67All the Freedom in the World » A Rebuild 2.0 fic: She told him he had all the freedom in the world. He told her he would pilot for her one more time. Now, he draws the consequence: Shinji quits piloting. But that isn't the end of his story.
Evangelion, T, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 12, words: 81k+, favs: 125, follows: 166, updated: 8/23/2020 published: 3/28/2018, [Shinji I., Rei A.] Asuka L. S., Mari M.
287Neon Metathesis Evangelion » Starting after Shamshel/Episode 4, angels arrive in a different chronological order than in canon, as do certain other events. In the midst of all this, Shinji, Asuka and Rei form bonds to each other, that will eventually result in romance. But of course, even so angels screw things up, SEELE keeps plotting and Gendo advances his scenario.
Evangelion, T, English, Sci-Fi & Romance, chapters: 42, words: 275k+, favs: 760, follows: 773, updated: 8/6/2017 published: 9/9/2016, [Asuka L. S., Shinji I., Rei A.]
4 Life During Wartime » Canon sidestory to Neon Metathesis Evangelion, featuring Kaworu/Mana/Kensuke as a secondary triad. Written by NME reader Alex, posted under my account with his permission.
Evangelion, T, English, Romance & Sci-Fi, chapters: 7, words: 30k+, favs: 23, follows: 20, 7/19/2017, [Kaworu N., Kensuke A., Mana K.]
7Christmas Truce in the Angels War » Asuka has fallen into a coma already before Armisael. Kaworu has hence arrived earlier. And Ritsuko has explicitly told Shinji Rei's genetic source. So now, during Christmas season, Shinji spends much time with Kaworu, but he has no idea how to act around Rei. And remains completely unaware what it is he's feeling for Kaworu. (Will now be extended to "EoE".)
Evangelion, T, English, Family & Romance, chapters: 3, words: 38k+, favs: 26, follows: 15, updated: 6/21/2017 published: 12/24/2016, [Kaworu N., Shinji I.] Rei A., Misato K.
352TFHS 2: The Two Front War » ME 2 sequel to The First Human Spectre. Shepard is resurrected by those he hates. While the threat of the Reapers still looms over the galaxy, his foremost thought is now how to free himself from Cerberus. It's two fronts he has to fight at. Shepard and Tali are the PoV characters, with established romance from the beginning. Heavy anti-Cerberus and anti-Alliance slant.
Mass Effect, M, English, Adventure & Romance, chapters: 64, words: 462k+, favs: 174, follows: 219, updated: 7/6/2016 published: 11/29/2012, [Shepard, Tali'Zorah]
5TFHS Codex » This is supposed to become a codex of various biological and cultural features of the different sapient races in the ME universe as per the TFHS 'canon'. Mostly, it's an exercise in worldbuilding without much relevance to the story.
Mass Effect, T, English, Sci-Fi, chapters: 6, words: 12k+, favs: 17, follows: 10, updated: 4/19/2015 published: 12/10/2013
83 TFHS 1,5: Reaping the Storm » Sequel to The First Human Spectre, set between ME 1 (TFHS) and ME 2 (TFW). Shepard is dead. His squad mates and others have to deal with that - and with the political fallout he has created in the Alliance. Multi-PoV, mostly only loose connection between the single segments. Reading TFHS first is advised, but there is a summary of it inside.
Mass Effect, T, English, Sci-Fi, chapters: 13, words: 78k+, favs: 61, follows: 46, updated: 10/31/2012 published: 6/11/2012, Tali'Zorah
8End of the Silver Age AU: Asari discovered humanity in 1996. After 180 years in space, humanity has become a respected and well integrated Citadel race. It is thus a bit less ambitious - but also more prosperous, more cosmopolitan and more caring. More paragon. This is the story of a motley group of Alliance agents - human, drell, quarian, asari - discovering a threat looming over the entire galaxy...
Mass Effect, T, English, Adventure & Sci-Fi, words: 6k+, favs: 31, follows: 28, 6/23/2012
270 The First Human Spectre » ME1; Tali and Shepard are viewpoint characters with romance in later chapters. Shepard has been appointed the first human Spectre, but that does not mean he will play nice with either Council or Alliance. He will catch Saren doing things his own way. Heavy anti-Alliance slant in later chapters.
Mass Effect, M, English, Adventure & Romance, chapters: 36, words: 307k+, favs: 384, follows: 262, updated: 5/27/2012 published: 2/21/2011, [Shepard, Tali'Zorah]