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Gears of War Book Series
Del Ray Books (US)
is a 5 volume science fiction series written by Gears of War book series Karen Traviss published by Del Ray in collaboration with Epic Games .
Gears of War: Aspho Fields is set during the Evacuation of North Gate one week after the Lightmass Offensive. Flashbacks detail the events of Aspho Fields in the closing years of the Pendulum Wars.
Gears of War: Jacinto's Remnant takes place after the Siege of Jacinto while flashbacks detail the events leading up to the Hammer of Dawn counterattack against the Locust in the early days of the Locust War.
Gears of War: Anvil Gate takes place after Jacinto's Remnant. It introduces the Lambent Locust invasion of the surface of Sera and flashbacks cover the Siege of Anvil Gate during the Pendulum Wars.
Gears of War: Coalition's End takes place between Anvil Gate and Gears of War 3. The novel is set during the ongoing Lambent Invasion while flashbacks detail events from Emergence Day leading up to the Hammer of Dawn counterattack and beyond.
Gears of War: The Slab is a prequel to the first Gears of War game. The story covers Marcus Fenix's time in the prison of the same name and well as his father's parallel imprisonment on the island of Azura.