As much as I like the idea of Soundblaster being a neutral crime boss, that line about cloning is so ridiculous when you actually stop to think for two seconds about it. What makes a clone in a universe where people, even prominent characters, may look exactly the same as others in terms of body-type, but still have their own personalities? Does the Soundblaster clone have Soundwave's memories and intelligence as well as his body type, and just went insane due to his knowledge of being a clone? The thing is, what is even to be gained in Shockwave cloning Soundwave? Did he sit down with Megatron and go, "Alright, I have a plan. We have a lot to worry about right now while at war, but this is what I think we should do. We'll clone Soundwave." Like was there a meeting that took place between Megatron, Shockwave, and Soundwave where they were like: "Alright, meeting adjourned. We're cloning Soundwave, that's our main technological priority, makes sense to me."