Precognatives from all over the galaxy predict an event the Drow call Hedonstar. Nobody knows exactly what it is or what's supposed to happen, but whatever it is, the constant visions have driven most precogs insane.
An unassuming moon which makes up the home base for The Conned Fraternity. This planetoids pressurized subsurface base is large enough for the small organization. However the atmosphere is dangerous, making surface habitation difficult. This just makes it all the more unlikely to be found on any scans of the area.
This disheveled man has an intelligent glint in his eye. He's dressed for his own funeral it seems, being withered and old. He seems to have some sort of respect for whatever entity Hariel is involved with.