Mass Effect’s second romance option to male Shepard is Ashley Williams. Here’s how to romance the poetry lover. As opposed to Liara Ashley is a bit more complicated when romancing her. You have to appreciate her poetry and listen to her family history but be careful about your choices. Don’t ask her to kiss Shepard maintain your interest without being harsh. Such as when she asks about so many aliens be understanding. If done right Ashley can be seen talking to her sister making note of Shepard being “cute” as opposed to Kaiden. If done correctly Ashley will speak to Shepard after being grounded and sleep with Shepard before Illos.