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"My smile is a shotgun and it is pointed at you."

Name Swivel
Faction Autobot
Function Cadet
Species Cybertronian
Type OC
Rank 10 - Private
Alt Mode ATV
Char_id 56
Status Unknown

Profile[edit source]

As an exploratory scout forged during the clampdown, Swivel was relegated to obsolete and her earliest memories beyond primary programming was surviving among empties until she became employed as a courier. However, being hopeful to her core, she was not taught ruthlessness but compassion from her misfortunes. Despite being a grounder, equipped with wheels and all, she can often be accused of being a dreamer, sometimes indulging herself with ideals despite her experiences in a harsh reality. This plucky femme made a hasty retreat when life on Cybertron got too dangerous, but her bonds to those she left behind and regret-fuelled unease has brought her back to her declining home world. After a long struggle as a neutral in a war-torn Cybertron, Swivel made a hasty decision to join the Autobots against her better judgement. She will often make it clear to those who question her decision that it was under duress but that she is nonetheless dedicated to serving to the best of her abilities.

Background[edit source]

Swivel was forged as a contemporary of Hot Rod and was among the few that was privileged with life as the hot spots began to decline in frequency. Her altmode did not quite fit with the trends, but was not unique or in demand and so she was relegated down to a low caste to work hard. Swivel was impressionable and accepting of the role drummed into her as she was indoctrinated into Cybertronian society.
For a while Swivel was reduced to life as little more than an empty, having to struggle just to function. She learned how to be an opportunist and a coward, and seldom fought for resources but rather scrounged around trash heaps and begged. However, a courier service monopolizing on the paranoia of those aware of government corruption gave her a job.
During her time as a courier, Swivel met and befriended several people who influenced and broadened her perspective on the world, bringing her to question her true potential and the ‘rightness’ of society. She fought the idea that law abiding citizens had nothing to fear from law enforcers or surveillance, until evidence culminated to a point she could not look away. That event was the ‘recall’ of more 60 000 disposable cleaning bots, some of which she had come to know and care for. They were hunted down and melted, replaced with thoughtless drones. Swivel, with help from others, saved a meager dozen or two and cemented a deep friendship with one in particular.

Despite the desire to make a difference and protect those who could not protect themselves, Swivel felt insignificant to effect meaningful change. She supported those that she believed could make a difference with caution, but in the end it became too dangerous for her. Without even saying goodbye to her loved ones, she managed to get an affordable spot on a smuggling shuttle and left Cybertron.

While away from Cybertron, she traveled with various aliens, often scouting unsettled planets. Her longest stint was managing a ship of refugees too technologically behind to reach faster than light speeds, and thus placed themselves in stasis during a very long voyage. Being long lived and not needing much to function, Swivel was relegated to custodial duties, and had the codes to deactivate stasis should problems arise. These were long, lonely years.

Finally Swivel could not do it anymore and hitchhiked her way to a hub where she learned of yet another large exodus from Cybertron. Despite the troubling rumours, she longed for home and sought out anyone who would accept her entire yet measly fortune and get her back to Cybertron.

UPDATE: Swivel was placed under extreme pressure from several sources to join one of the two opposing factions despite preferring to take a pacifistic role in the war. However, as she became more tightly entrenched in lives of people from both sides, she joined the Autobots. Although she felt heavily manipulated into giving up her freedom, she consoled herself that she was doing it to save the life of a friend. Concerned with being a femme of integrity, she made the decision fully intending to put in her best effort, albeit fairly certain she would be killed fairly quickly.

Skills & Abilities[edit source]

  • Sensors - Swivel has an array of sensors, but not all of them are highly accurate or sophisticated. To list a few, she can detect radiation, atmospheric composition (one of her more accurate sensors) ultraviolet/infrared (by spectral shift, she can’t detect IR and UV simultaneously), sub-sonic and high frequency sound waves, and has otherwise keen senses. It is worth mentioning that she can detect and transmit all of this as data, but lacks the training or computation power to analyse the information herself. She also has noise filters and can usually locate the source of a sound that has been echoed, which helps her in navigating tunnels. The reason for these sensors was more or less to provide scientists or engineers of an idea of how safe an area would be to enter.
  • Energy Efficient - Despite the amount of sensors Swivel has, she is designed to be fuel efficient. This is one of the reasons she has wheels rather than hover technology. She tolerates energon impurities fairly well out of necessity.
  • Adaptable - Whilst Swivel may not necessarily always be seen as wise or intelligent, she is highly adaptable and can even have her odd moments of cunning. Although outwardly she may seem to startle or be highly expressive, she often can take abrupt changes in swing and knows how to improvise. She has the ability to think outside the box and view things for what they COULD be, and not always just what they are.
  • Structural Integrity - Swivel is small. She looks easy to squish. But she’s more like a cockroach in that regard. She’s deceptively hard to crush. She has a deceptively strong structural integrity, so that she can withstand most pressure or blunting blows. That doesn’t stop people from tossing her around like a beanbag.

