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The Battle of Port Farrall was a battle in the Locust War and one of the few battles on the mainland before the remnants of Jacinto abandoned the city for the Lesser Islands chain.

Order of BattleEdit

PreludeEdit

After Delta found ammo and supplies under Port Farrall, Cpl.Dominic Santiago took his post on Checkpoint Eight. During his patrol of the area, he noticed a bottle moving on the ground, thinking that it was the wind moving it before realizing that it was an Emergence Hole moving up the street to the city. The emergence killed every single Gear under the city. The Locust Drones began pouring out of the E-Holes and attacking the civilians fleeing to the sea port, knowing that a majority of the Gears are located there. Dom was able to get into the city running into civilians with their bags and children trying to escape from the Horde. Then, Dom noticed a major battle at the heart of the city as well as hearing Sgt.Marcus Fenix on the communications channel. Dom headed for the explosion and gunfire which led him directly to the battle.

The AttackEdit

The Locust used the human built tunnels of the catacombs to attack the remaining humans left on the surface. Emerging from the communal buildings, food center, medical stations and latrines, the Locust hit every single major populated area. The CIC ordered all squads to engage the Locust Horde that emerged with a huge number of forces including at least forty Drones as well as two Corpsers and an oncoming, rampaging Berserker. It was complete chaos with the people running away with their bags and children and fires burning, buildings collapsing and bullets flying everywhere. The Locust rapidly dominated the area, killing any civilian that they saw, destroying cars and buildings as their assault began. It seemed as the Locust would win until the COG brought reinforcements in.

Battle for the Food CenterEdit

Dom was able to make it to the food desperation center, noticing that the civilians are pinned down along with Cpl.Damon Baird and Sgt.Bernadette Mataki from suppressing fire from over a dozen Drones. Dom hit the wall trying to give cover fire until a Berserker attacked him. Dom engaged the Berserker in a suicidal attack hoping to hit her in the underbelly, but was stopped by Marcus while a Centaur tank attacked the Berserker and killed the rest of the Grubs. The female driver was able to identify 40 more Grubs before engaging.

AftermathEdit

"Vote of no confidence."
—Marcus on the exodus from the city

The Locust raiding party was destroyed though at a heavy price. There are massive casualties, especially civilian as well as a substantial amount of the infrastructure destroyed and the citizens lost hope. The civilian populace no longer felt safe under the COG and some even decided to join the Stranded. In addition, a number of troops were lost defending the city from at least forty Drones and two Corpsers and the one Berserker. However, the effects of this event convinced Chairman Prescott to make the ultimate decision of choosing a new place for the Remnant, a relocation to a new place which was an island. This island would be Vectes Island.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Gears of War:Jacinto's Remnant pg 121


Locust War
0 A.E. Emergence Day (First Battle of Jannermont · Battle of Mattino Junction · First Battle of Ilima · Battle of Porta Ogari · First Battle of Ephyra · Fall of Gorasnaya · Evacuation of Mercy) · Battle of Nordesca · Battle of Kinnerlake · Destruction of Halvo Bay (Destruction of Old Town · Battle of the Museum of Military Glory · Siege of Halvo Bay Military Academy · Evacuation of Seahorse Hills · Battle of Elliott's Mansion · Raid on Onyx Point · Destruction of Downtown Halvo Bay · Ambush on the Halvo Bay Courthouse · Battle of the Plaza) · Battle of Kaia (Battle of Jasper · Battle of Autrin)
1 A.E. Battle of Bonbourg · Second Battle of Jannermont · Fall of Ostri · Battle of Andius · Ambush on Voslov Bridge · Hammer of Dawn Strikes · Fall of Claybourne · Siege of Zenic Laboratory · Assassination of Ukkon (Mission to CIC Aldair · Rescue of Echo-Five · Assault on Industrial District · Mission to Claybourne · Rescue of Alpha-Two · Mission to Nedroma Health Institute · Battle of Imtik Imulsion Rig · Mission to Winlock Outpost · Mission to the Badlands · Mission to Zenic Province · Battle of Ukkon's Laboratory) · Battle of Oblivion · Skirmish in the Live Zone
5 A.E. Fall of Landown
9 A.E. Battle of Noroa · Riverside Skirmish · Evacuation of Ilima (Ambush on Checkpoint Zeta · Assault on Ilima Savings and Trust · Mission to Ilima High School · Battle of Downtown Ilima · Battle of Dr. Wisen's Orphanage)
10 A.E. Battle of Estana · Skirmish at Shenko Falls · Fall of Ephyra
11 A.E. Skirmish Outside the Wire
12 A.E. Raid on Ginnet Drive · Incursions at Endeavor
13 A.E. Battle on the Andius Highway · West Barricade Campaign · Raid on the CIC
14 A.E. Operation: Midnight · Jilane Massacre · Siege of the Slab · Battle of the Slab · Lightmass Offensive (Battle of Embry Square · Mission to House of Sovereigns · Ambush at the Tomb of the Unknowns · Mission to Old Ephyra · Assault on Franklin's Outpost · Mission to Lethia Imulsion Facility · Mission to East Barricade Academy · Battle of Haldane Hall · Mission to Timgad · Battle on the Tyro Pillar) · Ambush at Sovereigns Boulevard · Evacuation of North Gate · Mission to Tollen · Battle of the Tollen Dam · Evacuation of Speyer · Evacuation of Fort Reval · Battle Outside of Jacinto · Mission to the Pirnah Badlands · Battle for Fucked · Mission to Montevado · Battle Near Jacinto · Unidentified M.O.U.T. Battle · Liberation of Jilane · Siege of Jacinto City (Raid on Pomeroy Depot · Raid on Jacinto Med) · Operation: Hollow Storm (Battle of Stromson Forest · Assault on Landown · Assault on the Inner Hollow · Battle of Ilima · Destruction of the Riftworm · Mission to New Hope Research Facility · Assault on Mount Kadar · Mission to Nexus · Siege of Nexus · Battle of the Royal Palace · Assault on Jacinto City · Sinking of Jacinto City) · First Mission to Merrenat Naval Base · Skirmish South of Port Farrall · Second Mission to Merrenat Naval Base · Battle of Port Farrall · Ambush Outside of Port Farrall
15 A.E. Skirmish in the Kashkur Foothills
17 A.E. Skirmish at Endeavor · First Battle of Azura · Victory Day (Battle of Centennial Bridge · Ambush on Hanover Coast · Battle of the Deadlands · Battle of the Anvegad Plains · Battle of Anvil Gate · Mission to Halvo Bay · Skirmish in Concord · Mission to Mercy · Mission to Char · Battle of Endeavor · Second Battle of Anvil Gate · Incursions in the Serano Ocean · Second Battle of Azura · Battle of Pinnacle Tower)
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