The deep space science vessel FireHeart of Star Fleet come out of warp near the planet Hergap VI. It is surrounded by eight moons, five of them a Class D, one of them a Class T, Another a Class K, and the last one a Class M.
FireHeart and her crew are known for going to the boundaries of space, making as many studies as possible before going back to Federation space for refueling and reporting their findings. Their lead scientist, Professor Dalton Wakeman, has led many expeditions into the unknown in the name of science and discovery.
Even now, Dalton and his crew onboard the FireHeart are preparing to land on Hergap VI due to a call they received from the research post there. While they do have the USS Corona, another science vessel for star fleet, they have an inexperienced crew, and have asked specifically for Professor Wakeman because of his experience in studying the unknown.
Wakeman and a security officer, a Vulcan by the name of Solvuk, are heading to an