Earth is recovering from war. The United Empire stands testament to defiance of the New Earth High Council - A nuclear wasteland where a great queen once ruled. With unification of the planet complete, a global initiative is set in motion. To reach out into the stars and beyond. Rumors are afoot in the upper echelons. Wormhole drives, engines of massive potential and a plot by the Ruler of Mars to break off from the guiding hand of the Council. All out war hangs in the air once again as interplanetary trade vessels are outfitted for battle and Mars turns its eyes towards the forges of conflict. But to overcome Earth's iron grasp they must first destroy the LEVIATHAIN, Earth's greatest capital ship. And then there is Requiem, ex-soldier come specialist mercenary for hire with a flawless track record. But when money turns him to the humans of Mars, will they admire his efficiency as much as their own?