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Something to Live For part 22

I study my reflection in the full length mirror, nervous fingers smoothing the fabric of my dress for what feels like the millionth time. I'm happy with the image I see. A softer woman than what I'm used to stares back at me.
My dress certainly helps with that. It's a strapless satin gown with a sweetheart neckline, fitted through my hips then falling gently to kiss the floor. Swarovski crystals are sparkling across the bodice, concentrated at the neckline and fading out by my hips. I have a feeling Kasumi might have had a hand in finding those, though she had nothing to do with my jewelry. Annie's given me a set of family heirloom diamond earrings and the necklace to match, simple but delicate. In short I look gorgeous, elegant, and like everything I could have wished for.
I take a few practice steps in my heels, admiring the way my dress seems to float along the ground. The eccentric Olivier does good work. My few steps turns into strides, which q
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My Girl Lola part 15
    I'm barely off the ladder before there are projectiles flying at my head. It seems these Mercs don't know when to cut their losses. Although, since they agreed to go after Shepard in the first place I guess they weren't ever very bright.
    Lola takes cover behind a crate, charging her biotic flare. She peeks her head around the corner, getting a quick mental picture of their layout, and then launches it. Half a second later I feel the rush of energy as it explodes, taking out 2 mercs and knocking down 3 others.
   Wrex grins. "That's more like it."
   I have to admit, after being trapped in a vault to die the mercs screams are making me smile too.
   Lola takes a quick glance at me over her shoulder before focusing her assault rifle on a nearby soldier. "As much as I appreciate the moral support, do you think you could start killing things now?"
   "Sorry, Lola." I say, tossing a grenade at
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All In
Title: All in
Author: Phsbarbie (Natasha Poe)
Game: Mass Effect Andromeda
Characters/Pairings: Liam and Female Ryder
Disclaimer: Mass Effect Andromeda and all it's characters are the intellectual property of Bioware/EA.  There are spoilers! BEWARE!
    I roll over and stare at Evie Ryder, asleep in her bed- our bed. I trace the lines of her face with my eyes, tempted to follow with my fingers, but unwilling to wake her. Poor thing needs her sleep, especially after how late I kept her up last night. Side note- is there ever actually a "night" in space? Never mind, that's a train of thought for another time.
    For now, I'm happy here just laying beside her. I told her once that I wanted to spend every waking moment with her, but that was a lie. I want to spend the sleeping ones with her too. So when she made a wise crack about wanting access to my body in the middle of the night I took the opportunity to rearrange my bunk assignment. 
    Wh
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My Herald's Ball
Title: My Herald's Ball
Author: Phsbarbie (Natasha Poe)
Game: Dragon Age Inquisition
Characters/Pairings: Cullen and Female Inquisitor
Disclaimer: Dragon Age Inquisition and all it's characters are the intellectual property of Bioware/EA.
   The most finely dressed lords and ladies in Orlais flit around me, reminding me for all the world of preening peacocks. They flutter their eyelashes, fluff their hair, and toy with their masks. It’s all I can do not to roll my eyes. I attempt to block out their ceaseless prattle and search the ballroom anxiously. Skyla’s been in the servant’s quarters far too long. She should’ve been back by now.
    “Are you married, Commander?” asks one of the ladies in what I assume passes for a flirtatious manner.
    “No, no I’m not,” I tell her, my focus still on scanning the room. I smother a sigh of relief as I spot her coming towards me, a possessive hunger in her
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My Girl Lola part 14
    I knew I hated that bitch, I snarl silently to myself, glaring as Brooks drapes an arm over the clone's shoulders. I'd like nothing more than to reach out and wipe that smug look off her face, but, unfortunately, I can't. I'm trapped by a force field. In a storage pod. About to be sealed away forever. I'd probably feel a whole lot stupider if Wrex and Shepard weren't trapped beside me. 
    As it is, Lola is seething, her eyes promising murder. The clone either doesn't notice or doesn't care; both stupid moves on her part. She's too busy bragging about her perfect plan to notice Lola is pissed but not worried. I have no idea why. I guess I'm worried enough for the both of us. 
    "The minute- the second I get out of here," interrupts Lola, "I'm going to take your head and mount it in the Normandy CIC." Brooks smug look falters for a second and I smirk.
    Lola folds her arms and turns her glare on the clone. "Then I'm going
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DAO: The Warden's Journey
Title: The Warden's Journey
Author: Phsbarbie (Natasha Poe)
Game: Dragon Age Origins
Characters/Pairings: Alistair & Female Cousland(Angel)
Disclaimer: Dragon Age Origins and all it's characters are the intellectual property of Bioware/EA.
    "Angel, you're not going and that's final," I state in my best, most authoritative, most kingly voice. It's pretty good, if I say so myself. I have had ten years to practice it. And I have practiced it, until it's just the right tone to let whoever I'm addressing know I mean business.
    My queen, however, simply snorts, not bothering to look up from her packing. "I find it funny that you think you have any say in this."
    I slump down onto our bed with a sigh and examine my headstrong wife. To say the years have been kind to her would be an understatement. She's more beautiful now than the day I met her, and she still regularly makes my heart skip a beat. 
    Our lives have changed
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My Lady's Freedom
Title: My Lady's Freedom
Author: Phsbarbie (Natasha Poe)
Game: Dragon Age: Inquisition
Characters/Pairings: Blackwall and Female Inquisitor(Mira Lavellan)
Disclaimer: Dragon Age: Inquisition and all it's characters are the intellectual property of Bioware/EA.
    I watch her from the ramparts, unable or unwilling to keep a smile from my face. Mira strides through the courtyard below, her gait assured and her bearing one of authority, as always. Today, however, she's leaving smothered laughter and smiles in her wake. 
