Ok, this is assuming you've read the novel or comic adaptations, and know that Alice is a Spoiler Pretender . If you don't wanna be spoiled, look away, as I'm not using spoiler tags any more in this post. The thing that annoys me in the novel is that, while there is SOME foreshadowing that Alice is a Pretender (aside from her over-the-top "only has eyes for Sam" behaviour), her dialogue is written to make her seem almost TOO human. What I mean is, she seems really sympathetic to Sam and knowledgeable about relationships etc, and while I understand her whole mission is to be an infiltration unit, we know from our experience with the bots that they tend to not understand a lot of basic human behaviour such as tact and humility (Ironhide wanting to shoot Mojo, Ratchet talking about how Sam clearly wants to bang Mikaela). You'd expect Decepticons to understand or abide by human emotional rules even less so. Basically, while some of her dialogue does a good job of suggesting that she is a machine playing a role ("I have a boyfriend back in Orlando, too. He's a prince."), her sympathy for Sam's issues and her seduction techniques seem too... well... real. I'd rather have her quirkily slipping up and making Leo paranoid, with Sam oblivious of her odd behaviour. When I read that Bumblebee knocks her seat forwards, and sprays her with coolant, and so on, I thought he had picked up on her bad behaviour and was trying to warn Sam. But it's evident in the novel that he's just trying to get rid of her so he can take Sam to see Optimus. Bumblebee never catches on to Alice being a Con, which I think is a shame. Does anybody else agree with this based on what they've read in the adaptation? Or does anybody even see what I mean?