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Nebulos - Fire In The Sky

The noose around Fortress Maximus' neck tightens. Will the Decepticon 2nd fleet led by mighty Scorponok finally subjugate their old nemesis? And if they do, what will be the fate of the Autobot resistance?

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Re: Nebulos - Fire In The Sky

Postby MasterSoundBlaster » Thu Feb 13, 2014 5:29 pm

Motto: "You can run,you'll just die trying"
Weapon: Fusion Cannon
Cavern

How befitting it seemed, a Dragon secluded up in its cave. To his fellow Monsterbots this location served as a temporary base of operations, but to Doublecross it was his own area to store the supplies he managed to obtain before having to flee into this cave.

"This seems stupid! We should be going out and getting more, not sifting through what we have already!" The dragon-former's left head exclaimed to his other half, who was busy using his alt's clawed hands to dig through a pile of "junk" he managed to acquire earlier on.

"We have enough to finance our situation for the time being, Doublecross. No need to risk exposing ourselves out in the open just yet. How do we know the cons haven't left yet? How do we know they still aren't out there looking for us?"

"How do we know unless we go out there?! C'mon, Repugnus, Grotesque, help me explain to this dunderhead that life's not worth living without a little risk now and again!" The Monsterbot's left head exclaimed throughout the cavern, turning to face the other two Monsterbots.

The right head, in control of the dragon-modes arms, crossed said arms across his dragon-mode's chest as he tried to ponder how the supplies out to be rationed out. He knew energon was a must for each of his comrades, it's getting the stuff that'd be difficult.

"Ooo! I love Grotesque's jokes! Let's see here..." The left dragon head pondered as he joined in on the conversation with the other Monsterbots. "Ummmm...I know this one..."
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Re: Nebulos - Fire In The Sky

Postby Phaze » Fri Feb 14, 2014 8:46 am

Motto: ""All's Fair in Life and Death""
Weapon: Nuclear Charged Fusion Cannon
Carven

Repugnus was scanning the walls using his x ray vision checking for any weaknesses in the cavern wall. All he found was a set of fossils ‘that’d make the dinobot’s happy there are more fossils out here like them’ the thought was enough to elicit a chuckle from the Monsterbot. It was then that Doublecross made his dual presence known. This was after Grotesque just shot down his insurgency idea he did have a point but the counter intelligence operative was already thinking up new options, Repugnus decided he should reply to Doublecross.

“The pair of you are dunderheads as Grotesque just said we can’t go stirring up the cons or the general population. It’ll just lead to more complications for us we will however need to get a good look at the starport, see if we can’t get a scope on guards, patrols outposts etc”

Repugnus scratched at the rock surface wondering if they could expand the cave any further so he could escape Doublecross and his arguments with himself.
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Re: Nebulos - Fire In The Sky

Postby Mazinman » Fri Feb 14, 2014 9:52 am

Cavern

Grotesque continued to look towards the Decepticon installation as ideas about their current situation came to his mind.

"Oh wait. I just remembered how we look. I don't think dealing with the locals will work at any level. Not sure how we will organize anything with them running and screaming from us."

He tapped the cavern walls with his clawed hands as he thought about the possibilities of what they could do. Slowly, an idea began take hold in his mind.

"We will be doing a little of both. We are cautious now but... heh... only to prepare for something a little crazy."

He chuckled.

"Oh, and the difference is that a spy avoids making Waves with Sounds while Megatron's rear plating attracts Soundwaves."

He makes kissing sounds to reinforce the attention he think Megatron's rear plating gets from Soundwave.
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Re: Nebulos - Fire In The Sky

Postby MasterSoundBlaster » Sun Apr 13, 2014 4:27 pm

Motto: "You can run,you'll just die trying"
Weapon: Fusion Cannon
Cavern

"I understand the risk of leaving right now," Doublecross' right head said, speaking up from his current thought as he examined the Monsterbot's pile of supplies, "But if we plan on holding out here in this cave we are going to need energon. And judging by the amount we have stockpiled here, we aren't going to last very long. I estimate we've got enough to last one Nebulonian month...Two if we can managing rationing like it's the last in the universe."

"Then let's go get some!"

