This is an archive of all the fanfiction I wrote for:

Most of my works you can also find on AO3 and FanFictionNet.

This is also a complete archive of Mass Effect fanfiction written by Misfire Anon, my dear friend and collaborator, who recently gave me the green light to host all their stories.

The rating scheme is adopted from Archive Of Our Own (G: General Audiences; T: Teen and Up Audiences; M: Mature; E: Explicit). Stories rated E will have content notes on their respective pages.

Baldur’s Gate 3 Fanfiction

A Godsdamn Kraken

Astarion and Tav met before the events of the game – and immediately got in trouble.

Rated: M — Adventure/Romance — Words: 10,738 — Cover art: ingame screenshot

Hunger, Heat and Hallucinations

This not-entirely-standalone story is a direct sequel to A Godsdamn Kraken, where Astarion and Tav met prior to the game, and follows up on their troubles and secrets through the first day of Act 1.

Rated: T — Friendship/Romance — Words: 7784 — Cover art: ingame screenshot

First Bite

The third in my series of Baldur’s Gate 3 stories, First Bite is a retelling of a favorite scene with a unique twist.

Rated: M — Friendship/Romance — Words: 4684 — Cover art: ingame screenshot

Spicy Food

Tav gets insecure and Astarion reassures him the only way he knows. Act 1, post tiefling party.

Happy Valentine’s! 💞

Rated: E — Romance/Slash — Words: 3314 — Cover art: my own

Darksiders Fanfiction

Darksiders Timeline

Stitching the Wound

After the encounter with Astarte, Strife is so deep in his thoughts, he doesn’t even realize he’s been injured. Loose prequel to Not Alone.

Rated: T — Friendship/Romance — Words: 2731 — Cover art: my own

Not Alone

War and Strife agreed to leave the past behind, but there’s one memory from the time of the Nephilim invasion of Eden that they both hesitate to give up.

Rated: M — Friendship/Romance — Chapters: 5 — Words: 14000 — Cover by Anjian

Gone Fishing

Years after the events of Genesis, two tired Horsemen finally get a chance for some well-deserved rest and a bit of escapism. Loose sequel to Not Alone.

Rated: M — Friendship/Romance — Words: 7660 — Cover by Anjian

Death’s Blessing

After the events of The Abomination Vault, painful revelations drive a wedge between War and Death just as their fledgling bond was starting to deepen.

Rated: T — Friendship/Romance — Words: 10556 — Cover is my very own!

Fury’s Embrace

The maker tree from Darksiders 3 was only one of many. Strife and Ulthane had been running a global rescue operation since the beginning of the Apocalypse, but Fury’s arrival attracted unwanted attention and signaled the beginning of the end. Bereft of hope and purpose, Strife pays Fury one last visit in the realm where the remnants of the human race are hidden, and makes her an offer she cannot refuse.

Rated: G — Friendship/Romance — Words: 4077 — Cover is my very own!

About the Brands

The Four Horsemen talk about the meaning behind their respective brands, some time after the Apocalypse.

Rated: T — Drabble — Words: 1675 — Cover: a screenshot from Darksiders III

Dueling Grounds

Angels have their own version of the Arena. War enjoys the show but Strife is… unimpressed. A light-hearted flashfic celebrating a lovely work of art.

Rated: T — Drabble — Words: 780 — Cover by DayGlowBlue

Teach me how to shoot your gun

War needs some target practice! A bit of steamy fun in an experimental style.

Rated: M — Plot What Plot, Drabble — Words: 922

Mass Effect Fanfiction

Saren & Nihlus Stuff

Saren/Nihlus Timeline


Saren and Nihlus first met when they much younger. A light-hearted tale outside the main Saren/Nihlus verse.

Rated: T — Friendship/Family — Words: 2,437


Young Saren reaches an important milestone in his biotics training, but at what cost?

Rated: T — Drabble — Words: 645

Thinker Traitor Soldier Spectre

The tale of how Saren and Nihlus first met and became friends.

Rated: T — Adventure/Friendship — Chapters: 25 — Words: c.a. 90000

Can’t Stop Laughing

Of course Saren is perfectly capable of laughing. Only Nihlus hasn’t found the right kind of jokes yet.

Rated: T — Friendship/Humor — Words: 1471

A Hidden Place

Nihlus would like to know more about his secretive mentor. But asking Saren personal questions simply doesn’t cut it.

Rated: T — Friendship/Romance — Words: 3926 — Art by Misfire Anon

I’m Watching You

When Saren set up the hidden cameras, he knew there would be things he didn’t want to see. Like Nihlus drinking on duty, or hiding drugs on the ship, or taking out dirty clothes from the washer and wearing them. But he wasn’t expecting… this.

Rated: M — Friendship/Romance — Words: 5091

Unnerved and Unnerving

Two very different turians living together on a claustrophobic ship for a year. Something’s gotta give.

Rated: T — Friendship/Romance — Words: 2271

Sound of Silence

Saren comes to terms with his feelings for Nihlus. Or does he? Set between “Unnerved and Unnerving” and “The Candidate”.

Rated: T — Friendship/Romance — Words: 5619

The Candidate

Nihlus is near the end of his training with Saren when they are sent to evaluate potential Spectre candidates. Garrus is one of them and he is determined to leave an impression despite his father’s wishes. A sharp-edged triangle forms and cuts deep.

