some fun facts about james vega:

  • he goes by his mother’s last name
  • came from a physically and verbally abusive household
  • father was a red-sand addict
  • joined the military at the request of his uncle emilio
  • punched a cop, then helped an old lady with her groceries
  • (he then put on a hat and an apron and the same cop didnt recognize him anymore)
  • took like two years to work up the confidence to say hi to a girl
  • sacrificed the lives of both his own squad and an entire colony (that had children living in it) for intel that would help destroy the collectors
  • … a decision that is entirely in vain because of shepard’s actions
  • and yet he holds no grudge against shepard and serves with them anyway
  • calls himself “party vega”