4 Date When a popular multi-species restaurant, the only business on the entire Citadel that has ever refused to give Shepard a discount in exchange for her endorsement, is having a two-for-one Valentine's Day sale, Shepard asks Garrus to be her pretend date so she can finally get that rebate she's wanted for so long. Garrus agrees. It's just for pretend, right?
Mass Effect, T, English, Romance & Humor, words: 3k+, favs: 33, follows: 8, 9/11/2019, Garrus V., Shepard
128 Peace, Life, and Recovery » The war is over, but Shepard's recovery is not. When she gets tired of lying in a hospital bed, Garrus volunteers to become her live-in nurse while she recuperates in a borrowed house. After sharing heat sinks, medi-gel, and war stories for years, they now share a home, a life, and eventually, a bed. A friends to lovers post-ME3 Shepard/Garrus story.
Mass Effect, M, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, chapters: 15, words: 58k+, favs: 204, follows: 177, updated: 6/26/2019 published: 11/29/2017, Garrus V., Shepard
347 Field Training » Spectre training was easy. Putting up with her turian teammate during their group lessons was less so. AU story with Shepard, Garrus, Jondum Bau, and as many characters from the Mass Effect universe as I can fit in. Romance/Humor/Adventure. Cameos by Mordin, Wrex, Kirrahe, Lorik Qui'in, Kasumi, Thane, Kenn, Tali, Grunt, Nihlus Kryik, and more.
Mass Effect, M, English, Romance & Humor, chapters: 33, words: 141k+, favs: 322, follows: 351, updated: 3/19/2017 published: 3/7/2014, Garrus V., Shepard, Jondum Bau
7 Impetus Shepard's proposition to Garrus about testing their reach and flexibility seemed to have come out of the blue. Except, it hadn't. This is how it actually happened.
Mass Effect, T, English, Humor & Romance, words: 4k+, favs: 43, follows: 7, 6/6/2016, Garrus V., Shepard
21 Lights and Shadows » A collection of ficlets for tumblr prompts with several characters from the games. Shepard/Thane; Shepard/Garrus. Chapter 3: A Shakarian Valentine.
Mass Effect, T, English, Romance & Humor, chapters: 5, words: 4k+, favs: 8, follows: 6, updated: 3/24/2016 published: 11/6/2015, Shepard
5 Resilience While recovering from his lung transplant in Huerta Memorial, Thane is looking forward to joining Shepard in her fight against the Reapers and Cerberus. His wish comes true sooner than he could have expected. Alternate Universe / my headcanon of how Thane's story should have continued in Mass Effect 3.
Mass Effect, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, words: 2k+, favs: 29, follows: 10, 3/24/2016, Thane K., Shepard
6Kiss Crowded bars have never been Thane's idea of fun - until now. Now, he couldn't be happier that he agreed to come. A short one-shot about Shepard and Thane's first kiss. Slightly AU.
Mass Effect, T, English, Romance, words: 984, favs: 12, follows: 2, 9/14/2015, Thane K., Shepard
30 Anything for You » With the Reapers gone and the war over, Shepard and Garrus can finally enjoy that home life they fought so hard for. A collection of little snippets of domestic bliss, with some humor and lots of fluff.
Mass Effect, T, English, Romance & Humor, chapters: 3, words: 6k+, favs: 82, follows: 59, updated: 9/13/2015 published: 2/2/2014, Garrus V., Shepard
364 Serendipity » 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: 425, follows: 288, updated: 1/13/2014 published: 11/5/2012, Garrus V., Shepard
15 Be My Valentine 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: 68, follows: 12, 2/12/2013, Shepard, Councilor Sparatus
32 The Real Thing » The turian chef at Zakera Café really knows how to make a great meal. Or does he? OC turian male / OC human female story, rated M for sexual content.
Mass Effect, M, English, Romance & Humor, chapters: 3, words: 8k+, favs: 71, follows: 27, updated: 1/23/2013 published: 12/10/2012
23 Visiting Hours After destroying the Reapers Shepard is recovering in the hospital, with Garrus acting as her self-appointed guardian/nurse/enormous pain in the butt.
Mass Effect, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Humor, words: 2k+, favs: 133, follows: 13, 10/25/2012, Garrus V., Shepard
40 Memento » After the Suicide Mission and before Shepard turns herself in for having destroyed the Alpha Relay, she gives a lock of her hair to Garrus as a keepsake. How will he react to this strange human custom? Rated M for sexual content.
Mass Effect, M, English, Romance, chapters: 4, words: 6k+, favs: 105, follows: 23, updated: 10/19/2012 published: 10/7/2012, Garrus V., Shepard
48 Carpe Diem » What if it was Garrus who proposed that he and Shepard blow off steam and Shepard was the awkward and insecure one? Rated M for sexual content.
Mass Effect, M, English, Romance, chapters: 5, words: 9k+, favs: 199, follows: 62, updated: 10/2/2012 published: 9/13/2012, Garrus V., Shepard
21 Symbiosis » Summary: Commander Shepard has a problem. There are two attractive aliens on her team; how can she possibly choose between them? It takes an unexpected find on a mission to help her realize that maybe she doesn't have to. femShep/Thane/Garrus fill from the kmeme. Rated M for language, violence and sexual content.
Mass Effect, M, English, Romance & Adventure, chapters: 3, words: 5k+, favs: 114, follows: 38, updated: 9/30/2012 published: 9/20/2012, Garrus V., Thane K., Shepard
41 A Night to Remember » After a night of heavy drinking with Shepard, Garrus finds himself in bed with a human female. Who is it, and what exactly happened? Takes place during ME2. Rated M for language, alcohol use and sexual content.
Mass Effect, M, English, Humor & Romance, chapters: 5, words: 8k+, favs: 138, follows: 49, updated: 9/17/2012 published: 9/10/2012, Garrus V., Shepard
38 You Belong to Me » Shepard makes a pass at Thane, but he turns her down. She tries to move on, gets drunk and starts to flirt with somebody else. Thane does not approve. Takes place in ME2. Rated M for language, alcohol use and sexual content.
Mass Effect, M, English, Romance & Humor, chapters: 5, words: 6k+, favs: 90, follows: 25, updated: 9/8/2012 published: 9/4/2012, Thane K., Shepard
12 A Perfect Match » Remember the salarian selling games on the Citadel? He meets his match, a fellow nerd: a human female.
Mass Effect, M, English, Romance & Humor, chapters: 5, words: 12k+, favs: 39, follows: 11, 9/1/2012
13 The Mordin Conspiracy » After a night of entertainment by the good doctor, the female crew of the Normandy becomes enamored with Mordin and would go to any length to give a kickstart to his sex drive. Who will be the lucky one to benefit from their scheming? Rated M for language and suggestive themes.
Mass Effect, M, English, Humor & Romance, chapters: 4, words: 5k+, favs: 41, follows: 7, 8/31/2012, Mordin S., Shepard