"I really want to know more about Sapphire. I felt so sorry after I heard her backstory. I wish I could make her my follower. We would adventure around Skyrim and maybe, one day, she would forget about her past and even tell me her real name."
Spoilers! Do not read if you have not finished ME3 or wish to avoid spoilers for the ending.
Alright. I’ve been toying with the idea of the Indoctrination theory for the ending of Mass Effect 3 that has been floating around the internet. And I have discussed many points with my housemate, who has also studied literature extensively. She knows how invested I am in the story, and has given me a seed of hope that has blossomed into a razor-sharp flower of abject disbelief. She has also been researching this purely to ease my troubled mind, because living with me when I am in the throes of anguish or the grips of rage is pure hell.
And I can safely say that this is either the most dick move that Bioware could have pulled, or pure. Fucking. Genius.
So, yes. I have been won over to the indoctrination theory, and I’ll share with you some of the reasons why.
Shepard could melt beneath the scrutiny. “S-stop looking at it so closely!” she sputters, unable to think.
“I can’t help it,” Garrus responds defensively. “It…it just looks different from the vids.”
“Well, excuse me for being just your average human woman. Vids aren’t always realistic. And if you don’t like—” Shepard tries to pull away, but Garrus grasps her hips firmly.
“I didn’t say I didn’t like it.” The soothing lull of his voice calms her nerves. “It’s just different. Give me a break, alright? It’s my first time.”