Backbone with Huge Mac.
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|“||She could build her house on me. If I had to give up my dreams to be a good foundation, fine. I never had dreams worth more than this.||”|
– Backbone, Source: Dirty Hearts, Chpt. 11
The first thing most ponies note about Backbone is his immense size.
Backbone's primary weapon is a salvaged saddle cannon called "Huge Mac", rumored to have once belonged to a famous Equestrian soldier. The cannon is too heavy for most ponies to lift.
Backbone's adopted unicorn daughter.
A female earth pony marauder from Backbone's former tribe.
A young male unicorn Backbone originally kidnaps so he can teach Skully "magic and stuff". He eventually becomes a voluntary travelling companion, though he often decries the conditions and situations Skully is exposed to through her association with Backbone. A major plot event involves Bacon's plot to kidnap Skully to deliver her to a better home.
A female earth pony and the boss of all Marauders.
Viscera's personal bodyguard and Backbone's former "friend".