(Ideas so far listed below, and update: I think it may somehow involve bringing Lilith back into the game’s focus. Maybe involving a mission to find her, or leading to one in the next DLC.)
I just watched part of the new Borderlands show episode, and you read that correctly. They’re talking about a DLC dedicated just to Ava.
Now, before Gearbox stock goes plummeting and they start selling their office furniture, there is still potential here. Potential, to save her as a character. But this… will require a lot of character development…
Do you hear me Gearbox!!! A LOT.
-Explore more of Athenas. Didn’t get to see the lower areas beneath clouds, sounds like a cool environment, maybe some hidden alien ruins that tell us more about the Eridians.
-Actual character development. Let her show her true emotions, that her whining was just out of frustration for how she treated Maya.
-At some point, have her hit rock bottom, so she can build herself back up again. A scene where she admits she’s not worthy, maybe runs away, gives up leadership to the vault hunter, and then eventually comes back a different person.
-Maybe this will be integrated into, or leads to a following DLC that includes trying to find Lilith?
-Show us what Maya saw in her. Lilith gave her leadership of the Raiders based solely on that. It better be a damn good reason.