When We All Fall Asleep by Muse Wolfloid 'Kait was never good at grieving' Some months after the events at the end of Gears 5, strange things begin happening to Kait again, but this time it's not the swarm's doing. An unknown voice calls out to her, revealing that Nile's influence didn't end when she left Mount Kadar. Now it's not just her who needs help to get away from the swarm's sinister control. [StoryRippedFromMyDA]
T, English, words: 1k+, 9/28
Threading The Needle by Baird's Girl 1997 (idiomatic) To find harmony or strike a balance between conflicting forces, interests, ect.) Three times Baird avoided his needle phobia. One time he couldn't.
T, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, words: 2k+, 9/27
257A Father's Love » by writtenrhythm Dom Santiago lost everything in the war against the locust. Fifteen years later his daughter, Sylvia Santiago, emerges under a new name. Will they recognize each other? And, more importantly, will they forgive each other?
T, English, Family & Adventure, chapters: 35, words: 193k+, favs: 90, follows: 80, updated: 9/26 published: 2/19/2011, Sylvia S.
5Life Beyond The War » by Genesis Vakarian This is my AU story based on the ending of Gears Of War 4. I will try to make it part of the time line as best as I can and am able to. If there is a problem in any of the chapters, please, let me know in either a review or a pm and help me out with improving it. And no, I am not trying to make it any different from the ending of the game. But, it did leave room for interpretation.
T, English, Adventure & Family, chapters: 6, words: 4k+, favs: 6, follows: 1, updated: 9/15 published: 2/8/2017, Marcus F., OC
2Cog Tags by SailorNicoRobin "This is what they mean to me." Marcus said, holding them up. Short Oneshot.
T, English, Parody & Humor, words: 69, 8/25, Marcus F., A. Cole, D. Baird, Anya S.
A Place To Hide Away by Baird's Girl 1997 The fate of Alonzo and Dickson of Foxtrot-Six. (A small snippet from a larger Gears of War story that I'm working on.)
T, English, Tragedy & Friendship, words: 776, 7/23
1The Waves of Time » by Tomaka They say time heals all things, but time can also distract, entomb, and shroud. Something deep beneath the Vasgar capital has awoken and it's calling out, eager to be found. The source is a mystery, but Delta is determined to find it before the Swarm and its Queen do. Set after Gears 5.
T, English, Adventure & Sci-Fi, chapters: 8, words: 24k+, favs: 2, follows: 4, updated: 7/11 published: 5/14, Marcus F., J.D. Fenix, Kait D., Fahz C.
2 on my heart, just like a tattoo by devirnis "Miss Byrne would like to commemorate their long-running but non-marital relationship with a tattoo. Damon, however, is frightened of needles. Thus the impasse."
T, English, Romance, words: 3k+, favs: 1, 7/4, [D. Baird, Samantha B./Sam]
4Gears of War 2: The Story of Ethan Carmine » by djimenez1246 Ethan Carmine is the youngest of the Carmines, he was only 17 years old when he joined the COG, but was pressed into service before he could finish his training. When he's assigned to Delta Squad along with his big brother Benjamin, he'll have to learn fast and fight hard in order to survive.
T, English, Adventure & Drama, chapters: 3, words: 14k+, favs: 13, follows: 11, updated: 7/1 published: 6/2, Marcus F., Dominic S., B. Carmine, OC
10Catch You » by rusticangelic Outsider villages are going silent, people are vanishing without any sign of a struggle. It's down to Sullivan Ward and the headstrong Aliana Wilks as they track the whereabouts of the missing villagers and how it links to Sullivan's missing memory. Along the way, they come in contact with some bizarre creatures that lead them to believe that the Locust may not entirely be extinct.
T, English, Adventure & Suspense, chapters: 12, words: 75k+, favs: 4, follows: 3, updated: 6/13 published: 12/7/2018, OC
10The Luckiest Carmine » by Danny vs A Month The Carmine family's cursed. It has been since long before the Locust War. But one member's luck might actually be able to beat the curse. Maybe. OCXLizzie
T, English, Adventure & Sci-Fi, chapters: 6, words: 18k+, favs: 40, follows: 38, updated: 5/18 published: 4/4, OC, Delmont W., J.D. Fenix, Kait D.
2 Tears and Smoke by Tomaka The fight is over and a dear friend and brother is gone. JD and Kait are grief stricken at the loss of their friend, and in the wake of the Kraken battle they comfort each other as best they can. Set immediately after Gears 5
T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, words: 6k+, favs: 2, follows: 1, 5/16, Delmont W., J.D. Fenix, Kait D., Fahz C.
