Mining Colonists that worked for Ferrous Corp began to get sick with Tataryn's disease, a terminal illness caused by contaminates getting into the water from mining Cyrillium. The Ferrous Corp doctors lied to the people that nothing was wrong, however when people began to die a rebellion began.
Marcus Boone helped the fight against the Corp, due to being hired to steal a shipment of Cyrillium from a rival corp, however he got injured and was assumed dead by the rest of his squad. He was found and taken care of by Sarah. The two fell in love and lived together until Sarah fell deathly ill from the disease. She was put into stasis to survive until Marcus could fine a cure.
CEO and President of Dwarf Star TechnologiesAlexander Rook, creates an illegal synthetic called Rebecca. She kills many people violently as she escapes, making the scientists believe she has a neural flaw that they need to fix.
Under the orders of The General, a terrorist group called the Procyon Insurrection bombed Hyadum-12 Station, killing an estimated 10,000 people. Griffin Jones had unknowingly taken part in the slaughter. Now he's vowed vengeance.
Ferrous Corp requests for a group of mercenaries to take out an independent mining colony so that they could claim it as their own. Tabor Calchek forms a group consisting of Portia Lin, Ryo Tetsudo, Marcus Boone and Jace Corso.
However, Derrick Moss steals Jace Corso's identity by getting facial reconstructive surgery and goes in his place on board the Raza so that he could kill Boone for his wife's death.
A street urchin and pickpocket named Das stole something she didn't realize was valuable. The man she stole from followed her to her gangs hideout and murdered her friends. With only one friend, TJ, left alive but wounded, Das and TJ manage to escape the station and sneak aboard the Raza as stowaways.
While off to get medicine to save TJ, Das was caught and put into an airlock by Marcus. Griffin found them and stopped it and a vote was held that allowed Das to stay. While this took place however, TJ died.