A shadowy dictatorship has seized power, and the galaxy has been thrust into a state of chaos and fear under its iron fist. With the biggest and richest among the Far Worlds under its control, it has begun to expand, seeking to assimilate every planet into its empire. While the leadersof the dictatorship busy themselves with plans of expansion and conquest, a small group of people try to escape its grasp. Each of them bears a sin that the new rulership considers unpardonable, and both its most ruthless agents and the most zealous bounty hunters are hot on their trails. Will they manage to evade the watchful eyes of the conquerors of the Far Worlds, or will they meet a grisly end while fighting for their lives?