Optimus finally appeared to fend off Megatron and ensure Elita-One escaped to give Sentinel the torch.
Low on , his safety buffers exhausted, Megatron went into.
When Optimus finally entered the tower, he found Megatron covered in hatchlings and daring him to kill them with him, gloating that Optimus would never go far enough.
Detroit found themselves on the road again in a game against the heavily favored in the playoffs.
Galvatron, desperate to end his slavery to Unicron by returning an artifact with the complete memoirs of Megatron to his past self, allowed Predacon Megatron to deliver the artifact instead.
However, Johnson missed the Pro Bowl, with most experts attributing the snub to the Lions' dismal winless season.
Starscream expressed his concern for his master's wounds, but Megatron was not fooled by his sucking up.
He was unaware of their true intentions; despite pledging fealty to Shockwave, the manipulative ex-Decepticon had shattered their faith as well, and their decision to truly join forces with Unicron was an act of revenge, aiming to bring down the entire galaxy in defiance of Shockwave's carefully-curated plan.