71Running Silent » An alternate ME3. Commander Shepard and her team are on the run from Cerberus and trying to make alliances before it's too late. In a galaxy with no reaper kill switch, how can they hope to defeat something so ancient and powerful? Their last hope is a desperate plan that may cost them everything. Shepard/Garrus, other side pairings.
Mass Effect, M, English, Adventure & Romance, chapters: 47, words: 158k+, favs: 78, follows: 100, updated: 10/30 published: 7/26/2016, [Garrus V., Shepard]
20Dragon Age: King in Exile » Origins with a twist: King Cailan has written Alistair into the succession and is ready to recognize him publicly. Loghain will do almost anything to keep that from happening. The darkspawn give him the perfect opportunity. Alistair/Cousland, featuring F!Tabris as the Warden.
Dragon Age, T, English, Romance & Adventure, chapters: 19, words: 42k+, favs: 32, follows: 41, updated: 3/3 published: 10/21/2019, [Alistair, Cousland] Tabris
1 Phantom of the Air Ducts Human bodies drained of blood? Just another day on Omega for Archangel. (A little Shepard/Garrus and hints of Buffy/Spike.)
Buffy: The Vampire Slayer & Mass Effect, K+, English, Mystery & Friendship, words: 3k+, favs: 10, follows: 6, 11/4/2019, Spike, Garrus V.
4 Small Packages A collection of short stories about a short Shepard with humor, romance, and a touch of angst. Shepard/Garrus.
Mass Effect, M, English, Humor & Romance, words: 3k+, favs: 28, follows: 6, 8/12/2019, [Garrus V., Shepard]
1 Miranda's Wish Miranda meets Oriana's new baby and an old longing starts to surface. Oriana/OFC, Shepard/Garrus. Takes place in the same universe as "Starlight".
Mass Effect, K+, English, Family & Friendship, words: 3k+, favs: 6, follows: 1, 7/13/2019, Miranda L., Oriana L., Shepard
1 Tali's Homestead On Rannoch, Tali builds a home and accidentally falls in love. Tali'Zorah/Kar'Danna, some Shepard/Garrus. Takes place in the same universe as "Starlight".
Mass Effect, K+, English, Romance & Friendship, words: 4k+, favs: 6, follows: 5, 6/27/2019, [Garrus V., Shepard] Tali'Zorah
Alenko's Desk Job Several years after the war, Kaidan gives up command of the Normandy to be transferred to Earth to stay near his family. Kaidan/OFC. Mention of Shepard/Garrus. Takes place in the same universe as "Starlight".
Mass Effect, K, English, Family & Friendship, words: 1k+, favs: 2, follows: 1, 6/20/2019, [Kaidan A., OC] Admiral Hackett, Shepard
59 Starlight » A collection of stories following Shepard throughout her life. Some are funny, some romantic, and some sad. Chronologically: Shepard/OC, Shepard/Kaidan, Shepard/Garrus
Mass Effect, M, English, Humor & Romance, chapters: 76, words: 69k+, favs: 32, follows: 26, updated: 6/7/2019 published: 3/3/2012, [Garrus V., Shepard]
2 Lionheart Shepard's crew knew that beneath her hardened exterior lay a tender heart. All she really wanted was to be loved, and to love in return. Garrus POV, Shepard/Garrus with mentions of Shepard/Kaidan.
Mass Effect, T, English, Romance & Drama, words: 6k+, favs: 32, follows: 8, 5/23/2019, [Garrus V., Shepard]
24Origins » Origins is a series of stories about putting a twist on the canon origins (Spacer, Colonist, Earthborn) while still staying true to what the games tell us about them. Each chapter is a separate "origin", consisting of small scenes that show how that origin could shape Shepard's path throughout the three Mass Effect games. These generally feature Shepard/Garrus.
Mass Effect, K+, English, Humor, chapters: 6, words: 13k+, favs: 20, follows: 18, updated: 4/16/2019 published: 3/4/2019, [Garrus V., Shepard]
2 Loss A decade after the reaper war, EDI faces the sudden and unexpected death of Joker. The crew comes together to remember and mourn. EDI seeks understanding. EDI/Joker, Shepard/Garrus.
Mass Effect, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Friendship, words: 2k+, favs: 17, follows: 5, 4/3/2019, [EDI, Joker] [Garrus V., Shepard]
1 Worse Games To Play Shepard's party on the Citadel leads to drunken party games and seven excruciating minutes in a closet with Garrus Vakarian. Shepard/Garrus new relationship-not romanced in ME2.
Mass Effect, M, English, Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 30, follows: 7, 3/23/2019, [Garrus V., Shepard]
3 No, It Can't Wait He says he'll be here when she needs him. So why does it feel like he's so far away? Shepard/Garrus, ME2.
Mass Effect, K, English, Romance & Drama, words: 895, favs: 23, follows: 6, 3/11/2019, [Garrus V., Shepard]
37 Lost and Found » The Alliance thought Commander Shepard was gone. They were right. They expected to find a corpse. They were wrong. Do our memories make us who we are? Shepard/Garrus, post ME3.
Mass Effect, T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 20, words: 32k+, favs: 79, follows: 93, updated: 2/24/2019 published: 11/4/2017, [Garrus V., Shepard]
4 Can I Keep It? Garrus finds a human baby on a routine mission. Shepard thinks they should leave it with the refugees, but Garrus is getting attached. Shepard/Garrus.
Mass Effect, M, English, Romance & Family, words: 4k+, favs: 48, follows: 19, 1/18/2019, [Garrus V., Shepard]
1 War is Over Years after the war has ended, Shepard hears the sound that shakes her nightmares. Against all odds, fear turns to hope.
Mass Effect, K, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, words: 397, favs: 6, follows: 4, 12/10/2018, Shepard
4 The Smaller Picture Shepard's concerns used to be on the scale of worlds. The scale is much smaller now, and yet in some ways the stakes feel higher. Shepard/Garrus, adoption.
Mass Effect, K, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, words: 775, favs: 19, follows: 3, 11/13/2018, [Garrus V., Shepard]
7 The Difference Chase got fired. Foreman was pushed to the point of quitting. To her he had said nothing, made no sign. Did he want her to stay? Or was there another reason? House/Cameron.
House, M.D., K+, English, Drama & Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 17, follows: 7, 3/13/2018, [G. House, A. Cameron]
7 Disconnect » As the reapers lay waste to the galaxy, Commander Shepard rushes to rescue his sister from war-torn Earth. But is there a place on the Normandy for a civilian, and does she even want one at all? AU Shepard/Garrus.
Mass Effect, T, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 7, words: 10k+, favs: 51, follows: 39, updated: 7/23/2017 published: 5/30/2017, [Garrus V., Shepard]
6 The Secret Life of a Citadel Housewife After the war, Shepard liked to go incognito on the Citadel. Shepard/Garrus. A short, silly story!
Mass Effect, K, English, Humor, words: 240, favs: 7, follows: 5, 5/29/2017, [Garrus V., Shepard]