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Gears of War FanFic: ReferenceReunionIntro [For Reference]
"Dude, Marcus, you know that Special Forces squad that's been talked about lately?" Dom asked as he popped his head through the door to his best friend's quarters. Distracted from cleaning his Lancer, Marcus glanced up with a grunted, "Yeah." Dom held out a clip board continuing, "You know the leader of the group is only 19, and she's one of the best sharpshooters the COG has ever seen?" Marcus nodded muttering, "I've heard something like that."
"Her name is Kaden Emalious."
Marcus's hand froze in the air as he reached for his Lancer. After a slight pause, he grabbed the gun with an indignant, "You can't seriously think that it's" Dom cut him off as he thrust the clip board into his friends hand saying, "You can't deny this." Marcus scanned the page, which was a Gear bio. It listed the age, height, eye color, ethnicity, and much more of the infamous sniper. The only thing it was missing was a picture. After a few minutes of speculating, Marcus t
SolaceShe never slept well in the dark,
not without the children of the sun and moon
to guide her weary lids home.
Guided by the aftermath, she was always two steps behind.
What did the world look like to the girl who had been through it all?
Braved the heaviest of storms,
yet skipping over cracks in the pavement.
They said her eyes were the wisps of clouds before the storm.
To him they were reflections of pages overlooked.
She said it was like she lived the life of someone she had never met.
Laid out to dry, yesterdays news.
He knew her as the girl who was built to never collapse.
He wished he was too.
He loved her more than words could say, and yet her pain was such,
that at times, he feared she wouldn’t make it.
But on nights like these, even when it threatened to consume her,
he became convinced that somehow she would.
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