Weaknesses[edit source]

  • Cowardly - Swivel is a coward by default. If a situation looks dangerous, she will usually abandon her ideals and try to get out of it, whether it be through physically fleeing or trying to talk her way out of a bad situation. She has no problem recounting her opinion, performing humiliating acts, or creating a diversion at the cost of others. She does not, however, give up other people’s secrets easily. Her cowardice can be cancelled when someone she cares deeply for is in jeopardy, but even then, there is a point where she will throw up her hands and run off. But even a coward, when cornered, can become surprisingly bold. DIVERTED! Swivel has developed significantly and is over coming this weakness.
  • Feeble - Swivel’s fuel efficiency has a negative trade-off. Not a lot of power is directed into the force of her swings or power to her weapons. Oh. Wait. She doesn’t actually HAVE built in weapons. In combat, Swivel is forced to rely upon external weapons such as hand guns and lasers or improvised weapons, making her easy to disarm and render inert. The point is that Swivel is weak. She’s also small and light, making her easy to toss around like a rag doll.
  • Underprivileged - Having lived through the caste system, and being low on the hierarchy, Swivel has not had more than the most basic programming and education. She’s otherwise had to learn from experience, and SOMETIMES her experiences have led her to unreliable information. She has no social standing, very little influence, and unremarkable connections. Her life is often ‘acceptable collateral damage’ and she knows it. She’s also poor as space grit with barely enough resources to keep functioning. UPDATE Since becoming an Autobot she now has just enough resources and medical access to keep herself functioning very well. But her previous experiences has caused her to be something of a hoarder and very frugal.
  • Unlucky - Swivel doesn’t go looking for trouble. Actually, she’d rather avoid it. But it finds her in spades. Things just tend to go wrong for Swivel. She is a classic case of ‘wrong place, wrong time’ and a frequent ‘damsel in distress’.
  • Too forgiving - Whilst not outright naïve, as Swivel understands the status quo and corruption of governing bodies and potential brutality and cynicism of the masses, she tends to give individuals that she meets a continual benefit of the doubt. This places her in constant danger as she continue to try and fight for the single redeeming quality in anyone who made an initial positive impression on her.

Reference Picture[edit source]

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Logs[edit | edit source]

