Starscream's most defining trait? *Potential Spoilers*

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  1. TranstechCat

    TranstechCat Cybernetic Chimpanzee

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    No, not the backstabbing... not the bootlicking either.

    I mean his other most defining trait. Cheating death.

    In almost every continuity*, Starscream comes face-to-face with death and somehow manages to weasel his way out of it.

    Not just running away from a dangerous situation to fight again another day. No no, beyond that.

    Indestructible mutant sparks, partial ghostly resurrections, life-sustaining Allspark shards... there's always something keeping him (technically) alive in the face of what would otherwise be his destruction.

    Can we expect this sort of thing to show up in the movie-verse at some point? Possibly in TF3?

    * = The "TransTech" and "Shattered Glass" continuities/incarnations of Starscream seem to be the exceptions.
     
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    Not with sabot rounds flying left, right and center.
     
  3. Digilaut

    Digilaut My name is Drift.

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    I'm pretty sure in ROTF his defining trait is drooling.

    Seriously, when he sawed the kids out off the car in the warehouse, I thought he was just spitting out of disgrace..but he's also drooling on the pyramid talking to Megatron.

    Guy has a saliva problem. The Leader class will come with water squirt action.
     
  4. Primesfist

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    I think he just get's aroused around Megatron.
     
  5. cybertron2006

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    Wait, he DROOLS? I've gotta watch this when it comes out in Blu-Ray.
     
  6. Primesfist

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    Is it drool at the pyramid, or some sort of wound? He did have half his chin kicked off by Prime earlier.
     
  7. Digilaut

    Digilaut My name is Drift.

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    Don't think so. All that damage was already gone on the skyscraper, right? His biggest wound was his arm cut off and he popped it back in! :lol 
     
  8. ryan.j

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    see how slim and good looking he used to be back in the 80s. starscream is a comfort eater.

    the drooling is hunger.
     
  9. Attacker_Prime

    Attacker_Prime Optimus Prime forever

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    I hope we won't see that, as I don't know how that'd be explained. Though, if it's handled well, I'm in.
     
  10. Chaos Prime

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    Haha! Exactly. He really let himself go.
     
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    I agree. I think SS is just pure awesome. He probably was the original Decepticon Leader, had it not been when Megatron was found................
     
  12. viper2391

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    Well to start off the movie starscream is really a big joke. How does an f-22 raptor fuck up and not hit its target? remember starscream fired i think 6 missiles on mudflap, skids and bumblebee or the targeting systems of decepticons that bad??? Starscrem really is not a coward if you analyze it, he's just a dubious and opportunistic robot who will seize every opportunity to downplay megatron.
     
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    staying skinny and fleeing battles like a 5 year old
     
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    I resepectably disagree.
     
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    The Grim Reaper can't catch up with Fighter Jets. He just isn't that fast.
     
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    I'd say that, as far as the movieverse goes, cowardliness is likely Starscream's defining trait. That, and being Megatron's personal punching bag (in other words, business as usual as far as Starscreams go :wink:  ).

    If immortality was introduced in such an innovative way as that it didn't feel like blatant pandering to the fans, I'd totally be for it.
     
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    His drooling is actualy spitting, considering he only does it when he's spitting on the humans and when complaing about "THE PRRRIME >:O"
     

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