to the preservation of life on Syren, the Terran Alliance
includes many of the best scientific minds on the planet.
Their goal is to protect the planetary population from devastation
as Syren drifts into its new orbit, closer to the sun. The
leaders and members of the Terran Alliance believe that
technology is the key to the future.
the leadership of Master Brother Jebediah Brightman, the
Disciples of the Apocalypse have a holy mission to facilitate
the coming of the End. The devout followers of this religious
cult believe the Great Apocalypse draws neigh, and their
purpose on Syren is to prevent the efforts of the evil Terran
Alliance from interfering with Heaven's Plan.
ragtag collection of distant colonists fear both dominion
by the Terran Allianceand the destruction promised by the
Disciples of the Apocalypse. Seeing conspiracies and collusion
everywhere they turn, this home-grown militia wants a planet
free from government interference in personal freedom. Their
desire is to maintain the status quo, working the major
powers against each other in the hope they will achieve
The newest and smallest of the clans, the Syren
Liberators are secretly lead by Governor Ruger of
Chimreor. The Syren Liberators initially supported
the efforts of the Terran Alliance, but have since
come to believe the Alliance plans will devastate
the surface of the planet as surely as the efforts
of the Disciples. While publicly and openly supporting
the Terran Alliance, the Governor feeds sensitive
information to the Syren Liberators who use that
information to forestall the efforts of the Alliance.