Starscream's remorse in "Partners"

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  1. UltraPrimus56

    UltraPrimus56 In the ruins of paradise

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    When he was telling Soundwave about not being worthy of being a leader, and he is Megatron's rightful second-in-command... Was he actually being "sincere", or was he just lying out of his ass like always? Because even though Soundwave doesn't have a face I could tell he saying "you lying son of a bitch", in his head.
     
  2. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    As Fowler best put it.

    "He's not sure if he wants Megatron's job or his respect."
     
  3. janeDoe001

    janeDoe001 Well-Known Member

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    I think he was sincere...until he found out Airachnid was coming after his job and the thought of Megatron letting her was the hot button that make him quit.


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  4. Meta777

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    I would say it's sincere. Megatron rescuing him from the cave, showing a mercy that hardly any 'Con would ever see, probably knocked it into him that this treachery, this desire for power, has caused him nothing but greif.

    He was ready to just put it behind him and accept that Megatron was the leader. And then Airachnid and the Autobots fucked him over both ways.
     
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    He was sincere until Airachnid left him for dead, and Arcee tried to kill him. Even when he was being sincere, he had gone too far, and everyone still treated him like shit. With both sides not accepting him, he goes off on his own.
     
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    Dargor Well-Known Member

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    I think he was lying to himself, more than anyone else.
     
  7. soundwaverulls

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    Wait, did he say that? So the writers are intending this to be a Starscream who wants Megatron's respect. And that part was surrounded by foreshadowing. If that part was also intended as foreshadowing, maybe Starscream will be going a similar root to his Armada incarnation.

    Oh and I agree with those who say he was sincere in Partners until nobody would accept that he was willing to change.
     
  8. soundwave142

    soundwave142 Decepticon over-seer

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    yeah that was mentioned in grill. I think starscream really wanted to change but airachnid kinda got on his last nerves so he was ready to go with anyone else but the cons by then.
     
  9. Stardust262

    Stardust262 Moe is the Only Way

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    I think he was sincere, until spiderbitch screwed him over
     
  10. Arashistorm

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    You know, everyone bringing up Airachnid really changed my mind. I just always took that speech to be a badass way of Starscream's sarcasm. That he was sincere in tone but in reality, just wanted to not seem foolish due to all his failed attempts--but now that you mention Airachnid and how she DID weasle her way to megatron's side, it makes sense and I never thought about it (despite her being a big part of that episode too)
     
  11. TFW10

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    No, SS doesn't sound sincere in that episode.
     

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