A down and out guy in a big galaxy inherits a starship from a mysterious relative and decides to try and make his fortune as a cargo pilot.
When he takes on a cargo bound for the outer reaches he thinks he's scored a big haul. But the outer reaches are not for the timid or a rookie spacefarer, and his cargo is tied to a legendary organization that attracts trouble.
One Dead Hero! Two Dead Heroes! Three! Three Dead Heroes! Ah Ah Ah Aaahhh!