Two Kinds the Same - Chapter I.More Like This
Author’s note: This story takes place in the Mass Effect universe, featuring a series of canon and original characters, while focusing on the curious relationship of a human man and a turian woman during the time when the whole galaxy was marching unseen into its sinister fate... just like every 50 000 years.
A bit of romance, humour, action and some insights behind the events, which you thought you already knew everything about from Mass Effect.
Thank you to Xeno-Sapian for his fantastic and inspirational work 'A Matter of Race and Character', and his generous support in writing Two Kinds the Same. While Two Kinds the Same is an original story, which follows the Mass Effect canon, it also precedes and intertwines with 'A Matter of Race and Character'.
Original Characters from 'A Matter of Race and Character' are intellectual property of Xeno-Sapian
Mass Effect is an intellectual property of BioWare, a division of EA Games.
Two Kinds the Same
A Matter of Time and Space: Chapter 1A Matter of Time and SpaceMore Like This
Ker, Hakate System, Hades Nexus – 44:30 LT – 30th April 2185 CE
The slaves were growing restless.
The batarian leader strode between the cages of the aliens, silently assessing the captured livestock. The slaver commander, Ravoln, coolly scrutinized the chained men and women crouched in their metal pens, oblivious to their sobbing cries and pleas for mercy. The aliens were an equal mix of humans, asari and turians, taken either from colonies out on the fringes of Terminus Space, or stolen to order from schools and homes; procured only if they matched a specific criteria that Ravoln's paymasters had submitted to him. Much of the criteria were unusual: a number of humans with a specific genetic abnormality; asari with low biotic potential; turians with a recessive trait not commonly found amongst their species. It was all a bit s