1k+My Effect: Divergence » by Lanilen Has your sense of direction ever gotten you into trouble? Mine's so bad that it's capable of breaking the laws of physics. Once, I went for a walk in New Zealand in 2014, and ended up on Mindoir during a batarian raid in 2170. Where I met someone. Self-insert (SI), cover by Pretend Fiction.
Mass Effect, T, English, Adventure & Sci-Fi, chapters: 55, words: 422k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 2k+, updated: 22h published: 1/18/2015, Shiala, Shepard, Benezia, OC
778My Effect: Convergence » by Lanilen My disappointment with the original ending of Mass Effect 3 was, I think, shared by many. At the time I thought I had to do something about it. What I didn't expect was for my wish to be granted by being transplanted into the Mass Effect universe, where I had to fix an awful lot more than I expected. A phrase about writing a check and having to pay came to mind...
Mass Effect, T, English, Adventure & Sci-Fi, chapters: 55, words: 393k+, favs: 999, follows: 1k+, updated: 22h published: 1/18/2015, Ashley W., Nihlus K., Shepard, OC
510 Mass Effect: Raven » by R3dRaven I didn't know how I ended up on the Citadel. What I did know, was that my chances of survival were higher if I could find refuge aboard the NORMANDY. So I took a gamble, and joined the hunt for Saren. Unfortunately, real life is not as easy as a game - but still, I wouldn't have missed it for anything. / Mass Effect 1, Self-Insertion, logic/realistic approach, close to canon.
Mass Effect, T, English, Sci-Fi & Adventure, chapters: 31, words: 267k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 1k+, updated: 4/26 published: 3/24/2015, Liara T'Soni, Tali'Zorah, Shepard, OC
1k+ Effects of a Titan » by greeneman42 A small salvage ship comes across an interesting find while searching. Set before Halo 4 and before ME 2
Halo & Mass Effect, T, English, Adventure & Sci-Fi, chapters: 31, words: 226k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 2k+, updated: 4/24 published: 11/26/2013, Master Chief/John-117, Cortana, J. Garson
3k+ To Infinity » by creamofwheat2311 After discovering an ancient artifact, the UNSC's most advanced warship and a Sangheili Assault Carrier are transported to a universe unlike anything they have ever seen, and forced into a war against a foe they never could have imagined.
Halo & Mass Effect, T, English, Sci-Fi & Adventure, chapters: 53, words: 473k+, favs: 4k+, follows: 5k+, updated: 3/30 published: 10/9/2013, Master Chief/John-117, Arbiter, T. Lasky, Shepard
826 All the Stars » by BlueWay When the Long Night of Solace is evaporated over Reach via the weaponized usage of a Slipspace Drive, it ferries with it in its swallowed sections the Covenant Empire and, more horrifyingly, the desperate measures that the UNSC used to fight them. When they are found in a universe on the precipice of their own history, the meaning of the term "Mass Effect" will change forever.
Halo & Mass Effect, T, English, Sci-Fi & Adventure, chapters: 32, words: 559k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 1k+, updated: 3/9 published: 6/8/2018, SPARTAN-B312/Noble Six, Rookie
14Fulcrum » by 5th Legion Having avenged the victims of Project Delta, the Fulcrum works tirelessly to prepare the galaxy for what is coming. The Milky Way is girding itself for the coming war, though few realize it. However, it might not be enough. The Fulcrum now has the attention of the true enemy's vanguard and it is beyond anything she has ever faced before. Part 2/4 of the Fulcrum series.
Mass Effect, M, English, Sci-Fi & Drama, chapters: 2, words: 9k+, favs: 52, follows: 70, updated: 2/27 published: 1/9
1k+ On the Illusion of Might » by evevee We thought ourselves powerful, able to conquer a galaxy with nothing but toys. When we overcame every challenge, breached the space between the galaxies themselves, what use were the words of a race ashamed of their own past? Yet we cannot deny that we were warned, for while a challenge to a human is laughable, a challenge to humanity is a death sentence.
Halo & Mass Effect, M, English, Sci-Fi, chapters: 24, words: 266k+, favs: 2k+, follows: 3k+, updated: 2/21 published: 2/21/2017, Master Chief/John-117, Cortana, Garrus V., Shepard
75Finding Home » by spart1339 A defense satallite in dark space receives an emergency transmission from the Nexus, in response the new council has put together a response fleet to assist the Nexus. leading the fleet is Commander Shepard's descendent Marcus Shepard who is haunted by his sins. New technology, weapons, and ships arrive in Andromeda. Sara Ryder gets reinforcements. AU for ME:A.
Mass Effect, M, English, Sci-Fi & Romance, chapters: 10, words: 59k+, favs: 199, follows: 248, updated: 1/22 published: 4/13/2017, Shepard, Sara Ryder
190 The Spirit of Humanity » by Kazlin After decades of ponderous travel through space the UNSC Spirit of Fire stumbles across the drifting tomb of Humanities greatest hero. Within the ship they find the means of possibly making it home, but to get there they will have to make alliances that could upend the balance of power in the Galaxy and change everything the Council races thought true.
Halo & Mass Effect, M, English, Sci-Fi, chapters: 5, words: 20k+, favs: 765, follows: 1k+, updated: 1/5 published: 5/24/2018
1Martyr by stardustmelodies Leliana thinks back to her time with the Hero of Ferelden, and wonders if it was right of her to mischaracterize her in the songs she wrote following the woman's ultimate sacrifice. / Based on the thought: What if you played though Origins and deliberately avoided nearly every optional interaction, including talking to your companions?
