A 1997 Chevy Cavalier rolls off the assembly line. After a mere 10,000 miles, the car starts to create some issues for the owner. 13 years later, it will be under the proud ownership of Buster Witwicky.
Unicron arrives early. Optimus Prime unable to access to Matrix to use against Unicron. Unicron destroyed by a combined force of Autobots, Decepticons, and allied aliens instead.
Dr. Mindbender discoveres a way to reverse the aging process of humans, and experiments with captured G.I. Joes. The plan backfires, however, when the Joes escape, taking a large sample of the de-aging formula with them.