Reaper-War

That post by @susurrusilous is so great because now I’m picturing all sorts of stories about what happened on Earth during the attack:
-A kid trying to pilot an abandoned shuttle to go from London to New York to find his older sister. He has no idea if she’s alive or not.
-Two teenagers from completely different backgrounds meeting each other a month after the attack. Both lost their parents. They become each other’s family, and teach each other some needed skills to survive.
-An old man who refused to take a shuttle to leave Earth because his bedridden wife can’t leave with him. They die in each other’s arms (I know, this is some serious Titanic scenario here, but it could have happened).
-A woman saving another woman from Banshees, they run together and won’t leave each other’s side afterwards, even when the Reaper War is over. 
-Two best friends were on a vacation together when the Reapers attacked. They end up fighting Brutes on an island in the middle of nowhere. They do it all with a grin and a badass attitude. When the Reaper War is over, they start making jokes about what happened. “Remember that time where-”   “YES”

The Memorial

[This might be a little late, but here’s my entry for February 13′s theme of Loss, though I suppose you could also stretch it for February 12th’s theme of Family if you like. I’m not sure if its really as angsty as I was aiming for, but at least I wrote something. Have a fic about Kaidan making his annual visit to his father’s memorial.]

“Hi dad. It’s been awhile.”

Standing in front of the memorial with flowers in hand, Kaidan stared at his father’s name etched into the stone along with many of the unsung heroes of the Reaper War. Too many had been lost, and too few had left behind a corpse for a grave. For those that had their lives taken that couldn’t have a grave stood a memorial, so that the survivors and their progeny may remember what was lost. Although it may seem an empty gesture to some, he liked to come by to talk. Wherever he may be now, Kaidan likes to think that his father is listening.

Its a comforting thought.

“I know I should’ve come by sooner, but I’ve been busy. I have some good news I thought you’d want to know.”

Brushing off the accumulating wilted flower bouquets from other visitors to the side, he set down his own offering of daisies and marigold in front. As he knelt, he traced the etching slowly as he contemplated.

“You remember we talked about me settling down with a spouse, some kids, and a dog? Well, Shepard recently finished physical therapy and we’re going to celebrate. I’m going to propose tomorrow, on Valentine’s Day.”

Only the howling wind answered, but he can imagine what his father would say clear as a bell.

‘Congratulations son.’

“It may be a bit premature for congratulations, since I haven’t got an answer yet. I doubt I’d get rejected though.”

‘Anyone that would reject you don’t deserve you.’

“I suppose… We’ll see how it goes. Wish me luck.”

‘Good luck.’

“Bye dad. See you next year. Hopefully by then you’ll have grand kids.”

Brushing the grass off his knees as he stands, Kaidan left the memorial unusually aware of the box in his jacket containing Shepard’s engagement ring with a noticeable lightness in his step.

It always makes him feel better to talk to his father before making any big decisions in his life. He’s glad that hasn’t changed, even after everything.

More synthetic-organic creatures mutated from Reaper technology from AndrewRyanArt:

Shade: Shades are corrupted drell units stronger and more agile than the species they reigned from, allowing them to be very flexible and acrobatic in physical combat. This agility is made even deadlier by the additional grafting of blade gauntlets onto their forearms, which they use to slash at enemies as well as focus pulses of biotic energy for ranged combat. In addition to this already deadly arsenal, shades are capable of ejecting an enhanced version of their original dermal neurotoxin in a gaseous form if opponents manage to get the jump on them in close-quarters, disorienting them with its hallucinogenic effects, allowing for an easy escape or ambush.

Witch: Named after the famed cult entity, the witch is the result of the unfortunate capture and conversion of certain quarians by the Reapers. Designed with a support role in mind, witches are equipped with bio-mechanical tools designed to repair sustained damage of nearby husks. It will generally avoid direct combat, but if given no other option, a witch can lash out with its claws and send out two Reaper drones to assault its enemies with their miniature GARDIAN lasers.

Goblin: Named after the mischievous entity from folklore, the goblins are corrupted salarians designed by the Reapers for tactical planning. While physically weaker than husks, goblin units have built-in cloaks that allow them to traverse the battlefield in safety until they can strike their enemies from behind whilst they least expect it. In addition to this deadly ability, goblins can shoot super-heated plasma at their opponents in a similar fashion to Alliance combat engineers to burn their enemies,as well as drain the kinetic barriers of their enemies to restore their own.

