The world in which we live has become overrun, overpopulated. There are too many people, too many demands, and not enough resources. Food is scarce, causing some inhabitants to resort to cannibalism and hunting down other races.
The top political, scientific, governmental, and social minds converged together to pool collective resources and plan a method of escape. They decided upon a voyage through the stars to scope out a potential planet and colonize it.
“You have been selected. Please report to your appropriate Senate office on the 18th promptly at 0600.” That’s all the letter with the official seal stated when you read it.
Here is where we begin.