Mass Effect Headcanons

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Kaidan agreed to go to Horizon to get Shepard off his mind but it had the opposite effect; his thoughts centered around her and her colonist background.

(source: anon)

Kaidan agreed to go to Horizon to get Shepard off his mind but it had the opposite effect; his thoughts centered around her and her colonist background.

(source: anon)


Zaeed is Earthborn Shepard’s father. Neither of them know the truth.

(source: sploded)

Zaeed is Earthborn Shepard’s father. Neither of them know the truth.

(source: sploded)


Aria’s father was a hanar.

(source: anon)

Aria’s father was a hanar.

(source: anon)


Earthborn Shepard never had a first name. ‘Shepard’ was originally a mocking nickname given by the Tenth Street Reds because of his knack with people. He only adopted a first name for the sake of enrolling in the Alliance, and kept the last name as a ‘screw you’ to the Reds.

(source: ladies-of-anbu)

Earthborn Shepard never had a first name. ‘Shepard’ was originally a mocking nickname given by the Tenth Street Reds because of his knack with people. He only adopted a first name for the sake of enrolling in the Alliance, and kept the last name as a ‘screw you’ to the Reds.

(source: ladies-of-anbu)


Mordin & Shepard sang karaoke every Thursday night.

(source: anon)

Mordin & Shepard sang karaoke every Thursday night.

(source: anon)


After the war, Miranda and Shepard took over most of Cerberus’ business assets and turned it towards more moral ventures. 

(source: anon)

After the war, Miranda and Shepard took over most of Cerberus’ business assets and turned it towards more moral ventures. 

(source: anon)


Every night before she went to bed, Shepard would stand in front of the memorial, quiet, just reading the names over and over. Sometimes a crew member would find her there, but nobody ever mentioned it.

(source: kalimor)

Every night before she went to bed, Shepard would stand in front of the memorial, quiet, just reading the names over and over. Sometimes a crew member would find her there, but nobody ever mentioned it.

(source: kalimor)


Jack is into old school punk. There’s the classics, such as the Ramones or the Sex Pistols. However, she loves hardcore punk the most and has a fondness for bands such as Misfits, Dead Kennedys, Black Flag and the like.

(source: cerberusconvict)

Jack is into old school punk. There’s the classics, such as the Ramones or the Sex Pistols. However, she loves hardcore punk the most and has a fondness for bands such as Misfits, Dead Kennedys, Black Flag and the like.

(source: cerberusconvict)


I see Shepard possibly being the Doctor’s Daughter from Doctor Who; the coming back to life, the military excellence and the finale occurring over London being the main reasons.

(source: theimperialleijon)

I see Shepard possibly being the Doctor’s Daughter from Doctor Who; the coming back to life, the military excellence and the finale occurring over London being the main reasons.

(source: theimperialleijon)


There’s an unspoken rule among N7 graduates which they honor without hesitation: Should any one of them turn rogue, any and every other N7 graduate aware of the betrayal must  end the traitor. Shepard not only avenged his comrades when he killed Kai Leng, but also fulfilled his obligation to the N7’s code.

(source: aurora313)

There’s an unspoken rule among N7 graduates which they honor without hesitation: Should any one of them turn rogue, any and every other N7 graduate aware of the betrayal must  end the traitor. Shepard not only avenged his comrades when he killed Kai Leng, but also fulfilled his obligation to the N7’s code.

(source: aurora313)


Garrus never forgives Admiral Hackett for sending Shepard into the Bahak System alone.

(source: ochrelock)

Garrus never forgives Admiral Hackett for sending Shepard into the Bahak System alone.

(source: ochrelock)


Garrus couldn’t bring himself to put Commander Cait Shepherd’s name on the Memorial Wall. It turned out his feeling was right: she had followed her boyfriend’s order and come back alive. The galaxy wasn’t as empty as he feared it would be.

(source: caitisplain)

Garrus couldn’t bring himself to put Commander Cait Shepherd’s name on the Memorial Wall. It turned out his feeling was right: she had followed her boyfriend’s order and come back alive. The galaxy wasn’t as empty as he feared it would be.

(source: caitisplain)


Colonist Shepard refuses to let anyone refer to them by their first name, because in a way, that person died with the rest of the Shepard family back on Mindoir.

(source: susurrusilous)

Colonist Shepard refuses to let anyone refer to them by their first name, because in a way, that person died with the rest of the Shepard family back on Mindoir.

(source: susurrusilous)


Zaeed is a huge Johnny Cash fan.

(source: anon)

Zaeed is a huge Johnny Cash fan.

(source: anon)