Born into a colony on Terra, Ebony is the sole child of the ruling Magistrate. She was exposed as a dark-born during her Vision of Wings (Vow) Ceremony and rejected by her people. After escaping Terra, Ebony travels with a group of exiles and works as a trade liaison aboard their ship.
Raven, born as Darien Cole, was recruited into the United Space Force (USF) under Earth command at age 16. He graduated at the top of his class in combat and strategic planning from a private school funded by the USF. At 18, Darien was drafted into the Enhanced Veteran Earth Soldiers (EVES) program. After a traumatic incident, he deserted the USF and took command of a trade ship.
Born into a politically elevated family, Reyus and his younger sister Astaria had a strict traditional upbringing. The Brants moved from their home world, Lumora, to Stralus IV during the Lumoran migration. Caught in a struggle for power, the Brants were members of a losing faction. Forced to abandon their new home, under threat of execution, Reyus paid their way onto a trade ship. He looks after Astaria and works as a systems engineer to maintain their usefulness on board.
Astaria and her older brother, Reyus, escaped Stralus IV during a power struggle between Lumoran factions. On the trade ship they now call home, Astaria relies on Reyus to earn their keep. Despite serving no technical role on board, her child-like energy and bright demeanor have solidified her place as the crew’s little sister.
Turick is one of the last Lagra known to exist. The United Space Force (USF) labeled his kind as terrorists responsible for the release of a deadly contagion. During a retaliatory strike on his home world, Turick was separated from the few Lagra that escaped. Facing extinction and dishonor, Turick works on board a trade ship as an enforcer while searching for his people.
Vaja is a former member of the crime syndicate Ghost and the daughter of one of their prime dealers. She worked as a child drug runner at the demand of her father and eventually became responsible for his capture by the United Space Force (USF). She was picked up by Raven at an illicit trading port and now works on his ship as a weapons specialist.
Asalia Amara, known to her fans as Jade, is a popular “electro-alterna” artist famous for her hypnotizing voice and dark lyrics. She has a long, complicated history with Darien Cole (Raven). Despite traveling the galaxy on tour, she still finds time to cross paths with him.