Forward: The year is 2054, new inventions such as the Hyperlink ® and ion propulsion, have made it easier to travel beyond the asteroid belt. A historical recurrence of manifest destiny ideals, have swept across the globe. Shadowy corporations, countries and underworld entities are eager to divide it all up like a pie. Everything is fair game, and up for grabs — slow moving comets, unexplored moons, planetary real estate — you name it.

The Federal Investigations of Interplanetary Affairs or FIIA for short, is a recently created intergovernmental organization that was established to mediate extraterrestrial land and resource disputes in the new century.