The Charon jumps into the realgar system . Upon leaving jump space they received a message from Samantha Zhou agent of the empire requesting any ship in the area to engage the modified far trader Prometheus . After a short battle the Prometheus was disabled . After docking at the star port tithe crew bought some supplies and made contact with Dr Lear . Dr Lear had found a artefact that seemed to indicate that a advance civilization used to inhabit a near by system . The charons crew decided to take 10% of anything that was found . Upon entering the system and approaching a moon that scans could not give any data . They flew down to the moon and landed near a structure . A ash like substance was in the air and seemed to cling to their armour . They then entered the structure via a 10 meter high door .