He would subsequently return to Earth in "One of Our Mini-Cons Is Missing", when Jetstorm fled there after believing he had disappointed his master, wanting to become Russell Clay's student instead. After finding Jetstorm, he joins Bumblebee's team as they face Springload and Quillfire, who had escaped from their stasis cells. After finding out why Jetstorm left, he believed his teaching skills needed work, and decided to remain on Earth with Bumblebee's Team. His two Mini-Con partners, Jetstorm and Slipstream, transform into decorations for Drift's forearms. Of the two, Jetstorm is the most hyperactive. He considers Drift to be his sensei, worthy of honor and respect, but often feels that he is a disappointment to his master. Jetstorm wields a pair of Nunchuks , while Slipstream wields a sword. Slipstream and Jetstorm pledged their loyalty to Drift after he found them living as thieves, becoming his students. In the first-season finale, Drift and his Mini-Cons participate in the final battle with Megatronus .
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