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Third Battle of New Jacinto
Conflict:

Lambent Invasion

Date:

Bloom, 15 A.E.

Place:

New Jacinto, Vectes

Outcome:
  • Lambent repelled
  • Heavy civilian casualties
  • Decision to evacuate Vectes made
Combatants
Commanders
  • None
Strength
Casualties
  • 10 Gears
  • At least 231 civilians
  • Hundreds more wounded
  • All

The Third Battle of New Jacinto took place in Bloom of 15 A.E. when several Lambent Stalks emerged within the city and inflicted heavy civilian casualties.

Order of BattleEdit

Stalk EmergenceEdit

When tremors were detected along the perimeter of New Jacinto, Lt.Donneld Mathieson sounded an alarm and contacted all call-signs, warning them to get to stand-to positions. As the Gears rushed to defensive positions, several King Ravens took to the air, and KR-239 reported to the ground forces that at least three Lambent Stalks were emerging in Block H in the center of the city. The Gears converged on the site as the civilians fled in panic as Polyps as well as other mutated Lambent creatures. Major Gill Gettner of KR Eight-Zero used her King Raven's bullhorn to warn civilians away from the area as Lt.Nat Barber provided covering fire to Gears. The streets were cleared as quickly as possible, but hundreds of civilians were overrun by Lambent creatures before they could reach safety. As the Lambent were destroyed, they converged on one street, but were swiftly cut down as every Gear involved in the fighting pursued them there.[1]

AftermathEdit

Once all of the Lambent were dead, the Gears and medical personnel began triage efforts under the direction of Lt.Anya Stroud and the infirmary at Vectes Naval Base was quickly overwhelmed with casualties. Dr.Isabel Maryon-Hayman did her best to respond to the casualties, with operations still ongoing six hours after the battle. Col.Victor Hoffman met with Hayman and informed her that ten Gears and two-hundred and thirty one civilians had died so far, with many more likely to die from their wounds. Hoffman then met with the military and civilian leaders, and they decided to evacuate the island due to the increase in Lambent attacks.[2]


ReferencesEdit

  1. Gears of War: Coalition's End pg 381-384
  2. Gears of War: Coalition's End pg 384-390
Battles of the Lambent Pandemic
15 A.E. Sinking of the Harvest · Sinking of the Nezark · Sinking of the Levanto · Sinking of the Coral Star · Skirmish on the CNV Clement · Battle of the Emerald Spar Platform · First Battle of New Jacinto · Battle of Pelruan · Battle of Grid Echo-Five · Battle of the Vectes Imulsion Field · Battle of Edlar Farm · Second Battle of New Jacinto · Emergence on the Southwest Coast of Vectes · Vectes Imulsion Field Incident · Meadow Skirmish · Stalk Emergence at the Reservoir · Third Battle of New Jacinto · Flooding of Pelruan
16 A.E. Battle of Gerrenhalt
17 A.E. Attack on the Sovereign · Mission to Hanover · Battle of Centennial Bridge · Battle of Anvil Gate · Mission to Mercy · Mission to Char · Mission to Halvo Bay · Second Battle of Azura

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