Barret Wallace is the focused and determined leader of AVALANCHE, the rebels fighting the destructive policies of the Shinra Corporation. His right hand has been replaced by a prosthetic gun grafted directly onto his arm. Barret lost his wife Martha when his hometown of Corel was destroyed; now, he is left only with his beloved daughter Marlene. Despite this great tragedy, his outlook is generally positive. Barret prefers brute strength to agile and swift attacks.