Marcos Guns, arms merchant extraordinaire and general all-around bastard, pays an unexpected and largely unwanted visit to the inhabitants of Vigil, the rumoured last beacon of civilised civilisation in Pandora. With him, he brings stories of the infamous "Vault Hunters”, a group of renowned mercenaries/heroes/angst-ridden misfits who, through the power of friendship, luck and general ambivalence towards equine life, brought great change to the Pandoran wastes.
But what are his motives? Is the story he’s passing off to these sheltered fillies and colts just an imaginative way of inspiring them to purchase his weapons and tear off into the wastes to be heroes? Exactly why does he speak in a Russian accent when there is no such place in Pandora? What will be the tragic fate of “The Vault Hunters” in their badass quest to find the mysterious “Vault” that probably isn't even real? Did the author just answer this question by including the word ‘tragic’?
These and many questions may or may not be answered in Borderlands: Taking Ass and Buckin’ Names!More Less
Things have not been going well for Twinkle, newly appointed student of Equestria’s beloved Princess. Not only has her idealised perception of Canterlot appeared to be completely incorrect, but she has also had to endure a devastating combination of illness and loss of control of her magical abilities. Thankfully, the Princess is at hand to distract Twinkle's worries with a tale of the much hated Elements of Harmony, which she claims is designed to teach her the methodology of control. But as the Princesses’ tale continues, it becomes clear that both the true meaning of this story and the Princesses’ intentions for telling the story are far deeper than Twinkle had originally believed...More Less