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The war for Cybertron is over—and the civilians are coming home. The Autobot commander, bumblebee, tries  to  forge  a  coalition  government  with  the neutral’s representative, metalhawk—but starscream has  made  a  public  bid  for  power.  As  part  of  his scheme,  he  gave  (accurate)  information  to  the Autobot’s  security  head,  prowl,  that  would-be decepticon  warlord  Ratbat  was  planning  an assassination. prowl stopped the murder,  and Arcee— his secret accomplice—killed Ratbat, telling prowl it was self-defense. later that night, the fallout begins… 

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