    Traveling behind her, trying very hard to behave, is Da'len, the Mabari pup I gave to her last week. You'd expect a Mabari, even a puppy, to strut as she walked. With all that muscle, all that grace, that every step taken would be a reminder of just how quickly your throat could be ripped out. Not so. At least, not with Da'len.
    Oh sure, she may start out her courtyard patrol with her head held high, trying to match Mira's impressi
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Jenny's Arrival: AU Assassin's Creed Black Flag 9
    I stand there and stare at her, not moving, not blinking, barely breathing. Frozen, with no clue what to do. She stares up at me with Caroline's eyes cautiously. Caroline. How could she do this? How could she not tell me I have a child? And how could she send this daughter I didn't know I had half way around the world to me once I told her I wanted a divorce?
    The girl stares at me. I stare at her. I have no idea what to do.
    "Jenny, is it?" asks Mary, taking a step forward. She leans down so the two of them are on eye level.
    Jenny nods slowly, still unsure of the situation.
    Mary rewards this action with a grin. "I'm Mary, Mary Read, though some people call me Kidd."
    Jenny giggles. "But you're not a kid, you're a woman grown."
    Mary's grin widens. "Now that you mention it, it is a funny name, ain't it?"
    Jenny smiles and nods again, more su
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My Herald's Bed
Title: My Herald's Bed
Author: Phsbarbie (Natasha Poe)
Game: Dragon Age: Inquisition
Characters/Pairings: Cullen and Female Inquisitor(Skyla Trevelyan)
Disclaimer: Dragon Age: Inquisition and all it's characters are the intellectual property of Bioware/EA.
    I look at the time piece on Sky's desk and sigh. She's still not back. She's been away from Skyhold for nearly three weeks this time, what feels like an eternity, but she sent word to Leliana that she's be home this afternoon. Five hours ago, in fact. And I have missed her desperately. 
    So desperately, actually, that I've left my office on the ramparts and spent the last six hours waiting in the first place she always goes- her rooms. True I brought some work along with me, but at least I'm here. Though now it seems my surprise has been for naught. 
    With a disappointed frown I blow out the candle I've been working by, gather up my paperwork, and make my way down from her tower.
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My Lady's Hound
Title: My Lady's Hound
Author: Phsbarbie (Natasha Poe)
Game: Dragon Age: Inquisition
Characters/Pairings: Blackwall and Female Inquisitor(Mira Lavellan)
Disclaimer: THIS STORY CONTAINS SPOILERS!!! Dragon Age: Inquisition and all it's characters are the intellectual property of Bioware/EA.
    I return to the room as quietly as I can as the sun peeks over the horizon, taking extra care not to wake Mira. Though, to be honest, I could probably slam the door without waking her. The woman is a heavy sleeper.
    I asked her once how she survived as a Dalish hunter when as soon as her head hits her pillow she's dead to the world. She told me she was their best and fiercest hunter, not their most alert. At least, not while she slept. Whenever they sent her out into the wilds overnight they sent a light sleeper with her. 
    Sure enough, as I come up the stairs I see her lying in the exact same spot I left her in. I smother a chuckle- no need to press my luc
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My Herald's Hart
THIS IS A SPOILER FREE STORY! So, if you haven't played the game but still want some Cullen fluff, here you go :D
Title: My Herald's Hart
Author: Phsbarbie (Natasha Poe)
Game: Dragon Age: Inquisition
Characters/Pairings: Cullen and Female Inquisitor(Skyla Trevelyan)
Disclaimer: Dragon Age: Inquisition and all it's characters are the intellectual property of Bioware/EA.
    I glare at the creature stabled in the first stall, traditionally the place where we keep the Inquisitor's current mount. The animal glares back at me. Damn thing. Why can't she just take a horse?
    Skyla Trevelyan, my love and the leader of the Inquisition, has been home at Skyhold, or Sky's hold as I've taken to calling it, for three full days. I've enjoyed every stolen moment together, but we both knew the momentary reprieve couldn't last.
    Sure enough, this morning the message came in from Fereldan and the Herald of Andraste is off to save the world again. At least they d
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Connor's Creed part 4
    I love the forest on the homestead. The sun trickling through the leaves on the trees, leaving dancing patterns of shadow and light on the ground. The wind swaying in the branches, the deer who are rarely aware of my presence. It's a place of peace, a place of tranquility. 
    At least, it is most days. Today the air is full of the sounds of my betrothed's cursing.
    "Son of a whore!" she explodes as the knife misses even the edge of the target by 6 inches. 
    I chuckle, the sound of it surprising myself. I can't help it really. The words coming out of her lovely mouth would put half of my initiates to shame. It's such a far cry from the Mahayla Waltson she's always trying to present, the one she meant for me to meet the first time I called on her. 
    I like her better this way.
    Hayla hears me laugh and turns to me with a glare. I quickly mold my face into an expressionless mask, one that should b
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I don't know how many journals I've started over the last 3 years that start with I'm a slacker. Probably a lot. The fact of the matter is when I got pregnant with my daughter(she's 2 1/2 now) I kind of lost my creative juice. I'm starting to feel it slowly come back. I'm starting again, slowly but surely. I have the last Something to Live For and the last Kiddway on my mind, hopefully I'll get them done and uploaded soon. After that it will probably be My Girl Lola. I love my Wolf and Hawke storyline, but I feel like my writing is so rusty that I wouldn't be doing it justice. I will hopefully regain my confidence and get back to that one, but it's in the future. I haven't forgotten about any of my stories(promise), but so as not to get overwhelmed I'm trying to take it one chapter at a time. I'm not sure how many of my followers have stuck around(and honestly guys, I don't blame you) but I wanted to let those who did that I'm looking at coming back. 

