Fandom

Mass Effect Wiki

Comments5

Dark Energy and Mass Effect 3

Bronzey June 5, 2010 User blog:Bronzey

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.

Playing through ME2 for just the second time yesterday (thanks to Bioware for fixing the horrible planet scanning), I was struck by the number of times characters mentioned dark energy in conversations, including major missions.


I'm not doubting Bioware's skill at storytelling, but it's unlikely that they'd invest the time, money and voice acting to include these references in the game without it meaning something reasonably important. Or, to put it another way, I don't think they'd throw in a red herring plotline with this amount of detail.

To be specific, these references are:

  • Tali's mission on Haestrom, involving research into dark energy and the system's sun aging prematurely
  • Gianna Parasini on Illium stating that there has been a sudden spike in interest in dark energy research
  • Kal'Reager in Tali's loyalty mission mentioning that the cause of the weird dark energy phenomenon wasn't natural, or geth-created


To my mind, this has to have some kind of consequence for the third game. It's obviously no accident that it's coinciding with an apparent Reaper invasion.

Any thoughts/comments?

Also on Fandom

Random Wiki