You find yourself aboard The StarFinder Expeditionary Vessel “Dauntless as it ” slides out of Driftspace, smooth as buttered bird down a grav chute. View screens around the vessel anounce your arrival at the planet designated “Pact Colony Zeta-5”.
Two Weeks ago a scrambled distress call was picked up by Absalom Station listening posts and passed along to the Starfinders. The Forum, never an organization to pass up an easy opportunity for good PR put together a relief mission.
Each of you have recently passed your Starfinder Society entrance exams and awarded the status of Provisional Field Agent under the supervision of Venture Capitan Fancisco De La Rosa, head of the Barsoom City Lodge on Akiton.
Each of you received a missive from De La Rosa on your com.
“Welcome to the Starfinder Society! I’m Franciso De La Rosa, and I’ll be your primary point of contact with the Starfinder Society for now.
The Society chooses only the best of the best to be our representatives out there, amongst the stars, and I know you’ll do us proud. Guidance, who you may remember as the AI based on the Amalgamated personalities of great Starfinders of the past, has recommended you for a special program.
Recruitment numbers have been down, and the Starfinders need to explore new avenues to raise public awareness of the necessary work we do for the Pact Worlds.
As such we want to give people a look into the daily life and adventures of new Starfinder recruits.
We will be including an embedded Documentarian on some of your missions. Don’t worry! We’ve selected a team for you that complements your skills and personality, and we have the greatest faith that you’ll make a harmonious and effective Venture Group.
As an added bonus, you’ll receive a stipend of $300 extra credits per mission that is aired on Pact Broadcasting Stations.
Now, for your first exciting adventure you will be shadowing a small team of seasoned StarFinders on a relief mission to an extrasolar Pact colony world.
You will report to the Dauntless in orbit in two days. Don’t worry you’ve already been booked for passage up the Barsoom Beanstalk.
Pack light! It’ll be a tight fit on the Dauntless.
Voyage Ho! Adventure Awaits!”