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I started writing fanfiction in 2013 because, like most people, I wasn't satisfied with the ending of Mass Effect 3. My stories have just grown from there! I really love doing this and all the support I've received from all of you has meant the world to me! If any of my stories are missing(ie Something to Live For part 20, Kadan's Wake-uo Call, etc) it's probably because it got removed for being too...risque. Check me out on Archiveofourown.org or Fanfiction.net to find a complete list of my stories
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I study my reflection in the full length mirror, nervous fingers smoothing the fabric of my dress for what feels like the millionth time. I'm happy with the image I see. A softer woman than what I'm used to stares back at me.

My dress certainly helps with that. It's a strapless satin gown with a sweetheart neckline, fitted through my hips then falling gently to kiss the floor. Swarovski crystals are sparkling across the bodice, concentrated at the neckline and fading out by my hips. I have a feeling Kasumi might have had a hand in finding those, though she had nothing to do with my jewelry. Annie's given me a set of family heirloom diamond earrings and the necklace to match, simple but delicate. In short I look gorgeous, elegant, and like everything I could have wished for.

I take a few practice steps in my heels, admiring the way my dress seems to float along the ground. The eccentric Olivier does good work. My few steps turns into strides, which quickly turns into pacing. It's got to be time for the ceremony by now. I feel like I've been waiting here for a week, though I'm sure not more than half an hour has passed.

The girls were in here earlier helping me get ready, looking beautiful in their rose pink gowns, but apparently it's an Asari tradition to leave the bride to meditate and reflect by herself before the ceremony. Time alone is not what I want right now. As hard as it is to believe, I, Captain Shepard, first human Spectre, savior of the galaxy, and ass kicker of reapers, apparently still get nervous.

"Stupid Asari," I mutter.

"What did Liara do this time?" asks Wrex, coming through the door. He looks fantastic. It's quite a sight to see a Krogan in a tuxedo. I thought it would be a tall order for human finery made to fit over their water hump, but apparently the tux shop keeps several on hand. Who knew.

