Episode 4 brings a slight twist, bringing Bumblebee into the fray.
This recap of Netflix anime series Transformers: War for Cybertron season 1 (Siege), episode 4 contains spoilers. The series is part of a trilogy. There will be three chapters.
How does Transformers: War for Cybertron season 1 (Siege), episode 4 open?
Ultra Magnus leads Megatron to an old memorial for Alpha Trion. This is where Prime’s Autobot command is according to Magnus. Megatron mocks Magnus for betraying his brothers and sisters. When they open the memorial, there is nothing there and Magnus tells Megatron that he will never win this war. Megatron destroys Magnus. Suddenly the memorial comes to life.
Protocols have been activated.
Bumblebee continues selling energon but then he’s hit by an energy force and he keeps complaining about “fragments” in his head. Meanwhile, Prime senses that the Alpha Trion protocols have been activated, and he concludes that Magnus is dead.
Starscream shoots Jetfire and tells Megatron that he’s a traitor after murdering Skywarp. Jetfire accuses Megatron of conducting a genocide. Jetfire fights the Decepticons and manages to flee. They chase after him in the sky.
Prepare the Ark
Elita asks Prime to consider her concerns about retrieving the Allspark. Prime ignores her concerns and states he will retrieve the Allspark as she prepares the Ark. They are at odds with each other over the war efforts — they have been since the very beginning.
The Autobots start fixing the Spacebridge. Prime speaks to the Guardians and announces that Ultra Magnus was killed by Megatron. He asks them to become involved in his efforts. The Guardians state that the Alpha Trion protocols have not come to them — they declare they will not become involved between two factions. Prime questions their purpose if they do not protect the planet. A good point to be fair.
As the Autobots and Impactor fix the bridge, the Decepticons arrive and they have to fight. Meanwhile, Megatron promotes Starscream to the commander of the Seekers. He is overjoyed at the promotion.
Alpha Trion chose you
Prime tells Elita that The Guardians will not help and wonders if it is a helpless crusade — he wonders if his actions have led to extinction. Bumblebee arrives stating he needs to talk to Prime and asks who Alpha Trion is. Prime tells Bumblee that Alpha Trion protocols chose him — Bumblebee now has all the knowledge.
How does Transformers: War for Cybertron season 1 (Siege), episode 4 end?
Alpha Trion Protocols tells Bumblebee that he now has vast knowledge and strategies. Bumblebee asks what he must do with the knowledge — the protocols tell him to be there for Prime. Bumblebee tells Prime that Alpha Trion believes in him and he knows where the Allspark is.
As the episode ends, an injured Jetfire approaches the Autobots. Episode 4 brings a slight twist, bringing Bumblebee into the fray.