431 The Arrowhead » by tinyfierce When Hawke is injured, the Arishok brings her to the dockside compound for the duration of her recovery, but how much can they come to understand one another on a time limit? References oneshot Penalty for Winning. Rating may change, 25 chapters total. F!Hawke/Arishok.
Dragon Age, M, English, Romance & Humor, chapters: 25, words: 113k+, favs: 946, follows: 665, updated: 1/4/2015 published: 10/31/2011, Arishok, unknown 1
1k+ Sense and Flexibility » by Roarkshop The story of Garrus and Femshep as told by me. Lots of off-canon. Sequels incoming. TW: It's been brought to my attention that some of Garrus' more animalistic behavior in some scenes have caused panic attacks for victims of abuse. I am so sorry for anyone who had a similar reaction. SO sorry. I would like to make any new readers aware of this beforehand. Thank you.
Mass Effect, M, English, Romance & Friendship, chapters: 51, words: 220k+, favs: 2k+, follows: 1k+, updated: 11/11/2014 published: 10/6/2011, J. Garson, Garrus V.
300 Just Haven't Met You Yet » by Blitz Chick A Commander and a C-Sec officer discuss why their relationships haven't worked. What may have happened between the two during ME1 and ME2. You should listen to the various songs while reading. NOW COVERING ME3! WARNING! SPOILERS AHEAD!
Mass Effect, K, English, Romance, chapters: 100, words: 177k+, favs: 316, follows: 307, updated: 9/25/2014 published: 6/1/2010, J. Garson, Garrus V.
71Unexpected but Overdue » by Sereneffect Shepard did not like the Council, and neither did Garrus. But as a Spectre, it is her duty to protect them, regardless of whether or not she wanted to punch them. So it comes as a surprise when the turian councilor-her biggest critic-begins acting... strange. SparatusxFemShepxGarrus, Rated for language and adult themes.
Mass Effect, M, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 7, words: 40k+, favs: 163, follows: 195, updated: 2/27/2014 published: 5/1/2013, J. Garson, Garrus V., Councilor Sparatus
24 Snowmelt » by Lamia-Kuei He's mean, dangerous, and a stone cold killer. The Council have him brought in on the recommendation of his more alert Spectre peers. Nobody but the human Spectre steps forward to be his watcher. Nobody, least of all Saren, ever expected to discover that in the care of that human, he just melts into a puddle of purring contentment. kmeme fill.
Mass Effect, M, English, Romance, chapters: 8, words: 8k+, favs: 126, follows: 25, updated: 2/13/2014 published: 2/5/2014, J. Garson, Saren A.
315 For the Hierarchy » by Tuffet37 AU -First Contact War ended with humans becoming a client race of the turians. Shepard joins the turian military hoping for a better life for herself and her family. Life among the turians is not easy but the unexpected friendship of a fellow recruit, Garrus Vakarian, is more than she could have imagined. M for canon style violence, language and mature situations.
Mass Effect, M, English, Romance & Adventure, chapters: 35, words: 83k+, favs: 490, follows: 393, updated: 2/3/2014 published: 3/30/2013, Garrus V., Shepard
364 Serendipity » by Mordinette Horizon... Destroyer of hopes and dreams. Instead of enjoying a happy reunion with Kaidan, Shepard is now hurt and angry. She decides to move on with Garrus, thinking that one day Kaidan will come crawling back to her. But will she really want him back? Or will his betrayal turn out to be a blessing in disguise? Rated M for language, violence and sexual content. Some AU elements.
Mass Effect, M, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 29, words: 103k+, favs: 414, follows: 285, updated: 1/13/2014 published: 11/5/2012, Garrus V., Shepard
212 Conspiracy » by Tuffet37 AU where the turians are kept as pets and considered little more than smart animals. Spectre agent Shepard, by chance, uncovers the dark truth hidden by those in power and struggles to bring the truth to light. M for violence, language and mature situations.
Mass Effect, M, English, Sci-Fi & Drama, chapters: 24, words: 56k+, favs: 308, follows: 209, updated: 10/12/2013 published: 4/2/2013, Garrus V., Saren A., Nihlus K., Shepard
24 Spring Craving » by Lamia-Kuei What if instead of the trope of turian females going into heat, it was the males of the species that get an annual hormonal surge? Garrus stubbornly tries to work through it for the good of the mission. Shepard finds out and insists that they deal with it the traditional way instead. kmeme fill.