Title Date Scene Summary
A Quiet Night at Mac's April 25th, 2020 An Autobot, a Decepticon, and a Street Sweeper walk into a bar...
Welcome to the Hardest Road April 11th, 2020 Swivel and Blurr argue. Must be Tuesday.
Navigating the Warrens Pt 2 April 11th, 2020 Autobots and Decepticons run into trouble with the Povians and one another.
Release the Worm April 3rd, 2020 The Autobots release the 'captive' Cyberworm and review data taken on it.
Damage Control April 3rd, 2020 Swivel interrupts Blast Off's carnage spree in Ibex
Just Another Night April 2nd, 2020 Blast Off, Ramp, and several Autobots gather at Maccadam's after dark.
Taste of Bad Decisions March 30th, 2020 After her drunken misadventures in Stanix, Swivel decides to head to medical to get checked out.
Mining and Driving March 30th, 2020 In which an Autobot reconaissance in the Undergrid runs into a Dweller in the Depths.
Reality Bytes March 29th, 2020 Blast Off tucks Swivel away somewhere safe so she can recover from a hangover, but it's not as safe as he thought. Onslaught is always planning, always looking for an angle, and Brawl just hates turbo-rats. Or people who would hurt his bro.
Swivel Is a Bad Idea March 28th, 2020 Swivel gets drunk and Blast Off tries to talk sense into her.
Medical Bay Investigation March 27th, 2020 Autobots begin to investigate a medical lab theft.
Dateless March 27th, 2020 Why is the wine gone?
The Division March 26th, 2020 Prowl invites Impactor and Swivel to join Division 6.
Kissing the Dirt of the Highroad March 23rd, 2020 Swivel meets Blast Off underground to unveil a secret or two.
Skirmish at Toraxxis March 22nd, 2020 Autobots attempt recon at the Decepticon base at Toraxxis, but Sideswipe and Hot Rod attend.
Tethered March 21st, 2020 Swivel tries to talk Blurr out of making a hasty decision while maintaining her own boundaries.
In the Army Now March 20th, 2020 In which Sunstreaker and Sideswipe brawl, and Blurr's attempt at coming out of his shell are aborted.
Festival at Yuss March 18th, 2020 The small town of Yuss celebrates purification through fire and the burning of regrets. Or just dance and play games in Skyshredder's case.
Project Warrens March 16th, 2020 Swivel and Prowl attempt to get Phantom to cooperate but all does not go to plan, especially after other Autobots show up unexpectedly.
An Ironic Exchange March 11th, 2020 Karma is a glitch, but Blurr and Ravage are returned to their respective factions.
Bolt Holes March 9th, 2020 Ravage attempts to bait Prowl and Swivel during his interrogation.
Swiveling to the Story March 6th, 2020 Swivel and Sideswipe talk about Prowl. And the paranoias theirein.
Elevator Investigation March 4th, 2020 Skyshredder, Sideswipe, and Swivel jump down a gravlift shaft at the Decagon and discover a secret floor.
Sharkticon Snacks March 3rd, 2020 In which Sideswipe gives Skyshredder Goldfish Crackers and gets Hugs!
Undergrid Patrol February 18th, 2020 Autobots and Decepticons run into each other in the Undergrid.
Swivel and Swipe February 17th, 2020 After going form the medical bay from Sideswipe helping comfort Starlock, they run into Swivel
Unflattering Rumors February 16th, 2020 Prowl and Swivel have a serious talk.
Awkward Meeting February 15th, 2020 Swivel encounters Blast Off and they have some catching up to do after the ultimatum given last time they met...
Sounds Like Blackmail December 20th, 2019 Swivel vents to Blast Off and then states an ultimatum.
Situational Mastery December 18th, 2019 Swivel gets an assignment from Prowl before Juris invites herself in...
Deep Space Recon: Rigel IV December 14th, 2019 Autobots and Decepticons discover a strange wormhole on Rigel IV.
Investigation: The Cradle December 1st, 2019 The Autobots discover valuable intel on Beta Orionis.
Smell and Tell November 24th, 2019 Blast Off tracks down Swivel in a smelly part of Dead End.
Opening Pandora's Box November 21st, 2019 Autobots get the upper hand in solving the puzzle to access the cellar in Mimic's latest hideout.
Deep Space Recon: Rigel System November 14th, 2019 Autobots and Decepticons investigate a mysterious station left behind by an ancient civilization.
For Cybertron November 10th, 2019 Optimus addresses the planet from Trion Square in Iacon.
Sky, Meet Sky November 8th, 2019 Skyshredder meets Sky Lynx! As well as Swivel and Repugnus.
Redirects and Boasts November 3rd, 2019 Swivel tries to get info about Darkstar from Blast Off. Then Darkstar and Blurr show up.
Repugnant Advances October 25th, 2019 Aid tends to Starlock's injuries, and Repugnus returns causing work to need to be done.
Not a Date October 23rd, 2019 Glyph and Swivel do not go on a date, just have drinks and talk philosophy.
Indefinite Language October 17th, 2019 Starlock and Healthpoint tend to Blurr and Swivel.
Maybe His Ego Ruptured October 16th, 2019 Starlock makes Blurr throw up.
