From the Back Cover:
"By the year 8878 A.D. exploration had become a thing in the past. Looking into the past. Searching it. Unearthing its mysteries and uncovering its adventures. The Ruling Council had bestowed this critical task to an elite group of stellar explorers. Known simply as, Pastfinders.
To join there ranks, one must possess the stamina to search hundreds of uncharted lands. The knowledge to select only the proper tools for survival. The ability to dissect complex maps. And, the unending desire to live dangerously.
Membership in now open to you."