Thought on Smokescreen

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  1. axiom

    axiom What the what?!?! Moderator

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    Since his first appearance on the show, something has seemed a little "off" about him. Some of his comments seem to portray that there’s more to it than what he says (If that makes any sense at all).

    Then it hit me, could he actually be Alpha Trion in a new body? Or maybe upon his death, Alpha Trion transferred his conscience to him?

    This could make for a very interesting story arc with Smokescreen struggling with two consciences. Could they co-exist? Would one end up dominating and eventually taking over completely?

    Thoughts?
     
  2. Gordon_4

    Gordon_4 The Big Engine

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    If Smokescreen seems 'off' its because he seems capable of having a good time. The addition of him to the Autobot roster, plus the overall quality jump (I perceive) from Hurt onward are reinvigorating my interest in Prime.
     
  3. TFW10

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    Smokes could be "off" because he's not telling everything what happened during the Iacon raid or being a captive on the ship.
     
  4. ChaosDonkey

    ChaosDonkey Lord Brain

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    His name is Smokescreen
     
  5. TFW10

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    ^^ If that's not a hint, don't know what is. ^^
     
  6. ChaosDonkey

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    deception and hiding the truth behind a screen of smoke?

    I hope they make him a bit like his G1 counterpart
     
  7. shroobmaster

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    What's so off about him? He's just young. He doesn't get some things, his whole experience was at a shitty end of war boot camp and being the body guard of a guy that hardly got in trouble until the day where Iacon Hall was attacked and BOOM OOPS Stasis'd.

    He is a fish out of the water with the team because he REALLY never did anything worth back in Cybertron. Arcee saying he was green was understatement of the year.
     
  8. Rewind Eject

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    I agree; there is something really off about him. He 'just escaped' the Decepticon ship by chance, joined the Decepticons, and is making waves. That screams standard 'hiding something' backstory for me. I theorize the Decepticons did something to him and it will eventually be set loose.
     
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    He also seems a little too adept at combat for someone who is supposed to be completely green.
     
  10. axiom

    axiom What the what?!?! Moderator

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    What seems to off?-

    His comments about things, like in the latest clip when he's explaining the
    Star Saber
    he says
    "A legendary sword forged by Solis Prime!"
    , like he knows everything about it, and then for no reason shifts his eyes and says "As...lore would have it". It's like he knows way more about the
    relics and Alpha Trion
    than he's leading everyone to believe.

    I don't think he's on the Decepticon's side or evil for that matter, I just think something’s going on that he doesn't want to divulge to the other Autobots just yet.
     
  11. HoneyPrime

    HoneyPrime ♥♥ Smokescreen ♥♥

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    These are my feelings as well. I also got the impression in his introduction episode that he is so young and inexperienced he really doesn't know the significance of anything. Like he called Alpha Trion an "old bot" when to others he is so much more. I don't think he was trying to be disrespectful as he considered him a great teacher and true friend, he just plain flat out doesn't know. Same thing with studying under Alpha Trion and learning about the relics and stuff. He just doesn't know how honored he was or the significance of it. That's how young and inexperienced he is.

    He studied under Alpha Trion so he would know about that stuff. I don't think he's on the Decepticon side either and there is more to him than we know. But we get to watch him learn about actual combat and life lessons. Hopefully we get to know more about him and his time inside Iacon.
     
  12. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    He's just a hot blooded idiot hero character we've need from the start.
     
  13. TFW10

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    Smokes in this last episode was reckless so hopefully he won't pull a Miko as Jack put it on the last episode.
     
  14. Bountyan

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    I'm going to start not liking him if he continues being a robot version of Miko. Him running into battle at the end of New Recruit was acceptable because it was at least smart. But I don't want another character who does stupid shit all the time.
     
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    I agree, it does get old very quickly, tiresome, and annoying after awhile.
     
  16. Kylehudson14

    Kylehudson14 On when I'm on

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    NO

    Smokescreen is just a great bot. Ive found, so far, the best word to describe him is.... Awesome :D 
     
  17. TFW10

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    I have to admit, Smokes is a breathe of fresh air and a great addition to TFP.
     
  18. HellFire 01

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    I agree with some of the others who believe he is hiding something. He is far too much of a suck up to Optimus. This makes me wonder what he is really up to. I call spy.
     
  19. Leather Elbows

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    Very unlikely but it was true then Trion sure likes to mess around.
     
  20. Jazzfan0217

    Jazzfan0217 Just chillin'

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    I don't know about you guys but I absolutely love Smokescreen, he the funnest character Prime has. He's such a happy go lucky 'bot, and was seriously needed :D !
     

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