REMINATOR wrote:My favorite TF character isn't a character but just a name of a power suit that use by different people.
Not necessarily... Ultra Magnus has always been reamed for being a poor man's Optimus Prime - what if they go all the way with it? What if he was an attempt by Tyrest to reproduce the idea of the Prime, with the memories of each successive Magnus being accumulated over time?
That would explain his high level of skill (combined repertoire of a line of individuals), and Ultra Magnus would still be an independent, unique character in a way.
I think it's kind of neat.
It also opens another door and a whole new line of 'what next?'
Ambus said he was a criminal right who'd been nailed by Ultra Magnus, right? And then we might presume he assumed the mantle of Ultra Magnus to serve his sentence, like the Arbiter in Halo.
So, with a whole passel of characters that Tyrest considers 'criminals' in his possession, could it be that one of the other regulars is going to assume the mantle of the Magnus?
Could Tailgate get a new lease on life?
Could Chromedome be looking for an opportunity to put his old life behind him, without erasing his memories?
Drift could come bouncing through the door still, to create a very strange Magnus revamp...
But my money is on Skids. He's got the bravado, the intelligence, the combat skills, the foreshadowing paint scheme, and Tyrest has wanted him badly for some time.
As much as I like the anal rententive high-strung, overwhelmed Ultra Magnus, because I kind of empathize with him, Skids could become the sort of Ultra Magnus that you think of when you think of him at his most epic.
My only real complaint here is - how did Ratchet and the other docs not notice this when performing surgery on him????