The Cloud City GRAND PRIX approaches! From the Tourist District to the lowest levels of the Industrial Sector, the streets are abuzz with little else, and for a few days, the looming threat of the GALACTIC EMPIRE seems distant and unimportant.
Chatter and speculation surrounds the three teams already entered – though perhaps that which had sparked the most intrigue are the rumours last-minute appearance of an unknown team from the fringes of the galaxy seeking a place.
Possibly the only other favourite topic of conversation is the speculation on the grand ball which follows, at which the most influential of Cloud City’s elite will laud the victory of the Grand Prix Champions and the celebrations which will flood the whole station.
Sensing opportunity amid the excitement, a Pantoran woman by the name of ARIS SHEN has made contact with a small group of outlaws with specialist skills, and arranged to meet with them at MARKET ROW, but she is not alone…