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Star Trek Adventures MISSION PDF 027 Ghosts in the Machine


Tracing a distorted signal leads to first contact with an unusual species in need of assistance. When it becomes apparent that it is not just this individual, but the entire species that is in danger, a desperate rescue mission and a race against time is needed to save them from extinction.

A routine mission studying gaseous phenomena is placed on hold when a strange alien signal is detected. Tracing that signal leads to an unknown vessel adrift in deep space. Scans detect no life-signs on board, but other readings are inconsistent. The mysterious vessel is clearly not what it seems and is ultimately revealed to be hiding a bigger mystery.

After investigating the vessel and making first contact with an unusual alien in need of assistance, a larger problem becomes apparent that may be threatening their entire species. The crew must undertake a dangerous journey to a hidden world in order to stave off disaster. But when Orion pirates attempt to scavenge vital technology, it becomes a race against time to prevent the total extinction of the species.

Although this is a standalone adventure, a bonus one-page mission brief provides inspiration for continuing the mission.

This 21-page PDF adventure for the Star Trek Adventures roleplaying game is written by Bill Barbato, and is set in 2290 with the player characters being the crew of a Federation vessel. This adventure also contains advice on adaptation for use in other Star Trek time periods.

This adventure requires a Star Trek Adventures core rulebook to use. You will receive a standard version of the adventure PDF as well as a printer-friendly version in PDF.

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