We got to go to the Station’s Eoxian embassy, where we talked to the (Elibrian) Ambassador Nor. We took Brock on his first excursion beyond the ship. And as luck would have it, the embassy has lots of robots and AIs. They took one look at our three little AIs, and they got whisked off to a smaller table with crayons and coloring books (and then kindly ignored the fact that our bots kept everything they could carry out).
The ambassador asked that we try and retrieve the computer core from the Corpsefleet shuttle and bring it back to Absalom Station. It might give us an edge next time we encounter them, and well, they paid us a lot to try! With that and the credits from the Starfinder Society, and the Stewards fixing our ship, we are doing all right.
We got together with the Starfinder group, which consists of a halfing, a sherrin, three humans and an android, all on the Vantage. We made sure to travel with them through the nineteen days in the Drift. That was uneventful.
Unfortunately, when we arrived above L476, we encountered a Pale Butcher scout ship already in orbit. . . .