Bulkhead restrained Jetfire. He struggled for a moment, but stopped after little time. Despite being of equal size, Bulkhead was of far greater strength.
Hotspot said, short of breath. He struggled to his feet. The impact clearly knocked something out of him.
"One of needed to die, or we would have all suffered."
"He was one of our own! He was our friend!"
Jetfire shouted back.
"He was a decepticon!"
Hotspot spat back.
"It was only a matter of time before he stabbed us in the back."
Blackout continued to work. He was aware of Backbreaker's presence. But he said nothing.
"Tell me, how long have you been here?"