Of Rocks and RoGuns Part 1

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Renegade Rhetoric is a virtual continuation of Challenge of the GoBots via text stories.
Renegade Rhetoric Episode 43
Cy-Kill's presented order
"Of Rocks and RoGuns Part 1"
Publisher Fun Publications
First published January 5, 2016
Written by Jim Sorenson

The RoGuns travel to Quartex and encounter only trouble!


On Quartex, Magmar lured Boulder and his tribe into a trap, leaving only Marbles free to call for help. He contacted the Guardians on GoBotron, but the RoGuns answered the call instead. Rifle and his comrades traveled by Command Center to Quartex. Rifle met with Marbles and separated their forces into teams with three goals: rescue Boulder, stall Magmar's schemes, and locate Solitaire and the missing Jewel Lords.

Rifle and Scope encountered Snarlie-Narlie, king of the Rock Narlies. While eluding capture, Scope stumbled across the lost library of Clastixandria, as well as the comatose Jewel Lords. Marbles and Squirt ran across Magmar's forces and Squirt was captured by Sticks'n'Stones, while Marbles was cornered by Slimestone. Finally, Pistol and Shotgun found Boulder's cave-in, but it was guarded by Spikestone. Pistol tried to lure the beast's attention while Shotgun freed the Rock Warriors. Pistol was TOO successful, and was trapped in a box canyon just as the Spikestone charged him, and...!

Featured characters[edit]

(Numbers indicate order of appearance.)



  • 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 November 12, 1986.
  • This episode title was first released in an Ask Vector Prime post on December 21, 2015.

Continuity notes[edit]

  • Snoop & Cy-Kill appear in a Renegade Rhetoric framing sequence not part of the episode itself, explaining how Cy-Kill is aware of these events to relay them to his audience.
  • Boulder's typical entourage of Crackpot, Granite, and Pulver-Eyes are presumably present in this episode during the opening trap, just not identified in the summary.
  • Although they were introduced separately in "The RoGun Ruckus" and "The RoGuns of Mars", Rifle and Scope are now identified as partners, matching their toys which were packaged together.