Int the year 2148, explorers on Mars discovered the remains of an ancient spacefaring civilization. In the decades that followed, these mysterious artifacts revealed startling new technologies, enabling travel to the furthest stars. The basis for this incredible technology was a force that controlled the very fabric of space and time.
They called it the greatest discovery of human history.
The civilizations of the galaxy call it… Mass Effect.
Much of the Galaxy is under the jurisdiction of the Citadel Council, however, not everyone wishes to live under its thumb. The Terminus Systems are fraught with warfare, crime, and lawlessness, but for those who don’t “fit in” in galactic society, there is freedom and opportunity to be had.