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Space Hamster (warning citadel dlc spoiler) by AndrewRyanArt Space Hamster (warning citadel dlc spoiler) by AndrewRyanArt
Just something to cheer me up about having sad ME3 feels. Citadel DLC was amazing though, best few hours I've ever had while playing these games.

Spicyshimmy wrote some accompanying awesomeness:

‘When you’re cute and fluffy and never ignore me for calibrations, Garrus, then I’ll care about you that much.’

‘Hey, Shepard—I’m cute and fluffy, right?’

‘Not right now, Kaidan. I’m in the middle of some hamster relations.’


It’s kind of a weird thing, Kaidan admits, but when the Normandy lands down and they still haven’t heard from the rest of the galaxy—in the peace of the long night, under the darkest, clearest sky he’s ever seen—he sits on the edge of Shepard’s bed with his hands between his knees and watches the hamster run in circles. He checks on the water. Feeds him. Listens to him squeak and thinks about the small things, and how hamsters can’t tell anybody that you were weeping. Husk heads can’t, either.

It’s the little things.


‘Got somebody who’s been asking after you,’ Kaidan says from the doorway, holding the travel cage behind his back. ‘At least, I think that’s what he was asking. You up on your hamster these days, Shepard?’

Shepard laughs in place, in the hospital bed. Loud enough to cover the sound of the monitors bleeping.

‘Liked him so much all this time ‘cause he reminded me of myself,’ Shepard says. ‘Round and round. Never did get tired, either.’

Kaidan sets the cage down. The hamster keeps running. He kisses the one spot on Shepard’s cheek that isn’t bandaged. Somehow, the wheel’s still turning.
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Hopewec Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2014
and all I can say is 'bite the hand that feeds you' Husk!
Everial Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2014
Go for the eyes!
Vashar23 Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2014  Student Digital Artist
You touch the hamster

You. NEVER. Touch. The. Hamster!
anesor Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2013
Face hamster JUSTICE!
Morijana Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Niiiice, this made me giggle.
though, I can't help but wonder how many people know that the hamster himself is actually a reference to a much earlier Bioware PC game? I never call him just hamster, I always say "Boo" when I mention him to anyone else.
SithiR Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2013
It was just a bad dream. A clone of shepard created two years ago would be two years old. To be as old as Shepard is, the clone would have have been created as a baby when Shepard himself was. Thus, it was a dream.
DarnellxHall Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013
i LOLed so fucking hard i now hurt
Wolf-Light Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Remember. Go for the eyes.
NoctisCorvus Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2013
Ehehe, the hamster is special.
I always take a second to stop by his cage.

And the accompanying drabble just makes it all better.
KingNick456 Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2013
This is hilarious... love it:)
Senram Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2013
Lol, love it.:happybounce:
Behelzemont Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2013
"Go for the eyes"
Adeviantman Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Its gotta be said no one does a guyshep better than you dude! gg!
Dmanbossier5599 Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2013
I've not seen such perfection in capturing facial features in my entire span of life! Amazing work.
darkmikasonfire Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
LOL so cute.
Sephiroth8745 Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2013
uhhh...shepard...are you sure it's okay to hold that husk head that way?
aknightofNI Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2013
"Oh yeah, it's fine."
*Arm gets bit off*
"....I'll just put some Medigel on that."
SupertyPlayer Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I loved that moment, it almost felt like something you'd see in a Mass Effect Abridged Series, but it actually happens in game.
DaoyiLiu Featured By Owner May 8, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Haha that's some good writing in the artists comments :) wouldn't have minded seeing that in the game
DaoyiLiu Featured By Owner May 8, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
or was it in the dlc? I haven't played any of the dlcs :(
xxxxxxChronoxxxxxx Featured By Owner May 7, 2013
"go for the eyes bo, go for the eyeessss!"
JexyMG Featured By Owner May 5, 2013
I screwed myself by never buying space hampster in ME2. Time for another playthru!
Karolkwiecjasz Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2013
nightchildmoonchild Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
While this entire picture is funny, Garrus' posture and expression take the cake for me. He is one unimpressed turian.:XD:
AranelTa Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2013
I love this. It cracked me up in game when my femshep was talking to the hamster in the Citadel DLC. "Go for the eyes" lol.
mastershepard53 Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2013
gururoro Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2013
this is great
LaAnPlShenk Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2013
The best scene in the whole DLC!
rlchill Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2013
I know I say this about everything u do, but LOVE it! lol
Lone-wolfkay Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Lol funny :p
Deemonef Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yepp, you are a king.
This was the worst job by the clone... throw away our beloved stuff:(
Ezri-Krios Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Featured. [link] :-)
SunnyK30 Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2013
That's the part :) so cute
Koruk Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2013  Student Digital Artist
AWWWWW!!!!! :Squee:
jojo-again Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
why would the evil cone get rid of the hamster? that just inhuman
REiO-LoV3 Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2013  Student Digital Artist
hahaha this is adorable! i love your art style too!
N7GVLVR Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2013
Love this!
davethesoldier Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2013
Nobody touch Shepard's space hamster
VideoGamerNerd Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Bahahaha! This is fantastic! Citadel was the best ME DLC ever. Loved it so much. :heart:
Zazu75 Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Ahaha the husk head is about to bite Shepard's arm!
Lizzie-Bean Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
When I saw my hamster in the trash when I got on board the Normandy, that was when it was really "On" for me. Try to murder me? Nothing new. Want my life? Not sure why, but whatever. Steal my ship? Annoying, but I can deal with that.

But nobody.... NOBODY... messes with my space hamster and gets away with it.

Also, I had no idea there was a husk head that could be "rescued". I guess I missed it! I have to thank you for that (on top of another gorgeous ME pic as always), as it gives me something new to search for when I inevitably replay the game down the line. :)
N7GVLVR Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2013
Husk head is in Leviathan...before you make the doctor connect with Leviathan you can play with the husk head on Dr. Bryson's desk and James asks if you guys can keep it...

As for my hamster...ooh ho ho That is NOT OKAY! I love the "If anyone comes for you...go for the eyes!" "Should I go check on my fish...I mean if she's getting rid of all the, no, okay, you're right, we should probably deal with her first."
Maetch Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2013
The Husk head is a souvenier you can pick up during the Leviathan DLC, in case you're wondering.
joie Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2013
Thank god you saved the husk head! I am very attached to my husk head.
Natsumi494 Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2013
You make my day man !
demonlord261 Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
space hamsters!
KatsumiA Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2013
Hahahah! Perfect. I would say this is the most funny scene in the whole DLC, but there are so many!
(And Jennifer Hale's voice acting is so hilarious, because she says the "Oh" in a "Oohohohohooh. This is NOT okay!")

Ah. Love how they didn't even say a word at my Shep flipping out over hamster and fish, just stood there and... watched. X'D
MarkoOne Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2013
niceee :)
BardenVellwood Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Thrumm Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I now look at the Citadel DLC as the official ending ME3.
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