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Gears of War: Barren tells the story of Alex Brand and her time with Delta-One. The story arc revolves around the return to Jilane, a place from Alex's youth where she imprisoned at a birthing farm. It is assumed this particular story arc is set between Gears of War: Hollow and Gears of War 2.
- Main article: Gears of War: Barren Part One
Following a distress signal from the overrun city of Jilane, Delta Squad is dispatched to investigate with the help of a unique "scout" named Alex. The team, with the help of Sigma Squad, will explore one of the darker elements of the Gears universe, and to tell this unique and harrowing tale, series writer Joshua Ortega will be joined by Epic Games president Mike Capps!
- Main article: Gears of War: Barren Part Two
Delta has located survivors from the Jilane massacre, and it's a motley crew filled with far more people than expected! With an anticipated Locust attack, does Delta have the firepower to hold out until help arrives?
- Main article: Gears of War: Barren Part Three
The combined forces of Delta, Sigma and the Jilane survivors are in full-on "Alamo" mode as the Locust close in. Can Marcus and Alex rally the troops in the face of such overwhelming odds?
- Main article: Gears of War: Barren Part Four
Delta faces incredible odds as they're surrounded and absolutely out gunned by the Locust! With Marcus wounded, can Baird step into the mantle of leadership and find a way out?
- Main article: Gears of War: Barren Part Five
With Marcus out of action, Damon Baird has taken command of Delta. Does Baird have what it takes to lead a wild mix of personalities and fighting abilities against a massive Locust onslaught?
|Organizations and titles||Vehicles and vessels||Weapons and technology||Miscellanea|
|Gears of War Comics|
|Hollow:||Part One · Part Two · Part Three · Part Four · Part Five · Part Six|
|Barren:||Part One · Part Two · Part Three · Part Four · Part Five|
|A Pendulum Wars Story:||They Also Serve · Unseen · Unsaid · Promise Me|
|Dirty Little Secrets:||Part One · Part Two · Part Three · Part Four · Part Five · Part Six|
|The Rise of RAAM:||Part One · Part Two · Part Three · Part Four|
|Hivebusters:||Part One · Part Two · Part Three · Part Four · Part Five|
|Stand-Alone Issues:||One Day · The Quickening · Harper's Story · Midnight ·|
|Graphic Novels:||Book One · Book Two · Book Three · Sourcebook · The Rise of RAAM|
|Gears of War series|
|Main Games:||Gears of War (♫) • Gears of War 2 (♫) • Gears of War 3 (♫) • Gears of War 4 (♫) • Gears 5 (♫)|
|Other Games:||RAAM's Shadow • Gears of War: Judgment (♫) • Gears of War: Ultimate Edition • Gears Pop! • Gears Tactics|
|Books:||Aspho Fields • Jacinto's Remnant • Anvil Gate • Coalition's End • The Slab • Kilo Squad: The Survivor's Log • Ascendance|
|Comics:||Hollow • Barren • A Pendulum Wars Story • Dirty Little Secrets • The Rise of RAAM • Hivebusters • Stand-Alone Issues |
|Booklets and Guides:||Destroyed Beauty • Beneath the Surface • The Art of Gears of War • The Art of Gears of War 3 • The Poster Collection • The Art of Gears of War 4 • Retrospective • The Art of Gears 5 • Gears Tactics: The Art of the Game|
|Other Media:||Gears of War (film) • Gears of War: Exile • Gears of War: The Board Game • Gears of War: Tactics|