A former Bioware writer shared the original idea for the ending of Mass Effect 3.
In a Reddit Ask Me Anything session, Drew Karpyshyn explained how he would have concluded the Mass Effect series.
He said the original idea of the ending involved “luring the Reapers through the Mass Relays” before detonating the entire relay network.
Drew said the intention was for the many planets and civilisations in the galaxy to be left isolated.
Regardless of whether this ending would have been a fitting conclusion to the trilogy, it still brings an interesting perspective to what could have been.