Is Unicron a cannibal?

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  1. ILoveDinobot

    ILoveDinobot Arise Rodimus Prime

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    Just thinking about this. He eats Transformers and their worlds. That just made the TF lore a whole lot creepier to me.
     
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    sto_vo_kor_2000 Banned

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    But would Unicron be called A Transformer?

    Sure, he transforms, but so do a few other beings in the tf stories, they arent all called "Transformers".
     
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    He eats plenty of other worlds too.
     
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    isnt unicron primus's brother if thats the case then yes but some could think that or he just eats planets
     
  5. ILoveDinobot

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    Well that's why I wasn't quite sure.
     
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    I remember in marvel comics ,he don't eat a planet that which are not habitat by robot.
     
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    which marvel comic was that from?
     
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    I forgot which issue but it was before issue 75 in US edition.
     
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    Is being a cannibal worse than committing terracide? Hell, cannibalism probably isn't the worst thing he's done.
     
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    I think your remembering it wrong.

    I just pulled my marvel trade paperback off the shelf, the ones that covered the unicron story, and theres no such mention.
     
  11. ILoveDinobot

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    :lol  I guess.
     
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    I never thought of Unicron in 'cannibal' terms, as I wouldn't really consider him the same 'species' as the stuff he eats, unless it's just down to one intelligent robotic being consuming others. Closest analogy I could come up with would be that of an animal tearing up and devouring the contents of an anthill or termite mound (except the anteater doesn't eat the mound itself - or recruit a few ants to its cause. :)  )
     
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    Cybervore?
     
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    you think he cares?
     
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    Unicron is just hungry man
     
  16. ILoveDinobot

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    Well I guess a better analogy may be when the hornets attack the bees and eat them. I think I've seen that before on youtube. Not sure if that is insect cannibalism though.
     
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    Considering Unicron eats all that shit he probably ate whatever he's made of already in the past.
     
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    I don't think so. Even if he is a Transformer, he seems to be of a different kind. There's really nothing else like him, aside from Primus. Maybe if he ate Primus I'd consider him a cannibal.
     
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    I consider him a god, not a Transformer. So he's not a cannibal to me.
     
  20. Sol Fury

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    Unicron is effectively a manifestation of chaos and entropy. I don't think it's so much that he's a cannibal or a god, but that he is something so far beyond any sort of human understanding that he is completely alien to us.
     

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