11I Knew You When » by devirnis Before the onset of the Swarm, humanity slowly rebuilds after seventeen years of war. Delta begins to adjust to this newfound peace - but there's a whole lifetime in twenty-five years.
T, English, Romance & Friendship, chapters: 3, words: 36k+, favs: 11, follows: 7, updated: 4/17 published: 4/2/2019
2A Grievous Redemption » by Jord My take on GoW3 that heavily focuses on Marcus finding out more about his father's past and involvement with research in the New Hope facility (seen in GoW2). Also attempting to expand on Locust evolution and intend to explore Dom's past and future.
T, English, Adventure & Sci-Fi, chapters: 4, words: 24k+, favs: 2, updated: 4/16 published: 3/31, Marcus F., Dominic S., Adam F.
4A Cog Soldier's Daughter » by Genesis Vakarian Alright folks, this is my second Gears Of War Story and well, this is centering around Marcus and his daughter, Jadyn. Set after Gears Of War 3 this story entails love, trust and growing up without her mother showing her the way. Jadyn must learn how to trust her own beating heart to show her the way. And yet, she sees and speaks to the dead like the tv show Ghost Whisperer.
T, English, Adventure & Family, chapters: 42, words: 21k+, favs: 13, follows: 11, updated: 3/20 published: 5/15/2015, [Anya S., Marcus F.] OC
2 Gears of Babysitting by RogueRavenclaw99 Kids are a blessing, aren't they?
K+, English, Family & Friendship, words: 3k+, 2/24, D. Baird, Samantha B./Sam
4A Queen's Legacy » by RisingPurple The legacy of the Locust Queen will not perish so easily. Myrrah had made sure of that much. Will Kait be able to escape her destiny, or will she give in to the darkness growing inside? Reyna is sure of one thing, she will do anything to save Kait from this fate.
T, English, Drama & Suspense, chapters: 3, words: 6k+, favs: 15, follows: 14, updated: 2/11 published: 1/20, Marcus F., Kait D., Reyna D.
21 Human » by RogueRavenclaw99 Life as the Locust princess can be...interesting. Her whole life, Reyna has lived surrounded by the Locust and her mother Myrrah. How does a human grow up with a species bent on the destruction of humanity?
T, English, Family & Adventure, chapters: 23, words: 37k+, favs: 26, follows: 24, updated: 12/31/2019 published: 8/9/2019
33Guardian Angel » by Joelcoxriley In a world where only darkness and death rule underground, light in the form of a stranger saves her life. Little did she know that the stranger was her guardian angel.
T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Friendship, chapters: 13, words: 20k+, favs: 14, follows: 14, updated: 12/20/2019 published: 8/17/2012, B. Carmine
2Another-chapter » by iammira When the war has finally end, Baird just realized that he loves Sam and how much he needs her. When Sam got ill, she almost die. Will they be together?
K, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 5, words: 3k+, favs: 1, updated: 11/10/2019 published: 8/17/2019, D. Baird, Samantha B./Sam, A. Cole, Anya S.
1 Sands of Vasgar by Hawki Poem: The Pendulum Wars, the Locust War, the Hammer of Dawn strikes...Vasgar remained scarred even decades later. Scarred, but not without its beauty.
K, English, Poetry, words: 146, 11/3/2019, Kait D.
2 The Handmaids' Tale by Hawki Oneshot: To fight the Swarm, the COG needed Gears. To get Gears, they needed people. To get people, they needed more babies to be born. And to do that, well...
K+, English, Sci-Fi, words: 2k+, favs: 2, follows: 2, 10/26/2019, Marcus F., M. Jinn
4 Wasteland by Hawki Oneshot: The Swarm had been repelled from Settlement 1, but at the cost of hundreds of lives, and the complete destruction of Old Ephyra. Afterwards, Gears were deployed to scour the ruins. Delta included.
T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Friendship, words: 2k+, favs: 1, follows: 1, 10/18/2019, Marcus F., Delmont W., Kait D., Fahz C.
Back in the UIR by Hawki Poem: 'Back in the UIR' was the last song released by The Roaches before E-Day. Even after the beginning of the Locust War, it remained at the top of the charts for a whole three months.
K, English, Poetry & Parody, words: 276, 10/13/2019
3 Gears of War: Toy Soldiers by Hawki Oneshot: The COG of old had created the Locust, and the COG of the present day had created the DeeBees. Both had ended up turning against their creators.
K+, English, Friendship & Sci-Fi, words: 1k+, favs: 2, 10/6/2019, Delmont W., Kait D.