89 Forever Family » by Masstheory "My family is my strength and my weakness." -Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Mass Effect, T, English, Romance & Family, chapters: 27, words: 83k+, favs: 106, follows: 77, updated: 5/24 published: 3/22/2014, [Shepard, Tali'Zorah] [Garrus V., J. Garson]
354Embers » by Nastrandir After she's sent down to Alchera to find the pieces of her ship, Shepard begins to wonder how she might put back together the pieces of herself.
Mass Effect, M, English, Adventure & Romance, chapters: 62, words: 294k+, favs: 412, follows: 473, updated: 1/6 published: 12/2/2011, Garrus V., Shepard
2k+Mass Effect - Future Imperfect » by MizDirected Jane Shepard wears many labels. Survivor. Hero. Tiny. Fierce. Smart-mouth. Loyal. Mad woman. The truth, however, is never simple. Stopping Nihlus from leaving the Normandy alone, Shepard throws the galaxy down a rabbit hole that can only end in a dark and brutal war. AU canon-divergent. M for language, sex.
Mass Effect, M, English, Sci-Fi & Adventure, chapters: 172, words: 1020k+, favs: 729, follows: 800, updated: 9/3/2020 published: 10/1/2013, [J. Garson, Garrus V., Nihlus K.] Tali'Zorah
479Familial Ties » by Wolfie393 John Shepard works in C-Sec with Garrus, but he also has a sister, Commander Jane Shepard. Garrus never even knew John had a sister. How will things change when they both join her in her fight against Saren? Starts in ME1 with plans to continue beyond. Strong base around Shepard (F) x Garrus, but will also include Shepard (M) x Tali.
Mass Effect, M, English, Romance & Friendship, chapters: 58, words: 367k+, favs: 672, follows: 875, updated: 11/29/2019 published: 6/28/2013, J. Garson, Garrus V., Tali'Zorah, Shepard
847The Heart Asks for Pleasure First » by Chi Kyoku A month after taking down Saren, Shepard spends Christmas shore leave with her favourite turian C-Sec officer on the Citadel. Movies are watched, gifts are exchanged, and two war heroes celebrate their unlikely friendship.
Mass Effect, T, English, Friendship & Humor, chapters: 22, words: 74k+, favs: 529, follows: 599, updated: 9/19/2018 published: 4/11/2012, [Garrus V., J. Garson]
60 Searching for Shepard » by Kaida22 Shepard is supposed to be dead. She doesn't know why she's back. On a Cerberus ship with a Cerberus crew she's never felt so alone, and she can't shake the feeling that something about her is...wrong. Once she starts digging, she can never go back. Set in ME2, post resurrection. Slight AU as I've moved events & timelines around.
Mass Effect, T, English, Sci-Fi & Mystery, chapters: 31, words: 44k+, favs: 62, follows: 68, updated: 4/10/2018 published: 2/26/2014, [J. Garson, Garrus V.]
271The Blood Dimmed Tide » by Jeitiiea The evolution of Shepard and Garrus' relationship through the events of ME2.
Mass Effect, T, English, Romance & Adventure, chapters: 23, words: 154k+, favs: 432, follows: 513, updated: 4/2/2018 published: 2/19/2011, Garrus V., J. Garson
892 Sound the Clarion » by Amber Penglass In the chaos of the ongoing First Contact War, the Alliance is contacted by a resistence cell comprised of captured humans on Palaven, and Shepard is drafted for a covert mission to make contact. Her cover lands her where? The Vakarian household, of course. Shepard/Garrus, AU.
Mass Effect, T, English, Sci-Fi & Romance, chapters: 21, words: 153k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 1k+, updated: 6/1/2016 published: 8/12/2011, J. Garson, Garrus V.
511 Till Death » by Chibi-Chanx The First Contact War has raged for six years, and both sides are sick of it. A peace treaty is in the works but Udina wants a stronger connection between the humans and turians. A political marriage is forced upon both sides, taking two of their best soldiers and tying them together. AU.
