There was something about Megatron’s optics that made Optimus pause the moment he pressed the button to take the Decepticon leader’s private message.
It wasn’t the first time that Megatron had contacted him- no, they’d asked each other for small cease fires at other times, and holidays were often requested as times, small times, for peace.
It was, however, the first time Megatron looked… haunted. No, actually,
was a better word to use.
“Megatron?” Optimus asked, when Megatron didn’t speak for nearly two full breems. The Decepticon visibly swallowed, frame tenser than normal.
“I highly doubt that it’s the case, but if this is your idea of a joke, Megatron, it’s not a good one.” He didn’t
, and shook his head. “It most certainly- Ugh! Rumble!” Megatron backed up and to one side, revealing the smaller mech standing just behind him.
Unusually, Soundwave was holding Rumble’s shoulder, and the Cassette looked even
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