Millennia of Ethra’s intense study has finally allowed human consciousness to transcend its weak corporal form.
But now the Chief Science Officer’s predictions have come true. The treacherous, power-crazed apostates were not vanquished in The Great Persecution, but had only disappeared. Now, they have returned to strip all Transcendents of their Ethra, and any hope of continued survival.
The pupils of Dr. Kepler will demonstrate their allegiance to their betters, who showed them the path to immortality, defending the very Ethra that sustains them to the last breath, if perhaps they might remember what it was to breathe.
They will not hesitate to bleed their planets dry for their cause.