So I went back and replayed the ending specifically for the Destroy option, because I wanted Shep to live, dammit. I was expecting this to come with some gratifying moment of running into Garrus’ (or whatever LI’s) arms all
OMG WE’RE BOTH ALIVE, BBY. WE CAN GO LIVE ON THAT ISLAND, AND TRY AS HARD AS YOU WANT TO GET PREGNANT AND WHEN THAT FAILS WE’LL ADOPT TEN BABY KROGANS BECAUSE AFTER THIS SHIT EVERYTHING IS EASY. FUCK. MAYBE I’LL JUST THROW A MIDDLE FINGER TO BIOLOGY AND GET PREGNANT ANYWAY. BECAUSE I CAN DO THAT. I’M COMMANDER SHEPERD. AND I APPROVE THIS GODDAMN MESSAGE.
BUT IT DIDN’T. AND I AM SAD. AND SYTHENSIS IS STILL THE BEST ENDING BECAUSE EDI LIVED AND EVERYONE WAS HAPPY.
AND I DON’T GIVE A FLYING FUCK IF MAKES HER THE SUE TO END ALL SUES, THERE SHOULD BE A CANONICAL WAY TO PULL HER ASS OUT THAT FIRE. BECAUSE SHE’S COMMANDER SHEPERD. THIS BADASS CANNOT BE CONTAINED.