Something Lurks Beneath October 15th, 2019 Autobots and Decepticons get eaten by a hungry Cybertron, according to Nightlash.
Save Your Goodbyes October 11th, 2019 Blast Off and Swivel have a chance encounter at the Mithril Seas.
Physical Exam: Triple Take October 7th, 2019 Springer, Roadbuster, and Swivel come in for their Physicals, and an interesting conversation with Healthpoint as they try to help her in finding her own path.
Stirring the Intel Pot October 5th, 2019 Swivel decides to tell one of her many secrets to Jazz
All Play and No Work... October 3rd, 2019 Healthpoint and Starlock do some more training, and are later joined by Swivel and Fireflight.
Back at Maccadam's Again October 1st, 2019 Healthpoint organizes some social fun for Autobots, and naturally Decepticons are not far behind!
Destructoris Incident Debriefing September 26th, 2019 After the incident involving the mysterious shapeshifter at the Grav-Haraan, the 'Bots regroup to discuss the intel Blurr stole from one of his bases of operation.
A Fool and Her Money September 16th, 2019 Skywarp tries to fleece Swivel, but Blast Off does it better.
Battleground: Ruins of Harmonex 4 - 6 September 13th, 2019 In which Blast Off gets bullied by two femmes three sizes smaller than him.
Worst Nightmares and Deepest Regrets September 11th, 2019 Blurr comes clean about...a lot of things.
Return to Duty September 10th, 2019 Swivel returns from a mission for repairs, and ends up talking with Starlock about the concept of kindness.
Dark Corridors June 23rd, 2019 Swivel reveals to Starlock the convoluted truth between her and Blurr.
The Lonely Road June 12th, 2019 Blast Off and Swivel comiserate over the loneliness of the lofty roads they traverse.
A Prime Concern June 5th, 2019 Prime speaks with Swivel.
Moxie and Negotiations May 31st, 2019 Darkstar and Soundwave head into Dead End to sniff out info on Howl.
Whirl Walks Into a Bar May 28th, 2019 Discussions of literature and drone ownership.
Wrong Things Quota May 27th, 2019 Swivel tries to do what Hot Rod couldn't. It doesn't really work.
Bar Blues May 23rd, 2019 Hot Rod, Swivel, Hound, Starlock, and First Aid are hanging out at the Red Guardian Inn, trying to find something to celebrate, but Blurr is really not in the mood. Quickswitch makes a guest appearance.
Polar Possibilities May 15th, 2019 Autobot and Decepticon scouting parties clash over Simanzi!
A Series of Glitches May 13th, 2019 Blast Off and Vortex attempt to escape via underground tunnels. Everyone is messed up by the end.
An Optic May 13th, 2019 Hyperdrive is brought in for repairs after His and Swivel's tussle with Vortex and Blast off.
Tales of Monsters May 4th, 2019 Hyperdrive and Swivel talk about his experiences in the arena.
Power Base Blast Pt 2 April 30th, 2019 Escapees make the perilous journey to the Autobot Outpost in the Sonic Canyons with Decepticons on the hunt.
War of Words April 22nd, 2019 Lots of posturing occurs while the Autobots attempt to help civilian refugee escape Decepticon-occupied territory.
Medibay Revolving Door April 22nd, 2019 First Aid and Starlock tend to Swivel and Nightlash.
Linger April 16th, 2019 Starlock and Swivel share intel and feelings.
A Healthy Balance April 11th, 2019 Swivel tries to reconcile with Blurr. It doesn't go well.
Conscience Check Up April 10th, 2019 While scouting Ibex Swivel sees a conscience in need of tuning.
A Medics Training Session April 8th, 2019 Starlock and Healthpoint have a long training session where Starlock tries to help Heathpoint learn to aim, and grow her confidence, Swivel and Hound eventually join in on for a 2-VS-2 Training match!
Heartbreak at a Library April 3rd, 2019 Swivel presents Glyph with the artifact Phantom gave her - Blurr stops by and ruins the mood.
Misdirected Anger April 2nd, 2019 Swivel apologizes to First Aid for her outburst.
Respite for the Rescued April 2nd, 2019 Healthpoint and First Aid tend to those rescued from Kolkular Prison, and Aid has issues with putting his pede in his mouth.
Lost Stars April 1st, 2019 The Autobots launch a full, all out assault on Kaon, and the Kolkular Prison in a bid to rescue Starlock! Sky Lynx leaving a path of pure destruction in his wake, and delivering a good dose of karma to Darkstar! and Sinnertwin does the unthinkable: He gets Prowl to laugh.
Alliances and Artifacts March 28th, 2019 Darkstar meets a new fan looking for answers in the form of Howl(Swivel). They strike a bargain, and look forward to a prosperous future...
Prison Reconnaissance March 26th, 2019 Starlock is held captive by Decepticons and a small team of Autobots infiltrates the prison trying to obtain information.
Glyph March 26th, 2019 Hot Rod and Swivel reunite with another Nyonian who has recently returned to Cybertron.
Looking For Something March 21st, 2019 Looking for heat shields, Blast Off gets a heated discussion instead.
