636Mass Effect - The Internal Machinations of Exploding Stars » by MizDirected Shepard took the only path her conscience allowed: destroying the Reapers despite the terrible cost. Battered, beaten, nearly broken, the galaxy struggles to rebuild, but the dominoes aren't finished falling ... for the galaxy and for Shepard and Garrus. They thought destroying the Reapers would be the end, but some happy endings take more work to find than others. New chapters!
Mass Effect, M, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 89, words: 430k+, favs: 180, follows: 201, updated: 8/29 published: 6/18/2013, J. Garson, Garrus V., Tali'Zorah, Joker
58A tale of Reapers, Guns, Love, Death - and Ivy » by GothicReaper What if you have to be cast into darkness in order to find the light? When the Harbinger of a relentless army looms just beyond the Horizon and the world is on the brink of war, it is up to a broken hero and a fallen Archangel to turn the tides. Except they are not what they used to be.. Driven by action, blood and ungodly sarcasm; M for language & sexy scenes. Uh wait. That's smut
Mass Effect, M, English, Sci-Fi & Romance, chapters: 23, words: 162k+, favs: 78, follows: 124, updated: 7/27 published: 8/25/2012, [Garrus V., Shepard] EDI, Harbinger
370Solid Fluidity » by barbex AU. Shepard and Garrus in a relationship from the start with lots of romantic sparkles and sex! Garrus's POV, new conspiracies, new enemies and cameos from our favorite TV shows. Come for the smut and stay for the story. Someone said my summary "hides this incredible, magnificent story within", so see for yourself. Will update soon and will get finished.
Mass Effect, M, English, Romance & Sci-Fi, chapters: 52, words: 314k+, favs: 450, follows: 556, updated: 11/8/2020 published: 11/7/2012, [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: 735, follows: 806, updated: 9/3/2020 published: 10/1/2013, [J. Garson, Garrus V., Nihlus K.] Tali'Zorah
213Legacy of One » by Salmon Center AU. Where fallen stars are after images, never meant to return. But there is debt to be paid to Commander Alenko. And so here Shepard is: in the limelight and in the clutches of the Reaper War. Set after ME 1 till the end of ME 2. Where Shepard isn't the Commander we know.
Mass Effect, M, English, Sci-Fi & Adventure, chapters: 85, words: 270k+, favs: 164, follows: 216, updated: 6/25/2019 published: 2/9/2013, [Garrus V., Shepard] Tali'Zorah, Aria T'Loak
708Parallel Lives » by jamiepage19 One galaxy, two Shepards; their lives will never be the same again. With the Collectors defeated, John Shepard is about head back through the Omega 4 relay when the unthinkable happens and he and his crew are suddenly teleported back to Virmire. Once there, they stumble upon the Normandy SR-1 and he soon finds out that there's a Jane Shepard in charge and nothing is as it seems.
Mass Effect, T, English, Romance & Humor, chapters: 40, words: 238k+, favs: 838, follows: 1k+, updated: 11/6/2018 published: 5/30/2011, Garrus V., Miranda L., Shepard
742Ghost, Ghost, I Know You Live Within Me » by theherocomplex For Shepard, death is just another technicality (AU, Shakarian). No longer updated.
Mass Effect, T, English, Romance & Supernatural, chapters: 49, words: 233k+, favs: 531, follows: 594, updated: 1/26/2018 published: 6/10/2013, [J. Garson, Garrus V.] Miranda L.
2k+Catechism » by Dreamfall AU The Dursleys taught Harry to fear and hate magic and all things magical including himself. Now how long will it take the wizarding world see the damage done? And can they ever hope to fix it? Disturbing. WIP
Harry Potter, M, English, Angst, chapters: 16, words: 113k+, favs: 3k+, follows: 4k+, updated: 10/17/2017 published: 8/11/2004, Harry P., Severus S.
194 Tranquility » by iceangelmkx Nearly a year after the Reaper War, Shepard and Garrus find a new home that's located somewhere not-so-warm and tropical. Contains a series of stories of domestic life post-ME3. FINAL TWO CHAPTERS POSTED!
Mass Effect, T, English, Romance, chapters: 38, words: 181k+, favs: 354, follows: 367, updated: 6/21/2017 published: 2/4/2013, [J. Garson, Garrus V.]
