GoBot Arena

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Renegade Rhetoric is a virtual continuation of Challenge of the GoBots via text stories.
Renegade Rhetoric Episode 22
Cy-Kill's presented order
"GoBot Arena"
Publisher Fun Publications
First published October 17, 2015
Written by Jim Sorenson

Fight! Fight for our amusement!

Synopsis[edit | edit source]

While battling on a rogue planet hurtling through space, the Guardians and Renegades attracted the attention of a super-intelligence known as Guerr-O-Vac. With Turbo and Cop-Tur left aboard the Command Center and Thruster, respectively, the rest of the Guardians and Renegades were abducted by Guerr-O-Vac and forced to fight in the Arena of Strife. During the one-on-one contests, Slicks beat Van Guard through speed and cunning, while Destroyer overcame Defendor with superior firepower. Meanwhile, Turbo continued dogfighting with Cop-Tur in their ships over the planet, forcing him to engage the Stealth Device. Eventually, Leader-1 appealed to Cy-Kill's ego and convinced him to fight back against being Guerr-O-Vac's puppet. Working together, the Guardians and Renegades tracked Guerr-O-Vac's true location using Scooter's energy readings, and the entity was revealed as an ancient supercomputer. Crasher obliterated Guerr-O-Vac with a seismic stomp, and the GoBots went their separate ways.

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(Numbers indicate order of appearance.)

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Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Challenge of the GoBots Season 2 was a virtual continuation of the original show related by Vector Prime (from his multiversal perspective) and Cy-Kill (who lived it).
    • In realities where this story aired on television, it premiered on October 3, 1986.
  • As an early "episode" from Ask Vector Prime, the events are only briefly recounted by Cy-Kill and not provided a full three-act synopsis like later stories.
    • This is one of seven episodes first recapped by Cy-Kill in Renegade Rhetoric, quickly referenced together in a single post.
  • This episode was named in an Ask Vector Prime post on December 21, 2015.