Whatever happened to Rescue Teams?

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  1. Pinpoint

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    In Rescue Bots, it's clearly stated that Heatwave, Boulder, Chase and Blades are the last remaining Rescue Team anywhere. What do you think happened to all the other Rescue Teams? Were they killed off in the war? Did they all disband? Reply with your ideas!
     
  2. Pravus Prime

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    The most likely answer is they died of plague.

    In one of the mAligned mythos books, it talks about the collapse of the Golden Age, when Cybertron forcibly closed off it's connections from the outer colonies due to a rampant rust plague that was incredibly virulent and was running rampant across the colonies, killing a significant portion of the Transformer population in a relatively short period of time, as most infected only survived hours. Even Medical Ships and Facilities turned into rusted ruin and no cure could be found. Cybertron survived by giving the order to destroy all space bridges and refuse any call for aide and not allow any to set foot on the planet.

    Given the nature of Rescue Bots, they'd have all tried very hard and died either trying to research a cure or help those inflicted with the disease before succumbing themselves and disintegrating into a pile of rust.
     
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    Pravus Prime, I see at least two weak points in your logic. To begin with, there was a long time between the plague and the war, and since Cybertron was still a living planet, nothing prevented Cybertronians from recreating Rescue Force (and they clearly needed lots of rescuers to keep the world functioning). Besides, Rescue Bots from the show clearly knew about the war without Optimus telling them about it, which means they're not pre-plague rescuers, but the ones from early part of the war, when Cybertronian returned to space travels.

    My view is that they have all been killed in a massive Decepticon strike. Imagine Decepticons bombing a big city (it's one of their known tactics), all available rescue bots being sent their to save every possible survivor, and then the enemy attacking again while they're here. Most of Rescue Bots would be too busy to take cover and end up dead, the remaining ones would have no choice, but to join the Autobot army and stop being official rescue bots (and still calling themselves that would be bad for their reputation).
     
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    They ended up being sold off during Asia Kids Day.

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