zaeed probably thinks he was the only one who made it that day

Close Call

A reworked reunion scene for Mass Effect 2, basically, because no way was Shepard mentally stable enough at the beginning of 2 to react so casually to Garrus almost getting his head blown off.

@barbex I believe you asked for more? I didn’t realize I was so close to finishing this bUT here it is!!

Also on AO3


Shepard can’t remember how to breathe.

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