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London under attack by Decepticons

London is the capital city of England and the United Kingdom. With an estimated 8,308,369 residents in 2012, London is the most populous region, urban zone and metropolitan area in the United Kingdom. Standing on the River Thames, London has been a major settlement for two millennia, its history going back to its founding by the Romans, who named it Londinium. London's ancient core, the City of London, largely retains its 1.12-square-mile (2.9 km2) medieval boundaries. With its population of 7,375 in 2011, it is the smallest city in England. Since at least the 19th century, the term London has also referred to the metropolis developed around this core. The bulk of this conurbation forms the London region and the Greater London administrative area, governed by the Mayor of London and the London Assembly.

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London has a diverse range of peoples and cultures, and more than 300 languages are spoken within its boundaries. London had an official population of 8,174,100, making it the most populous municipality in the European Union, and accounting for 12.5% of the UK population. The Greater London Urban Area is the second-largest in the EU with a population of 9,787,426 according to the 2011 census, while the London metropolitan area is the largest in the EU with a total population of 15,010,295, the Greater London Authority puts the population of London metropolitan region at 21 million. London had the largest population of any city in the world from around 1831 to 1925.

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History

Pre-MUX

Banshee was, once, one of the many generic legions of Seekers, assigned to Megatron as he pursued the ark - her perfect pitch and singing ability were the only defining feature that set her apart from the others; not important, in the grand scheme of things. Somehow, her stasis chamber was knocked loose and remained buried under Germany, until she woke up during the 1940. Unable to pick up any Decepticon signals, Banshee heard the call of war, and decided it was best to blend in and find out what was going on... at least for a while. Assuming the form of a Stuka to remain hidden, Banshee flew for the Luftwaffe, flown by a barely-competent pilot who thought himself gifted, while waiting to hear from others of her kind. After the False Reich was defeated, she powered herself down to hide, letting herself be transferred to a museum - to hide, as Cybertrons always have, in plain sight.

Anwar Assan is the most vocal and visible supporter of human rights in Trucial Abysmia. Assan grew up in Abysmia, but studied government in Liverpool and London.

Monkeywrench moved to London's East End and joined the "new wave" movement, developing extreme levels of rudeness and anti-social behavior.


MUX History

As late as 2013, the night guards of the War Museum in London spoke of hearing opera at night, around the Luftwaffe exhibit; legend states it's a ghost. It wasn't, though it might as well have been. Low on power, Banshee was unable to transmit out to her comrades, though she could hear them now. She gathered the last of her strength, preparing to try and contact her people one last time. In August of 2013 she finally got enough fuel to escape and return to the Decepticons.

Notes

[[Image:Grimlock_Natural_History_Museum.JPG|thumb|right|150px|[[I, Grimlock, am quite proud of being considered a historical artefact, wot.]]

Shattered Glass

Anastasia Windsor, AKA the Duchess was born in London, England on July 16, 1953.

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