The Year is 2078 earth has been found by a Peaceful Species of Humanoids, calling themselves the Reiz, they Gladly helped humanity advance as a Race into Space travel and Planet Terra-forming, while learning a lot from human efficiency. The Milky way became the Allied Territories and Hazeron The Home Planet of the Reiz became the capitol of the galaxy.
Jump ahead 20 years, Besides some Internal conflict the galaxy was a peaceful Profitable place, The Government had created the Allied Board of Councillors to control military forces between the 2 Species. The Reiz admitted that they knew of another Speices, they called them the Devourers, as they were reported to have eaten the Reiz aboard the only ship that ever encountered them.
You are the son/daughter of the captain of one of the oldest Space Stations Orbiting Hazeron, appropriately Named HZ-Hope-1, it was the first Station to use both Reiz and Human technology. You have been doing supply running since you were 16 and could fly a ship. and one day, during a routine docking, the Ship is hit by Debris. Ripping half the station apart.
Your Father was inside, and though the loss is great, being next of kin, you acquire what is left of the station, when the news comes in that the Devourers have began attempting to overrun the rim Planets. your Given 1,000,000 Credits From the Allied Board to Rebuild HZ-Hope-1 To Help Defend Hazeron.
Thats all fine and Dandy but you still have to find parts wile still Running Supplies to Terratories near the border, you go looking for a Companion, you find 2, a Merc named Seth Phanon, and a Reiz Ex-SpecOp(So she says) named Tarah Fayre. you cant Deny their Combat abilities and in return for outfitting their Ships they agree to team up to Protect Hazeron.