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Dragon Effect: Garrus and Thane by AndrewRyanArt Dragon Effect: Garrus and Thane by AndrewRyanArt
Garrus and Thane, Dragon Effect didnít ref any particular DA characters for these two.

The storyline Iím thinking for Garrus is that turians are a regularly integrated part of society and as with Mass Effect where they make up the bulk of C-sec they often fulfill the role of town guards and in Garrusí case heís risen to become a captain of a wealthy trading town, hence his somewhat ostentatious get-up. Heíd be a melee/ranged fighter.

For Thane Iíd see him as belonging to a small almost forgotten order with the purpose of finding and eliminating wild dragons or wyrms. Thatís why heís wearing a light dragon scale outfit and the glowing stone set into his chestpiece is a gem that embues him with added marksmanship powers.

Next up was going to be Tali/Liara but I really want to do Mordin so I think Iím gonna give him a shot, not sure who will be paired with him yet, might just have it be Tali anyway since Iím sure sheíd be a popular choice . Iíll pair Liara with Javik when I get around to it.
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GH0ST-FACE Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2014  Hobbyist
Soo sick. Thane's armor looks more like plant based armor than scale armor though.. I love the idea of Garrus being a Captain of the Guard.
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TheSourpatch Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
My two favorite characters in one picture!? NO! One page can't take that level of badassery!!
God i love them both so much.
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TheOctopusMan Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2014
I'm straight as an arrow and Garrus with a crossbow is incredibly hot to me
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twiliwolfprincess Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2014  Student General Artist
why...garrus you are looking good sweet heart XD
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Dropingbow Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
(Garrus made me laugh a little :P ) Oh me gaad Thane!!!ABSENCE OF MIND. O//////O - emote 
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Drakenhof Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2014
Just perfect
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Pixxieluv Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This...this is everything to me. My two favorites combined into one. You are the epitome of amazing. I love it! haha
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TheStarkOne Featured By Owner May 23, 2014
I don't know why, but Garrus reminds me of The Witch King in LOTR or a NazgŻl ^-^
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Mister-Lamont Featured By Owner May 16, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Such a cool idea! I like it.
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Pikura Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
oh my god, they look awesome!! (specially garrus WOW)

good job! :D
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aka-Selva Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2014

Best. Crossover. Ever! %)


Garrus looks a bit angry))

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Hergman Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2014
ha! thane is the elf
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Greyest-Wolf Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
And now for Mass Age.
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fearlessforwarddrive Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist

Freaking epic. These are two of my all-time favorite game characters, excellently rendered in a highly creative fashion. :D

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Kunnaki Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2014  Student Writer
THANE: Are you sure about this?
GARRUS: Sure about what?
THANE: Your decision to leave the town guard. Were you not one of their best troops?
GARRUS: The guard captain wants us to ignore the threat of the darkspawn, because he doesn't want to face them himself. He, and all the other guards, would rather live a false peace, leaving the other towns to their fate.
GARRUS: Even after I voiced my concerns, they still refused to listen. Eventually, I just got fed up with all of it, so, here I am.
THANE: Do you regret your choice?
GARRUS: I can do a lot more, traveling out here on the road, facing the Blight head-on, than I can guarding a building in some town, somewhere. No, I don't regret my choice.
THANE: That is a good outlook to have. Naive, but good.

GARRUS: So, from what I understand, you hunt down wyrms?
THANE: Wyrms, dragons, wyverns. Any sort of winged-creature that was harming the peace.
GARRUS: Is this a loner thing, or are there more of you around?
THANE: The order which I belong to is old, and many of the followers have forgotten the teachings, which are ancestors passed down from us.
GARRUS: Teachings?
THANE: Yes. For example, after a wyrm is slain, it is customary to pray and thank both the God of the Hunt, and the God of Forgiveness.
THANE: You pray to the God of the Hunt for the time it took to capture and kill the wyrm. And you pray to the God of Forgiveness, asking her to bestow mercy on you for taking the life of another.
GARRUS: Seems a little... complex.
THANE: It is.

