Setting is being shaped up. Main players in the setting will be major powers of Earth. US and Russian forces will compete once again, it is second time of colonization. A few alien species have been encountered, but they have been found to be mainly aggressive. Alliances of Europe, Southern countries and far-east are also conquering riches of the galaxy. With gate technology developed at the end of 22nd century, these five major powers of Earth have established dozens of colonies around the galaxy, and the danger of conflicts is now in the air, between factions of Earth and the Aliens.