"You imbecile! Have you not heard anything we've just said?! I know you did! We share audio receptors!"

"You said it yourself! If we wanna survive we're gonna need to go scavenge for fuel!"

"Take a look at all of us here, Doublecross! We are in no condition to expose ourselves! The moment we leave this cave, we'd be painting a giant *shoot me!* target across our backs."

Doublecross' left head, defeated in his little argument with his better half, turned his head towards Grotesque, hoping the team's strategist had some sorta plan cooking up in his processor.

"Well what are gonna do then, Grotesque? We can't just sit around and wait til stasis or the 'Cons to come find us up here..."
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Re: Nebulos - Fire In The Sky

Postby Mazinman » Sun Apr 13, 2014 11:58 pm

Cavern

"We move but not now. We wait until night."
Grotesque said, his tail lazily moving side to side. "Our alt modes are hideously ugly but they do give us some very sensitive senses. We might as well move when we can put them to use for our greatest advantage."

He sniffed at the air, catching more important details.

"Once night comes we move closer to the base and get a closer look. In general, I will take out some key areas while Doublecross acquires what we need. Meanwhile, Repugnus makes sure there are not Decepticon witnesses to tell on us to the teacher."
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Re: Nebulos - Fire In The Sky

Postby MasterSoundBlaster » Tue Apr 15, 2014 2:07 pm

Motto: "You can run,you'll just die trying"
Weapon: Fusion Cannon
Cavern

"Once night comes we move closer to the base and get a closer look. In general, I will take out some key areas while Doublecross acquires what we need. Meanwhile, Repugnus makes sure there are not Decepticon witnesses to tell on us to the teacher."


Doublecross rubbed his dragon-mode's actuators together as the left head licked his metallic lips together, satisfied with Grotesque's plan. Finally! Something to do besides counting things gathered in the pile.

"Ooo I can't wait!" The left head exclaimed as he pulled the shared body across the cavern to take a look outside the cave door.

"Doublecross! What in the pit! I was taking stock of our supplies! Go back over there!"

"Hush now, you can count all you want when we come back from the supply run tonight!

The right dragon head scowled as he was forced to partake in overlooking the Nebulonian horizon alongside his left headed counterpart.

"So... Do we have any sort of failsafe problem should our little business endeavor fall through?" The right head asked in Grotesque's direction as he took control of the dragon mode arms and crossed them over his metallic chest. "If we're gonna be dividing our numbers, it means we will also be weakening our overall strength..."
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Re: Nebulos - Fire In The Sky

Postby Mazinman » Tue Apr 15, 2014 9:23 pm

Cavern

"Well, 'Pugs likes it better when he gets to go out solo anyway so he should not have a problem." Grotesque said thoughtfully. "As for us, it's three of us against an entire Decepticon force. Our combined strength won't do too much so we have to take some risks."

Grotesque lowered himself from his perch and transformed into robot mode.

"Unfortunately we stand out like an ugly thumb. We can't stay here for long cause we won't be able to be stealthy. We gotta be ready to make our move whenever we can spot an opening."
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Re: Nebulos - Fire In The Sky

Postby MasterSoundBlaster » Mon Apr 28, 2014 12:02 am

Motto: "You can run,you'll just die trying"
Weapon: Fusion Cannon
Cavern

Nightfall; the moment Doublecross had been waiting for, well half of him had been anyways. His left head peered out from the hole in the side of the mountain down towards the Nebulonian horizon, actuators tingingly with eagerness and excitement.

"Now's our chance!" The left dragon mode excitedly whispered as he turned back to face his fellow Monsterbots, "Lights are out down there! We just gotta stick low and avoid any patrols or guard towers!"

"Ease up Doublecross, we're just the fuel extractors. Let Grotesque or Repugnus take point or else we'll jeopardize this entire business endeavor."

"Right Right Right. Sorry, just getting ahead of myself." The twin headed dragon stepped aside from the doorway and gestured to his fellow Monsterbots with a gentle sweeping of his dragon-modes arms. "After you two."
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Re: Nebulos - Fire In The Sky

Postby Mazinman » Mon Apr 28, 2014 11:56 pm

Leaving the Cavern

Grotesque left the cavern in his monster form. Even though he was not particularly fond of it he found himself once again having to turn to it due to it being much better suited for such work. The pads on his feet allowed for quieter movement and his senses gave advanced warning of what would be coming.

