Borealis Station, November 2085.
A hundred years ago, it was part of a string of radar stations, designed to alert against the missiles and planes of the Soviet Union.
Ten years ago, when the Migou invaded Earth, the few inhabitable stations were quickly pressed back into service to act as a first line of warning against attack. High above the Arctic circle, Borealis Station is isolated and rarely visited. It is bitterly cold, the last supply drop for the year came and left almost a month ago, and soon the sun will set for the last time, leaving the station in continual night for nine weeks.
If something happens, it may well be that the only warning you get out to your government will be your station going offline when you are overrun by an alien force that you are ill equipped to handle.
After all, it won't be the first time that's happened at Borealis...