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Dim light from the setting sun streamed in through the window, dancing and shifting along the ceiling as it reflected off the sparkling sea. The room was quiet save for the rhythmic sounds of fists striking a punching bag. John Shepard, first human Spectre, savior of the Citadel and the galaxy along with a host of other titles he didn’t really care for, lashed out in one last rapid flurry of punches. A kick sent the punching bag swinging violently. Panting, he stepped back, wiping the sweat from his brow as he slowed his breathing. After his heart rate had calmed to a normal pace, Shepard pulled on a gray T-shirt as he stepped outside.
The Spectre felt himself grin as he gazed over Rannoch, a planet he himself had played a role in regaining. It had been twenty-three years since the former alliance Commander had helped broker peace between the geth and the quarians. Twenty-four years since he had made his promise to build Tali'Zorah a house on this very planet.