why DOTM wheeljack is not as much as a coward as people say

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  1. TFwheeljack223

    TFwheeljack223 Autobot Medic/ Member Of Overwatch

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    if someone puts a gun to your head, wouldn't you bag for mercy? it wouldn't make you a coward not to do something about the situation because there is pretty much nothing to do about it. i'm sure if he was given the same chance a bee i'm sure he would have used it wisly and taken down a con or two.
     
  2. 13DINO

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    People also gotta put into perspective that what if you're an old man who usually stays at base making stuff and now you are held down at gunpoint.
    If I were Que I'd probably do the same thing.
     
  3. SPLIT LIP

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    He's not a coward, he was just a regular dude. He never even used his gun. He was an inventor. The only mission we saw him on was when he pretended to be a senator's car or whatever. His line of dialogue about how he "thought" they were going to kill them made it pretty obvious he wasn't a soldier.
     
  4. Wheeljack_Prime

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    Wrong. Autobots must ALL be total interchangeable badasses. There must be no deviation from this archtype. Whatsoever.
     
  5. Sso02V

    Sso02V Injector Has a Posse

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    Wait, when did anybody call Que a coward?
     
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    Anyone would act like Wheeljack did if they had a gun pointed to them.

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    I never thought Que was a coward. As Split Lip said, he was a scientist first, and a soldier second. And the poor guy was trying to talk things out like a normal, sane person. He really was just a good chap, who liked helping people, and now he's been taken out of his comfort zone, in Decepticon prison, being kicked around so he can get killed.

    I'd be pretty panicked myself if I was about to die like that.
     
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    Alas, poor Wheeljack. We hardly knew ye...:( 
     
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    Reading this makes me feel so bad for Que (Wheeljack); his death was truly sad to witness. It's so sad, that I actually wish another character had bitten the dust (maybe mirage). Eh, he will be missed, but since it's a movie, we can always rewind to the parts where he's still alive in order to ease our discomfort with his death. Que, what a good chap.
     
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    Im glad they killed off Que. Idk how it would exactly, but for some reason if feel it would be awkward if Mirage died
     
  11. decepticon2020

    decepticon2020 Best there is @ what I do

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    I don't think he was a coward at all.

    But, I just think that instead of letting the 'Cons kill him off that easily, he should have taken out his gun and damage the 'Cons a bit before dying. He was going to die anyway, but it would have been better if he had died fighting.
     
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    Yeah, add violence to a touching scene. That's the trick!
     
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    We can't all be commandoes, I guess.
     
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    Much better death in the book, least he took some cons with him
     
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    Not everybody gets to go down fighting.
     
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    That would totally ruin the mood of the scene. Your supposed to feel bad for Wheeljaq. Hes defenseless. He has no combat skills, he was just the inventor.

    Also to the person saying they'd prefer Mirage dying. That would feel awkward because he can defend himself. Hes not like Jaq who is not a warrior.
     
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    I think that may be in part due to what happened to Mr. Quinn.
     
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    It was the only death where a fellow Autobot-BB actually showed some emotion towards a fallen comrade. He says goodbye old friend and when hes being taking away he touches his body. Compare that to Jazz's and Ironhide's deaths.
     
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    Yeah but it was kind of sad how he falls in the lake and then all the Autobots see are his body parts floating there.
     
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    He was a coward? I never thought about it much I was to busy screaming: "NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO" in my head while fighting tears of piss-offitude.
     

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