"Wrex!" I'm so glad to see him I nearly hug him.

He narrows his eyes suspiciously. "Having second thoughts? I can still get you out of here you know. I've cased all the exits."

A bark of laughter escapes me. "Do you really think anyone could hold me where I didn't want to be? I'd give you references, but I'm pretty sure anyone who's tried is dead."

Wrex shrugs. "Fair point. But you didn't answer my question. Second thoughts?"

I shake my head with a smile. "I've never been more sure of anything in my life. I'm just nervous."

"Why?"

I consider the question. It's a good one. As far as stressful events go this one doesn't even crack my top 20. No real answer comes to mind so I shrug. "Isn't it normal to be nervous on your wedding day?"

Wrex stands in front of the mirror, adjusting his tux. All he really accomplishes is messing up his collar. "I really wouldn't know. Krogan marriages are rare. The genophage had us all focused on survival."

"But the genophage is over," I say, walking over and smoothing his collar back down. "The females don't have to live in their own clan anymore. And I've seen you and Bakara together."

Wrex just smiles. A Krogan version of it, but still a smile. "Bakara is still passing me off on any female that wants strong children. I don't think marriage is on her mind."

I dust off his lapels and return to pacing. "We both know Bakara cares more about the Krogan as a whole than she does about anything else. Did she make it today?

Wrex turns to face me, tracing my steps with his eyes. "She's here, said she wouldn't miss it for the world. You know you're going to wear your shoes out before you ever get to the aisle at this rate." He gestures to the 10 foot path I'm marking into the carpet.

"Do you have any idea how hard it was not pacing for months?" I only half joke. "I've got to make up for lost time."

"Well," he says, headed for the door, "if you don't mind doing something useful with your walking, I believe there's someplace we need to be."


I'm pacing. I shouldn't be pacing, that's Shepard's trademark moved. I can't help it though. I'm not really the nervous type, but I'm nervous today. There's no reason for it; I've never been more sure of anything in my entire life. Unfortunately, my nerves won't listen to reason, and sitting on my hands isn't helping.

Apparently my helping wasn't helping either though. My mom shooed me away every time I tried assisting in set up before finally banishing me to a room out of the way with a bottle of scotch and my groomsmen. The latter gladly helping me with the former.

"Alenko, you have got to stop pacing," says Garrus, looking relaxed. He managed to grab a dextro amino drink on our way in here and he seems to be enjoying it. "In any given relationship there should only be one pacer, and Shepard has laid claim to that title."

"And is it Sparks or you, Scars?" asks Vega, scotch in hand.

Garrus laughs. "Definitely Tali. Must be a female thing."

"Speaking of females, how's Kasumi doing Joker?" asks Cortez, hiding his smile with a sip of his scotch.

Joker blushes very faintly. "Why don't you ask her yourself? I'm pretty sure we passed the girls on the way in. She wasn't invisible for once."

"So you did notice her. Good to know." Cortez doesn't bother hiding his smug grin this time.

Before Joker gets a chance to respond there's a loud sigh from Javik. "How much longer until the primitive mating ceremony? In my cycle, couples came together for breeding only. I tire of this talk of females."

Joker gives a short laugh. "Yeah, sure, that's it. Tell me Javik, how's Liara?"

Javik doesn't blush, but then again I don't know if Protheans can. "I don't know what you're talking about."

Grunt, who has been remarkably well behaved, no fire or anything, slaps Javik on the back. "Come on, a blind Hanar could see the way you look at her."

Javik snarls, but Vega cuts in. "Isn't anybody going to ask how Jack is?"

The laughter in response to that is plentiful and eases any tension in the room. I manage to force myself to take a seat, though my fingers still drum a staccato on my thighs.

"Come on, Vega. We know she took you home after the bachelor party and then kicked you out the next morning," says Garrus.

James sniffs. "Still would've been nice for someone to ask."

"All right, all right, everyone shut up," says Joker, coming  to his feet. He raises a glass of scotch. "To Kaidan Alenko, the luckiest bastard in the milky way. Congratulations on finally getting your happy ending."

A knock on the door saves me from making a sappy response. My mom pokes her head in and scans for me. "Kaidy? It's time," she says, then slips back out.

"Kaidy?" Vega says, eyebrows raised.

Cortez takes him by the shoulders and leads him to the door. "Let it go man, it's his wedding day."