Dragon Age, K, English, Angst, words: 3k+, favs: 2, 1/2
3 A Little Lighter by ShebasDawn An old friend requests Zevran's help with a sensitive assignment. Can he beat a guild of Orlesian assassins at their own game when the request includes an unusual restriction?
Dragon Age, K, English, Adventure, words: 4k+, favs: 3, 12/27/2020, Zevran A.
1k+The Fourth Council Race » by Knight Vigilant Koren A few minor and realistic changes in the decisions made by the leaders of humanity drastically altered the path of Citadel Space and the Reaper War. This is the story of caution and planning over recklessness, the path of the juggernaut over the glass cannon. This is the story of humanity as it should have been. A power worthy of its Council seat, and one the Reapers can't ignore.
Mass Effect, T, English, Adventure & Sci-Fi, chapters: 29, words: 195k+, favs: 2k+, follows: 3k+, updated: 11/27/2020 published: 9/23/2017, Garrus V., Kaidan A., Shepard, Councilor Irissa
321Not A Hero, Not For Hire » by Soleneus Shepard's gone, the Normandy's gone. I failed. Now I've got two years to make sure I never fail again, and to do that, I need to sharpen my skills, gain new ones, and wreak havoc on the criminal side of the Galaxy. Nothing's ever that simple, but I've got a lot of rage to express. It's time to Hunt. OR Hero 3: Hero Hard with a Vengeance.
Mass Effect, M, English, Adventure & Sci-Fi, chapters: 12, words: 64k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 1k+, updated: 11/15/2020 published: 2/14/2018, Miranda L., Aria T'Loak, Councilor Tevos, OC
315 The Wise God and his Foolish Students » by dragoncaller45 Kratos had lived too long, in his own opinion. He could hardly do a thing without memories slamming him like a freight train. With hope, and any luck, these kids may just make life a bit more...worth living Or that one where Kratos flips the multiverse the bird and decides(Is blackmailed into) becoming a teacher for a large group of teenagers with superpowers. What could go wrong?
RWBY & God of War, M, English, Hurt/Comfort & Spiritual, chapters: 14, words: 26k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 1k+, updated: 9/20/2020 published: 4/28/2018, Ozpin, Team CRDL, Team RWBY, Team JNPR
418 The Light Beyond » by Saint Reaper101 Earth has been decimated, its lands infested with hive, taken and fallen. The last remnant of the light grows brighter at the defeat of Oryx. A Baron rebels against his Kell and House to reclaim what his race once had, and an object in deep space is discovered by Dead Orbit. Discovering a new galaxy full of races that may help bring hope to all under the banner of the Traveler.
Mass Effect & Destiny, T, English, Sci-Fi & Adventure, chapters: 34, words: 234k+, favs: 683, follows: 772, updated: 8/16/2020 published: 5/20/2016
170 The Ace of Spades » by Aurora313 'Just know your dad did what he had to do if I ever wanted to see you and your mother again. You probably won't recognise me, since I'll be, well, a robot and all, but I'll find you, I promise.' Ace stared down at the old letter in his hands, re-reading the lines over and over. "Yeah..." He scoffs. "Not if I find you first, old man." [[Abandoned: See Author's note]]
Destiny, T, English, Drama & Adventure, chapters: 15, words: 34k+, favs: 195, follows: 232, updated: 7/29/2020 published: 9/18/2017, Human, Cmdr. Zavala, Cayde-6, Ikora Rey
83 The Odyssey of Sadie Adler » by Darien Fawkes How exactly does someone go from homesteader to one of the most feared bounty hunters in the country? That is the question Levin seeks to answer in a follow-up to his best-seller, the life of the legendary gunslinger Jim "Boy" Calloway. Now, he seeks to document the story of Sadie Adler. Question is, how much will she be willing to re-tell?
Red Dead Redemption, T, English, Adventure & Drama, chapters: 70, words: 266k+, favs: 76, follows: 63, updated: 6/7/2020 published: 6/9/2019
97 Faded Light » by DrakeTheTraveller A guardian in his twilight years, stranded, forgotten, fading. A dark queen's quest for vengeance, furious and unending. Actions of the distant past leave Remnant poised on the brink in the present. Fate calls once more to He Who Breaks the Sun. Even long abandoned, a guardian's work is never over. Once more he must face the darkness, or else all light shall fade. Destiny/RWBY - AU
RWBY & Destiny, M, English, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, chapters: 11, words: 81k+, favs: 315, follows: 419, updated: 5/13/2020 published: 5/7/2018, Ozpin, Team RWBY, Guardian
148 The Howling Dark » by smart grid Two years have passed since the dark day that humanity's best was extinguished. Now it appears that the dead Shepard is not so dead, and that the enemies Jorge helped defeat, are not so defeated. Shepard is going to need humanity's best to take on the genocidal threat of the Collectors. Fortunately for her, Jorge has volunteered to help.
Halo & Mass Effect, T, English, Sci-Fi & Adventure, chapters: 7, words: 24k+, favs: 563, follows: 767, updated: 5/12/2020 published: 3/4/2019, Jorge-052/Noble Five, Shepard