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All My Feels: Update Number Five, WWWHHHYYYYYY Edition

I'm getting very close to the end of Mass Effect 3. I've been taking my time, trying not to rush through like I did in the last two games. So I've been doing just a few missions at a time. I'm at Priority: Thessia right now. I've done all the ME3 DLC, except for Shore Leave. I'm saving that till the last minute.

-SPOILERS BELOW!-

I kept Samara alive, and I successfully brokered peace between the Quarians and the Geth. I was terrified I wouldn't have the option. I would have chosen the Quarians over the Geth if it came down to it, but I didn't want to face that decision. Thankfully, I didn't have to. My paragon score was high enough and I met enough of the requirements to have that option. I'm looking forward to the Shore Leave DLC, but it will also make me sad.

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Thane sacrificed himself for the Salarian Councilor. As sad as I was for his death, I found that I wasn't as emotional at his death as I have been at others. I never really had a huge attachment to him, despite being a great character. I was actually glad that Major Kirahhe didn't take his place, because I wanted to keep him alive. I suppose I figured that Thane was going to die soon anyway, and he went out noble and a hero. But I didn't tear up. I feel like a terrible person.

Legion's death, on the other hand, made me tear up. I was more attached to him, and his death in addition to the Quarians getting back their homeworld, and the Geth helping them to rebuild - that was a lot to take in. Legion reached out to Shepard, and you could see it self-actualize. And it sacrificed itself so the Geth and the Quarians would make peace.

And since it's relevant, this came up on my tumblr dashboard recently:

All aboard the feelsmobile indeed.

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