The year is 2275, mankind has flourished throughout the solar system establishing colonies on all of the known worlds of Sol. Under the banner of the U.S.S., humanity has enjoyed a peace that has lasted over 200 years. However it was not to last. In the depths of space, one by one, communication with the colonies has grown silent. Earth now sends the U.S.S. Noble and it’s fighter squadron to the world of Mars. It’s objectives, to establish contact with the colony and to find out what has caused the system wide black out.