(SPOILERS IF YOU HAVEN’T PLAYED THE GAMES)
James Vega, Tali’Zorah Nar Rayya,Garrus Vakarian, and Liara T’Soni are the stars in these short stories.
James Vega’s story takes us to when he joined the military and his father disapproves and tries to keep Vega around to help obtain his drugs. He leaves in order to free himself.
Tali’s story begins when she leaves for her pilgrimage, she finds Geth in an odd place, access one of their memory cores, where she hears the recording of Saren and Matriarch Benezia “Eden Prime was a major victory…etc”. She heads to the Citadel in search of answers. Where she’ll meet up with Shepard.
Garrus starts us out learning to shoot with his father on Palaven. His father was tough on him to teach Garrus how to be an adult, and Garrus wanted to be on the lines as C-Sec and his father kept him doing paperwork. We go back to the present as Arch Angel in Omega during the showdown between the three armies. He gets a call to his father and thanks him for everything.
Liara is now the Shadow Broker, looking for more Prothean Artifacts. She runs into problems, which conveniently includes Illusive Man, who wants to strike an unwilling deal which Liara is happy to refuse. She heads to Mars where she learns is where the information she wants is located.