"Quiet down you two." Grotesque said to Doublecross. "We don't need to be letting the 'Cons know we are coming before its too late. We need to target and take out their communications system before we can really have our fun."

He moved closer to the base to the point where he could begin to see the security personnel.

"Alright." He said in a low voice. "There are the 'Cons and our first target it up there." He pointed towards a specific building which held dishes in the top. "We take that out and then we can do what we came here to do."
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Re: Nebulos - Fire In The Sky

Postby Henry921 » Mon May 05, 2014 1:29 am

Motto: "All I have to be is exceptional."
Weapon: Battle Blades
Koraja- Outskirts

Machines stretching through the sky.

Early days, but fuel lines sucking up the lifeblood of Nebulos to power super structures outside the wishes of Nebulans, save for Zarak, fulfilling his pact with Scorponok.

The Decepticons had no interest in maintaining this fragile truce... they would conclude the business partnership once their own position was secure. And they'd hoard as much energy as they could siphon from the Nebulans, who already had begun to ration their resources.

Yet while these Decepticons -the ones under Scorponok and Turmoil- were greedily sucking up energy to build their shipyard, others within their ranks had been quietly supplying Nebulos with an answer to their pending energy concerns.

Gutcruncher had long spent the stellar cycles trading in Cybertronian spare parts at every shady starport he could, in return for shanix and new munitions to fund the Decepticon war effort. One resource, one spare part -spark casing- had slowly but surely ended up in the hands of the same buyer.

Vorath may have lost his post as Minister of Science, but he'd retained a substantial stipend from the government as well as his own wealth, and had bought up numerous Cybertronian spare parts in pursuit of understanding Zarak's new alien 'partners'. He was still acting in the best interest of Nebulos, to learn about these invaders. These enemies feigning partnership.

The Decepticons had been reluctant to share any of their technology, so Vorath had done all his research without assistance, relying entirely on the sales of Gutcruncher.

He'd assembled several complete chassis, but most of the parts were irrelevant. The most useful information had been gained from perusal of archived data within the brain modules, and then all his efforts were in gathering spark casing to be retrofitted with engines of his own invention. It had been simple to bind it together, to create the oversized sphere that would anchor a spark in place.

A hailing frequency rang from Vorath's long discarded government terminal. Though he was eager to complete his invention, he could indulge another meeting if it meant he could condescend to one of Zarak's drones far below his own intellectual level.

"What is it?" Vorath asked, slapping the terminal to life but ignoring the viewscreen displaying his correspondent.

"Vorath, this is Minister Arcana. Why has fuel been diverted from the capitol to your offsite laboratory?"

Arcana. His replacement as Zarak's favorite scientist... well his inferior, daring to question his judgment. He had remembered Arcana as anti-social and uncoordinated; completely unworthy of his new government badge.

"Despite my... discommendation, I have been researching alternative energy for Lord Zarak's government," Vorath answered, not deigning to look at Arcana.

"By siphoning away our own power?" Arcana asked. "You have not been authorized by this government to build or modify-"

"I am doing what I deem necessary," Vorath cut him off. "As a scientist, I'm sure you'll agree that the results are the only important factor to consider."

"If you don't want me to cut you off from the central router, then you will surrender your results," Arcana told him. "And you will comply with any and all inquiries to your research."

"Oh, you want to see evidence of my success?" Vorath asked, finally looking at Arcana. "I'm only too eager..."

Vorath turned his attention to one of his collected brain modules, and attached it to his government terminal's holographic display. "Memory playback, standard stellar cycle 1.33, Battle of Sherma Bridge."

Arcana and Vorath watched the playback rendered through their holograms, as a Decepticon comrade was struck by a mortar. The shrapnel damage ripped up his chassis, exposing the yellow-tinged metal of his spark chamber. He clutched at his chest, trying to contain the damage and hold his spark within, but ultimately he succumbed to the inevitable and fell, the tiny blue sphere leaving his frame.

