Fanfic: A Dark Sky
A group of terrorists known as the Shadowbolts are confronted with old grudges, past loves, and even their own morals as they set out to destroy the Wonderbolts and anypony who gets in their way.A Dark Sky is a fanfic by MetalHooves, starring a quintet of characters from a piece of fan art by YoorPorick.◊ It can be read here.
A Dark Sky provides examples of:
- Anti-Hero: The Shadowbolts.
- Ax-Crazy: Blueball Blitz.
- Bribe Backfire: Starry Skies.
- Creator Backlash: On June 7, 2012, Yoor Porick, the creator of the Shadowbolt Characters featured in this fic, made a comment on his homepage saying that he discredits the story and the way his Shadowbolts were used in it.
- Cute and Psycho: Blueball Blitz.
- Five-Bad Band
- Girl with Psycho Weapon: Blueball.
- Hero Killer: The Shadowbolts' main goal throughout the story is to get their revenge on the Wonderbolts. They succeed.
- It Never Gets Any Easier: Stratus knows this all too well. Charger learns it, too.
- Mr. Vice Guy: Charger.
- Psycho Electro: Blueball Blitz.
- Rabid Cop: Stratus often injured criminals more than he had to when making arrests.
- Revenge Before Reason: Nightshade wouldn't have formed the Shadowbolts otherwise.
- Ride The Lightning: Blueball Blitz.
- Screw the Rules, I Have Money!: Starry Skies' hatred of the Wonderbolts is fueled by their refusal to accept her father's money for a spot on the team.
- Shock and Awe: Blueball Blitz.
- Street Smart: Charger, as a former drug-dealer.
- Vasquez Always Dies
- Villain Protagonist