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Author has written 7 stories for Halo, and Gears of War.

Hello! Gnarled here.

Gears of War has turned out to be my absolute favorite universe, ever. It very well satiates my desire for blood and guts, but also gooey, mushy love stories. :DD

But the thing I love the most it hearing what people think about my stories. Like it or hate it, I live off of input! Feel free to review any of my stories with your honest thoughts, or send me a bunch of spammy messages on how you love them. Anything!

But most of all, enjoy!

ABOUT MY STORIES: In case you ever wanted to know what I thought...

A Moment of Marcus: A one-shot, the beginning of my obsession with Marcus and Anya being totally meant for each other. Personally, I think it is my most decent attempt at the pairing since. Inspired by beating Gears 2 for the first time.

Delta's Day Off:A first attempt at a chaptered story, told in small snapshots of the day. A long distance sequel to 'A Moment of Marcus', this fic is decent. There's not much detail, but a lot of story, which is okay I guess. Readers seem to like it-- on DeviantArt there's like twelve pictures about it. XD

Search and Rescue: AUGH. ANGUISH AND PAIN. (That's all I have to say about this one.)

Jacinto Nights: In the Gears comics, there is a fleeting, two-page scene where Marcus fights off some bums in a bar, protecting Anya. But then nothing else is said. So what happened? My take on that night. Some of the ideas from S&R may be recycled in this one, which was not intentional but necessary. This fic is much more detail-intensive, with longer chapters and a more meaningful take on why they go together so well. It is not tied to the other three Marcus/Anya stories I have previously written. (Oh, and btw folks-- I have not forgotten about this lovely piece of awesomeness! There are a few parts I'm not happy with, after I finish LOT I'll be sure to come back and fix them. And then it will be complete. :3 )

Things We Never Said: After reading Jacinto's Remnant, I was left with all these little mooshy scenes floating around in my head, because Marcus and Anya are just so effing CUTE. (And JR makes the pairing CANON now, btw. :D ) But anyway, just a gooey little one-shot about how they need each other. I am very pleased with this fic.

Like Old Times: A look into the future of the Gears universe 25 years. I over-simplify the defeat of the Locust, but that's so I can get on with developing the characters as they would be when they get that old. And although the whole Marcus/Anya thing is part of the story, it's not the central point, which makes me happy. I'm branching out. But I think this is a very interesting concept, because we know their past thanks to the lovely work of Karen Traviss, but what about their future?

The Box: Old, old, old fic. Dont ask me about it.