Vorath paused the playback. "I've learned a great deal about the Decepticons' physiology... in particular, about this... this 'spark'. It seems to be a sort of energy source, tied into their brain module and their transformation cog. The Decepticons' lack redundant systems like we do; it all seems to tie into these three organs. This spark is unique among the three in that it leaves the body after expiration."

Vorath reactivated the playback, as the spark continued to ascend. "Shortly after death, the spark ascends for several seconds. Following the brief window..."

The Spark flashed. Its light shone brightly over the battlefield, and just as quickly it had disappeared.

"...following this, it departs the dimension entirely."

"This is fascinating intel, Vorath, but I fail to see what relevance-"

"There is more," Vorath continued. "I had to peruse several other memory files... access, standard stellar cycle 0.26, Slaughter Squared."

The scene changed to a gladiatorial arena, the Decepticon watching a battle between two warriors. One had fallen, the other held his weapon aloft.

"TIL ALL ARE ONE! TIL ALL ARE ONE!" roared the crowd.

"The Decepticons have little need for religion, but on their home planet they had some belief... some notion of their afterlife," Vorath continued. "It had many names. Matrix. Inferno. Pit. Allspark. Afterspark."

Vorath continued the footage, watching one warrior's death, and the spark rise from his frame, briefly linger, and fade away.

"Their sparks went to this place and joined together," Vorath explained. "Their sparks left this dimension as we know it and found another home...

"Memory playback, standard stellar cycle 0.29," Vorath instructed. From the Decepticons' memories, Vorath and Arcana watched as a downed soldier was attacked by a wild, canine-like creature, that specifically ripped away the chest and spark casing... and consumed the spark within. The canine grew larger, its spined carapace growing sharper and branching out...

"This spark is a fuel, for organics," Vorath explained. "And it seems we know where multiple sparks dwell... at the very least, we know of a potential entry point."

"This is admittedly fascinating, Vorath," Arcana conceded. "But I still don't see what you intend..."

Vorath sneered and drew up the first memory playback from the battle at Sherma Bridge. "The spark chamber is a sort of anchor that holds this spark in place. The casing is very durable... but it can be damaged. It can be cut. It can be welded."

Vorath punched in a new command in his terminal, turning his attention to the structure. The camera range expanded, showing Arcana what Vorath had built.

The spark casing he'd collected had been forged into a perfect sphere, far larger than he, taking up the entirety of his facility. The power lines were still filling the engines attached to the structure.

"I have built a spark chamber of my own," Vorath explained. "One that a Decepticon can be contained within... and die within."

"What are you proposing, Vorath?"

"That we test my hypothesis," Vorath answered. "That we find the passageway to this Afterspark, and tap into its energy."

"If we attempt to capture a Decepticon... if they even knew you had the parts of their comrades," Arcana warned. "This will break our alliance, Vorath!"

"The alliance is a farce," Vorath sneered. "The Decepticons will bleed our planet dry. I'm only going to take back energy they can't access... so we can have reserves of our own when they inevitably betray us."

"You're tampering with dangerous forces," Arcana muttered.

"Oh, yes," Vorath agreed. "That is what a good scientist does... he finds answers. All I need now is a test subject..."

"I will cut off all power from your laboratory," Arcana told him. "Zarak will be informed of your treasonous intent!"

"Cowardice! Weakness!" Vorath spat at him. "I will save our people from these Decepticons and give our planet limitless energy!"

Vorath turned to his engines. Not completely full... but it'd have to do.

"And I will go to the shipyards to find a suitable volunteer..."
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Re: Nebulos - Fire In The Sky

Postby Henry921 » Tue May 20, 2014 4:19 am

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Koraja- Outskirts; Decepticon Refueling Station

Hotlink tended to his business. The shipyards needed a constant influx of energon, and the conversion process of taking Nebulos' natural resources and converting them tended to overtax their available equipment and facilities. And when something was broken, Hotlink was dispatched to fix it.

This refueling station connected to Koraja's main power grid. The influx of energy led to a power line overloading or an electrical fire threatening to burn away the unstable cube stockpiles. The fact most of the tech was either "borrowed" from the Nebulans or secondhand and battle-worn Cybertronian metal meant Hotlink had to fix something every solar cycle.

He was getting sick of the back and forth trips, but it could've been worse. He could've gone on Scorponok's fool's errand to Garrus-9.