Chimera: The chimera is an amalgamation of hanar and drell victims of the Reapers. This hybrid bypasses a hanar’s natural inability to move on land by giving the creature the agile limbs of a drell, allowing quicker movement. However, the added weight hinders this abomination’s ability to effectively leap and jump, limiting it to accessible ramps and walkways. Due to the lack of the drell’s arms, the tentacles of the hanar are used instead for grappling with opponents or spraying them with a neurotoxin. Allied ground units are instructed to engage from a distance and retreat immediately should they get within range of the chimera unless they face the risk getting torn in half.

Battlewagon: A combination of behemoth and bloat variants, the battlewagon is a never-before-seen Reaper creation that differs from nearly all others. The most intriguing difference to normal Reaper forces is the non-grafted connection between the Reaperfied elcor and volus. Like the behemoth, the elcor in this unit serves as a heavy weapons-fire platform. However, instead of a single large cannon, there is a platform mounted on its back which houses two built-in mass-accelerator machine guns taken up by less heavily Reaperfied variations of bloats. The elcor platform is used as a means of movement across the battlefield to allow the volus to fire at enemy forces from the platform’s back with ease. With the 180 degree field of view of each gun and these weapon emplacements being positioned back-to-back, the battlewagon is a force to be reckoned with.

Berserker: Berserkers are harvested krogan that are often seen alongside marauders. Tough and fierce, they have strong armor plating that can resist small-arms fire and are equipped with Reaper-made incinerators, which are designed to flush enemies out of cover and into the open. As a berserker advances and the enemy is out in the open in close-quarters, they enter a “berserk” state, charging straight into opponents in the hopes of bashing the unlucky soul with its head and fists.

Gorgon: Taking inspiration from Greek mythology, the gorgon is a combination of salarian and asari victims that have been enhanced with Reaper nano-technology. As it’s namesake implies, the gorgon is capable of stopping enemies in their tracks though this effect is achieved through biotic stasis fields cast from its claws. In addition to stasis fields, gorgons can throw out Reaper-made proximity bombs that explodes into a wave that drains an opponent’s kinetic barriers and stamina whilst also increasing its durability. Allied forces are warned if they get too close, the gorgon can either impale them with their claws or send out a wave of overloading electrical energy that can easily take out kinetic barriers and stun enemies.

dcmeto has started… following…y…you— ☠

                   You should run.

     “WOW Mister! You look straight out of the history books!
      Where did you even come from? I mean, i’ve never seen you
        around, and nobody knows where my home is except a few,
        and… those weapons… are…”

       “Your…wings.. you… y-you have… angel wings…
         Just.. like… in.. the history book…
         t-this is just one of my creepy future dreams…
         r-right? Hahaha…HAHHA… Y-YEAH.. JUST THAT..
         A-A dream, TOTALLY a dream, a—
         No, it’s so totally not a dream.”

                                Oh God Oh God Oh God Oh God—

                                  “…Are you here to kill me, Gerald?”

Another Garry’s Mod scenebuild, and lord and behold THIS ONE DOESN’T INVOLVE TURIANS!… Though it is another Mass Effect one. Uploaded it to my DeviantArt, and realized I hadn’t shared it here, so enjoy. 

As Reaper forces occupy Earth and systematically work to eradicate the human race, the few Systems Alliance troops left behind wage a desperate insurgency under the leadership of Admiral David Anderson, forming alliances with informal rebel groups and local armed forces to launch hit and run attacks on the Reapers. Here, a Systems Alliance officer appears displeased with the lack of concern a local rebel is showing for their current situation.

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The Reaper Run now introduces to you Hippy and War. Hippy looks cool and funky with his headband across his head and War looks horrifying with sharp golden sword that chases the Hippy to cut him into pieces. Drop in your comments after you see this video and let us know which one is your favorite character.

My Necromancer/Reaper, Bunni zu Heltzer

She got her start in Kamadan, Elona, she’s visually stunning, and she’s dead.  A Blood Necromancer back in GW1, now she’s a life-leeching vampire-temptress making her way among the living in Tyria.  The shoulders are bright and the boots are shadowed because the light is from above.


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[Submitted by James W]

Hey everybody! I thought it’d be a good time to share all my characters since they are all now, officially level 80! Sila Krasa - Norn Berserker, Privle - Human Dragonhunter, Tigress Sabretooth - Charr Druid, Fleuréclose - Sylvari Reaper, and finally, Izakhii - Asura Tempest! I’m going to try my hardest to hold off from making new characters for now, as I am rather hopeful that we shall be receiving a new playable race(s) with the forthcoming expansion!