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  • Ever since the dawn of our civilization we've been reaching for the heavens.

  • Our first manned rocket was a crude device, far more advanced vessels would follow.

  • But, for two centuries we stared longingly at the vast ocean of stars beyond our solar system.

  • Fearing them forever out of reach.

  • Then - in one swift stroke - the invention of the warp drive changed our world.

  • A new frontier loomed. And the start of an intense race to colonize the far reaches of space began.

  • We named her Nephthys. Nine thousand brave souls heading towards Initium

  • The star most likely to have an orbiting planet suitable for our first colony.

  • Four months, two weeks, and five days into the mission, we received Nephthysfinal message.

  • Panicked voices broken by static. An alien message impossible to decipher. Then nothing.

  • Our first generation of warships would lead the rescue operation.

  • When we arrived, we soon located the remains of Nephthys floating in the darkness.

  • And approaching us - a fleet of alien warships. Their technology far beyond ours.

  • Using salvaged technology from Nephthys, these alien entities had managed to decipher our communications.

  • So they recounted the story: A large unidentified ship had entered their system.

  • Despite repeated warnings it would not change course, and a trigger was pulled.

  • It is a galaxy full of danger, but also opportunity.

  • There are an untold number of species, border disputes, political tension, and betrayal.

  • Not that different from home.

Ever since the dawn of our civilization we've been reaching for the heavens.

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