Issue Synopsis:Some time after the end of Beast Machines On the reformatted technorganic Cybertron Beast Machines Cheetor, Rattrap, Silverbolt and Blackarachnia were interviewed by the Autobot reporter Universe Rook. They then welcomed the Autobots Roulette, Shadow Striker as well as Generation 1 Sideswipe, Sunstreaker and Trailbreaker back to Cybertron. Beast Machines Buzzsaw, Beast Wars Drill Bit, Beast Machines Quickstrike and Rockbuster were also present. The returning Autobots along with Blackarachnia and Silverbolt were then abducted via teleportation beams and taken to Unicron. Tap-Out, Armada Megatron, Brawn, War Within Grimlock and Beast Machines Snarl were also abducted from various timelines. Silverbolt, Blackarachnia, Sideswipe and Sunstreaker were forcibly reformatted by Unicron into their Universe forms. Taken captive by Universe Razorclaw, Reptilion, Obsidian, Tankor and Striker, the Autobots were forced to fight one another. They witnessed Armada Smokescreen kill Generation 1 Smokescreen, whose spark was absorbed by Unicron. Sensing the need for a champion Primus and Alpha Trion brings Optimus Primal back to life.