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Re: Transformers: The Covenant of Primus Hardcover Announced

Postby Sabrblade » Tue Dec 10, 2013 3:42 pm

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Okay, after some repeated attempts to crack this code, I don't think it's Ancient Autobot, guys.
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Re: Transformers: The Covenant of Primus Hardcover Announced

Postby Va'al » Tue Dec 10, 2013 3:49 pm

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Sabrblade wrote:Okay, after some repeated attempts to crack this code, I don't think it's Ancient Autobot, guys.


Yeah, same. The symbols don't fit. 8-}
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Re: Transformers: The Covenant of Primus Hardcover Announced

Postby Va'al » Tue Dec 10, 2013 3:50 pm

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Mkall wrote:It's not "The Thirteenth Prime." His name is Thirteen (always italicized) and yes, we do have an image of him.


Aha! Good good.

And about the Fallen?
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Re: Transformers: The Covenant of Primus Hardcover Announced

Postby Sabrblade » Tue Dec 10, 2013 3:54 pm

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Mkall wrote:It's not "The Thirteenth Prime." His name is Thirteen (always italicized) and yes, we do have an image of him.


Aha! Good good.

And about the Fallen?
I don't have the book yet, but based on the pics of the Primes in this book that we saw glimpses at before, I'm gonna guess that the book will have the pre- and post-Fallen pics of Megatronus that were shown at BotCon 2010 and 2011.
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Re: Transformers: The Covenant of Primus Hardcover Announced

Postby 2scraplets1kup » Tue Dec 10, 2013 4:00 pm

SPOILER ALERT, whoa on the amazon.com page, you can get it for 59.99 now free shipping, and when you "look inside" at some of the pages, it says in the Afterword who the 13th Prime was? WHHHAT that doesn't make sense though...
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Re: Transformers: The Covenant of Primus Hardcover Announced

Postby Va'al » Tue Dec 10, 2013 4:06 pm

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Just got my confirmation email.
It's going to Italy. From the US. I'll get in January. When I'm in the UK.

Oh, well.. :(

And WHOAH. Scraplets is right! D:
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Re: Transformers: The Covenant of Primus Hardcover Announced

Postby Sabrblade » Tue Dec 10, 2013 4:14 pm

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Judging from you guys's reactions, I don't even have to look to know who it is. >:oP

And now (still without looking) I'm bummed that it's evidently true. :BANG_HEAD:
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Re: Transformers: The Covenant of Primus Hardcover Announced

Postby ? Sentinel ? Prime » Tue Dec 10, 2013 4:18 pm

A question for anyone who has it now.

Could anyone give a summary of the Primes?

Not the 13, but the ones right before Optimus.

So before Optimus we had Sentinel Zeta and before him who was it, and so on.

Thanks guys!

Also if anyone would do some summarizing for tfwiki and the rest of the net I'd be grateful. Not all of us can afford this thing :)!
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Re: Transformers: The Covenant of Primus Hardcover Announced

Postby Sabrblade » Tue Dec 10, 2013 4:24 pm

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Ω Sentinel ζ Prime wrote:A question for anyone who has it now.

Could anyone give a summary of the Primes?

Not the 13, but the ones right before Optimus.

So before Optimus we had Sentinel Zeta and before him who was it, and so on.

Thanks guys!
From what we could tell from Exodus, it seemed like Zeta was the only Prime from since after the Thirteen's time to Optimus's term.

Ω Sentinel ζ Prime wrote:Also if anyone would do some summarizing for tfwiki and the rest of the net I'd be grateful. Not all of us can afford this thing :)!
Don't worry. The Wiki guys are already eager and ready to get their hands on this thing and put it all on the Wiki. ;)
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Re: Transformers: The Covenant of Primus Hardcover Announced

Postby SlyTF1 » Tue Dec 10, 2013 4:26 pm

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Sabrblade wrote:Okay, after some repeated attempts to crack this code, I don't think it's Ancient Autobot, guys.


I'm sure it translates to what Alpha Trion wrote in english, on that "Afterwards" page on Amazon.
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Re: Transformers: The Covenant of Primus Hardcover Announced

Postby Sabrblade » Tue Dec 10, 2013 4:28 pm

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Sabrblade wrote:Okay, after some repeated attempts to crack this code, I don't think it's Ancient Autobot, guys.


I'm sure it translates to what Alpha Trion wrote in english, on that "Afterwards" page on Amazon.
Still, I'm not gonna take a look on that page until I have the book in hand. It's bound to get to my house between today and Thursday.
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Re: Transformers: The Covenant of Primus Hardcover Announced

Postby ? Sentinel ? Prime » Tue Dec 10, 2013 4:28 pm

Wait what? That's kinda crazy.