Stupid But Awesome tm March 20th, 2019 Skirmish at the Mithril Sea. Darkstar gains respect for Nightlash, Swivel makes Vortex cry, and Starlock and Blast Off are long-suffering.
Sonic Canyons Hide and Sneak March 13th, 2019 Blast off, Vortex, Goth, and Darkstar scout out the Sonic Canyons, only to get tricked by Swivel.
Conspiracy Theories March 6th, 2019 There's a lot happening behind closed doors as Swivel and Ratchet meet up with Sky Lynx to figure out how best to deal with the viral situation.
Meet Me At Midnight March 6th, 2019 Buzzsaw has a planned meeting with Starlock and Phantom stops by with an unexpected visitor.
A Promotional Party March 5th, 2019 Blurr throws a party to congratulate Swivel on her promotion to the rank of Ensign.
Comparing Notes March 3rd, 2019 Swivel and Starlock meet up to discuss this whole Gallo mess - and lend support as two femmes in over their heads.
One Step Closer to The Truth March 3rd, 2019 Pharma is revealed to be the mastermind behind Gallo's shady behavior. Gallo is kidnapped by the Decepticons.
Karaoke Woes March 2nd, 2019 Drunk Starlock and Swivel end up singing Karaoke. Oh and Blast Off is there.
A Thing Or Two About Leadership February 28th, 2019 Swivel receives praise from the last person in the world she wants it from...
Battleground: Ruins of Nyon 8 February 26th, 2019 Autobots defend an outpost in the ruins of Nyon.
What Have You Lost February 24th, 2019 Phantom has a mental breakdown when he runs into Swivel at Maccadam's. Rung manages to snap him out of it.
Intact February 17th, 2019 Blast Off's conscience sounds a lot like Swivel.
Confessions February 14th, 2019 Blurr and Swivel come clean about some deep feelings.
Impatient Inpatient February 13th, 2019 Swivel's got the touch...when it comes to Blurr.
War Games: Rodion 7-1 February 11th, 2019 Swivel, Nightlash, and Starlock successfully work together to defend Rodion from Soundwave and Sinnertwin.
Two of a Kind February 4th, 2019 What happens when Swivel and Starlock end up in the same room?
War Games: Ibex South 5-1 January 10th, 2019 Decepticons capture Ibex's southern sectors.
A Need To Hate January 10th, 2019 Swivel and Blurr discuss Blast Off, Ibex, and Blurr's past.
The House That Blurr and Blast Off Built December 18th, 2018 Blurr makes some interesting confessions to Swivel.
Stay the Course December 17th, 2018 Swivel ambushes Blast Off in an alleyway.
Devoted Friends December 12th, 2018 Swivel and Hyperdrive catch up and Swivel is reminded what loyalty looks like.
Friendly Warning December 12th, 2018 Vortex swoops down on Swivel for a little chat.
Nyon Region Recon December 11th, 2018 Swivel’s Nyon hideout is threatened when it is discovered by Buzzsaw. Blast Off doesn’t like it one bit.
War Games: Ruins of Nyon 3-1 December 2nd, 2018 Swivel, Hound, Sky Lynx and Blurr take on the Decepticon base in the Ruins of Nyon.
Awareness November 29th, 2018 With Decepticon threat looking in the Ruins of Nyon, Blast Off drops in on a certain scout.
Spacer Observations November 17th, 2018 Cosmos gets drinks with Swivel. The additions of Blast Off, Nightlash, and Blurr promise much awkwardness.
Run and Gun November 3rd, 2018 Just the topics of conversation. Not what actually happens.
Water Cooler Gossip October 30th, 2018 Various Autobots converge at an energon dispenser. Conversation happens.
Spacer Chaser October 25th, 2018 Blast Off discovered a new spacer! Oh my!
Trash Femme October 24th, 2018 Blast Off, Scavenger, Groove and Swivel have an interesting encounter in Dead End - full of tiny revelations.
Party Gone Wrong October 23rd, 2018 Adagio accidentally knocks Blurr out with a baton. Swivel takes care of the situation.
Pieces of the Puzzle October 21st, 2018 Swivel and Hot Rod conspire. Hyperdrive eventually joins in.
A Factory of Fun October 20th, 2018 The Autobots and Decepticons investigate reports of drones going berserk in the factories outside of Kalis. There are lasers. So many lasers.
Dumpster Paradise October 20th, 2018 Scavenger and Swivel have a chance encounter... amidst trash.
Table Talk October 15th, 2018 Vortex and Hyperdrive talk at Maccaddam's after the drone incident.
Hyperdrive's Graduation October 13th, 2018 Hyperdrive graduates and gives a speech! So does Optimus! And Hot Rod tries to as well, but fails epicly.
Indiscretions Aplenty October 2nd, 2018 Egos collide and enemies collude when Autobots and Combaticons patronize the same bar.
Scouting Trip September 30th, 2018 Hound leads Swivel and Hyperdrive on a mission to the Toraxxis Plains to observe the state of a ruined fuel factory and the surrounding area after the fires.
Heroes and Villains September 2nd, 2018 After falling deep into the undergrid, Blast Off and Swivel need to rely on each other to find their way again.
Portal Tech Recovery 2 September 1st, 2018 Another portal facility has finally shut down, this time in the undergrid.
