In the year 2082 an alien probe passed by the Earth, forever changing its people. In the 12 months between the probe and First Contact with the alien’s from Alice’s Star (commonly called “Alicians”), the people of Earth worked together in a period of unprecedented co-operation.
By the time the Alician ship arrived at Earth, the UN had assembled a team of scientists and engineers who had created a vast collection of technology and protocols to assist in First Contact. The Alicians brought with them the wealth and knowledge of a vaste empire (which they would happily lease to humanity) and they brought the sad tidings that humanity and the Alician Federation were the sum total of sentient life in the galaxy.
So what do you do when, years later and less wealthy, you find signs of alien technology buried on Mars? You prepare for Second Contact.
In 2085 the UN passed a motion declaring itself the governening body of the solar system. This move was not well received by the population in general and unrest and dissent has been rife ever since. The decision was largely a financial one, the Alician Federation would lease technology, but at extortionate rates …to each […]