A misfit group of Luna-based criminals receive a proposition from entities representing the Titanian Commonwealth. The vessel's already been commissioned, the backup insurance has already been paid, and the destination has already been set- Earth.
Welcome to Eclipse Phase: you're an agent of Firewall, the secret organization determined to identify and stop Existential Threats before they can destroy what's left of humanity. Like most Firewall agents, you maintain a cover identity and a "normal" life… but must be prepared to spring into action when the call comes.
The black reaches of Kuiper Belt are home to many people seeking ultimate privacy. One of them is dr Diana Gillian. Appeared from somewhere in the inner system like scores of brinkers before her. Apparently with no past and little future beyond calm existence in one of the brinker communes. She settled on habitat of Adelayde, where for a few months she worked up her rep to purchase a slew of mining drones, rocket sleds and some time on Adelayde's cornucopia machines. Then she disappeared into the void.
Far beyond the reach of inner-system authorities, the Kuiper Belt a great place to hide — or start a new life. There, Whiskey Station is civilization’s last stop before the darkness of the Oort cloud, home to thousands of fortune-hunters, thrill-seekers, and ne’er do wells. Rumors are circulating about a new source for exotic relics from Earth, and a handful of Firewall operatives are on the scene…