Joker'sRequiem wrote:That is assuming that Demolishor was privy to all of the details of the Fallen and Megatron's plans for Earth. For all the audience knows, he knows nothing more than "The Fallen shall rise again". I always say him as more of a messenger, who's purpose was to deliver an ominous warning. Any extent of his knowledge about the actual plan that the Fallen and Megatron execute later isn't really much beyond speculation.
well... if he let his live long enough to 'ask' then we could've been sure now would we?
Joker'sRequiem wrote:Where would he lock them up? What country would want to undertake the responsibility and national security risk of housing intergalactic war criminals? And who would be responsible for paying for, funding, and maintaining the facility? The size that would be necessary to house Megatron and Sentinel alone would have been a very large undertaking in terms of construction, and the size you would need to house numerous Decepticon prisoners is an even greater, more expensive undertaking for any nation. And ultimately, what would stop the Decepticons from working to free those captured, or the prisoners themselves from escaping and starting the conflict all over again.
Megatron has only one goal: The utter extermination and/or enslavement of the human race. That is the end result of his attempts to rebuild Cybertron. The moment he chose to attempt to use the All-Spark to rebuild an army of Decepticons and restart the war he lost his right to freedom. The moment he chose to use a sun harvester to destroy our sun, and thus ALL SENTIENT LIFE ON OUR PLANET he lost his right to freedom. And the moment he and Sentinel tried to enslave the entire human race to be used as slave labor he lost his right to freedom. He and the Decepticons chose their path to their goal, and in the end, Optimus chose to sacrifice the freedom of the few to ensure the freedom of the many.
don't the autobots have any 'holding facilities' on cybertron?
and what makes megatron (and sentinel) any different from the roman and british empires who conquered and enslaved yet history sings praises of their accomplishments? then again megatron would be more alike with chinggis khan and history speaks more of his brutality than his accomplishments.
in the dark horse star wars mini-series crimson empire, the main baddie carnor jax was wanted captured alive by the rebellion because of all his knowledge of the empire. with him they could end the war in a matter of months (as opposed to years). even though megatron and sentinel were off-planet for millenia, they still have forces loyal to them and by killing them off, those forces would've probably gone underground and engage in hit-and-run tactics. a skilled tactician could've used them (megatron and sentinel) as bait to draw those forces into a trap.
but then again, they are sentient and thus have the right to freedom