Yet ANOTHER topic about the ties between Prime and WFC

Discussion in 'Transformers Robots In Disguise / Prime Discussion' started by Joalro, Sep 19, 2011.

  1. Joalro

    Joalro Well-Known Member

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    There have been many, many topics such as these. This topic (hopefully) is not like those. I do NOT want anyone coming in here saying "Prime and WFC are not connected". Why? Cause I don't care. They might be, they might not be, both are possibilities at this point.

    Are they sister continuities or the same one?
    *FOR THIS TOPIC'S PURPOSES, THE ANSWER IS IRRELEVANT!*

    If you follow this rule, I'm sure this topic can be the last of these topics, since if you follow this rule, this topic will not deteriorate into spam.

    The point of this topic is to explore the possibility and what that would mean about the universe as a whole.

    Why do I create this topic now, when so many before have been created? There is some new information added, and that is Synthetic Energon.

    Let us recap on the different kinds of energon presented to us to date.

    Energon
    Synthetic Energon
    Dark Energon

    Energon and Dark Energon have had a lot of symmetries presented to us. They can both be used to fuel Transformers (for example, Optimus Vs Megatron). Both contain extreme amounts of energy. Both are worth fighting for.

    But that symmetry appears to be broken. Energon, Dark Energon, Synthetic Energon. Well, I don't know about you, but this leads me to believe there should be a fourth thing: Synthetic Dark Energon.

    Now, from what we've seen, Energon and Synthetic Energon are NOT the same thing. Even if you argue that what Ratchet made wasn't pure Synthetic Energon, or was improperly made, that actually doesn't matter for my argument. And my argument is this:

    If there were Synthetic Dark Energon, odds are it will have some different properties that Dark Energon. Even for the isolated reason that Dark Energon may be difficult to Synthesize, so the result will be improperly made and therefore different from Dark Energon.

    I'm sure that many of you see where I'm going with this, but humour me.

    It has been made very clear that the transformers in this Universe, both in Prime and in Exodus, have seen or heard of Unicron before. And they know that in his vains flow Dark Energon. The fact that Unicron is not destroying the universe leads us to believe that he has been defeated, at least temporarily. Odds are they got a sample of his blood and attempted to synthesize it. A small sample of blood does not go far, and before long ALL they have is the synthesized stuff.

    Which brings us to Exodus, a transformers universe that knows all about Dark Energon, and even has a large supply of it. Or do they? In the story of WFC and Exodus, we know that they are producing the Dark Energon, NOT finding it. So the stuff that Megatron steals and uses to corrupt the planet is not Dark Energon, but Synthetic Dark Energon. But since it's their only supply of Dark Energon, they might as well drop the Synthetic part of the name.

    Whats more is that the Prime Universes reaction to the Dark Energon now actually makes sense. When Megatron tells Starscream about what he found in Darkness Rising, he doesn't just tell Starscream that he found Dark Energon, he tells him that he found The Blood Of Unicron. This is letting Starscream know it's the real stuff. And the fact that Ratchet's tools have come alive let's Optimus know it's the real stuff as well. Which everybody knows is rare and none of them has ever had any contact with. Because based on context, they know that the stuff they are dealing with is NOT the Synthetic Energon that corrupted their planet.

    The introduction of Synthetic Energon may be the first hint of a new plot line that follows the logic I just laid out.
     
  2. Rexidus

    Rexidus Autobot TFW2005 Supporter

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    Your idea has merit but it would be a very large retcon used to force two unrelated products together that do not need to be.

    But yes, this is a possible way to retcon some of the inconsistencies.
     
  3. StarryAqua

    StarryAqua Former fandom follower

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    I think you need to try to send that description to Hasbro. Either that's the exact explanation to all the contradictions, or Hasbro just decided that the storylines follow the same continuity family because they "felt" it to be true.
     
  4. Crazy Ramjetty

    Crazy Ramjetty marvel's got it good

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    interesting idea about the whole sdynthetic dark energon thing
     
  5. Rob

    Rob IDW FOREVER

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    Makes perfect sense to me, then again I was never one who lost sleep over if WFC and Prime where the same continuity. I simply embraced it and have enjoyed the ride from WFC’s level Dark Energon part 1 all the way to Prime’s episode One shall fall.
     
  6. Gridlock1987

    Gridlock1987 Well-Known Member

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    WFC has just as much ties to Prime as it does to G1. Bottom line - screw the forced continuity, and lets just enjoy the show and the game on their own. Trying to make them one and the same is pointless to me.
     
  7. TrueNomadSkies

    TrueNomadSkies Airachnid's ratservant

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    More like screw the forced continuity & lets just wait for new episodes to air... hah
     
  8. Shizuka

    Shizuka Optimus Prime's scriptor

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    This is the only thing I hate about Prime. WfC was confrimed a while a go to be a prequel to Prime yet Prime mostly unrelated. Hoever there are influences in the designs e.g. Ratchet or the colourisation of Optimus' vehicle mode. That's why I made a thread a while ago about how WfC 2 should tie the gap together.

    Megatron is a tank and needs to be a Jet. Why become a jet? Simple, air superiority. This is early in the war and Decepticons are a new unit so the concept needs to be made.
     
  9. Rob

    Rob IDW FOREVER

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    I do not think it is essential for either of them to be connected to the other but, it is nice to have chronological sequence of events to enjoy.
     

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