Keeping An Eye On Things August 31st, 2018 Swivel and Nightlash do some underground recon. Literally.
To Banish a Monstrosity August 17th, 2018 Command has a plan to test new technology and 'help' Trypticon, but not everyone likes it.
The Double Edge August 9th, 2018 Swivel visits a restless Blurr.
Hospital Histrionics August 3rd, 2018 Blurr gives Healthpoint a hard time. Hound and Swivel try to reassure her.
He's Playin' You, Son! August 2nd, 2018 An attempt to rescue a surviving YX unit from the ruins of Harmonex goes terribly sideways.
Coming Clean July 29th, 2018 Swivel and Healthpoint tell Blurr the truth about the salvage operation in the ruins of Harmonex.
Remnants in Harmonex July 27th, 2018 The Autobots are scavenging in the ruins of Harmonex when Swivel's past comes back to haunt her.
What Rhymes with Junkion July 8th, 2018 Hot Rod travels to Junkion in an attempt to form an alliance with Wreck-Gar.
Troublets July 8th, 2018 Springer does his darndest to rally Swivel's spirits.
Busy Friends July 6th, 2018 Hyperdrive and Swivel catch up after both being very busy.
Something Good July 5th, 2018 Blurr and Swivel discuss hope, friendship, and the end of the world.
WHIP IT GOOD June 23rd, 2018 Blast Off seeks to take revenge for all those times Blurr stunned him. Swivel- has about had it with these two.
Not All Junk June 21st, 2018 Autobots and Decepticons investigate the presence of a rare material on Junkion.
An Evening On the Rust Seas June 10th, 2018 Blurr, Swivel, Hot Rod and Nightlash run into each other unexpectedly.
Encouragement of the Worst Kind June 6th, 2018 Swivel bears witness to some very distressing things.
The Forced Flood June 1st, 2018 Autobots and Decepticons disagree on how to save the world.
Plateau Evac May 26th, 2018 The Autobots are trying to save a town near the Sonic Canyons. Blast Off helps them...but if anyone asks, he was shooting at Springer.
Murky Moods May 14th, 2018 Hyperdrive makes a valiant effort to cheer up Swivel.
No Arm Done May 7th, 2018 Swivel and Hyperdrive talk while waiting for her arm to be ready for reattachment.
Comfortable May 2nd, 2018 Blast Off and Swivel have one last spark to spark before ending their own ceasefire.
The Reason May 1st, 2018 Swivel visits Hyperdrive while he's recovering and their conversation is less than comforting.
Busy Repair Bay April 26th, 2018 Swivel checks on Hyperdrive during a long wait for nonessential repairs.
Simanzi Aftermath in Rodion April 22nd, 2018 During the dissolution of the ceasefire Swivel's job is complicated by an injured Hyperdrive.
Ceasefire Pastime April 7th, 2018 Folly embarrasses Blurr. Swivel gets a kick out of it.
A Foray Into Psybertron April 4th, 2018 A group of Autobots and Decepticons lead some expeditions into Psybertron.
Collaborators and Their Oppressors March 26th, 2018 Politics aren't the best choice of topic during a ceasefire.
Greater Offenses March 21st, 2018 Hyperdrive will have to do more than be a blabbermouth to offend Swivel.
A Whole New World March 12th, 2018 Autobots and Decepticons assemble Coldrun's portal.
From the Shadows March 6th, 2018 A traitor has escaped to Polyhex, and Ravage is on the hunt.
Hatred Fail March 3rd, 2018 Hyperdrive encounters Blast Off in Rodion. The outcome is unexpected.
Centrifical Forces February 20th, 2018 Plenty of self pity to go around
Confused February 13th, 2018 Addled Old Timers are confusing, but so is life.
State of Mind February 11th, 2018 Hot Rod shows up after a prolonged absence - seriously in denial.
Stalling Tactics January 21st, 2018 Sky Lynx brings back Hyperdrive in poor condition after his encounter with Blast Off.
Palliative Care January 15th, 2018 Swivel shares a story about her time in Dead End.
Credit January 3rd, 2018 Yet another conversation between Hyperdrive and a slightly overenergized Swivel.
Confounding Variables January 2nd, 2018 Hyperdrive doesn't appreciate the rumours going around about Swivel.
Disappearing Act December 29th, 2017 Hot Rod is misbehaving even MORE than usual. Then he disappears in a puff of smoke.
Good Friends December 26th, 2017 Hyperdrive deals with a drunk Swivel. This is somehow Springer's fault.
Paragon of Corruption December 21st, 2017 Swivel approaches Blast Off about his recent presence in the undergrid.
Rules of Common Sense December 21st, 2017 Swivel fetches a blinded Hyperdrive from the Sonic Canyons.
Rust-Seas Rendezvous December 20th, 2017 Nightlash is doing something over the Rust Seas. Blurr and Swivel are doing something else. Neither party trusts the other enough to really say what, but it's clear there's a storm brewing.
Lights Out December 19th, 2017 Hyperdrive and Swivel are still recovering from their recent excursion to another world. Healthpoint does what she can to help.
Anticipated Awakening December 16th, 2017 Swivel finally wakes up from her psychosonorum induced coma, to Blurr and Hyperdrive's relief.