Joker turns to me as everyone else shuffles out. "You ready, Alenko? Any second thoughts?"

"Of course not!" I laugh. "Just the idea of that is ridiculous."

"Good," says Joker, clapping me on the shoulder, gently enough I'm sure he didn't break anything. "I just want you to know, as your best man, you're definitely getting the better end of the deal."

"Thanks Joker. Very touching."

"Hey, I call them like I see them. Let's go get you married before she changes her mind."

I make my way to the altar, taking my place with a nod at Hackett who's officiating. I do my best to lock down my nervous energy and not fidget. It takes concentration.

The procession starts, our wedding party coming down the aisle; Joker and Kasumi, Javik and Liara, Traynor and Cortez, Jack and Grunt, Garrus and Tali, Vega and Miranda. I smile distractedly as they each take their places, but my focus is squarely on the aisle. I don't want to miss a second of Shepard. The wedding march starts, all our guests stand, and my eyes start to water.

There she is.


There he is. My Kaidan, looking more handsome than I've ever seen him, waiting for me in his dress blues. I'm vaguely aware that we have a full house watching us, but for me the only person in the whole world is Kaidan. His steady smile and warm whiskey eyes(looking a bit misty), are the only things I can see. We're almost to him when Kaidan takes a few steps towards us, reaching out to take me off Wrex's arm.

Wrex chuckles. "It's not very often I see you impatient, Alenko. I'd threaten to kill you if you hurt her, but she could take care of that herself." With a kiss on my cheek and a nod to Kaidan he takes his seat next to Bakara.

Kaidan intertwines his fingers with mine and leads me to the altar. "You look amazing," he whispers.

I smile coyly at him. "I thought you might like it."

"Ladies and Gentlemen," begins Hackett, "we are gathered here today to join this man and this woman in holy matrimony. And I think I speak for everyone present when I say it's about damn time."

Cheers go up behind us and I laugh. Kaidan grins at me, squeezing my hand.

"Kaidan Alenko and Angel Shepard have been in love with each other for as long as I've known them. And though worlds have tried to come between them, that we're here today is proof they have always found a way back to each other. I don't have the words to express what Kaidan and Angel mean to each other, so I guess it's a good thing they wrote their own vows."

Our guests laugh at that and I turn to face Kaidan with a smile. "Kaidan, before I met you I had forgotten what love was. The loss of my family on Mindoir and my squad on Akuze had broken something in me, but you didn't try to fix me. You just loved me enough to show me I could fix myself. You steady me when I'm running off the rails, you calm me in my storms, you bring out the best in me and discourage the worst. I'm a better person for having loved you," Liara hands me the ring which I slip on Kaidan's finger, "and I promise to spend the rest of my life showing you that love."


I look down into Shepard's trusting and loving eyes, and know I'm the luckiest man alive. "Angel, from the first moment I saw you there has never been another. Through thick and thin, through good times and hard times, I have loved only you. You're woven into my very being, without you my life would be incomplete. I know I don't deserve you, but I will never let you go." I take her wedding band from Joker and slide it onto her finger. "I pledge all my love, my loyalty, and my life to you, forever."

"By the power vested in me by the Systems Alliance," says Hackett, "I now pronounce you husband and wife. You may kiss-"

I don't give him a chance to finish, pulling Angel close and kissing her deeply. By the cheers of our audience, they approve. When we finally part Angel is smiling up at me.

"Well that was easier than I thought. On to the next adventure?"

I chuckle. "I'm  game if you are."




Something to Live For part 22
Oh my gosh it's done!!! This is the very first story I ever wrote, and now it's finished! I'm sure everyone probably gave up hope on this story since I haven't written for it in years, but here it is! The final entry in my Something to Live For series! I hope you guys all like it. Leave me a comment to let me know what you think!
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I don't know how many journals I've started over the last 3 years that start with I'm a slacker. Probably a lot. The fact of the matter is when I got pregnant with my daughter(she's 2 1/2 now) I kind of lost my creative juice. I'm starting to feel it slowly come back. I'm starting again, slowly but surely. I have the last Something to Live For and the last Kiddway on my mind, hopefully I'll get them done and uploaded soon. After that it will probably be My Girl Lola. I love my Wolf and Hawke storyline, but I feel like my writing is so rusty that I wouldn't be doing it justice. I will hopefully regain my confidence and get back to that one, but it's in the future. I haven't forgotten about any of my stories(promise), but so as not to get overwhelmed I'm trying to take it one chapter at a time. I'm not sure how many of my followers have stuck around(and honestly guys, I don't blame you) but I wanted to let those who did that I'm looking at coming back. 

