883My 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: 43, words: 354k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 2k+, updated: 11h published: 1/18/2015, Shiala, Shepard, Benezia, OC
635My 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: 43, words: 322k+, favs: 834, follows: 1k+, updated: 11h published: 1/18/2015, Ashley W., Nihlus K., Shepard, OC
722 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: 29, words: 518k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 1k+, updated: 10/5 published: 6/8/2018, SPARTAN-B312/Noble Six, Rookie
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: 23, words: 255k+, favs: 2k+, follows: 3k+, updated: 9/30 published: 2/21/2017, Master Chief/John-117, Cortana, Garrus V., Shepard
312 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: 924, follows: 1k+, updated: 9/20 published: 4/28/2018, Ozpin, Team CRDL, Team RWBY, Team JNPR
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: 28, words: 190k+, favs: 2k+, follows: 2k+, updated: 8/17 published: 9/23/2017, Garrus V., Kaidan A., Shepard, Councilor Irissa
302Not 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: 11, words: 57k+, favs: 970, follows: 1k+, updated: 8/17 published: 2/14/2018, Miranda L., Aria T'Loak, Councilor Tevos, OC
405 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: 625, follows: 709, updated: 8/16 published: 5/20/2016
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: 51, words: 444k+, favs: 4k+, follows: 5k+, updated: 8/6 published: 10/9/2013, Master Chief/John-117, Arbiter, T. Lasky, Shepard
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: 191, follows: 230, updated: 7/29 published: 9/18/2017, Human, Cmdr. Zavala, Cayde-6, Ikora Rey
429Mass 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: 28, words: 248k+, favs: 897, follows: 1k+, updated: 7/16 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: 30, words: 214k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 2k+, updated: 7/15 published: 11/26/2013, Master Chief/John-117, Cortana, J. Garson
81 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: 67, follows: 57, updated: 6/7 published: 6/9/2019
95 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: 294, follows: 394, updated: 5/13 published: 5/7/2018, Ozpin, Team RWBY, Guardian
144 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: 528, follows: 729, updated: 5/12 published: 3/4/2019, Jorge-052/Noble Five, Shepard
88 Mass Effective: A Hero's Anthology » by DrStache A short series of stories summarizing the stunts of the super soldiers Shepard and Shield, as the space marines surpass every setback and situation set before them. When Cerberus, the Collectors, and the Reapers come a-knocking on their door...can the duo deal? Most Definitely. Rated T for Profanity.
Mass Effect, T, English, Sci-Fi & Adventure, chapters: 28, words: 143k+, favs: 122, follows: 195, updated: 4/1 published: 4/1/2017, Shepard, OC
481Rider Reborn » by DuncanIdaho2014 Eragon, through a trick of wild magic, finds himself returned to his 15-year-old body, with a newly hatched Saphira to care for and a war to win again. How will he handle the burden? What changes will he make to history? The future has been unwritten, and anything is possible.
Inheritance Cycle, M, English, Fantasy, chapters: 11, words: 61k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 2k+, updated: 3/28 published: 10/19/2018, Eragon S., Arya, Saphira, Brom
415Vault 69 » by SandStormHero This is the story of Vault 69. In a fresh world torn apart by communist nuclear bombs, sixteen year old Tomas Swan finds himself in one of the few safe havens left on earth. Along with his mother and older sister, he quickly find's his place as the only male citizen in a population of one thousand. Its not a question of if he gives into temptation, but when. All OC.
Fallout, M, English, Angst & Parody, chapters: 12, words: 125k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 1k+, updated: 3/25 published: 9/16/2016
703 Hindsight Is Not Perfect » by Anne Camp aka Obi-quiet Paved with good intentions or not, the road back from Hell is a difficult, slippery slope for those who choose to walk it as Anakin has. Now he has to face the consequences of his choices, avoid suspicion of everyone from the Jedi Council to Palpatine and try to prevent the future from turning out as badly Before all while somehow finding a way to balance the Force...again! REVAMP
Star Wars, T, English, Adventure & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 13, words: 65k+, favs: 3k+, follows: 1k+, updated: 2/5 published: 5/6/2011, Darth Vader, Anakin Skywalker, Obi-Wan K., Qui-Gon J.
126An Early Return » by PuzzleSB The Emperor had been killed, his fleets scattered, and admirals defeated. Luke Skywalker and Mara Jade have found themselves in a galaxy where all their work has been undone, with other stranger changes lurking.
Star Wars, T, English, Adventure & Sci-Fi, chapters: 34, words: 75k+, favs: 270, follows: 425, updated: 1/18 published: 11/6/2017, Luke S., Darth Vader, Mara Jade, Yoda