1.) A distressing emotion aroused by impending danger, evil, pain, etc., whether the threat is real or imagined.
2.) An elite and covert squadron of specialized soldiers recruited from the world's top secret military organizations, built to respond to national threats of a paranormal or supernatural nature. (F.E.A.R. - First Encounter Assault Recon)
Eight months ago, Point Man and his F.E.A.R. squad were tapped to stop an unknown man who had commandeered a secret battalion of telepathically-controlled super soldiers at the Armacham research facility in the Northwestern US city of Fairport. During the mission Point Man learned that the man wasn't working alone. In fact, the very people Point Man was working to destroy were his telepathic, cannibalistic brother, Paxton Fettel, and his tortured and psychically powerful mother, Alma Wade - products of Armacham's perverse paranormal experiments. Despite this revelation, Point Man moved forward with the standing F.E.A.R. team orders to stop the targets at any cost. In a last-ditch attempt to end the pair's homicidal rampage, the F.E.A.R. team set in motion an explosive series of events that seemingly accomplished their goal but at the cost of ravaging the city, its inhabitants and almost all of Point Man's squad mates.