    I'm barely off the ladder before there are projectiles flying at my head. It seems these Mercs don't know when to cut their losses. Although, since they agreed to go after Shepard in the first place I guess they weren't ever very bright.

    Lola takes cover behind a crate, charging her biotic flare. She peeks her head around the corner, getting a quick mental picture of their layout, and then launches it. Half a second later I feel the rush of energy as it explodes, taking out 2 mercs and knocking down 3 others.

   Wrex grins. "That's more like it."

   I have to admit, after being trapped in a vault to die the mercs screams are making me smile too.

   Lola takes a quick glance at me over her shoulder before focusing her assault rifle on a nearby soldier. "As much as I appreciate the moral support, do you think you could start killing things now?"

   "Sorry, Lola." I say, tossing a grenade at the three wannabes creeping up on our left, "It's hard not to watch a master at work." She doesn't take her focus off the fight, but I see her grin all the same.

   I move up on our left, taking advantage of the space I just cleared out. Wrex, the crazy bastard, just goes charging into the mercenaries up the middle, while Lola takes the right side, sprinting between cover. She pops up long enough to snipe some asshole's head off and I hear his friend scream, "I thought they were supposed to be dead!"

   I laugh out loud, firing a concussive shot into the guy standing next to him. "You wish, pendejo! It takes more than that to kill us."

   "To hell with this!" he says, seeming to finally come to his senses. He turns to run, but Wrex is right on his ass.

   "Where'd you think you're going. Princess?"

    I'm not afraid of much, but I hope to hell Wrex never comes after me like that. The scared screams of the last assailant as Wrex tosses him off the side of the dry dock doesn't mask a sound I know well- the Normandy's engines firing.

   "Shit, they've got her started. We need to haul ass." I match actions to words and race towards the Normandy, Lola and Wrex hot on my tail.

   "When we want to take off," complains Lola, barely breathing heavily behind me, "there's a half hour of preflight checks. They just gun the engine and go?"

   I chuckle. "Maybe we should skip them ourselves next time."

   "I'm strongly considering it," she tosses over her shoulder as she passes me. "Try to keep up, Vega. I didn't come this far to watch the Normandy leave."

   We tear up the gangplank, turn the corner, and nearly collide with a pissed off Traynor.

   "You!" she practically shrieks. I've never seen her so angry. "You were just on the bridge. You fired me! Dishonorable discharge for conduct unbecoming. You kicked me off the ship with barely enough time to get my toothbrush." She brandishes it, almost threateningly. I think she's trying to figure out if she can hit Shepard. As someone who’s been on the receiving end of Lola’s fists, I wouldn't recommend it.

   Lola doesn't miss a beat. "That's a Cison Mark 4. It uses mass effect fields to break up plaque and massage the gums."

   Traynor's not letting go of her anger, and spits back, "Yes, I told you that."

   Wrex and I move past her to examine the airlock door. It’s locked up tight.

   "Yes," says Lola patiently, "and I remember because I'm the real Shepard."

    "Wait, if you didn't throw me off the ship-" Traynor starts, thrown off her warpath.

   "Cerberus cloned Shepard," I say, turning back towards the two of them.

    Wrex tries blasting through the wall, drawing their attention for a moment before they turn back to me.

    I shrug. "Yeah, that's all I've got."

   "I'll explain more later," Lola says, walking past Traynor to join me at the door. "Damn it, it’s sealed."

   Wrex lowers his shotgun, "And we don't have enough time to cut through.”

   Lola looks mad enough to kick the wall. "So how the hell do we get in?"

   "Over here," calls Traynor, crouching down off to the side. She removes the cover off a hatch in the floor I hadn't noticed. "There's an emergency hatch here for evacuations."

   Lola does a quick scan with her omni-tool. "It's held shut with a latch meant to be opened by on the other side. Any ideas?"

   "If you could fine tune your biotics, a small mass effect field could pop it," offers Wrex.

   Faster than you can blink, Traynor whips out her toothbrush, turns it on, and trips the latch. "Go!" she says, taking a step back to make room.

   As I drop through the hatch after Lola, I hear Traynor grumble, "And you owe me a new toothbrush."

My Girl Lola part 15
Okay, I know it's a bit short, but it's done! I've missed James and Lola, they're so fun to write for. Let me know what you think in the comments!
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