By Karen Traviss
An unique novel in accordance with the groundbreaking and award-winning army sci-fi-action online game sequence Gears of War—written through a number one New York Times bestselling author!
MARCUS FENIX. warfare HERO. unswerving SON. TRAITOR.
Ten years after Emergence Day, because the Locust Horde advances on humanity’s final defended area—Ephyra—in a bloody battle that has obvious billions die, Marcus Fenix does the unthinkable: he defies orders and abandons his publish in the course of a severe conflict in a bid to rescue his father, guns scientist Adam Fenix. yet Adam is buried within the rubble in the course of a ferocious attack at the Fenix mansion, and Ephyra falls to the enemy. Marcus, grieving for a father every body believes is useless, is court-martialed for dereliction of responsibility and sentenced to 40 years within the Coalition of Ordered Government’s brutal greatest defense criminal, recognized easily because the Slab.
But Adam is especially a lot alive, snatched from the destruction by means of the elite Onyx protect on Chairman Richard Prescott’s orders. He’s now some distance from domestic and in a jail of his own—a COG doomsday bunker at the tropical island of Azura, a spot hidden from the remainder of Sera because the Pendulum Wars. His personal accountable mystery has been uncovered: Adam knew the Locust existed deep under the outside of Sera lengthy prior to Emergence Day, and have been being pushed from their tunnels by way of a deadly parasite often called the Lambent. Now he has to discover the way to spoil the Lambent whereas the dwindling COG forces struggle to carry again a becoming Locust military that’s threatening to overrun town.
As Adam struggles to discover redemption in his cozy island penitentiary, Marcus seeks his personal atonement within the squalid, closed international in the Slab’s granite partitions. whereas Dom Santiago and Anya Stroud struggle to get him published, able to make any sacrifice to unfastened him, Marcus progressively unearths unforeseen kinship between Sera’s most deadly criminals—and the way to stick with it his own warfare opposed to the Locust.