Instead, he was checking the fuel line. It was leaking. Again.

Hotlink set to work on patching it. He took out his tools and set to work applying sealant, and trying to preserve as much of the natural petroleum still dribbling out onto the Nebulan surface...

"Decepticon!"

Hotlink turned... and promptly dropped his tools in shock.

Hovering above him was a massive golden sphere, supported by four large engines. A Nebulan stood on a platform atop the sphere, speaking through some form of amplifier.

"...Yes?" Hotlink answered.

"Surrender yourself into the custody of the Nebulan government! You are needed for essential scientific research!" the Nebulan shouted.

The Nebulans were getting antsy. This one probably needed something repaired. But that device he piloted... why did it seem so familiar?

"You're out of order," Hotlink replied. "We only talk to Zarak. If you'd like to make an official request..."

That would do. Bury him in paperwork.

"Your lack of compliance has been noted," the Nebulan observed. "And summarily ignored."

He adjusted some device on his platform. Hotlink prepared to radio back the situation to his superiors before he had to leave a little green splatter mark on the hull of the strange ship.

But he couldn't raise his arm. He couldn't move at all. He tried to open his mouth and inquire what happened, but his system would not respond or comply.

"By now, you'll have noticed the change," the Nebulan smugly commented. "I've engaged a magnetic field to keep all your fancy machinery in one place. You won't be able to transform or utilize your weapons systems."

The spherical ship moved directly over Hotlink. It descended, the roar of its engines growing louder in his audio receptors.

"Instead you will come along with me, and comply with my request," the Nebulan continued. "For the interest of science..."

Moments later, Hotlink was gone, absconded by the rogue Nebulan. The purple Seeker saw only the shimmering, reflective gold surface of the sphere's interior.

Vorath, for his part, was eager. It was only too satisfying to mock and belittle a Decepticon after all his government's kowtowing, and it'd be all the more impressive to see one die at his hand.

With his magnetic field engaged and the gravitational pull of the spark chamber, Vorath couldn't attach a fuel line to draw what energy he could from the spark or its home dimension. But his instruments could measure the amount of energy available, and after the initial run he'd have viable results to show anyone willing to listen. It would all be in readiness so very soon.

He turned to navigation and ascended higher. Without the fuel at maximum he would not make escape velocity. He'd have to compensate his instruments for Nebulos' own gravitational field, in conjunction with the chamber's.

But then again, the additional gravity could exacerbate the time dilation... widen the window further. It was unclear how Cybertron's gravity differed from Nebulos; the Decepticons seemed no more or less hindered.

Vorath continued to tinker with his instruments. "This process will help me find your Afterspark, and access the energy of its home dimension," he explained to Hotlink. "Regrettably, you will need to be killed in the process... the magnetic fields will crush your spark chamber and break down most of your chassis.

"If you Decepticons hadn't so greedily consumed our resources, we might've avoided this incident," Vorath continued. "But our ministry of science will be indebted to you, so I thank you in advance."

Hotlink's optics could not move to show convey his fear and astonishment. He remained static, trapped in the field.

Vorath began recording his words. "Test subject 1, Seeker-type Decepticon, unknown designation. Anchored to chamber. Gravitational field amplified 300x. Commencing experiment."

Vorath engaged the magnetic field. He smiled and sadistically added: "'Til all are one."
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Re: Nebulos - Fire In The Sky

Postby MasterSoundBlaster » Tue May 20, 2014 2:07 pm

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Weapon: Fusion Cannon
Nebulonian Mountainside - Outside of Cavern

"Alright. There are the 'Cons and our first target it up there. We take that out and then we can do what we came here to do."


"Understood." The left head of the dragon mode said in a similar hushed tone that Grotesque used. "C'mon Doublecross, get those olfactory sensors pumping. While those two take out the guards, we'll silently sniff out our product."

"Awww, but I want to help them take out the guards!"

"Keep it down you idiot! This is why we're staying behind them, at least they're capable of sneaking up on their target."

"Hey, I can too sneak up on somebody! Just give me a chance!"

"We share a body you lugnut, we can't search for fuel and help Grotesque and Repugnus out at the same time. Now, keep your vocalizer down and don't do anything stupid."

