME1? After the disaster of Torfan Shepard spends 5 years in prison. Upon her release she is recruited by Cerberus to investigate the mysterious disappearances of entire human colonies in the Terminus Systems and find the answers to the questions that torment her: Can war criminals ever redeem themselves? Should they even be allowed to?
Mass Effect, T, English, Drama & Adventure, chapters: 7, words: 41k+, favs: 15, follows: 31, updated: 1/9/2022 published: 5/7/2017, [Liara T'Soni, Shepard] Illusive Man, Morinth
379Beyond the Fire: DragonRise » by Neutral Ground Part two of the Beyond the Fire series. At the age of ten Nicole Shepard was raised to be a killer by Cerberus. Years later she'd managed to move on; until they bring her back from the grave. Can Nicole Shepard be the hero the galaxy needs? Or is she the monster she's afraid she's become? DR will retell and modify the events of ME2, with a femShep/Liara romance.
Mass Effect, M, English, Sci-Fi & Adventure, chapters: 41, words: 280k+, favs: 245, follows: 319, updated: 1/7/2022 published: 10/4/2014, [Liara T'Soni, Shepard]
2Operation Radiant Dusk » by Mawkish Warden Right before Omega 4, Shepard receives one last mission from Admiral Hackett regarding suspicious movements along the human-batarian border. While Shepard himself is prepared to answer the call, he is much less enthusiastic with the fact that he will have to work with Alliance soldiers...Alliance soldiers who are none too happy with being assigned to fight with a supposed traitor.
Mass Effect, T, English, Adventure, chapters: 4, words: 12k+, favs: 9, follows: 19, updated: 11/30/2021 published: 9/26/2021, Garrus V., Miranda L., Shepard
726 Mass Effect: Trailblazer » by TallYapflip Humanity, left to its own devices for centuries, comes into contact with the Citadel Council. A misunderstanding leads to hostile first contact, and the UNSC is drawn into war with the Council shortly after the Insurrection's height. The Council finds itself face-to-face with a species that has broken the shackles of Mass Effect Technology. The Era of Humanity has only just begun.
Halo & Mass Effect, M, English, Sci-Fi & Adventure, chapters: 15, words: 73k+, favs: 2k+, follows: 3k+, updated: 11/27/2021 published: 7/14/2017, Master Chief/John-117, J. Keyes, Miranda L., Shepard