Autobot/Decepticon Historians?

Discussion in 'Transformers General Discussion' started by Matt_M, May 5, 2010.

  1. Matt_M

    Matt_M Snarkabot

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    So... this is one of those random things, but, what bots perform as historians, archeologists, and archivists? I know Rewind from G1 was a trivia buff and Kup had a story for every occasion (though those were taken from personal experience), and there was a drone who worked in the archives of Cybertron (and that whole data-storage meteor business). And maybe since TFs are essentially immortal (and theoretically as robots don't suffer memory loss akin to humans) as long as they are kept in fuel and good repair, there's no need for one.

    I realize this is sort of a niche that wouldn't be very sell-friendly for a kid, but as many characters and professions that encompass the TF multiverse, surely one Autobot is dedicated to preserving Cybertron's past to save the future?

    After all... "He who controls the past commands the future, He who commands the future, conquers the past." - Kane
     
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    MenasorMaster Stunticon Warrior

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    in the movieverse a lot of autobots were former scientists, historicans.
     
  3. Tm Tarantulas

    Tm Tarantulas Herald of Unicron

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    in theory, every autobot was a tech-bot in the field of science somehow.
     
  4. Autobot Burnout

    Autobot Burnout Not safe for nought to three sad onions

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    I know that in some orgin stories, Optimus was really a librarian prior to assuming the "prime" title. Beachcomber was also probably a naturalist.

    That's all I can figure at the moment.
     
  5. Pravus Prime

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    Optronix, Alpha Trion, Flip Sides and Glyph.

    Flamewar, Shockwave, and Perceptor also seem rather well versed in the fields as well.
     
  6. Matt_M

    Matt_M Snarkabot

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    I think Glyph is the closest match. Thanks!
     
  7. Coeloptera

    Coeloptera Big, bad beetle-bot

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    In BW, Blackarachnia also studied history. She was the only one who knew what Starscream really was (a traitor) and on more than one other occasion she knew details about the Ark and the Great War that most of the others were ignorant of.

    - Coeloptera
     
  8. Prime Noble

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    Maybe Keeper?
     

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