The two headed dragon slithered its way down the side of mountain as it encroached on the Decepticon base Grotesque had pointed out. Doublecross meandered his way through the large boulders surrounding the outskirts of the base, carefully tucking behind them and using the rock formations as a means of cover from the sentries' spotlights.

*Sniff* *Sniff*

The left head turned to face Grotesque and gave the Monsterbot strategist a confirming nod that there were targets close enough ahead that he could take them quietly. While the other two Monsterbots worried about the guards, Doublecross could worry about locating fresh fuel for the group.
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Re: Nebulos - Fire In The Sky

Postby Henry921 » Thu Jun 12, 2014 2:03 am

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Nebulos- Lower Atmosphere; 24km above Koraja


Vorath watched eagerly as the magnetic field began to tear into the Seeker's chassis. Hotlink attempted to cry out in pain but the gravitational pull held his mouth in place, and he barely uttered any noise.

The spark casing was magnetized, each golden panel pulling Hotlink's body apart. His left arm severed and broke further apart, each joint and digit finding a panel. His wings split into four pieces and shot up in fragments to the ceiling of the sphere. His chest began to buckle, bolts flinging out, energon leaking from new found holes and cracks.

Vorath watched intently. He waited for the spark chamber to be exposed... for the blue light to come free of the frame. His instruments were measuring the energy. There'd been a slight spike from Hotlink's energon becoming exposed to open air, made all the clearer in the thinner oxygen. Nearly...

Finally, at last, the rest of Hotlink's chest ripped open, exposing the spark chamber. His head, still largely intact, fell to the floor, the tie of the brain module severing from the spark and the T-cog. The chamber rumbled, resisting the gravitational pull at first... before finally the metal was pulled away, and the blue sphere revealed.

Vorath adjusted the magnetic field. He focused all the gravitational pull on the spark. It was trying to ascend higher... but Vorath was pulling it down; holding it in place.

The time was near. A gateway to another dimension would open...

...and he saw it, the tear. A pale blue light shone through that tear. His monitors lit up with readings of energy. Here it was, at last; the answer he'd been seeking. Now Vorath needed only to tap into it; to harness the energy within.

The spark tried to reach the tear, but was held down by the gravity. Vorath watched the struggle, preparing his instruments. He'd get the most accurate reading possible by tying the tear to his craft's fuel supply, to draw energy directly from the Afterspark and power his vessel.

He extended fuel lines into the tear, reaching into that new dimension. They were engulfed in that light, moving closer to the mass of energy within... when dozens of blue sparks flew out from within the tear, tumbling wildly into Vorarh's artificial gravity field. They were affected by the gravity, but the abundance of new sparks began to stress his instruments, deteriorating the integrity of the field.

Vorath attempted to compensate by increasing the pull, changing the targets of the individual chamber panels, only for the various parts of the deceased Hotlink to scatter about within his massive spark chamber, eventually falling into the same gravity well, exacerbating the problem... until Vorath's gravitational field collapsed. The sparks flung about the chamber, the robot parts scattered around.

Vorath tried desperately to contain it, trying to reestablish the gravitational field. His instruments screamed conflicting readings at him... and the sparks slowly, gradually, found one another, extending tendrils of energy from their spherical whole to draw each separate sphere, gradually combining to form a larger spark. The process repeated again and again, the sparks drawing together into a larger, singular spark, which attempted to return to the tear leading back to the Afterspark.

Vorath could not lose his prize. He reached out his instruments to take hold of the larger spark, to drain it of energy before it could leave. The large spark's energy poured back into his vessel, quickly filling up his tanks.

"Yes," Vorath whispered, "It's working... it's working!"

Almost immediately, his fuel was completely replenished. It was starting to overflow. Vorath attempted to detach... but the spark didn't move. It remained tied to his ship, pouring more energy back into it.

Vorath tried again to disengage. His fuel tanks were overloading from the abundance of power. His console was screaming warnings at him and individual readings were all blowing past measurable limits.

And within the chamber, the tear leading to the Afterspark... shut.

Vorath tried to cut the fuel line. He tried to enable a stronger gravitational field to contain the spark and pull it away from his instruments. Nothing worked. Nothing answered him.

