Spectres and family
Commander Lilitu Shepard
- Action Girl
- Action Survivor
- Badass Boast:Shepard: You are on a Spectre base. Spectres are outside the law. This base is outside the law. You have inflicted atrocities, by any standard, against Spectres and those affiliated with them, and have attempted similar acts against the families and loved ones of other Spectres...There is nothing that legally prevents me from having you shot and fed to the damn varren for dinner....Council put me outside the law, so if I remand you to their custody in the form of varren shit in a waste receptacle this big," Shepard held up her hands a couple of feet apart, "they really can't complain, can they?"
- Cultured Badass
- Four-Star Badass
- Badass Boast:
- Battle Couple
- Beware the Nice Ones
- Big Good
- The Captain
- The Chains of Commanding
- Cultured Warrior: Knows Latin
- Drives Like Crazy: Subverted, in this canon, Garrus was the one driving the Mako and Hammerhead.
- Everything's Better with Dinosaurs: Shepard's little brother loved them
- A Mother To Her Men
- Fluffy Tamer: Urz is a live in pet and rather smart one at that.
- Genius Bruiser: Has a degree in ecological engineering and is Commander Shepard.
- Good Is Not Dumb
- Good Is Not Soft
- The Gunslinger
- The Hero
- The Kirk
- The Leader
- Lightning Bruiser
- Living Legend
- Meaningful Name: Lilitu is a form of Lilith, the woman who took an Archangel as a lover.
- Reasonable Authority Figure/Benevolent Boss
- Sadistic Choice: Choosing between saving Earth or Thessia.
- Semper Fi: Shepard starts out as a Marine. An extremely talented Marine who went through specialized training to become a Special Forces officer, but still a Marine.
- Space Police
- You Can't Go Home Again: Inverted. The Spectre base is on Mindoir, with a Colonist Shepard.
Garrus "Archangel" Vakarian
- Alien Blood: Bleeds blue.
- Babies Ever After: Has four by the end of the fic, along with grandchildren.
- Battle Couple: Him and Shepard.
- Bizarre Alien Biology:
- Cold Sniper / Friendly Sniper:
- The Cowl: As Archangel.
- Deadpan Snarker:
- The Dreaded:
- Genius Bruiser: He is primarily a master of weapons, but he's also a skilled technician.
- The Gunslinger: Combination of a Type A and D, being both a crack shot and being able to pull them off quickly.
- Headbutt of Love:
- The Lancer:
- Made of Iron:
- Memetic Badass: In-universe is considered one as "Archangel".
- Number Two:
- Red Baron: 'Archangel'.
- Scars Are Forever: Even with advanced medical technology, he's still got the scars he received from the gunship.
- Undying Loyalty:
- Vigilante Man: As Archangel.
- "Well Done, Son!" Guy: Followed in his father's footsteps and joined C-Sec.
- Jack-of-All-Stats: doesn't have the specialized abilities of the other Rachni spectres but was strong enough to take down a Reaper from the inside with little help.
Sam "Orpheus" Jaworski
Dara "Frejya" JaworskiSam's daughter. Worked as an Intern under Mordin Solus before going on to become a combat medic. During her internship a Krogan came in with a severed arm and was in full blood rage mode, to calm him down she grabbed his arm, waved it in his face, punched him, and told him to sit still and shut up while it is sown back on.
- Combat Medic
- Hospital Hottie
- Genius Bruiser: Reads research papers and writes some of her own in her spare time.
- Never Live It Down: Her Krogen bedside manner. Depending who tells the story she also hit Maz(the Krogen in the above story) with his severed arm.
Rinus VelnaranOldest nephew to Garrus, was on leave between boot camp and first deployment when the Reapers invaded. Fought for 10 mins with a shotgun next to Shepard and Garrus while they were visiting to meet Mr. and Mrs. Vakarian. Went on to be a Centurion (Turian Rank of Sergeant) in charge of the weapons crew on a Normandy-class ship.
Rellus VelnaranRinus' younger brother, about to leave for boot camp at the start of the fiction, Goes from O1, Lieutenant, to O4, Commander, in just under 5 years.
Eli "Tyr" SidonisLantar Sidonis' step-son looks up to his stepdad greatly. He goes into the Turian Miltery and becomes an MP then a member of the C.I.D.(Detective). After leaving the military he goes to work at B-Sec where he and Lin meet Fors Luka.
- Butt Monkey: All sorts of bad things happen to him and his knee. Only the latter is joked about, though.
- Elemental Powers: Can superheat, supercool or liquefy objects by biotically agitating their molecules.
Sings-of-GloryThe first Rachni to ever undergo surgery as well as the first to be chipped to a NCAI. Is Sky's son from his mating with Bargain-singer the Rachni queen who acts as Counselor.
DempseyTest subject from a Cerberus Super Soldier program. Was rescued thanks to the data Katsumi stole back from Hock in Mass Effect 2.
- Lightning Bruiser: There is a reason his squad name is Thor.
- Unstoppable Rage: Due to a chip inserted in his brain, this happens very often.
- Healing Factor: Krogan gene mod gives him this along with the above anger issues.
A Fully male Asari raised by his Turian "father"
Dances-amid-frozen-currentsA Rachni Brood warrior who ends up replicating mass relay travail as a biotic ability.
Non Spectre Protagonists