The Gathering Storm Part IX
"Coulda been a lot worse, you know," Kup said gruffly, folding his arms across his chest. "We're lucky nobody was offlined in the battle, especially since those thrice-blasted Deceptibums came out of fraggin' nowhere. Ark's a loss, though."
"And with it Teletraan-1," Prowl noted gravely. "Megatron's troops were... thorough."
"Red Alert did manage to upload Teletraan's memory banks to a secure location on Moon Base Two," Ultra Magnus offered, trying to restore some measure of hope. "Once we re-establish ourselves here, we can reconstruct it."
"That's not a priority at the moment," Prime replied. "Our first priority is to repair our wounded and rescue our allies. Once everyone is out of danger, then we'll worry about rebuilding."
All Autobot officers were gathered in the largest available room in the Wheel Well, a conference room that had once served as a convention center. With the Ark base gone, there was no r