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From:nottabeater
Date:February 27th, 2008 08:09 pm (UTC)
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Bee winces as she sees what just happened, then walks over, watching as the big black femme leaves.

"You okay, buddy?" She turns back and looks up at Sellout with concern, Honey going :o over her shoulder from where she's riding on her back.
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From:strayedaways
Date:February 28th, 2008 05:57 pm (UTC)
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"Uh, I... I think so," Sellout says, giving the departing Decepticon one last horrified look. Then he looks down, and his expression gets really interesting. So many twitches!

"Bumblebee?" he asks, settling on looking confused. "Aren't you in repairs? And... who's your friend?"

Ah, now he looks extremely worried. He thinks he's got enough trouble with the first two refugees.
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From:nottabeater
Date:February 28th, 2008 06:08 pm (UTC)
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"Huh?" She blinks, but then understands. "Ohhh. Different 'Bee from a different reality, dude. And this is my daughter, Honey."

Different 'Bee is wearing bling on her thigh, a yellow ribbon magnet on her shoulder, and bumper stickers on her aft. And Honey's got a tiny set of flame decals on her helm.
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From:strayedaways
Date:February 28th, 2008 06:43 pm (UTC)
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Sellout hesitates. "Oh. Right. Sorry. It's nice to meet both of you." He smiles at Honey, slightly surprised at how small she is - but then this Bumblebee isn't nervous, or snapping to attention and calling him 'sir', either. It's kind of nice, unless you realise that if there's more than one Bumblebee...

...There may be more than one Ironhide. Sellout twitches his wings and would swallow, if he had anything to do it with.
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From:nottabeater
Date:February 28th, 2008 07:23 pm (UTC)
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She grins, but then tilts her head and offers reassurance for what she thinks is bothering him. "Blackout can't do anything worse than what she did, around here. And she usually doesn't even try if she's got Scorponok with her."

Honey beeps and giggles at him, hiding her face against her mother and shaking her head.

And then here comes Rap, leaning against his mom as he too looks up at the new guy.
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From:strayedaways
Date:February 28th, 2008 08:23 pm (UTC)
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Sellout boggles, for he knows that name. "Blackout?"

Ah, his mind is broken. Please hold.

And after a few seconds of spluttering he calms down and nods in embarrassment at Rap. "Hello. And that's... that's good to know"
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From:nottabeater
Date:February 28th, 2008 08:42 pm (UTC)
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"Hi." The cobalt sparkling grins, twitching his horns.

"Uh... yeah." Bee tilts her head again, not totally sure what's caused this reaction.
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From:strayedaways
Date:February 28th, 2008 08:57 pm (UTC)
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I was just- by...

"As in... Megatron's favourite weapon of mass destruction?" He's stunned. What is it with me and big black Decepticons?

Whatever it is, it's nothing to preen about.
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From:nottabeater
Date:February 28th, 2008 09:06 pm (UTC)
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"Uh." She turns her head to make sure that the femme in question is still departing. "Yeah, she used to be. Megs is pretty gone in most realities like mine, though."
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From:strayedaways
Date:February 28th, 2008 09:32 pm (UTC)
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"Oh. So... in your world, the Autobots won?"
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From:nottabeater
Date:February 28th, 2008 09:49 pm (UTC)
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She turns back and gives him a funny look. "Megatron and Starscream are dead, and Frenzy's too busy being crazy to really try taking over the world."
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From:strayedaways
Date:February 28th, 2008 09:53 pm (UTC)
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"Ah." He nods. "But most of the others are alive? That's... not so bad." That smile is slightly hopeful-looking.
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From:nottabeater
Date:February 28th, 2008 09:58 pm (UTC)
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Headshake. "As far as we know Frenzy and Scorponok are it, for my reality. Everyone else that came to Earth with Starscream... is gone." She looks at her sparklings.
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From:strayedaways
Date:February 28th, 2008 10:41 pm (UTC)
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Sellout pauses. He didn't even know these people, and they'd certainly have killed him without a thought. "And on... our side?"
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From:nottabeater
Date:February 28th, 2008 10:54 pm (UTC)
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"Prime's team, Elita and one of her team, an Earthsparked femme and another femme, Ironhide's grandson, and a bunch of sparklings."
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From:strayedaways
Date:February 28th, 2008 11:13 pm (UTC)
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He nods, thinking it over. "A few of you, then. That's good." Not many... but it doesn't sound like they'll be lonely, or struggling.
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From:nottabeater
Date:February 28th, 2008 11:24 pm (UTC)
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"There might still be more," says Bee. "It hasn't even been a year yet."

Then she frowns. "I didn't catch your question."

"Bbbb!" Honey laughs again, getting a curious look from her big/little brother.
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From:strayedaways
Date:February 28th, 2008 11:48 pm (UTC)
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Sellout thinks he knows what she's talking about, but decides not to mention it. Instead he focuses on the question. "I was asking how to decide between probable death for two people and slightly less probable death for an entire crew."

It's much harder to say with a Bumblebee looking him in the face.
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From:nottabeater
Date:February 28th, 2008 11:54 pm (UTC)
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Bee goes 0_0. So does Rap.

"Wow... that's a tough one. Um... what's the story with it?"
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From:strayedaways
Date:February 29th, 2008 12:18 am (UTC)
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Hah. As if he dares explain fully.

"It's... complicated," he says quietly. "Long story short, I have two refugees. One of them will kill the other and probably himself if I let them go, but if they stay all of my people are in danger." He rubs his head. "I'm trying to make him see sense, but... he doesn't like me and I'm no counsellor."

If he was- well, probably this whole mess would never have begun, all those vorns ago.
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From:nottabeater
Date:February 29th, 2008 12:32 am (UTC)
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She decides to start at the beginning. "Refugees how?"
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From:strayedaways
Date:February 29th, 2008 01:29 am (UTC)
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Ohh dear. She wants details. Sellout thinks fast.

"They're from here. I'm told they can't return to their own universe, although that still leaves them plenty of options." No need to mention what Uzulee said about that. "They're also pretty traumatised, but none of us have any value as psychiatrists. If anything, we'll make them worse."

It's his honest opinion, at least.
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From:nottabeater
Date:February 29th, 2008 01:54 am (UTC)
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"Traumatized? From the war? Are they... no, civilians probably wouldn't go murder suicide...." She frowns.
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From:strayedaways
Date:February 29th, 2008 01:16 pm (UTC)
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"Soldiers," he says, looking down. "Things went... very badly for them in their world."
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