Edge of the Empire
It is a dark time for the galaxy. The planet Alderaan has been destroyed in a massive display of power by the Empire, rumours of their “Death Star” abound. This has caused turmoil throughout the galaxy as the Empire had previously been completely humanocentric. Such a massive strike at its own people has led to an increase in fear and a harsh crackdown on suspected Rebel activities.
You hear rumours that the rebellion has struck back, but how much truth is there to that? How much does it even matter? If the Empire falls some other power will rise to take its place and one boot is just like another to those under its heel. Out here on the edge the only thing that matters is the next job. Survival is the key word, success is the pipe dream.