188Observations » by Crystal Jaganshi Primarch Adrien Victus makes some observations about the Commander and his subordinate, Vakarian, during his time aboard the Normandy.
Mass Effect, T, English, Romance & Humor, chapters: 16, words: 21k+, favs: 324, follows: 358, updated: 3/20/2017 published: 9/18/2014, [J. Garson, Garrus V.] Primarch Adrien Victus
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.
112Void » by Sereneffect Adjusting from being dead to suddenly being a live again is jarring, but even more so is seeing someone you mourned return. And yet the hardest is seeing how you both have changed. So, you must find a way to rely on one another for strength. Rated for violence, language, and mature situations. FemShepxGarrus. (New New Summary)
Mass Effect, M, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 27, words: 172k+, favs: 121, follows: 179, updated: 9/15/2015 published: 2/20/2013, J. Garson, Garrus V.
8 A Visit to a Garden by barbex Shepard is beyond stressed in ME3 and Garrus wants to give her a few hours to relax. He employs the help of friends to distract her so that he can prepare their cabin. But his distraction has an unforeseen consequence. This is just happy fluff with a bit of smut mixed in - smuff! Written for a tumblr prompt.
Mass Effect, M, English, Romance & Friendship, words: 7k+, favs: 38, follows: 5, 6/13/2015, [Garrus V., Shepard]
16The Devil Can Wait » by ValkyrieDown A behind the scenes story of the romance and kinship of Shepard and Garrus, elaborated through the events of ME3. They find support in each other with humor, fluff and some naughtiness to make it through the crises of war without losing sanity. Chap 14: Shepard is hell bent on getting revenge on Kai Leng while she chases him down mercilessly. A drunk Tali gives her an idea.
Mass Effect, M, English, Romance & Adventure, chapters: 14, words: 37k+, favs: 37, follows: 59, updated: 5/18/2015 published: 8/13/2014, [Garrus V., J. Garson]
7 After Horizon » by Katbin What does Garrus think about the less than perfect reunion between Shepard and Kaidan? Hints of emerging Shakarian romance. T for language.
Mass Effect, T, English, Friendship & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 4, words: 5k+, favs: 25, follows: 10, updated: 4/26/2015 published: 2/27/2015, J. Garson, Garrus V.
373Air and Lightning » by Ashen Skies [What would it have been like if Shepard and Garrus had met as equals?] Spectre Vakarian decides to tag along on Shepard's mission to take down Saren. Their partnership develops in ways neither of them expected, with lots of banter and fluff. This story arc follows ME1 canon with some liberties taken. [FemShep/Garrus]
Mass Effect, K+, English, Romance, chapters: 25, words: 85k+, favs: 329, follows: 406, updated: 2/11/2015 published: 10/28/2013, J. Garson, Garrus V.
9Delicious Directive » by ninalanfer After the reaper war, the turian population are dwindling. It is only right for Garrus to do his duty to his people...right? masskink prompt. PWP-ish. Oneshot. (Three-way between Garrus/FemShep/Female Turian(s).
Mass Effect, M, English, Romance & Sci-Fi, chapters: 4, words: 9k+, favs: 26, follows: 33, updated: 12/22/2014 published: 11/22/2014, [Garrus V., J. Garson] OC
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.
13 When the Hunter is Hunted by barbex Thane Krios is a hunter, a killer. He may seek redemption for his past life but that doesn't mean he has lost his abilities. Shepard awakes a desire in him he had long forgotten. - Written for a prompt on tumblr. Warnings: explicit sex, trigger warnings for stalking (obviously), light bondage and breathing problems. Rated M.
Mass Effect, M, English, Romance, words: 9k+, favs: 59, follows: 9, 5/5/2014, [Thane K., Shepard]
96Doppelgänger » by Lady Eglantine An attempt is apparently made on Shepard's life and the Normandy crew vow to get to the bottom of it. But not everything's as it seems. The real Jane Shepard is trapped in the Citadel Archives while another usurps her place. -Spoilers for Citadel DLC. Shakarian.- Rated M for violence and language.
Mass Effect, M, English, Drama & Adventure, chapters: 18, words: 100k+, favs: 91, follows: 126, updated: 5/4/2014 published: 3/27/2013, [Garrus V., Shepard] Clone Shepard