In a galaxy plagued by chaotic political disagreements they thrive. Debates about the ownership of the Thaline Quarter has led to minor skirmishes between Quentaan Rebels and the Terran Naval Defence Corporation. The skirmishes take place on a regular basis, the actions of the rebels are condemned by the Quentaan government, however they take no action to stop them. Using the chaos the skirmishes and debates cause as a smoke screen the Space Pirates bootleg the valuable Thaline Gas, stealing huge quantities and selling them for a high price on the Black Market. But for the infamous Space Pirate crew known as the Blood Wraiths, their simple (but dangerous) lives shall be changed forever with a discovery that changes not only their lives, but the whole galaxy. Join Rick Stallard and the Blood Wraiths aboard the Devil Star and witness the beginning of the unfolding saga.
Pay Day. After a typical days work of bootlegging Thaline Gas the crew have gained enough funds to upgrade the Devil Star. Morale is high and celebration is in order for the captain and his crew. However, a fight at the local tavern soon changes the relaxed and joyous atmosphere into one of tense competition.
The Bet. After the fight in the tavern Rick and Seth settle on a bet, whoever can get to and raid a Terran Convoy inbound through a nearby sector wins, a large some of currency is at stake. Having the recent upgrades on the Devil Star has given the Blood Wraiths an undeniable advantage, that is until something goes wrong. The crew of the Devil Star are to be met with a discovery that will change everything. this chapter concludes in Chapter 2.ii