Life on a dredge coal mining platform in the ocean sucks. Prisoner Rainbow Dash becomes friends with orphan shoot I'm forgetting his name. There's also a bunch of angst about the Quade. Keris comes and rescues them and there's a big battle and Keris breaks a leg and "let's" Rainbow Dash escape.
Jeez this story is long. I'm just going to list plot points I remember and someone can organize them. I figure you have to start somewhere.
Rainbow's wing is supposedly broken
she plays cat and mouse with the talon and dons goofy disguises
she meets nana pearl during the month of thawing celebration
there's a lot of tense chapters here where the plot kind of grinds to a halt
There's a big battle in steamfall
Longaze is a butt
Seraphamus is a butt
Rainbow Dash blows up a train and escapes to the snowy area and mysterious and bitchy Renma rescues her
Rainbow meets the job squad, including Mortuana, who's a dark edgy OC but pretty alright
Keris and the camera guy work together
Keris loses faith
Seraphemus loses hope and becomes a zealot
Mortuana dies valiently
In the hall of the mountain
Dash reveals she's been faking the broken wing and kicks Sera's arse--What a twist!
Verlax is a sad old husk
Verlax commits suicide but makes it look like it's rainbow's fault, and releases a bunch of windigoes
Ponies work together to survive windigoes
Rainbow and friends book it out of there
Into twilight lands
Bard gets his angsty dark tragic past arc finally revealed and resolved and his sister nicole back
Nicole and Echo swap saliva (Probably)
They walk across water and sand
They sail towards batpone land
Batpone hostile but then hear luna speak through dash's pendant and it's all cool
Kinda shocked Luna tells them to stop being bitches.
MAgnificant seven sail to the 6th seed
Rainbow has a vision, woah man
A NEW CHALLENGER APPEARS...