The Flight Deck by PrincessGoose A short writing of what I think Shepard gets up to when she can't sleep. TW: mental health
T, English, Drama, words: 2k+, favs: 2, follows: 1, 14h, Garrus V., Shepard
2Echo 7 » by EalL "...Being chosen for the CROSS Special Ops Group is supposed to mean that you're among the best the galaxy has to offer. But in the face of an enemy such as this, I feel dread, not honor. I'm a soldier, and a damn good one; but deep down, I'm just Derek Ezail - a man like any other...". Echo 7 is an original story set during the Reaper War, featuring a cast of Original Characters.
T, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 19, words: 64k+, favs: 8, follows: 11, updated: 18h published: 10/19/2019, OC
Don't anger the Fifth Fleet Admiral with cowardice by BlueandGoldBlueandWhite A recollection one year later by the Admiral's XO, of the Battle at the Citadel 2183 and from the Fifth Fleet perspective. No beta English isn't my mother tongue A reposting with slight changes from my original post on AO3. I unfortunately deleted the first text here since I'm new to and didn't know how to edit. Sorry.
T, English, Sci-Fi & Drama, words: 1k+, 20h, Admiral Hackett
Personal audio log entry Name: Steven Hackett EDATE: 271805Z SEPT by BlueandGoldBlueandWhite A personal log entry by Admiral Hackett in the aftermath of the Reaper attack at Arcturus and Earth. No Beta English isn't my mother tongue
T, English, Sci-Fi & Angst, words: 518, 21h
Space is your legacy by BlueandGoldBlueandWhite A very short story ;-) of a first generation legend talking to his baby about the legacy that awaits her... No Beta unfortunately. English isn't my mother tongue.
K, English, Family & Adventure, words: 341, 21h
16Band of Bosh'tets » by gedoens The story of Shepard, Tali, and a band of bosh'tets. Quickly becoming good friends, will they eventually admit their affections? Will Shepard be able to maintain his white vest with what the galaxy throws at him? And what does Tali's brother think about his sister's antics? Violence, language.
T, English, Sci-Fi & Friendship, chapters: 13, words: 102k+, favs: 19, follows: 38, updated: 1/11 published: 9/21/2020, Garrus V., U. Wrex, Tali'Zorah, Shepard
2 Access Granted: SSV Normandy SR-1 » by FortyFourReasons Mass Effect 1 told via the Normandy's communications logs for Commander Shepard and Garrus.
T, English, chapters: 46, words: 74k+, favs: 9, follows: 12, updated: 1/10 published: 11/7/2020, Garrus V., Shepard
Turf and Turian by Lighting wolf knight He was a Krogan Warlord, She was a small time crime lord. Their paths were wild and conflicted. Rated T for violence, death and profanity. Doesn't entirely follow game.
T, English, Romance & Adventure, words: 820, favs: 2, follows: 2, 1/10
19Mass Effect: Cycle Breakers » by Clockwork Dragonfly Citadel Space, The graveyard of countless civilizations, the twisted testbed of the dread legacy that is the Leviathan slave masters doom. This area only takes up 1% of the milky way galaxy. "Life finds a way" and for life to not evolve naturally and find its way to being an advanced civilization off of the relay network is statistically impossible….
T, English, Sci-Fi, chapters: 7, words: 11k+, favs: 40, follows: 47, updated: 1/8 published: 1/1
115Winding Path » by BatmanLoonaticsFan96 When Terra Shepard's home on Mindoir is raided by batarian slavers, her entire family lost, she is left alone. Until she is discovered, rescued, and adopted by turians. Pre-ME1 to post-ME3
T, English, Romance & Family, chapters: 94, words: 404k+, favs: 173, follows: 189, updated: 1/8 published: 10/22/2019, [Garrus V., Shepard]
2The Pinnacle of Evolution: Canceled or Cut Content » by swrWriter Chapters, concepts, or ideas that were written but never implemented into TPOE... Those would normally be lost to all forever, however, I came with a place to put them... This is the Canceled/Cut Content, or CCC, from my story, The Pinnacle of Evolution. Most of this wouldn't be considered canon, but some of it could be, but not necessary for the main plot. Just a heads-up! Enjoy!
T, English, Humor & Adventure, chapters: 3, words: 21k+, favs: 5, follows: 4, updated: 1/8 published: 9/1/2020, Shepard, T. Vasir, OC
Leaving Ryla, Finding Shepard » by Tyla Lokisdottir In the company of the Tenth Street Reds, Claire Shepard grows into a hardened gang member, but after meeting a fascinating Quarian, her attitude starts to shift. Follow Claire as she leaves behind the person who the Reds made her into, and becomes the Shepard we all know and love. Starts Pre-ME1 and ends Post-ME3.
T, English, Adventure & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 4, words: 10k+, favs: 3, follows: 3, updated: 1/8 published: 1/5, J. Garson, Admiral Hackett, Kal'Reegar, OC
111Out There Saving the Galaxy » by mille libri Leaving C-Sec to join a human's ship may just be the best decision Garrus Vakarian has ever made.
