Newly promoted to Sergeant, Badiah is the sole survivor when his squad is ambushed by rebels. After being rescued he joins ather group of special operators led by the dour Lieutenant Samuels and impetuous Sergeant Caleb. Aboard an aging cruiser commanded by a crusty old captain they set off across the galaxy on a mission of vengeance. Along the way their enemy constantly turns out to be stronger than expected. The threat posed by these rebels dramatically increases as their dark plan is slowly unravelled. All the while the Confederacy who rules most of the galaxy with an iron fist has dispatched a ruthless agent hell bent on stopping the heroes before they can reveal a history altering secret.