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In Mass Effect 1, I got dirty with Liara. In Mass Effect 2, for lack of any better options, I bumped uglies with Thane. (Really, the choices for Femshep weren't that great in ME2.) Now, Mass Effect 3 is here and although I told Liara that things are over between Thane and myself, I've run into Thane in the hospital, and may have "accidentally" clicked the paragon option to kiss Thane and then again "accidentally" clicked the dialog choice telling him to "take me to bed or lose me forever." Don't judge! It's the end of the world as we know it -- that should be free license to sleep around!

Anyway, will my little fling with Thane prevent me from getting jiggy with Liara again?

(In truth, I'd rather tango with Traynor, but I don't know if that would count towards the paramour achievement.)

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"It wasn't me!" -- Shaggy – Tharius Mar 13 '12 at 14:50
Interesting this doesn't unlock the Paramour achivement, not sure if that matters though. usually you're locked in to only one romance option, but maybe not if you don't get the achievement for it? – Ben Brocka Mar 13 '12 at 14:54
I have the exact same problem, and wondered how it will play out. I was quite confused, that Liara found out so fast. I certainly didn't excpect that. – oers Mar 13 '12 at 15:10
I like how you "accidentally" hooked up with Thane again. Actually, to be quite honest, I accidentally got Jack in bed in ME2, even though I was trying to stay loyal to Ashley. Load last save! Load last save! – MBraedley Mar 13 '12 at 16:39
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Handling your concerns in order:

Liara will be suspicious of you if you go back to Thane, and relations between you will cool for a while, but eventually, events will conspire to end that relationship permanently. At that point, Liara will be open to taking you back.

Traynor also does count for the Paramour achievement however, so if you'd prefer to go that route, you'll need to cool it down with Liara fast. The game seems to lock you in to a romantic path fairly early on.

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Bam! Thanks for the quick answer. Looks like it's time to set my eyes on Traynor. – RESPAWN Mar 13 '12 at 15:03

"Load last save! Load last save!"

Anyone engaging with a character just to experience a specific intimacy scene while discarding it afterwards by loading a different save file should consider that the "Paramour" achievement will not be discarded and thus it will not be awarded again for any "actual" relationship.

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