T, English, Romance & Adventure, chapters: 109, words: 133k+, favs: 120, follows: 141, updated: 1/7 published: 7/12/2018, [Garrus V., Shepard]
130Fianchetto » by SomethingProfound11 Emilia Shepard wakes up missing her ship, crew and two years of her life. Stuck in an alliance with her enemies, she struggles to deal with her own death and the mistrust of her government and the woman she loves. But someone has to stop the Collectors, right? Novelisation of a reimagined ME2, past Ashley/Shepard.
T, English, Friendship, chapters: 45, words: 215k+, favs: 92, follows: 137, updated: 1/7 published: 1/7/2019, [Ashley W., Shepard] Garrus V., Miranda L.
7Children of the Stars » by ThatWildWolf David and Cassidy Shepard were given the opportunity to join the most prestigious special force in the galaxy - the Spectres—an honor no human had received before. However, on the mission that is supposed to be their evaluation, things go awry. Now, the fate of the galaxy rests in their hands. A rewrite of the trilogy accommodating for the Shepard Twins trope.
T, English, Sci-Fi & Adventure, chapters: 6, words: 29k+, favs: 12, follows: 19, updated: 1/6 published: 6/14/2020, Shepard, Garrus V., Liara T'Soni, Tali'Zorah
Sticks and Stones by EvanescingSky Shepard did not want to spend shore leave bailing Thane out of a C-sec holding cell, but here she is.
T, English, Suspense, words: 1k+, 1/6, Thane K., Shepard
733Incompatible System » by mp3.1415player Technological incompatibility can cause serious issues even at a simple level. When it comes to interstellar travel, those issues can be quite profound...
T, English, Sci-Fi & Adventure, chapters: 16, words: 127k+, favs: 2k+, follows: 2k+, updated: 1/5 published: 8/18/2019
22103 All Creatures Great and Small » by Huntington's Bride As Samara approaches the Justicars with news of the Reaper threat, Shepard races towards the Bahak System to save Amanda Kenson with an ex Cerberus crew beginning to understand the implications of crossing TIM. Meanwhile, on Omega a certain vet finds that treating all creatures great and small is never as simple as it seems. Femshep/Samara Sequel to Shadow Play. Non Cannon.
T, English, Drama & Adventure, chapters: 41, words: 234k+, favs: 109, follows: 155, updated: 1/5 published: 12/10/2012, [Samara, Shepard] Aria T'Loak, Hannah S.
274First Love (The Trish & Nikki Saga) » by DRWPJT Some people spend their whole lives searching for love, others stumble into it completely by chance. Nicola "Nikki" Shepard was devastated when her childhood sweetheart left Mindoir, but fate is a fickle creature and in the long run it was probably for the best. Starting with brief snapshots on Mindoir and other events pre-ME1 then hopefully continuing throughout the trilogy. F/F
T, English, Romance, chapters: 98, words: 284k+, favs: 230, follows: 301, updated: 1/4 published: 6/20/2016, [OC, Shepard]
Back to Work » by EvanescingSky The longer Thane struggles to find work to support his young family, the more tempting it is to fall back on old, well-honed skills.
T, English, Family & Tragedy, chapters: 3, words: 12k+, updated: 1/4 published: 1/1, [Thane K., Irikah K.]
12Pax Britannia » by ThePilotArchangel The Assassination of Otto Von Bismarck by British Agents was something that no one had anticipated; and the changes his death had on history was something no one could foresee. Now, in 2157, the British Imperial Federation continues its expansion into the galaxy; at odds with its chief rival Communist China. But now both must deal with a new threat, Aliens... First Contact AU.
T, English, Sci-Fi, chapters: 2, words: 11k+, favs: 49, follows: 68, updated: 1/4 published: 12/25/2020, D. Anderson, Hannah S., OC, Shala'Raan
1Long Overdue » by NCR Ranger When the Collectors annihilated the original Normandy, the speed and ease with which they did left them thinking nobody could've survived. But Shepard did, and now, she is ready and able to exact the revenge that she and all who died on the SR1, the vengeance they are owed.
T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, chapters: 2, words: 7k+, updated: 1/4 published: 12/8/2020
74Tales from the Citadel » by Random Equinox Now that the Reaper War is over and the clone has been defeated, Shepard and his loyal crew can finally, finally enjoy some well-earned and long-overdue leave. A collection of one-shots based on Mass Effect 3: Citadel.
T, English, Humor & Friendship, chapters: 13, words: 54k+, favs: 53, follows: 61, updated: 1/3 published: 1/6/2020, Shepard
5Mass Effect Seven Minutes In Heaven » by Vanguard of Fire While attending shore leave with your fellow Normandy crewmates your friend, James Vega, sets you up in a certain party game, hoping that your feelings for one of the female crew members will finally be revealed. Male Reader Insert. Rated T.
T, English, Romance, chapters: 4, words: 8k+, favs: 22, follows: 24, updated: 1/3 published: 11/12/2017, Ashley W., Liara T'Soni, Tali'Zorah, Miranda L.