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    All life was synthesized to create a perfect eternal peace. The lie of ignorance from a Machine Child.

    Commander Shepard was a badass hero who unflinchingly saved the galaxy with her sacrifice. The lie of propaganda from those who profit from her loss.

    A truth: Garrus Vakarian is a bad turian who fell in love with a flawed human who died for the cause. And now he will rewrite fate to save her.

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    A new player enters into the world of Mass Effect, and he has no idea who he is or where he came from.

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    When childhood friends Silvia Shepard and Jeff "Joker" Moreau reunite after almost twenty years worth of extranet letters and video calls, life and its wonders (also known as the Geth and the ever-so-enigmatic Reaper war threat) just naturally get in the way. Each hectic mission and even more odder nightmare-dreamish beacon visions bring them closer together, with unresolved feelings only deepening and becoming more than platonic along the way.

    But Joker knows the Alliance and their rules about fraternization. Should they choose to put their hearts above duty and act on those feelings publicly, they could risk getting both being demoted and transferred to other vessels.

    But...should they not get caught…

    They might just get away with it.

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    A story of three couriers all sharing the same last name...and the same goal of payback, all over one damned chip.

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    The suicide mission was completed without losing a single squadmate. Ties with Cerberus were cut, and Shepard is left with a ship, a crew, and a lot of time on her hands that could be spent with Garrus.

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    Nina Shepard has been through a lot in her life. Raised on the streets on Earth, joining the Alliance at 18, fighting to protect Elysium when she had been there on shore leave, N7 training. She does it with a brave face for it has always been her dream to rise in the ranks of the Alliance, but when she's called on a mission at Eden Prime, she finds that things are going to get a whole lot more complicated than she always thought.

    First in series that'll go through all three games and beyond.

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    Pain ripped through the Matriarch but she did not scream, to scream would be unbecoming of a woman of her station. She closed her eyes tightly and followed the doctors commands to push. She pushed as hard as she could and was rewarded with a cry as her first and only child was born. She collapsed backward onto the hospital bed and took a moment to catch her breath as the doctor cleaned her baby. She sat up slowly and glanced at the blue head with barely developed crests, currently resembling small nubs on her daughter’s head. She sighed in bliss and kissed the head of her child.

    Liara started her life with Just Benezia to love her and slowly the number of those in her life grows and yet She still clings to her relationship with her mother.

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    It starts with a pair of free tickets to the Armax Arsenal Arena shooting range. What soldiers on shore leave could resist?

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    >Disclaimer< I have edit released chapters added a bit more detail and info. Changing stuff the slightest bit.

    Finally got back, life got in the way.

    I appreciate the patience. I should have a new chapter out sometime in the next few days!

    Thanks agian!
     

    Shepard, born of earth, grow up in a cold and hostile environment. Then watched as her foster family was slaughtered on Mindor, she then survived the cruel torment of Akuze, how far can she go before she snaps completely.

    She lost so much, shes out for revenge, and she doesn't really care who gets in the way. However that might all change due to a curtain Turian

    This AU mainly takes place on the citadel.

    Rated for language and sexual content.

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    When a series of attacks connect the drug and slave trade to a high-ranking Citadel official, a renegade C-Sec detective and a by-the-book Alliance Navy officer must work together to bring him down. An AU, inspired by "The Bridge" TV series.

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    Exactly what the title says - an Alternate, fluffier 'what-if' ending to my shrios fic, The Other Shepard.

    What if, instead of being content to live out the few years they have left together while fighting the Reapers, they are offered a chance?

    A proposition from Alec Ryder, perhaps a month before the Hyperion is to depart. "Come with us, and maybe once we're settled, we can develop the cures you need."

    The following is what might happen if they'd said 'yes'.

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    Willow Shepard is the younger cousin.

    An N7 like the Commander, a Vanguard with powerful biotics, a hard worker and survivor of Mindoir...

    ...and a woman with a terminal illness.

    Diagnosed during her cousins hunt for Saren, Willow’s determined not to let it hold her back, to live her life to the fullest in the time she has left.

    Then Arisa dies, and her world falls apart.

    Until Cerberus approaches her two years later with an offer: Commander Shepard is alive, and she needs a Crew.

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    Scars decides he will get Lola to dance.

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    Commander Krista Shepard took Garrus and Kaidan out on a normal mission to take out some mercs. However, the Normandy's crew can't just have a 'normal' mission.

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    Alyss Shepard has just been transferred to the Normandy, for it's shakedown run, but everything goes horribly wrong when one Spectre kills another, and she breaks what she was meant to retrieve. Now the fate of the Galaxy rests squarely on her shoulders. Paragon/Spacer/War Hero/Vanguard. Building up the Shenko relationship, friendships, and everything in between with the crew of the Normandy on their three year journey of War with the Reapers and trying to unite the entire galaxy together to stand against the unstoppable force.

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    In a remote research facility on the planet Acabar, something not of this universe attacked the science crew. In an act of desperation, they called out to anyone for help. Help came from Commander Shepard, the first human Spectre. With her and her crew to the rescue, they would have to fight through the horrors before the creatures picked them all off, one by one.

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    In a future in which humanity has given manifest destiny a whole new angle, and spread across the silent galaxy to colonize now-untenanted worlds—and taken their wars and power-plays with them—Commander Jackson “Vanguard” Shepard is an anomaly: a discharged and retired N7 biotic who’s not shilling for the hegemonic Systems Alliance. He scrambles from month to month, from meager pension check to meager pension check, with only his big-hearted mutt Bosco for companionship and purpose.

    Shep’s nothing to no one—neither hero, nor villain . . . paragon, nor renegade—just another angry, near-destitute veteran of war(s) no one wants to care about or remember in the bright dawn of an “Age of Manifest Destiny” all humanity can enjoy. He’s keeping his head down and himself to himself as best he can. He doesn’t miss or even remember the stars. Enter three deus ex machinas: a naïve, but disconcertingly gorgeous kid who looks at Shep like he’s his only hope; Shep’s former second-in-command (and former-lover) who can read him like an open book; and Shep’s batshit, former team-member, Corporal Toombs . . . the only other survivor of Akuze besides Shep. And with these three, come all their attendant troubles.

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    Practicality trumps romance

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    Commander Shepard prides herself on being infallibly kind, polite, patient, and compassionate to others. In the middle of the Reaper War, all it takes is the wrong word from the wrong person to unleash years of carefully repressed anger.

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    3/3
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    119
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    7
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