(If Shepard is romancing Garrus)

THANE: You and the commander seem strangely happy lately.
GARRUS: Well, we have each other. There's no reason for us not to be happy.
THANE: True. Such actions remind me of my wife when we first met.
GARRUS: Actions?
THANE: I don't think I have to explain.
THANE: Just make sure she is taken care of.
GARRUS: Of course I will.
THANE: Good. Because it's too late when you can't get it back.
GARRUS: Wait, what?
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TheSourpatch Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
wow...<3
why couldn't there be banter like this in ME??!
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Kunnaki Featured By Owner Edited Jan 16, 2015  Student Writer
That's what I wonder. It always amused me in Dragon Age when you're traveling with your companions, and they suddenly start talking to one another. Don't know why they didn't do that in Mass Effect, but I hope they change that in ME 4.
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scarreach Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2013
Excellent
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theelcorspectre Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2013
Great all its missing is Thane having some disease.
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Xx-Siha-xX Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2013  Student General Artist
God damn. So hawt.

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fearlessforwarddrive Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Have him recruited as a Warden and he has a death sentence...same basic effect, if a longer lifespan. :D
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LadyKellet Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2013
I don't know if you have but there should be fanficton.. Lots and lots of fanfictions of your crossover ideas.. Simply beautiful... I quite adore your Garrus ^.^
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suce-fleur Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2013
Wouldn't Thane be a mage? O_o
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AndrewRyanArt Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2013  Student General Artist
Nope
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suce-fleur Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2013
Not going with biotics = mages then? Interesting.
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tobor88 Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2013
He is a rouge.
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NirinaIllusier Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2013
These are amazing. You did a really good job at meshing the two games together. They look like they're supposed to be part of DA. I'm a major Garrus fan-girl, but Thane looks the best out of the two of them.
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blackstar707 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome! :wow:
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DeathStrikeZZ Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2013
Oh my god I want this SO bad!!! It's beautiful! Those are two of my favorite characters!!!
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Wildwolfinvader Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Im lollingso hard at how garrus looks he looks awsome and stupid at the same time

lmao
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Xeraiah Featured By Owner May 26, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is the perfect cross-universe outfit design!
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PalavenBlues Featured By Owner May 4, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
So pretty!
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Vergil89 Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2013
wow
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boozer11 Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2013  Student Digital Artist
these have to be my two favorite guys, and you did such justice with them. Fantastic job. Im sad you took all the great reaper ideas before I could get my wacom tablet lol. Fantastic job.
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Treyos Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I would totally take on the Darkspawn hordes with that pair at my back.
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DigitalUnicorn Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Holy moly yes.
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neria10 Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2013
Cool! You think it would work the other way? DA going ME I mean.
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gillspar Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2013
Now all that needs to happen is EA giving you a call and working up some sort of agreememnt for DLC.
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AjDrawer Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2013
I wonder how Garrus will calibrate Normandy now... :rofl:
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StarWarsMegaFan Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2013
win
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Realdeadmeat Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
garrus looks cool but i don't like the helmet to spikey
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Hexnaw Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2013
Incredible.
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TheyCallMeWonders Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013  Student General Artist
it's so beautiful!!!!
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AkatsukiShizu3 Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2013  Hobbyist
one word: EPIC
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kmouhot09 Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Absolutely phenomenal!!
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Xanthoc Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Possible Plot: Garrus was once a member of the Templars or maybe the Royal Guard. Was at one point considered to be a Grey Warden but his wealthy father prevented him from doing so. After traveling with Shepard on the hunt for rogue Warden Saren, Garrus leaves his post as a Templay/Royal Gaurd and finds the bandit ridden town of Omega. He makes a name for himself as a vigilante, becoming a town sheriff of sorts. When Thane comes into to town and causes trouble in some way, Garrus "brings him in" to not only keep Thane safe from other criminals but also to find out more about him. That's when the biggest bandit groups as well as the people Thane pissed off attack and Shepard shows up and saves the day and recruits them. Also maybe during the fight, Thane vanishes and is then found killing the corrupt head of a random bandit group (So then we combine both of their recruitment mission together).
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christophernicol Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2012  Hobbyist
Thane outfit would perfectly fit for Fenris I think:D
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Ojunix Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2012
Honestly I feel like that Garrus should be the Marksman (being he was such a expert Sniper) & Thane as the Close Melee as he was an Assassin & that could work into being a Dragon/Wyrm Hunter as getting those Fatal Stabs in the right sweet spots on the Dragons Thick Hide
Other then that this is Awesome
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RubyFlame123 Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
awesome.
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AKAI34 Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow...just...wow...
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