From the back of the box:
The four legendary Frontier Wars have passed, each started by the Zhodani and each ending in a shaky peace....
....Now with the help of corrupt Imperium officials the Zhodani and the Outward Coalition are planning a fifth. Smuggling arms to traitorous groups within Imperium borders, the Zhodani are planning to strike from within.
- Realistic combat sequences let you control each of your characters individually, while still giving general combat orders to the other members of your party. Utilise more than 30 weapons and skills in this advanced combat system.
- 28 planets and satellites to explore in 8 systems filled with exciting puzzles, dangerous subplots and interesting characters to encounter.
- 72 varied skills to learn and use including medical, piloting, communications, laser weapons, bribery, demolitions and handgun.
- Flexible gaming system supports any playing strategy and allows multiple solutions to problems and obstacles.