Eventually his console overloaded and energy erupted from it. Vorath jumped clear of the console, landing in the center of the spark chamber, before the giant spark.

The spark reached down to the scattered parts of Hotlink, rebuilding the Seeker. Panels of spark casing shot off the wall, joining the new form, building a larger and larger Seeker, shining with the pale gold of the chamber metal.

Vorath felt himself lifted upwards, supported by a single platform as his spark chamber ship tore away, exposing him to the thin, sharp air of the atmosphere, cut by a breeze and unable to catch his breath.

Vorath looked up from the "platform" to see a larger Seeker, taking the spark into its chest, and sealing the chassis back up. A golden Seeker, four times its original size, held him, Vorath barely taking up a third of the robot's palm.


"WE ARE INCOMPLETE."

The voice was low and rumbling, but the force nearly blew Vorath off the Seeker's hand. He skidded along the golden surface of the palm, eventually tumbling into one of its giant fingers.

"WE MUST REJOIN THE WHOLE. THAT WHICH IS NOT PART OF THE ONE MUST BECOME VOID."

Vorath looked up, caught between the howling wind and the powerful voice of the golden monstrosity. It tapped his back with its enormous index finger.

"NOT PART OF THE ONE. VOID."

The golden Seeker turned over his hand. Vorath tumbled from it, careening down in the sky above Koraja. He felt his back become hot as the speed of his descent increased his heat, eventually catching his cloak aflame.

As he fell from the sky, fire at his back, his last view was the golden Seeker, ascending through the clouds.


The Seeker used the engines the Nebulan had added. They were sufficient, once joined with the spark energy, to ascend and overcome the planet's gravity.

There were more sparks out there, separate from the Afterspark. Not part of the one.

They would join with the one. Or they would become void.

And then, when the Seeker's work was done, all would be one.
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Re: Nebulos - Fire In The Sky

Postby Insidious » Sat Jun 14, 2014 12:49 am

Weapon: Oxidating Laser
Nebulos-Korajan Research Station

Resplendent in the new, glossy black and silver robes that adorned his person, Lord Zarak stormed his way through the corridors of Vorath's research facility, a small entourage of World Watchers providing security for the newly-appointed leader of their planet, under the watchful provisions of the Decepticon Empire of course.

With a guard ahead of him, Zarak bypassed every security protocol that had been put in place. Nothing was allowed to be a secret anymore. Not on Nebulos. When he at last entered the area where Vorath had been isolated, the sight that awaited him was unlike anything he could have possibly expected.

"Vora-!!!"

Zarak stopped, his jaw slowly slacking more and more open as he stepped forward tentatively into the sizable research chamber, and high above where it seemed like something out of a fable was playing out before his eyes. Butn since the metal men had come, their world seemed more like a fable with every day that passed.

"By the Triangle..." he muttered, as a flaming figure fell from the sky and the bright light careened off into the vast expanse of the sky above. Zarak took another tentative step forward, his neck still craning his view skyward.

What in this world or the next had he just witnessed?
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Re: Nebulos - Fire In The Sky

Postby Mazinman » Fri Jun 20, 2014 9:03 pm

Nebulonian Mountainside - Outside of Cavern

Grotesque nodded to Doublecross then quietly began to get closer to the Decepticon base. When they had decided to randomly pick different animal parts to make him his alt-mode they had at least retained the feline portion's padded feet which minimized sound. Getting close was not especially difficult. Victory bring arrogance which, in turn, tends to relax and cause guards to lower somewhat. Still, Grotesque moved slowly as he certainly was not as good as Repugnus at this and was not about to take unnecessary chances. He moved to an area behind the waste depot. He crawled into the garbage and slowly moved across the area.

[i]"I knew Decepticons where full of sludge but this is ridiculous." [/i] He thought as a guard passed in front of him. He stopped, waiting, then when the guard passed he quickly moved forward, grabbed the guard by the throat with his powerful jaws and swung him back into the waste. His fangs had sliced through the target's neck and vocal systems.

As he waiting for this to become calm again and Doublecross to use the opening to move he mused on being covered in junk with a unconscious Decepticon in front of him.

"I bet Repugnus would love it here." He thought.
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