The galaxies were at war. The last thousand years had been full of progress. Humans began finding their place in the stars, joining the Galactic Association of Tranduaway. Tranduaway was the closest english translation for what the other members called the Milky Way; humans were late to the Association. Hopes of leaving worldly conflicts behind were dashed almost immediately when United Stars of Gorackli declared war on the GAT only fifty years after earth joined. Things were not going well for the greenhorn solar system.