Go on, Frisk! You know you wanna~ <3
Some stories are like that. Then there's that old Kaonite version of it. One the miners used to tell. That it was the other way around. The mech would be possessed first, and slowly being corrupted, driven by madness and desperation. The veritable nail in the coffin would be when the possessed would devour the Energon of another bot. Then the transformation began, ultimately reaching the point of devouring sparks, hence the name.