Transformers: Spark and Soul

Author: Boomer Kuwanger/Cyros
Genre: Action/Adventure / Romance

Disclaimer: Transformers and all it's characters and terms are property of Hasbro and Takara. The Transformers Theme lyrics also belong to the said companies. This is only a fanfic tribute and is not meant to violate any copyrights of the owners.

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Prelude: Dark Visions
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Another unusually warm night laid ahead. "It's been happening for the past week. Let's me wear something more casual to bed, though."

Alexis shuffled through the drawers of her dresser, determined to find some comfortable clothing for the night. Her life had slowed down back to the point of normalcy, much like her life before she met the Transformers and the Minicons. Two years had past since she last saw them, shortly after the defeat of one of the most powerful forces of evil in the known universe: Unicron.

She remembers those events well. The enormous body of Unicron filling the Cybertronian sky, a monster emerging from the single moon of the planet. Then he began to transform, his entire body structure shifting and rearranging itself to form a massive body, a true incarnation of pure evil. Many Autobots and Decepticons gave their lives to fight the Chaos Bringer, to protect their home world from destruction.

As the battle waged outside the moon-sized transformer's body, another battle took place from the inside. Within the cosmic beast, Alexis, her friends, as well the as Minicons had been captured by Unicron, along with the leaders of both Transformer factions, Optimus Prime and Galvatron. The dark god wrapped the kid's minds within his own mind and intended to annihilated them from the inside. His success would have been if it weren't for the Minicons, who broke free from Unicron's control. In the events that followed, Unicron was rendered helpless and soon disappeared from the Cybertronian star system. The Transformers were able to stop the monster from his campaign of destruction across the galaxy.

"Those were good times..." Alexis said softly to herself. She was being true to herself about her thoughts. The days of helping the Autobots fight the Decepticons, retrieving Minicons, and battling Unicron reminded her of the good times of her life.

But, it also reminded her of the bad times. And of... him.

"Why... I still can't forget him..." Alexis continued to go through her clothes and finally picked out an old yet comfortable robin blue t-shirt. Closing the shirt drawer, she quickly slipped off her day shirt and threw it on her bed. Alexis then reached to her back and easily unsnapped her bra, letting it fall on the floor as she then put her night shirt on. She knelt down and picked up her fallen bra, tossing it next to her shirt on the bed. A few seconds later, they were joined by her tan short pants, leaving her bottom torso covered in a pair of plain white panties. A little too casual for the day life, but perfectly suited for a warm spring night.

Gathering up her old clothes, Alexis moved toward the hamper next to the bathroom door. As she emptied her cargo into basket, she moved her right hand over a small lump in the middle of her shirt. "I still remember you well. How could I ever forget you..." Whispering softly, Alexis reach under her shirt and pulled out an amulet necklace. Her good luck charm, a simple accessory made from a rock she had found while she was on Cybertron during the battle with Unicron and his followers. The green rock that was the apex of the necklace was naturally craved, sporting only one single flaw: a single crack the ran done the middle of it.

"Starscream..." Alexis said softly. "I knew you sacrificed yourself to make peace. But... I miss you so much..." She gave off a small sniffle at the sound of her inner monologue.

She let her charm fall down back to her chest and silently turned off the light switch on the nearby wall. "yawn... I hope tonight will be better than the past few nights I had..." Alexis assured herself as she straddled over to her bed. Lifting up the thin sheet covers, the teenage brunette climbed into the bed, laid down and stared straight up at the ceiling, looking reluctant to go the sleep.

"Please don't let me have that dream again..." she thought as she slowly closed her eyes. Her chest moved up and down in a constant motion as she slipped into a state of the sub conscience.

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"God... I didn't want this to happen! Not this dream again!"

Alexis floated in the void of space. Though she lacked armor, she could breath and function normally. It was her dream world, one that she had seen again and again.

On her right was a small metallic sphere, a planet with city spires that could be seen clearly from her distance. To her left were two bright burning suns, a red and blue giant, both undergoing nuclear reactions that if real, would vaporize Alexis like she was nothing. Faintly, a dark figure could be seen moving in between both of the burning behemoths. Although dwarfed by the twin suns, the object's size became clear as it sped faster and faster toward Alexis, intent on a obvious destination: the metallic planet.

"Why do I keep seeing this? What does it mean!?" the teen screamed in her mind. The approaching object's features became clear now: a metallic sphere, even larger than the planet, divided into zones of bluish gray and orange. Two orange metal spires, almost like pinchers, were seen surround either side of the sphere's frontal feature, an orange metal circle surrounding a yellow opening. Parallel to the opening was an enormous ring structure, studded with several different sized spheres, which was attached to the main body by four connecting spires of metal. The "equator" of the sphere sported smaller yet sharper looking spires on the sides perpendicular to the opening at the front. Alexis, seeing the features in only one other place, knew what this gigantic sphere was when her dreams had started.

