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Origin of Transformers book?

Postby RSDADDIMUS » Wed Apr 02, 2014 10:46 pm

Has there ever been a book about the origin of the live action transformers?
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And if so,what was it called?
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Re: Origin of Transformers book?

Postby Sabrblade » Thu Apr 03, 2014 8:23 am

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RSDADDIMUS wrote:Has there ever been a book about the origin of the live action transformers?
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And if so,what was it called?
Nope.

But the movies themselves already told us their origin: The AllSpark made them.
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Re: Origin of Transformers book?

Postby RSDADDIMUS » Fri Apr 04, 2014 4:16 pm

Yeah.I know. But I just wanted to know if there was any explaination on where the Allspark came from and why they transform.
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Postby SlyTF1 » Fri Apr 04, 2014 4:22 pm

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RSDADDIMUS wrote:Yeah.I know. But I just wanted to know if there was any explaination on where the Allspark came from and why they transform.


Optimus said they don't know where it came from. My theory is that it's Primus's spark. Or a device used by him to create life.
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Re: Origin of Transformers book?

Postby Sabrblade » Fri Apr 04, 2014 10:26 pm

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RSDADDIMUS wrote:Yeah.I know. But I just wanted to know if there was any explaination on where the Allspark came from and why they transform.


Optimus said they don't know where it came from. My theory is that it's Primus's spark. Or a device used by him to create life.
In the Movieverse, legend has it that the AllSpark made Primus rather than vice-versa. :-B

As for the origins of the AllSpark, the closest thing to a possible origin was only ever alluded to in this official Hasbro.com Movieverse timeline, in which it states:
COUNTLESS EONS AGE, THE ALLSPARK CAME INTO EXISTENCE. IT WAS CREATED BY A NAMELESS POWER FOR AN UNKNOWN PURPOSE AND IT HAS MANY MYSTERIOUS ATTRIBUTES, SUCH AS THE ABILITY TO INFUSE MECHANICAL OBJECTS WITH LIFE. IT CAN ALSO ALTER ITS SIZE AND SHAPE, BUT THE TRUE LIMITS OF ITS POWERS HAVE NEVER BEEN FULLY STUDIED OR DEFINED.

And as for the origin of transformation in the Movieverse, issue 4 of the "Defiance" comic states that the Seekers (those who served the original Dynasty of Primes in the past, not those who work with Starscream in the present) and the Constructicons were the first breed of Transformers created by the AllSpark, as the former required the use of altmodes to seek out stars to harvest for the AllSpark and the latter needed them to build Harvester machines to absorb and convert star energy into energon. From then on, the AllSpark continued to make more Cybertronians who had this ability as a standard.
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Re: Origin of Transformers book?

Postby RSDADDIMUS » Sat Apr 05, 2014 4:34 pm

Thank you!! :APPLAUSE: :CON: :michaelbay: :BOT:

I'm gonna go look that up now.
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Re: Origin of Transformers book?

Postby RSDADDIMUS2 » Tue Apr 15, 2014 7:50 pm

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So I read the books.They were...okay.There are so many contradictions that I just don't count them. :HEADHURTS:
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Re: Origin of Transformers book?

Postby Sabrblade » Fri Apr 18, 2014 7:03 am

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RSDADDIMUS2 wrote:So I read the books.They were...okay.There are so many contradictions that I just don't count them. :HEADHURTS:
Which books?
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Re: Origin of Transformers book?

Postby RSDADDIMUS2 » Fri Apr 18, 2014 7:59 am

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Re: Origin of Transformers book?

Postby Sabrblade » Fri Apr 18, 2014 8:01 am

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RSDADDIMUS2 wrote:I meant comic books.
Which?

And what's wrong with them?
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