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Marauder Lore and Blueprint

Marauder Lore and Blueprint
Product information
Type Short story
Author Randall Bills
Publication information
Publisher Catalyst Game Labs
First published 24 November 2015
Era Succession Wars era
Timeline 20 June 3014
Series MWO Hero 'Mech Lore

Marauder Lore and Blueprint, by Randall Bills, is a short story published for MechWarrior Online.

Plot summary[edit]

The short story narrates, from the perspective of the Bounty Hunter, the loyalist ambush of Natasha Kerensky on Nova Roma during Anton Marik's Revolt, including his decision to salvage her Marauder for use as his own signature BattleMech.


Although MechWarrior Online as such does not fall under the current criteria for Canon, the fiction going with the games' "Hero 'Mechs"—written largely by Randall Bills who at the time was also the incumbent BattleTech Line Developer at Catalyst Game Labs—was expressly declared fully canonical. At the same time, the Hero 'Mechs themselves and the configurations offered by MechWarrior Online were still not considered canon beyond what was expressly put down in the fiction pieces.

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  • This canon short story is posted on an archived copy of the MWO forums here.