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Beast Machines: The Lost Episodes, Season 2 - Battle for the Manhole
The Lost Episodes: A Fanfic of Not-Quite-Epic Proportions
Beast Machines: The Lost Episodes
Beast Machines: The Lost Episodes, Season 2 - Battle for the Manhole
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The Misdaventures of Phil Bond, Accidental Secret Agent
Battle for the Manhole Episode Guide UPDATED: 06.DEC.2003

SEASON 1

SEASON 2

Act 4 - Revelations

The truths we held to be self-evident were hardly true at all.  Or evident.  Or self-y.

Episode 14 - Carnage in Optimus Minor Episode 14 - Carnage in Optimus Minor
by TheOrange


Due to his hasty decisions, the fate of Cybertron hangs in the balance.  Can Primal pause the imminent destruction of the world he has sworn to protect?  Will the disastrous result finally leave Bitch-- er, Cheetor-- in charge of the Maximals.  Will Silverbolt return to the fold?  And who the heck is the Last Autobot?  In the Lost Episodes there are no continues...

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Episode 15 - Redemption Episode 15 - Redemption
by Traegorn Ravenhawk


Tipped off by his immunity to Key to Vector Sigma energy, NickBee confronts Megatron as to the truth of his identity.  It turns out the little annoying bug isn't original after all!  What will be the result of this revelation?  Only by looking at the cover image on the left can one be certain!

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Episode 16 - Missing the War Episode 16 - Missing the War
by TheOrange

Still trying to adjust to the reality of two Vehicon turncoats, the Maximals are in for another blow!  It seems that Botanica wasn't the only one who responded to Megatron's fake distress call!  An army of Predacon warriors calling themselves Dinobots have landed on Cybertron, and they want the Maximals out of the way!  Can the two warring factions put aside their differences for the greater good of their planet?

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Episode 17 - Geever and Crawley Aren't Dead Episode 17 - Geever and Crawley Aren't Dead
by Traegorn Ravenhawk

Well, they're not dead yet, but if Benny has his way, they soon will be!  Still going nuts from the effects of the Key to Vector Sigma and haunted by the spark of Mr. Bamt, Benny decides it is his task to make Cybertron pure -- starting with the destruction of two pesky humans!  Is it hapless fun, or a bad Rosencrantz and Guildenstern parody?

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Act 5 - Intermissions

We take a break from the supposed seriousness of the Maximals' plight to bring you endless silliness!

Episode 18 - Manhole War, Part 1 - No Need for Blackarachnia Episode 18 - Manhole War, Part 1 - No Need for Blackarachnia
by TheOrange

Unhappy with the new, improved, self-loathing Silverbolt, Blackarachnia goes to desperate measures to get her beau to pay attention to her feminine wiles.  Her plan works all too well when not one, not two, but all three current Vehicon generals take a liking to one of her two delicious forms!  Also the Dinobots decide to camp out at Thrust's last personal retreat.  It's war on all fronts, a war for love!

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Episode 19 - Manhole War, Part2 - Battle for the Manhole Episode 19 - Manhole War, Part2 - Battle for the Manhole
by TheOrange

Still not over the loss of his best friend in the form of Jetstorm, Thrust hatches a plan to retake the Manhole of Doom from the current Dinobot occupation.  Megatron's two new generals are only more than happy to help when they learn the Maximal(s) they are infatuated with might be there!  But how can they go about this infidelity without the other one suspecting?  Can Blackarachnia use her unusual condition to her advantage?  Will Silverbolt ever notice her again?  The fate of the Manhole depends upon the answer!

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Episode 20 - Counterfeit Fake Episode 20 - Counterfeit Fake
by TheOrange

Sick of being second banana, Cheetor decides it's time to do things his own way.  Knowing this, Megatron lays a trap for our hapless Starscream wannabe, and replaces him with a newer, sleeker Evil Cheetor Clone!  Is Cheetor finished for good, or will the Mittens of Leadership finally light the Maximals' most ridiculous hour?

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Episode 21 - Warriors of Desirable Quality Episode 21 - Warriors of Desirable Quality
by TheOrange and Traegorn Ravenhawk

T-Wrecks has been keeping a secret from Optimus Primal, a secret that could tear their already uneasy alliance asunder.  What is the Dinobot leader's mysterious connection to Megatron, and why does he want the would-be god deposed so badly?  What the heck is up with that mask?  Probably the least funny installment of the lost episodes, but certainly the most fan-fic-y!

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Act 6 -  Resuscitations

After the countless deaths, it's time to bring in various Deus Ex Machinas to fill in plot holes and let the writers escape from the corner they've written themselves in to! 

Episode 22 - The Return of... Episode 22 - The Return of...
by Traegorn Ravenhawk

Death is hardly an end for Transformers, especially in the Lost Episodes.  If Primal can die twice in one episode, who's to say that others can't follow suit?  Benny succeeds in reviving his long-dead comrade, but at what price?  And Megatron, seemingly ousted for a second time, finishes his plans on his diabolical, yet familiar, new body.

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Episode 23 - Your Vehicon Past Episode 23 - Your Vehicon Past
by TheOrange

With Megatron seemingly out of the picture, Silverbolt decides to begin visiting an old acquaintance, but his late-night rendezvous is quickly uncovered, and Blackarachnia puts it upon herself to end this threat to her beloved's affections.  Is a fellow turncoat the only one who can turn Silverbolt around?  Perhaps together they can face their Vehicon past.  And who is that lurking in the shadows?  

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Episode 24 - The End of the Beginning of the End, Part 1 - Me Tankorr Too! Episode 24 - The End of the Beginning of the End, Part 1 - Me Tankorr Too!
by TheOrange

Over a year in the making and still not very good!  Megatron prepares to make his final push again the Maximals while Thrust is visited by an old friend.  Meanwhile, NickBee discovers something strange inside the Maximal stronghold, perhaps the key to finding the answer to his lingering question.  But first he needs to find some pills.  Part 1 of 2 stories that will bring the Lost Episodes to its knees, and its final conclusion!

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Episode 25 - The End of the Beginning of the End, Part 2 - The Penultimate Doom Episode 25 - The End of the Beginning of the End, Part 2 - The Penultimate Doom!
by TheOrange

Megatron's loyal Generals claim to have slain their insane master, but T-Wrecks isn't about to trust them at their word.  Primal, in desperation to save the dying sparks of his world, consults the Oracle one last time, and -- to his surprise -- discovers some answers!  Also, NickBee rounds up all the fanfic-created characters left on Cybertron for one final valiant sacrifice!  Don't miss Part 2 of the most illogical fanfic multiparter ever created!

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Series Finale

I bet you thought you'd never see THIS!

Episode 26 - Plot Hole Episode 26 - The End of the Beginning of the End, Part 3 - Plot Hole
by TheOrange

After too much reliance on plot devices, the strain on the overall story arc is too much and it tears the fabric of the Lost Episodes Space-Time continuum.  Can the Maximals save Cybertron before their reality ceases to be, or has Megatron finally uncovered the key to his victory?  And who the heck is the Last Autobot, really!?!?  The gripping yet possibly lackluster conclusion to Beast Machines: The Lost Epsiodes!

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TALES OF CYBERTRON

Prologue: Soul Search
Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
Part 5
Part 6
Part 7
Part 8
Part 9
Epilogue: The End

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