Wreck-Gar is tortured into recalling when Sharkticons came to Junk and were chased off, unaware they were looking for a Quintesson journal. The Quintessons use hypnotic harmonics broadcasted with television programs. The Autobots and Decepticons become aware of the situation, but only the former decides to go do something about it. The Junkions find the journal and the Quintessons arrive on Junk to retrieve it. The Aerialbots arrive to check things out and are attacked by the Quintesson ship.