Mass Effect, M, English, Romance & Humor, chapters: 8, words: 6k+, favs: 159, follows: 54, updated: 6/29/2013 published: 6/21/2013, J. Garson, Garrus V.
273Things Change » by MadSix After defeating the Reapers, Commander Shepard falls into a five-year coma. When she finally wakes, she finds she's lost more than time. Alternate ending.
Mass Effect, T, English, Angst, chapters: 15, words: 23k+, favs: 193, follows: 334, updated: 5/30/2013 published: 5/14/2012, J. Garson, Garrus V.
12 Until Tonight » by SleeplessTuesday [Sequel to Until Tomorrow.] The relationship between a Turian C-Sec officer and a human woman reaches new levels.
Mass Effect, M, English, Romance & Sci-Fi, chapters: 14, words: 14k+, favs: 48, follows: 24, updated: 5/11/2013 published: 4/29/2013
20 Whisper in My Ear, Baby by The Red Celt Garrus knows the effect his voice has on Shepard, and uses it to the best of his ability. Voicekink, because I can't get enough of it! Rated M because reasons.
Mass Effect, M, English, Romance, words: 2k+, favs: 160, follows: 22, 4/21/2013, J. Garson, Garrus V.
8 Second Chances » by Maya Aodhan So many years have passed, but old feelings still simmer beneath the surface. (Just a once off that I felt the need to write today - just inspired by the hopefulness of the season!) -And now there is a second chapter. There wasn't meant to be! Now to work on After the Darkness!
Mass Effect, T, English, Romance & Family, chapters: 3, words: 6k+, favs: 19, follows: 10, updated: 4/3/2013 published: 4/1/2013, J. Garson, Garrus V.
55Daddy's Girl » by The Red Celt A series of little moments in the Vakarian household. Full of sweet, fluffy stuff.
Mass Effect, K+, English, Family, chapters: 4, words: 6k+, favs: 113, follows: 72, updated: 4/2/2013 published: 9/23/2012, Garrus V., J. Garson
31 Dream a little dream » by Tuffet37 Written for this prompt on the Kinkmeme: Can I please have some post-war romance for this pair? Preferably Sparatus wooing Shepard. Maybe he has always been attracted to her but was too cowardly to pursue her. Perhaps Oraka told him to pull his head out of his ass and go for it. Some language and mature content later on.
Mass Effect, M, English, Romance & Humor, chapters: 11, words: 33k+, favs: 116, follows: 44, updated: 3/17/2013 published: 3/7/2013, Shepard, Councilor Sparatus
9 Always a Woman to Me by LibraMoon It's not about duty, diplomacy, or being soldiers. Sometimes, it is simply making love. SeptimusxFemSep oneshot.
Mass Effect, M, English, Romance, words: 2k+, favs: 65, follows: 10, 3/4/2013, Septimus O., J. Garson
15 Be My Valentine by Mordinette During an unexpected chat about their personal lives, Shepard and Sparatus find that they have much more in common than they'd ever realized.
Mass Effect, T, English, Romance, words: 3k+, favs: 67, follows: 13, 2/12/2013, Shepard, Councilor Sparatus
28 Ugly Like a Turian by fourthage Thanks to some eavesdropping, Shepard discovers that Garrus's scars do not go over well amongst his own kind. She thinks his kind is full of it, and sets out to prove that to Garrus.
Mass Effect, M, English, Romance, words: 2k+, favs: 286, follows: 27, 2/11/2013, [Garrus V., Shepard]
21 Primal » by Dizzydodo Kinkmeme fill in which Shepard is threatened and Garrus goes berserk, resulting in a singularly tumultuous courtship. Rated M for language and sexual situations.
Mass Effect, M, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 9, words: 24k+, favs: 224, follows: 49, updated: 1/28/2013 published: 1/27/2013, [J. Garson, Garrus V.]
14 The Many Deaths of Lantar Sidonis by Roarkshop A Mass Effect One-shot detailing the life and betrayal of Lantar Sidonis. This story runs parallel to my main Shakarian fic: Sense and Flexibility (meaning that it happens in the same timeline). History and timeline goes a little off-canon. Rated T for mild swearing.
Mass Effect, T, English, Drama & Friendship, words: 5k+, favs: 34, follows: 11, 1/27/2013, Lantar Sidonis, Garrus V.