All Good Things...(This story takes place shortly after the events of Transformers: The Movie, and Five Faces of Darkness)
Autobot City: 09:30 GST
Occasionally, even in the age of great technological advances, a being can still get lost-- or delayed. Computers can work faster than the speed of thought, trace the shipment of a pallet of bananas across the country, but the airlines can still loose a simple suitcase in an airplane hangar. Of course the more advanced the technology, the greater the likelihood of a glitch causing things to get a little behind.
Rodimus Prime fervently hoped for the latter, as he reviewed part of the latest report from special ops. No sign of the Decepticon base of operations, from which they had been pulling off snatch and burn operations around Earth. No discernable pattern, no discernable direction. In short, the 'Cons were devastating (no pun intended) several cities, and making life difficult for everyone.
But that wasn't what had him worried.
One of the
For ShannonNever the chance to say 'good-bye'
Barely time to say 'hello'
So much more that could have been
Too soon it's time to go.
'If's and 'Why's fill the minds
Of those who held you dear
Left wondering, left thinking
Silent in their fear
One less friend to turn to
When the world is dark and troubled
That which is left undone
Is undone forever.
One less friend to laugh with
When Mischief is afoot
That which is left unsaid
Is forever silent.
And those of us left behind
Try to fill the emptiness that you once filled
Afraid and hopeful all at once
Of following your choice
But knowing they are needed here