"Unicron!!!" she shouted at the sphere, hoping to change the dream somehow. But the monster ignored her completely, zooming pass her at an incredible velocity. He began to near the waiting planet on Alexis' right, much like how a lioness stalks it's prey in the tall grass before launch for the attack.

Her view soon shifted from the distance an orbital view of the planet. Alexis could see everything that was happening down below, despite the approach of the Chaos Bringer. Vehicles of all sorts moved the inhabitants, who were strangely mechanical beings, to all sorts of locations of their choosing. In the city streets, the tall mechaniod citizens walked about their own business, children darting in between the large adults talking amongst themselves. In a nearby building, which happened to be the main government facility, Alexis saw a male mechaniod creature pouring some kind of liquid into a oddly shaped glass. The nearby door of the room soon opened, and two new mechaniods walked in with a tray of different colored liquids. Alexis couldn't take how they failed to realize their imminent doom.

"LOOK UP! DON'T YOU SEE HIM!? DON'T YOU SEE HE'S COMING!!!???" She yelled at the top of her lungs, but she knew they couldn't hear her. And even if they did, there was no stopping what would happen next.

The head mechaniod took the tray from his two companions and placed it on the nearby table. Soon, the whole place, the whole planet began to shake, causing the liquids to spill to the ground. The mechanical beings soon knew something was wrong, and turned their gaze to the sky. A panicked official turned to the city leader and stated:

"Orbulus, look; It's Unicron!!!"

Orbulus stared in horror along with all the other citizens of the planet. From the approaching monster world came a beam of light which shed itself on the surface closest to his mouth. Pieces of the planet began to break off and were sucked into the maw of Unicron's mouth. Among the pieces were mechaniods and vehicles close enough to be caught in the deadly gravitational pull. The planet itself soon came next to the opening mouth of the cosmic monster, eager the devour it's captured prize.

The pair of pinchers on either side of the mouth then impaled themselves into the doomed planet, resembling how a tick bites it's victim to gorge for blood. The enormous spires dug into the ever crumbling world, kicking up debris and anything caught in the path of Unicron's pinchers. The sky flashed red as the planet was slowly devoured by the merciless monster. Alexis could do nothing but watch the destruction.

The official next to Orbulus shouted, "The ships! Get to the ships! It's our only chance!"

The nearby mechaniods soon begun to run in unison toward the nearby spaceport, where three ships laid in waiting for an emergency evacuation. The official and Orbulus made it across the catwalk to the launch platforms just as the pathway collapsed and was drawn upward. Each mechaniod led a group of their own into two of the ships, for the third became useless as it crashed downward into the ground below. Both the official and his leader finished leading their groups into the ships and closed the hatches, preparing for a final escape.

Unicron continued to consume the planet, which had almost disappeared inside himself. The two escape ships soon launched up from their dying home world, yet Orbulus' ship had launched too late to escape from the Chaos Bringer's pull of death. In a last gasp of terror, Orbulus called out to his companion in futility.

"Kranix! Aaaargh!!!" The leader of the now dead world was quickly sucked into the maw of Unicron, to be consumed by the heartless living planet.

Kranix's ship blasted away from the scene of horror, as the last of his home world was ingested into the monster planet. Alexis heart raged with pain at the scene, knowing that Unicron had done this, knowing what he would do for power. She saw further into Unicron, seeing the digested material being used to fuel his own body, which in turn lit up his orbiting ring structure in lines of gold. The rage within Alexis had been fueled to the point were she had to let it go, no matter what would happen next...

"WHY!? WHY ARE YOU DOING THIS!? UNICRON, YOU HEARTLESS BASTARD!!! ANSWER ME, WHY!?!?!?"

Suddenly, the planet eater stopped moving. Alexis looked in frustration, seeing something that never happened before in her dreams. Unicron began to turn and soon faced her, seemingly staring right back at her. Both beings floated in the void of space for a time, until the monster of a planet spoke.

"WHY? WHY DO YOU THINK I DO THIS, HUMAN..." The booming voice of Unicron caused Alexis to be forced backward. The voice was deep, deep with hatred and fear. She held her head as the sound caused her head to trob.

"Augh!!! You... you monster!!!"

"HAHAHA... I'D EXPECTED TO HERE THAT FROM A BEING LIKE YOU." Unicron chuckled softly as his mouth glowed with his words. "I DO ENJOY DOING THIS TO YOU... IT HAS BEEN AGES SINCE I HAVE DONE THIS TO AN INDIVIDUAL..."