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Gears in Therapy by Kade Riggs reviews
"If Satan's door stood between humanity and extinction, Delta was the only squad with big enough boots to kick it down, and everyone knew it." The war's over and Delta's been pushed into the working world, where the fight for civilization has just begun.
Gears of War - Rated: M - English - Angst/Humor - Chapters: 43 - Words: 234,869 - Reviews: 454 - Favs: 188 - Follows: 151 - Updated: 11/13/2014 - Published: 1/28/2010 - Marcus F., Dominic S.
The Ephyran War Hymns by HyperSoft reviews
War is immense; endless as the sky it rages under. A Gear's life is trivial by comparison, little more than a finite sum of years. But years are made of moments: for some soldiers, those moments can be more powerful than even the bloodiest battles. [Back from hiatus]
Gears of War - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 43,929 - Reviews: 63 - Favs: 35 - Follows: 32 - Updated: 12/16/2012 - Published: 8/27/2011
Once a Beast Always a Beast by FancyLadySnackCakes reviews
Dragons are reviving; sniffing out the blood, the soul and the uncertainty. The Dragonborn is not carved for greatness, merely flung into upheaval. Help along the way is what she needs, and Farkas has always been her loyal companion. Rated M.
Elder Scroll series - Rated: M - English - Romance/Fantasy - Chapters: 3 - Words: 10,892 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 31 - Updated: 2/26/2012 - Published: 11/17/2011
Man Down by Ryoko Metallium reviews
Pre-GOW2 Marcus Fenix is wounded during a Locust battle and it's up to Dom Santiago to assume role of team leader and get his friend to safety. Problem: Delta Squad becomes stranded in unfamiliar territory with Locust hunting their every mov
Gears of War - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 3 - Words: 12,752 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 11/22/2011 - Published: 8/24/2009 - Marcus F., Dominic S.
A Grievous Redemption by Jord reviews
My take on Gears of War 3. Marcus Fenix searches for clues to his father's past, and his connection to the Locust Queen. His quest is impeded, however, by insurmountable odds, as he and Delta Squad make their final stand against vengeance-seeking Locusts.
Gears of War - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 11 - Words: 82,038 - Reviews: 53 - Favs: 31 - Follows: 23 - Updated: 10/22/2011 - Published: 6/21/2009
Tales from Azura and other survivors by S-Bumblebee reviews
A collection of drabbles and short stories concerning the events after Gears of War 3. Will contain spoilers for the game as well as the books up to Coalitions End. Will revolve around a number of characters. ***Updated with 'Pebble Beach'***
Gears of War - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 16 - Words: 10,410 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 18 - Updated: 10/18/2011 - Published: 9/27/2011 - Marcus F.
Hell and Heaven by CrystalDreams72 reviews
Set after the second game. Delta gets a new member. More about Baird and his relationship with the new member as war still rages. Not really focused on Romance as much as the war. ON HIATUS BECAUSE THIS IS THE ORIGINAL, I POST ON THE REVISED VERSION CALLED HELL AND HEAVEN REVISED.
Gears of War - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 17 - Words: 34,398 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 6/19/2010 - Published: 8/7/2009 - D. Baird
Ten Trips Through Wonderland by AkaiNagi reviews
Alice/Tarrant Ficlets from ElJay's 10Prompts Group. AU for Alice staying in Underland at the end of the movie and becoming part of the White Court.
Alice in Wonderland, 2010 - Rated: M - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 12 - Words: 40,479 - Reviews: 170 - Favs: 321 - Follows: 111 - Updated: 5/22/2010 - Published: 3/21/2010 - Alice K., Mad Hatter/Tarrant Hightopp - Complete
A Thunderbird Instead by SirusPolaris reviews
When he’s the Scotsman, he can find ways around thinking about her.
Alice in Wonderland, 2010 - Rated: K - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,236 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 86 - Follows: 5 - Published: 3/12/2010 - Mad Hatter/Tarrant Hightopp - Complete
Armoured Prayer by HyperSoft reviews
The human race is on the brink of extinction, but Lieutenent Stroud has more pressing matters. She has a personal mission to carry out; an unexpected life to save. But she can't do it on her own. *GoW2/AF spoilers / Minor edits for quality*
Gears of War - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 72,709 - Reviews: 41 - Favs: 72 - Follows: 19 - Updated: 9/24/2009 - Published: 7/5/2009 - Marcus F., Anya S. - Complete
Reconnoiter by screennameless reviews
Delta Squad finds some Locust papers in a deserted town. They could be the explanation to everything, but when the COG tries to hide them, will Baird be able to accept it? -Note: This fic is very, VERY dead. Sorry.-
Gears of War - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Suspense - Chapters: 2 - Words: 6,981 - Reviews: 106 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 22 - Updated: 9/15/2009 - Published: 1/11/2009
Edge of Defense by AuronKae reviews
6A.E. The newly-formed Alpha-Four are met with their first hurdle; a little Pesenga girl. Can Baird finally find something to fight for among the wreckage? Witness the story that brought Baird and Cole together as brothers and friends. For MATURE readers
Gears of War - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 10 - Words: 29,661 - Reviews: 46 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 20 - Updated: 9/5/2009 - Published: 7/16/2009 - D. Baird, A. Cole
From The Ashes by Sleydo reviews
1 month after GOW 1. With the Locust retreated to lick their wounds, the COG looks to rebuilding humanity. Dom looks to finding his wife. And Marcus discovers that the experiments on him in Jacinto Penitentiary have left something behind... R/R?
Gears of War - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 9 - Words: 20,639 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 2/7/2009 - Published: 6/21/2008 - Complete
Gearts of War: LOCKUST ATTAKS by You Can't Stop The Pain reviews
Dom and Markus an Baerd and Cole mus defent the city from lokcusts atack. rated k fro sex scene and mager trajedie. warning: sad to make cry.
Gears of War - Rated: K - English - Sci-Fi/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 670 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 1 - Published: 12/21/2008 - Complete
Three Point One Four by Reiya Inc reviews
Red vs Blue. 'For some reason, they always managed to take the hard way out of an easy problem.' Life in the canyon is becoming more complicated. Grif/Simmons
Halo - Rated: M - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,124 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 35 - Follows: 2 - Published: 11/5/2008 - Complete
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Like Old Times reviews
It's been 25 years since the last Locust blood was shed. With the war over, Delta squad has retired to helping humanity rebuild. But when the death of an old friend brings them back together, what will they discover about their past, present, and future?
Gears of War - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 5 - Words: 14,016 - Reviews: 38 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 25 - Updated: 9/27/2011 - Published: 8/7/2009 - Marcus F., Dominic S.
Things We Never Said reviews
UPDATED! Sometimes, the things that mean the most are the things you never say. Post Jacinto's Remnant, Marcus/Anya. Fluffy, Oneshot.
Gears of War - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,320 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 35 - Follows: 6 - Published: 8/1/2009 - Marcus F., Anya S. - Complete
Jacinto Nights reviews
What is it like, at night, in humanity's last remaining bastion of civilization? Is it a rough bar fight under red lights, all adrenaline and jealousy, or a loft apartment, soft light filtering in from the imulsion-powered lamps outside? Marcus/Anya
Gears of War - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 16,073 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 18 - Updated: 7/26/2009 - Published: 7/4/2009 - Marcus F., Anya S.
Search and Rescue reviews
Re-post. Ca. 6 months after GOW2, Marcus and Dom are sent out on reconnaissance. But what happens when the locust mortar the new COG base of operations, with a certain Lieutenant in the crossfire? M for language and mature themes. Marcus/Anya
Gears of War - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 10,222 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 7 - Published: 7/4/2009 - Marcus F., Anya S. - Complete
Delta's Day Off reviews
Long distance sequel to "A Moment of Marcus". After the final events of GOW2, Delta heads back to base for some much needed R&R, and Marcus has a rather interesting night. M for language and some smut, Marcus/Anya.
Gears of War - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 7 - Words: 3,959 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 39 - Follows: 11 - Published: 1/4/2009 - Marcus F., Anya S. - Complete
A Moment of Marcus reviews
Marcus Fenix, champion of the COG, hater/killer/mutilator of the Locust. He and Dominic Santiago have had some times. But does anyone ever wonder what runs through the mind of a certain Sergeant while he's exploding Locust heads? T for gore, Marcus/Anya.
Gears of War - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,313 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 30 - Follows: 5 - Published: 1/2/2009 - Marcus F., Anya S. - Complete
The Box reviews
Red vs Blue Grif and his little box. Minor one sided fluff, Grif/Simmons.
Halo - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 780 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 1 - Published: 10/10/2006 - Complete