So in the whole history of Cybertron the Covenant only lists the 13 before skipping right to Optimus?

That's like having the Bible skip from Judah to Joseph.

I figured in Exodus it was just a Squint Glitch but you're telling me that's the real deal?

No Nova Prime? No Guardian Prime, not even a Nominous Prime?
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Re: Transformers: The Covenant of Primus Hardcover Announced

Postby Sabrblade » Tue Dec 10, 2013 4:40 pm

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Ω Sentinel ζ Prime wrote:Wait what? That's kinda crazy.

So in the whole history of Cybertron the Covenant only lists the 13 before skipping right to Optimus?

That's like having the Bible skip from Judah to Joseph.

I figured in Exodus it was just a Squint Glitch but you're telling me that's the real deal?

No Nova Prime? No Guardian Prime, not even a Nominous Prime?
I told you what Exodus said. Not what the Covenant said. The book is still shipping to most people. It only just came out today. Give it some time to arrive into more people's hands first.
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Re: Transformers: The Covenant of Primus Hardcover Announced

Postby ? Sentinel ? Prime » Tue Dec 10, 2013 4:41 pm

Oh darp; yeah that's why I asked "for anyone who has it now"

I think there are... two people in this thread who have it, yes?

I wouldnt bother asking if I thought they were busy actually reading it, but the "Who is Online" ticker says he's online so i figured he'd be cool for it.

Sorry if I annoyed you.
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Re: Transformers: The Covenant of Primus Hardcover Announced

Postby Sabrblade » Tue Dec 10, 2013 4:49 pm

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Ω Sentinel ζ Prime wrote:Oh darp; yeah that's why I asked "for anyone who has it now"

I think there are... two people in this thread who have it, yes?

I wouldnt bother asking if I thought they were busy actually reading it, but the "Who is Online" ticker says he's online so i figured he'd be cool for it.

Sorry if I annoyed you.
Nah, it's good. We're all just starving for this thing. ;)
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Re: Transformers: The Covenant of Primus Hardcover Announced

Postby The7thParallel » Tue Dec 10, 2013 4:56 pm

I got this myself earlier and did a video review for those who want to see it in action:

http://youtu.be/L4YzriLR1Dc
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Video Review - Transformers: The Covenant of Primus

Postby Va'al » Tue Dec 10, 2013 4:58 pm

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Fellow Seibertron.com user The7thParallel has posted a YouTube review of the recently released Covenant of Primus collectable book. If you've managed to miss all the news about it so far, go check the thread for it in the Energon Pub, after checking out the review below!

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Re: Transformers: The Covenant of Primus Hardcover Announced

Postby ? Sentinel ? Prime » Tue Dec 10, 2013 4:59 pm

Wow with all these teases and showings how are you guys have anytime to read it?!


That's real cool of you to go online and dump before enjoying it yourselves.

So any cool "revelations?' Or just stuff we already knew?
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Re: Transformers: The Covenant of Primus Hardcover Announced

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Re: Transformers: The Covenant of Primus Hardcover Announced

Postby Sabrblade » Tue Dec 10, 2013 5:30 pm

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That is a LOT of encasement.
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Re: Transformers: The Covenant of Primus Hardcover Announced

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Re: Transformers: The Covenant of Primus Hardcover Announced

Postby CMBcheetor » Tue Dec 10, 2013 6:40 pm

Does it have the passages from Beast Wars? :MAXIMAL: :PREDACON:
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Re: Transformers: The Covenant of Primus Hardcover Announced

Postby Va'al » Tue Dec 10, 2013 6:48 pm

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CMBcheetor wrote:Does it have the passages from Beast Wars? :MAXIMAL: :PREDACON:


This is just for the Aligned continuity: War for Cybertron and Fall of Cybertron videogames, Exodus, Exiles and Retribution novels, Prime TV series, Fall of Cybertron, Rage of the Dinobots and Beast Hunters comics. So no, no Beast Wars this time! :D
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Re: Transformers: The Covenant of Primus Hardcover Announced

Postby Asepticon » Tue Dec 10, 2013 7:16 pm

No Beast Wars related stuff? Bumber. I do wish it were comparable to the COP in the show that it was first referenced.
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Re: Transformers: The Covenant of Primus Hardcover Announced

Postby ? Sentinel ? Prime » Tue Dec 10, 2013 10:25 pm

Well the Beast Era hasnt happened yet in the series timeline, so I dont see how that would work without major spoilers.
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