Mass Effect, T, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 45, words: 112k+, favs: 678, follows: 630, updated: 12/7/2015 published: 10/12/2014, [Garrus V., Shepard] Kaidan A., Tali'Zorah
7 Weakness » by nero749 During an awkward night at the Herald's Rest the Inquisitor is targeted by Tevinter but Cullen ends up paying the prize. A potion he ingested by accident draws the romantic out of him, making it more difficult for Trevelyan to find a way to counter the potion's effects, if she even wants to.
Dragon Age, T, English, Romance & Fantasy, chapters: 10, words: 12k+, favs: 17, follows: 25, updated: 8/18/2015 published: 8/6/2015, Cullen, Dorian, Trevelyan
3 Stuck Inbetween by ninalanfer In a different world Garrus meets Shepard under different circumstances. Oneshot. Complete.
Mass Effect, M, English, Sci-Fi & Romance, words: 4k+, favs: 33, follows: 12, 4/17/2015, [J. Garson, Garrus V.]
4A Very Bad Idea » by auralcontra-exception An accidental spark months ago. They thought it had been buried. While en route to Ilos, Shepard discovers the spark is now a fire.
Mass Effect, M, English, Romance & Adventure, chapters: 6, words: 12k+, favs: 4, follows: 10, updated: 4/1/2015 published: 3/24/2015, J. Garson, Garrus V.
2Shatter Me » by Embrium A continuation of Friend Is A Four Letter Word, inspired by Lindsey Stirlings new album Shatter Me which I do not own, I'm just borrowing it and playing in Biowares sandbox. Shepard needs her stress release and she's found an outlet.
Mass Effect, T, English, Sci-Fi, chapters: 2, words: 1k+, favs: 3, follows: 7, updated: 3/18/2015 published: 5/4/2014, J. Garson, Garrus V., Thane K., Kasumi G.
26 The Man Who Couldn't Compete » by Alun Solona Amell couldn't ignore the plea from the inquisition. However upon arriving at Skyhold, she's faced with a man from her past she never quite got over. With her heart captured by another, can she resist her attraction or will she end up breaking the Commander's heart? Cullen/Amell/Alistair.
Dragon Age, M, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 16, words: 24k+, favs: 48, follows: 55, updated: 1/19/2015 published: 1/4/2015, [Amell, Cullen]
3 Hello, Cullen by Blablover5 Based upon a regret Cullen shares when he talks about the Hero of Ferelden, late at night the Inquisitor's Commander gets a very unexpected visit. The Warden risks a moment to drop in and speak to an old friend.
Dragon Age, K+, English, Angst & Hurt/Comfort, words: 2k+, favs: 18, follows: 5, 12/28/2014, Cullen, Amell
14 Seeing Sparks » by ashinsai After Corypheus is defeated the Qunari Inquisitor aquires a new mage for her party while old friends seem to disappear. While searching for one of those, that new mage tries to find her place with the Inquisitors subordinates and maybe more.
Dragon Age, M, English, Romance & Humor, chapters: 19, words: 72k+, favs: 37, follows: 46, updated: 12/22/2014 published: 11/29/2014, [Amell, Cullen] [Adaar, Iron Bull]
3 Realizations by Avionyx After a fight with Suki, Sokka come looking to crash on Toph's couch for the night. After some conversation, he realizes the feelings she never told him. Rated T just to be safe, but I don't think there is anything objectionable in here.
Avatar: Last Airbender, T, English, Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 17, follows: 1, 12/8/2014, Sokka, Toph
5This Means War by IMovedToAO3-as-Cherie-Berrie Toph and Sokka are engaged in a prank war for the ages. (Tokka) Rating Teen - WC 1,412 One Shot
Avatar: Last Airbender, T, English, Humor & Friendship, words: 1k+, favs: 15, follows: 5, 12/3/2014, [Toph, Sokka] Aang, Katara
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.
31 Under Her Skin » by Lady Silq Ice **Fairly complete re-write of "Whispers in the Dark."** Starts at ME2, Garrus/femshep. Follows basic storyline with modifications for intended angst and romance. Will Shepard finally admit her feelings for her wayward turian comrade? Rated M for adult content late in the story.
Mass Effect, M, English, Angst & Humor, chapters: 10, words: 86k+, favs: 110, follows: 71, updated: 10/26/2014 published: 8/24/2010, Garrus V., J. Garson