Rupert Thorne hires the chemically-augmented assassin Bane to kill Batman.
Detective Bullock is framed by an old nemesis Killer Croc.
A clash with Autobots forces Quintessons to flee. A Quadrant Lock is the Quintessons' only possibly refuge, but things go very wrong. The Autobots and the Quintessons find themselves unable to exit the Quadrant Lock the way they entered, and they aren't alone. It turns out that the entire planet Zamojin has spent thousands of years there because of the Quintessons. Naturally, the Zamojins still hold quite a grudge. The key to escape for all ultimately lies in Perceptor, but Katsudan inadvertently gives him trouble first.moreless
A Quintesson journal lies hidden somewhere on the Planet Junkion. Naturally, the Quintessons desperately want it back, but the Junkions pose an obvious problem. The solution is subliminal messages that leave the Junkions attacking whoever they encounter, such as Sky Lynx and Astrotrain. A sudden screw-up then does the opposite to the Junkions. The rest of the galaxy also soon hears the messages, and chaos results quickly. What are the Autobots and the Decepticons each going to do about this?moreless
Knowing of a destructive war between Xetaxxis and Lanarq, the Autobots attempt to bring about a much-needed peace. Such a thing, of course, is easier said than done. There is a further complication, too – Quintesson weaponry being used in the war. Given that, some of the Autobots suspect something fishy is going on. A Quintesson Journal provides all of the evidence, but the Quintessons will do whatever it takes to stop the Autobots from sharing said information.moreless