OPTIMUS PRIMAL and company return to Cybertron with a band of refugees stolen from UNICRON's clutches. Failing to convince the MAXIMAL High Council of the enormity of the threat, OPTIMUS decides to take matters into his own hands! Old allies are called back into service as DEPTH CHARGE and RHINOX return! However BLACKARACHNIA lurks in the shadows to sabotage the MAXIMAL counter-offensive before it even begins. And once she targets RATTRAP can even DEPTH CHARGE save him in time? Also included are Character Profiles of the UNIVERSE cast.