Matthius Stormfury forged a distinguished career in the UEE. He gave them all he had, but found himself abandoned in the Grinder, of all places. Surviving through sheer willpower and determination, his return to civilized space caught the eye of the BLG corporation. Thrust into the spotlight of leadership, he had no idea that the Shadow Advocacy had been planning the destruction of BLG for years. After decades of battles, betrayals, and high personal cost, Matthius finally lost the war. With BLG behind him, bewildered with humanity's greed and weary from loss, he found himself looking for a new way to protect humanity.
Relen Gedion was a man fascinated by the endless depths of space. Captivated by alien culture and history, he disinterestedly drifted through an undistinguished UEE career. Down on his luck and failing as an alien artifact hunter, he took a mission that turned out too good to be true. Pulled into a bitter conflict, and embroiled in a conspiracy that hit too close to home, he overcame suspicions to find new friends and a new home. But when the Shadow Advocacy succeed in tearing that home apart, he and his friends took to the fringes of the galaxy in search of a new beginning. Then, in this dark hour, a long forgotten object shown light in the darkness, delivering a bold new vision for the future: The Prophecy.
Mavor Convusco was a hard working ore miner and a simple family man, until an accident on the Mining Colony of Oben Run took his wife and children from him. Left without family, friends, or hope, and terminally inflicted with a disease never meant for humans to carry, he was willing to do anything to fight for justice. With nothing to lose, he took to a life of crime to support those afflicted as he was. Just before the underworld could totally pull him in, a chance encounter with an alien artifact guided him back to an old acquaintance, and an organization that just might offer him a hope worth fighting for.
Igniferous Petronius fueled by the desire to find his engineer father, Petro followed in his dad's footsteps researching and handling fuels. Believed to have been taken prisoner by the Vanduul, Petro saw an opportunity to utilize an old friend from the UEE Military in Matthius Stormfury. With XSO's focus on Alien Relations, perhaps he could at last save his lost father.
Kar Andor It wasn't his real name, that one he would rather forget and, in fact, was now nothing more than a faint memory, dimmed by time and a troubled life. Kar Andor was the name he had
chosen to call himself and, as such, was what he was now, what he had chosen to be.
Kar's tale is one of a man who had seen many ups and downs, ranging from watching his father massacre a Tevarin colony to life as a space nomad. In the end a chance exchange between humans and Xi'an in 2942 renewed his hope in human goodness and brought him to the Order that is Xeno Syncretic.