Virmire: Aftermath“Shepard!” Liara called, running towards them as soon as Shepard, Ashley, Garrus, and Wrex entered the cargo hold on the Normandy. Shepard looked up, but it seemed to Garrus that she didn’t really want to talk.Virmire: Aftermath by msgmelo
“Everybody hold on!” Joker’s voice interrupted whatever Liara was going to say, as the Normandy was knocked by the shockwave of the nuke’s explosion. Garrus winced—Alenko had seemed to be a nice enough guy. For a human.
“Shepard,” Liara said again, softer. “It wasn’t your fault.”
“I know that,” Shepard snapped, which seemed to catch Liara off guard. It certainly caught Garrus off guard. It didn’t seem like she did know that, but then again, he wasn’t that good at reading human body language. She seemed troubled about something though, all
“Oh, sorry. I thought—” Liara stammered.
“I know what you thought!” Shepard retorted, before taking a
Virmire: Choices“And that makes what I’m about to ask you even more difficult,” Kirrahe said. “I need one of your men to accompany me. To help coordinate the teams.”Virmire: Choices by msgmelo
“We’ll need someone who knows Alliance communication protocols,” Shepard mused. That narrowed down the list to either Williams or Alenko. And she knew that whoever she sent, she was likely sending them to their deaths.
“I volunteer, Commander,” Kaidan piped up. Of course you do. He knew what it meant. And, Shepard was sure, he wanted to show off his “toughness” to her.
“Not so fast, LT,” Ashley countered. “Commander Shepard needs your help to arm the nuke. I’ll go with the salarians.”
“With all due respect, Gunnery Chief, it’s not your place to decide,” Kaidan said testily.
“Why is it whenever someone says ‘with all due respect’ they really mean ‘kiss my ass?’” Williams asked no one in