Set Set threw open the doors to his brothers study, the priests outside had told him Osiris could be found here. He slammed the doors closed behind him, and the boom echoed in the room.
Is it true?
Osiris was staring at him, shocked. The two brothers looked nothing alike; Osiris had been born with a completely human appearance. He was handsome, everyone thought he was handsome, even Set admitted he was handsome.
Sets body was human too, but his head was shaped similarly to a camel, and the fur on his face was the color of dried blood.
Is what true, Set?
Set advanced on his brother and with one hand pushed the table between them out of the way. The papers Osiris had been looking at scattered across the floor. His brother took a step back.
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We just don't seem to take on a lot of noisy bots, the hulking purple and silver mech smiled down at the stricken Autobots.
Well, not all of us are quiet, Thundercracker shook his head, Like Starscream for instance...
Astrotrain shrugged, tossing the remains of the guard to one side, Maybe he's just making up for Soundwave here being so quiet.
Maggie stared around Grimlock's bulk in disbelief. Before tonight these creatures had been dusty relics that sat on her work table to be unraveled and understood like any other archaeological find. Now there were six crowding her tent, Sam, please tell me these beings are with you.
Nope. Sam squeaked. Bumblebee stood and slowly pushed Sam backwards.
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Sam rubbed sleep out of his eyes as he stumbled down the stairs. If it hadn't been for the spectacular bruise on his ankle, he wouldn't have believed the night actually happened. Keeping off of it for eight hours had done a world of good, it was no longer swollen and he could walk almost normally. Not wanting to re-damage the injury, he opted for a clean dressing, a splint and the crutches; better safe than sorry.
Sam could hear voices coming from the kitchen, it seemed his grandfather had some early guests. They lacked the metallic quality of the bot's voices, they had to be human. He entered the kitchen and almost as quickly rushed out again.
Sam? he heard a familiar voice ask.
Samuel, we have guests, you could at least come in and say hello, his grandfather admonish
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The Bumblebee rolled to a stop in front of the Castle Hotel. Mikaela glanced out at the magnificent structure. Following an afternoon of heat and adventure she was grateful to be back at the hotel.
The courtyard consisted of a small circular drive for guests to pull their buggies and carriages up close to the door inside of which was a small gazebo with flowering bushes. Four large statues flanked the front of the building. Each was an angel with impressive wings, their heads overlapping the second story window. Many of the hotels and theaters in the city were purchasing such fixtures to attract more attention from the fair goers. Mikaela had overheard the staff speculating that they were just plaster and paint, like the statues in the fair. Despite their scorn she found that she enjoyed looking at the serene faces and graceful limbs.
Thoth, God of Invention Thoth is the Lord of invention, and has created in our world the great arts of astronomy and astrology, the counting of numbers and the sciences of mathematics, geometry, medicine, botany
Anubis looked over the shoulder of the young Grecian scribe, reading the words on his scroll. This was the study area of Thoths temple. There were three walls, where the fourth should have been was a set of stairs leading down to the edge of a small offshoot from the Nile. Reed boats bobbed gently, ready to take the students to the other shore when they wished to leave. It was roofless in this part of the temple too, for observation of the stars. Right now though canvas was stretched into a roof to keep out the worse of the suns heat. Students kneeled at small writing desks, holding down their scrolls with polished stones. All the students were watching them. They had each acknowledged his presence when he had walked
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Optimus watched the city from the train yards. The whole yard was empty except for a single grizzled nightwatch man and his ill-tempered dog. The big red and blue bot was laying on his side in his bipedal form, watching the city.
Prowl shook his head, I don't understand what you three find so fascinating about this human town.
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The grey and red seeker transformed and landed gracefully above the two Autobots. Modeling himself after the dragons from human legends had proven to drive fear and respect into the villages that surrounded the caves he had called home for so long. He had seen no reason to change it now. His wide wings extended and folded over the jets he used for propulsion, the long neck of his alt form bent over his back to expose his true face.
A part of the Seeker was excited about finally interacting with his own kind once again, even if they were Autobots. The sun was sinking low into the west at his back; they wouldn't be able to look directly at him. The vain jet had chosen to land here for just that reason. The more impressive he looked the easier it would be for them to see what a powerful warrior he was, and so what a great leader h