Soundwave’s Spark

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  1. Prime of Shadows

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    So...where the heck is G1 Soundwave’s spark? Does he keep it in a limb? A la Transmetal 2 Cheetor? Or maybe in the back of his torso behind the cassettes?
     
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    In his chest
     
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    In his chest, but lower.
     
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    Over there, to the right.

    No, the other right.

    My right, not yours.
     
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    I can only think of one place but it's kind of rude to say.
     
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    I am guessing his spark is further back in his chest?
     
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    Maybe in his head?
     
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    Actually in fairness his chest cavity might be smaller than we think I mean cassette bots can shrink to the size of a regular cassette tape that fits into a walkman stereo as opposed to being the size of a large suitcase. So their might be plenty of room for his spark in behind his chest cavity.
     
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    Wow, that's actually something that's never even occurred to me. I'll say that it's right behind where the cassettes are stored.
     
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    In his groinular region.
     
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    Quite a bit smaller, actually. That tape player was not a cassette player. It was a mini-cassette player, very common at the time.
     
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    In his whole body.
     
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    What if there is no spark? As in Soundwave has no soul. That’s why his voice is different. His spark and soul are broken up and split between his chest minions.
     
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    That's kinda what i Headcanon, that Sparks aren't in one particular location in a transformer's body, but are dispersed as an "essence" throughout the whole body. Only manifesting as a physical object when removed. Note how in Beast Wars we never see a Spark inside a body, outside of protoforms that is. After Airazor is stabilized and takes on her beast mode, the Spark in her chest isn't visible, Rhinox had a hole blown through his torso in one episode, and no Spark was visible. Waspinator is blow apart countless times and we never see his Spark. When we DO see Sparks inside a body it is always before they are removed or are otherwise being interacted with.
     
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    Optimus’ spark in his matrix was visible and in one place, though I suppose you could argue that was because it was the Matrix.
     
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    That's some cool head canon, man.
     
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    Apparently it was a dupe Matrix, the real one was behind it. And again we didn't see his Spark until his chest was opened up. ;) 
     
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    A duplicate? Can you expand on that?
     
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    That's not actually true. Discounting instances where we see the spark being utilized in some way, in the episode "Master Blaster", Tarantulas shot a device that burrows its way into 'Optimal' Optimus Primal's body and implants a transmitter directly into his spark in order to control his body using a mech suit. Beyond that, we do see specific spark chambers in several characters while they're using the spark somehow. Not all of them are in their chests either. As the OP said, TM2 Cheetor had his spark chamber in his leg.

    As for Soundwave, I could see two possible explanations for where his spark could be. Either another part of his body, not unlike TM2 Cheetor. Or, given Soundwave could fit more cassettes in his chest then he should have room for, maybe he's got a pocket dimension in his chest where he can keep all the cassettes, as well as his spark.
     
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  20. Prime of Shadows

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    You’re right! I had forgotten, but G1 Megatorn’s spark was visible as a cohesive ball as well.
     
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