You are sooooo dead. December 10th, 2017 Hyperdrive gives prowl a brief synopsis of what happened beyond the portal.
Especially On Her Own December 9th, 2017 Swivel overhears a suspicious conversation while scouting in the Undergrid.
Hide and Seek December 5th, 2017 Swivel and Hyperdrive match their cunning in the training room.
Recovery Takes Time December 4th, 2017 Swivel visits an ailing Blurr in the repair bay.
F-Bomb Upgrade December 2nd, 2017 Blast Off gets his gun back, but also more than he bargained for. WARNING: Content may be too sappy for some audiences.
Time and Hard Work November 19th, 2017 Swivel tries to work on making things right with Blurr.
Busting Doors and Confidences November 19th, 2017 Hot Rod decides to have a 'chat' with Hyperdrive. It doesn't end well for anyone.
Attitude 180 November 17th, 2017 Swivel makes up with Hot Rod.
Autobot Grad Party November 14th, 2017 Celebration for the next batch of graduating cadets. Blurr is sullen, Healthpoint is awkward, and Swivel's good at pinning the tail on the turborat.
Justice Bides Its Time November 7th, 2017 Hyperdrive gets his turn to comfort Swivel. They also discuss how to get justice for Tap-Out and Barreler.
Zombies Aren't Real! November 1st, 2017 Swivel is not a zombie. Hyperdrive is a hero, though.
Bleeding Sparks October 31st, 2017 Autobots and Decepticons are helping refugees in Harmonex. Surprisingly, only verbal fights occur.
Step On No Pets October 30th, 2017 Blast Off has a weird encounter with Swivel.
Tried So Hard October 29th, 2017 Swivel continues to try and help Hyperdrive through his grief.
Survivor's Guilt October 28th, 2017 Hyperdrive is distraught over being unable to protect his friends.
Monster Hunt II October 26th, 2017 Mini Autobots work together to track the nest of the rift monsters - but their efforts are obstructed by wily Shadowstar.
Damage Control October 24th, 2017 Swivel takes her concerns about Blurr to Prowl.
Story Time October 23rd, 2017 A chat between enemies prompts Shadowstar to start composing fanfiction.
Smarter Minds and Compassionate Sparks October 21st, 2017 Swivel and Hyperdrive share some ideals.
Cadets in Repair October 19th, 2017 Ailing Swivel gets a pleasant visit from Hyperdrive and an uncomfortable one from Prowl.
Hunt for Psychosonorum October 17th, 2017 Blurr goes searching for Psychsonorum and finds a portal. Naturally, against Swivel's caution, he enters.
Rookie and Proud October 13th, 2017 Shadowstar develops a newfound loathing for Blurr, while Blast Off still hates him as much as ever.
Truth Wrought Conflict October 10th, 2017 Rung tries to repair Swivel's relationship with Blurr, but quickly finds out that raw honesty is not always the best policy.
Fright Night October 7th, 2017 A pack of hungry monsters popped out of the ground by a roadside pub. Autobots and Decepticons worked together to repel them - but in their wake are many questions.
Ideals and Pot Shots October 5th, 2017 Late night training leads Hyperdrive and Swivel to discussing their ideals. Jazz apparently loves enertea.
Red Guardian Morale Hour October 3rd, 2017 Autobots gather for half-off drinks. Assurances and arguments abound.
Dumpster Diving September 28th, 2017 Swivel hunts for lamps, Lynx is awesome, and Blurr finally sits still.
Invertebrates August 28th, 2017 Swivel and Hot Rod discuss politics while Swivel plays with weapons.
Not Quite Ready August 14th, 2017 Swivel complains to Rung about Blurr, but the conversation returns to her time as a prisoner.
Substitute Instructors August 3rd, 2017 Hot Rod and Blurr are not good teachers. At all.
Beer Pong July 31st, 2017 Half-off drinks for Autobots draws a crowd. Engex pong is a short reprieve from heated topics.
Sand! It Gets Into Everything. July 23rd, 2017 Hot Rod, Swivel, Stasis, and Blurr compete against each other in a very sandy simulation.
Wild Runs Raid July 18th, 2017 AKA An Alleyway of Cowards! Autobots finally make a move on Wild Runs HQ.
Paths July 16th, 2017 Lured in by energon, Blast Off gets ensnared in an emotionally charged encounter with his former captive, Swivel.
True Bravery Requires Fear July 11th, 2017 Springer counsels Swivel, the ever insecure cadet. Swivel nicknames him Brave Sir Punchy.
Patience July 10th, 2017 Swivel and Blurr discuss differing views on various topics.
An Awkward Flirtation June 21st, 2017 No actual flirting. But Swivel might be bonkers.
Helex Wild Runs June 5th, 2017 An illegal race in Helex becomes a catastrophe when a rift opens up, spewing hallucinogenic gas.
Obviousfibbium June 3rd, 2017 Swivel is looking for 'obviousfibbium' in the Sonic Canyons.
Worldwide Repercussions May 23rd, 2017 Imager and Swivel receive a new assignment to investigate a lead in Helex.
A Time for Feedback May 1st, 2017 Springer follows up with Swivel regarding footage from the Circle of Light's launch.