"What!?" yelled Alexis. "You've done this before!?"

"DON'T YOU REALIZE THE FUTILITY OF FIGHTING ME? I AM A BEING OF PERFECTION... I AM ONE YET MANY BEINGS SPREAD THROUGHOUT THE MANY PLANES OF THE MULTIVERSE."

Alexis was frightened at the words of Unicron. "There's... more of you!?"

"THOUSANDS UPON THOUSANDS," explained Unicron. "ALL CREATED FROM THE ONE, SINGLE BEING TO WHICH I WAS, AND SHALL BE ONCE AGAIN. IN TIME, ALL WHO OPPOSE ME WILL SUFFER..."

"No..."

"FACE IT, ALEXIS. YOU AND THE REST OF YOUR INFERIOR, ORGANIC SPECIES WILL BE EXTERMINATED. YOU SHALL BECOME ONE WITH THE VOID..."

"NO!" protested Alexis. "We defeated you once, and we damn well can do it again!!!"

Unicron was not at all phased at Alexis' words. His mouth mearly opened and glowed red, as the image of Unicron began to disappear

"YOUR TIME WILL SOON COME, CHILD. ENJOY YOUR LIFE WHILE YOU CAN, FOR YOUR DEATH WILL BE AGONIZING... NOW, PROCEED ON YOUR WAY... TO OBILVION."

A red aura erupted from the fading image and engulfed the teenager, filling her with pain she had never imagined before. She released a blood curling scream as the pain ripped through her body, forcing her mind to break it's bonds with this nightmare of a reality.

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"AHH!!!" In a quick and silent motion, Alexis sprung up from her rest, eyes wide as they could ever be. She was now at a breaking point, a point she hoped would never come. The worried teenage girl carefully looked around to see if anyone had heard something wrong with her. No movement could be seen. She remained motionless for a few moments, yet slowly small tears began to form in her eyes. Softly, her sobs could be heard by anyone who happened to be in the same room as her.

"Why... why does he keep doing this? I can't sleep... it's too frightening... oh good, the pain..." Alexis laid her head on her pillow, eyes shut with tears dripping from the small openings. "I can't take it anymore! I has to stop... why... cough"

Alexis continued to cry silently in her bed, refusing to return to her state of sleep. She badly needed it, but the dreams were too much for her to bare. Slowly, she was beginning to succumb to the lack of rest, and although looking healthy on the outside, her health was deteriorating rapidly. Alexis could care less, knowing what Unicron had say to her in her dreams. Your death will be agonizing... His word echoed through her mind. She had nearly given up hope by now...

She instinctively clutched her necklace tightly with her right palm, unaware of the soft green glow it began to emit...

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The scene focuses in on the glow of Alexis' necklace until the green light fills the screen. The screen fades out to a star filled background

Transformers!

More than meets the eye...

G1 Optimus Prime is seen transforming into robot mode just like in the movie

Autobots wage their battle to destroy the evil forces of, the Decepticons!

Various G1 Autobots and Decepticons are seen fighting, such as Jazz, Ravage, Wheeljack, Dirge, Ironhide, Starscream, Arcee, Soundwave, Omega Supreme and Devasator

Transformers!

(robotic voice)Robots in disguise!

Transformers!

More than meets the eye!

Images of Rodimus Prime and post movie Autobots and Deceptions fighting; merges to the Beast Wars, then to Beast Machines, to RID and Armada

Crystalen music plays with images of Alexis crying in bed with ghost of Armada Starscream in BG; ghost of G1 Starscream flies by and transformers, grins, then morphs into the image G1 Unicron attacking Cybertron

Transformers!

More than meets the eye...

the different versions of Megatron throughout Transformers history are seen

Autobots wage their battle to destroy the evil forces of, the Decepticons!

The Armada Matrix of Leadership approaches the screen, spinning

Transformers!

(robotic voice)Robots in disguise!

Transformers!

More than meets the eye!

Optimus Prime (Armada) shoots the screen

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Author's Notes: My first serious fanfic takes off! Before this version was typed up, the beginnings of several previous versions had been written, brainstorming the idea of when the fic should take place. This is the final version of the fic, which I now plan on sticking with. Plus, I saw the TF movie before making this version, so there WILL be more G1 references in the fic... how? Well, just wait and find out!

Author's Notes (Take Two): I finished remaking the prelude, changing the scene with Alexis and Unicron a little, plus changing the songfic part at the end. This new part is based on the alternate movie theme (yes, I'm not joking! Find it at ), which makes it seem more G1-ish. I particularly like the last part I typed, when Optimus shoots at the screen. I think I got that from Super Metroid or something...

Oh, and please read and review. I want my work to be appreciated by all!