Originally Posted by EatChildren
I can't possibly know BioWare's full intentions, but everything I've read and heard on the grapevine implies that the Shepard + Reaper arc is done no matter what. If fans were unhappy with the conclusion the onus is on that team and what they made, and whatever legacy it leaves. Andromeda is very much about preserving the Mass Effect franchise without the baggage, good and bad, of the Shepard trilogy. It's all new territory from hereon out.
Yeah, I'd expect that too. I guess that depends on whether they consider the Reapers a part of the Shepard arc, or a core part of Mass Effect's universe itself. But unless they adopt the indoctrination theory (which seems unlikely) they're probably better off leaving them behind with Shepard.