Reasons April 8th, 2017 A casual encounter between Autobots.
Real Friends March 31st, 2017 Hot Rod isn't happy about Swivel's decision to join the Autobots.
The Apt Student March 30th, 2017 Springer begins Swivel's self-defense training.
It Can't Go On Forever March 24th, 2017 Swivel has given up everything for a chance to save Blurr from himself. But were her efforts in vain?
The Scarlet Sigil March 22nd, 2017 Swivel finally joins a side.
A Great Burden March 6th, 2017 Swivel tries to make her own terms for a difficult decision.
Emotional Manipulation March 6th, 2017 Swivel unloads her emotional fallout on Blast Off, who in turn grows increasingly wary.
A Life For a Life March 5th, 2017 Swivel has the opportunity to save Blurr from mnemosurgery at the price of becoming an Autobot.
Swivel's Gambit February 28th, 2017 Swivel contacts Cypher against her better judgement.
Emotional Fallout February 21st, 2017 Blurr is broken again, and Swivel isn't a psychologist.
Tripping on the Expy February 19th, 2017 Sometimes Swivel actually knows what she is talking about, but Blurr and Nightlash have to learn the hard way.
Trouble Magnet February 6th, 2017 Blurr is frustrated with Swivel's knack for getting into trouble. Again.
A Sticky Situation January 29th, 2017 Bulwark helps Swivel out again.
Surreal Ordeal January 24th, 2017 How did Swivel go from an elevator in Iacon to a tar pit near Vos? Here's how.
The Rebel, The Cop, and The Victim January 23rd, 2017 Swivel has disobeyed Hot Rod and appeared in Iacon. He tries to force her to leave, but is unsuccessful and ends up punching Streetwise, who tries to interfere.
That T Word January 11th, 2017 The truth about Blurr's anger toward Swivel is finally laid bare.
Folk Wot Wear the Red January 8th, 2017 Swivel has earned a favor from Blast Off, but almost gets kidnapped by Blurr.
Vague Accusations January 2nd, 2017 Blurr, Blast Off and Swivel in the same place is never a good thing.
Unclandestine December 26th, 2016 Swivel seeks Aegis for results, Hot Rod seeks her for ILLEGAL THINGS.
Stay Out of Trouble November 28th, 2016 Hot Rod visits Swivel in Nyon with an update on his attempts to uncover the sniper.
Building Plans November 21st, 2016 Bulwark continues to work in Nyon and comes up with a plan.
Vortex Sells Himself for Drinks November 19th, 2016 Vortex and Swivel chat over drinks. She does not hire him as a bodyguard. She couldn't afford him anyway.
Idealists November 15th, 2016 Swivel, Blaster, and Bulwark all share drinks and ideals.
An Old Home pt2 November 11th, 2016 Swivel and Bulwark consider a minor dilemma. Their plans don't change.
An Old Home November 10th, 2016 Bulwark and Swivel do some salvaging in Nyon.
Freeze Your Accounts November 9th, 2016 Swivel warns Thundercracker to freeze his accounts. She also has secrets, but she's not telling.
A Request for Bulwark November 5th, 2016 Swivel has a job for Bulwark.
Femme in the Middle October 24th, 2016 Swivel is argued over. It's very stressful.
Uncarcerated October 23rd, 2016 Blurr extracts Swivel from a Tarn jail through mostly legal channels.
Jail Crasher October 21st, 2016 Thrust crash lands into the same jail Swivel is held in during the battle for Tarn.
Conflicting Views October 15th, 2016 Quantum and Valour illustrate different views on the Decepticon cause. Swivel bears witness. Nobody likes Thrust.
Love & Respect October 12th, 2016 Blurr tries to convince Swivel to renounce the truth.
Lesson Learned October 7th, 2016 Swivel shoots herself in the foot. Literally.
Vintage Grudges October 6th, 2016 Another one of Blast Off's deliveries is interrupted, this time with fallout from a well aged grudge.
A Patient Teacher September 28th, 2016 Blurr offers to teach Swivel how to handle a gun.
Three Neutrals May 23rd, 2016 Three neutrals determined to stay that way discuss the pressure to pick sides.
My Brother's Keeper 3 May 11th, 2016 Phantom rescues Quantum from a secret lab on Luna-2.
Persuasion April 23rd, 2016 Swivel and Blurr have another fruitless argument. Wheeljack is caught in the middle.
The Customer Is Always Right April 20th, 2016 When will Swivel ever learn?
Expedient Delivery April 20th, 2016 Some days you can't get rid of a bomb.
A Victory Drink April 14th, 2016 Starscream and Sunstorm encounter Swivel at Maccaddams.
De-escalation April 4th, 2016 A series of volatile situations arise in Macadams. Most of them are defused peacefully.
What Swivels Do Best March 31st, 2016 Blurr and Phantom fight over Swivel.
Phantom Walked Into a Bar II March 29th, 2016 Phantom walks into a bar and meets another girl.
A Cold Sound March 27th, 2016 Starscream is in trouble...
Recall Revelation March 27th, 2016 Swivel needs to find her place in the world once more. Blurr discovers a shocking revelation about an old friend's former identity. Springer feels awkward.
Watch Where I'm Going March 25th, 2016 Aegis and Swivel have landed!