Salvation: Episode II - Lair of the Shadow Broker
Disclaimer: This fan-fiction is part of an episodic series taking place after Salvation: A Half-Life/Mass Effect Universe Fan Fiction and Salvation: Episode I - The Taking of the Carmenta Illustria. These episodes will lead directly to its sequel, Salvation II: Project Prometheus. The episodes and sequel take place OUTSIDE of the Mass Effect 3 continuity, though certain themes, characters, and situations may be extrapolated. Characters property of their respective companies, Half-Life created by Valve and Mass Effect created by Bioware.
Chapter 3: Niche
The Milky Way - A galaxy licking its wounds. A swirling vortex of angelic starlight, and terrestrial bodies. World upon world floating upon beds of cosmic dust. Gasses burn, old stars die, and new ones are born. To the outside observer, it is merely a band of light - details indistinguishable; Especially when it’s merely a hologram on the Command Deck