Beyond the Black
Orbit: Earth-Luna L5 Station
Type: Modified Torus
Allegiance: Planetary Consortium (Direct Action)
Primary Languages: English, German, Mandarin
Major Industries: Military Tech, Research, Training
This large, imposing station sits at the Earth-Luna L5 point like a fortress, which it is. Owned and operated by Direct Action, Hexagon houses much of that company’s weapons testing and personnel training facilities—most of the Consortium’s cuttingedge military tech comes directly from here, which makes sense since Direct Action supplies and/or trains most Consortium troops. Of course, that makes Hexagon a tempting target for business rivals and weapons dealers, but it is extremely well defended. Most of Direct Action’s employees here are sleeved in combat morphs, with heavy armaments within easy reach. The rest are either scientists and engineers specializing in military equipment and combat mods or businessmen who handle meetings with clients and assign the company’s vast resources and manpower.
In addition to a lethal array of automated defenses and weapons platforms, Hexagon is equipped with some of the most impressive arrays of sensor systems in the inner system. Many of these are pointed at Earth, keeping a close eye on the cordon and any signs of TITAN-related activity, but the rest are pointed around the solar system, tracking warship movements and supply chains. A small but potent fleet of combat craft and military drones is also stationed here for defensive purposes, and they have been known to shoot down anyone who gets too close without authorization. Ships and bots from his fleet are also leased as protective services to other habitats in the Earth-Luna system, as well as ships traveling to and from.