Rated: M — Romance/Drama — Chapters: 8 — Words: 12145 — Art by Infiltrait0r-N7

Conference Transcript 159

Just the thing for Saren to review during a long FTL flight.

Rating: E — Fluff/Slash — Words: 2281 — Art by HeavenlyEros


Saren allows Nihlus to explore his jewelry box and an obscure corner of his internal world.

Rating: T — Slice of Life/Fluff — Words: 3008 — Art by Sixtus66


Nihlus attempts to dispel some of the common misconceptions about turians during a very personal interview for a famous human reporter.

Rating: T — FailSex — Words: 4536


Upon Saren’s insisting, Nihlus marks him for life.

Rating: T — Romance — Words: 2989 — Art by HeavenlyEros


Saren comes to terms with what happened in “Color”.

Rating: T — Romance — Words: 1658


Nihlus comes to terms with what happened in “Color” and “Scars”.

Rating: T — Romance — Words: 4606

Signal to Noise

Saren and Nihlus meet a year after the events in “Color” and “Scars”. A homage to a beautiful painting, an enduring friendship, and a tragic love.

Rated: T — Romance — Words: 4010 — Art by Anjian


Garrus makes a disturbing discovery while sifting through data recovered from Saren’s base on Virmire.

Rated: E — Accidental Voyeurism/Light BDSM/Slash — Words: 5377

About Art

Saren and Nihlus in pursuit of a stolen piece of art.

Rated: T — Drabble — Words: 389

After Hours

Saren and Nihlus have been friends and long-distance lovers for a long time, but it’s a troubled relationship, burdened with issues of commitment and trust. When a seemingly light-hearted incident triggers a fierce emotional response, passion spirals out of control.

Rated: E — Dark/BDSM/Dubious Consent/Slash — Words: 7223

The Precedent

Two years before Eden Prime, Saren enlists Nihlus’s help to get an old friend out of some serious trouble. But it’s only the tip of the iceberg. How far will he go to ensure the success and secrecy of his misguided quest?

Rated: M — Dark/Drama/Dubious Consent — Chapters: 10 — Words: 27468


Saren and Nihlus meet for the first time after Saren’s arm has been replaced by a geth prosthetic.

Rated: T — Hurt-Comfort/Fluff — Words: 1222 — Art by Sixtus66

Ghost in the Machine (WIP)

What if Nihlus didn’t die on Eden Prime? This is an AU retelling of Mass Effect where the fateful meeting with Saren plays out differently, changing everything.

Rated: M — Adventure/Drama/Slash — Chapters: 38 — Words: 101854 — Art by Misfire Anon

Let’s Keep Going

Saren and Nihlus were friends and lovers before the War… and still are, decades after it. Inspired by a beautiful work of art and dedicated to its creator.

Rated: T — Growing Old Together — Words: 1185 — Art by Sixtus66

Garrus & Shepard Stuff

Garrus/Shepard Timeline

Fruit from Palaven

Garrus faces the reality of serving on a human ship when Shepard surprises him with an invaluable gift.

Rated: T — Friendship/Romance — Words: 3348

A Game of Cards

Garrus and assorted crew talk about cross-species intercourse over a game of cards.

Rated: T — Friendship/Romance — Words: 3252

First Kiss

Turians must find human lips fascinating, don’t you think?

Rated: T — Romance — Words: 1406


Before sparing Sidonis, Garrus has been too bent on revenge to mourn his fallen comrades.

Rated: T — Friendship/Romance — Words: 945 — Art by Infiltrait0r-N7

The Suicide Mission

I always wanted to know what the other fire team was doing during the attack on the Collector Base at the end of Mass Effect 2. This is a nine-chapter retelling of the suicide mission, from Garrus’s point of view.

Rated: T — Adventure/Romance — Chapters: 9 — Words: 16811

Inappropriate Thoughts

Garrus and (female) Shepard talk about battlefield fantasies.

Rated: E — Het — Words: 2915

Morning After

Garrus wakes up after his first night with (male) Shepard.

Rated: E — Slash — Words: 1534

Misfire Anon Stuff

The Downpour

Desolas and little Saren await news of their dying mother.

Rated: G — Family — Words: 1432


Desolas has facial markings. Saren does not. They face the reason why.

Rated: G — Family — Words: 2388


Before heading off to Relay 314, commanding general Desolas Arterius needs to relax. His friend finds his methods a little strange.

Rated: G — Drama/Family — Words: 1647

The Other Beginning

Two months of leave should be enough to mourn a friend. Perhaps even enough to mourn a brother. Now, if only romance would stop getting in the way. Slash. Saren, OC, Desolas.

Rated: T — Friendship/Romance/Slash — Chapters: 2 — Words: 12,610


Councillor Sparatus falls for his best agent. All according to plan.

Rated: M — Friendship/Romance — Words: 3994


Nihlus meets Saren for the first time after his induction to ST&R.

Rated: T — Friendship/Romance — Words: 1924

Misfire Fills

The complete collection of “misfire fills”, slice-of-life ficlets about Saren and Nihlus written in response to orphaned (misfire) prompts on Mass Effect Kink Meme.

Rated: M — Friendship/Romance/Slash — Chapters: 63

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