It is a time of instability in the galaxy as rebel forces fight the Galactic Empire for freedom. But instability can lead to opportunity for those with the know-how and lack of scruples to let them take advantage of it.
Rogue archaeologist and scoundrel Doctor Chelli Aphra would typically be one such individual. Unfortunately, she's been blackmailed into the servitude of a pyshotic crime lord, Triple-Zero.
Triple-Zero has tasked Aphra with leading a team to steal secured data files from an old Techno Union stash. As if that weren't hard enough, Aphra is also being pursued by the just-her-type Imperial Inspector, Magna Tolvan....