I am Indari, last of the Yan. This is my story.
Two years ago, my people - the Y'kel Sovereignty - were negotiating with a group of Romulan rebels seeking to overthrow the Imperial government; I was sent as the envoy. While we have a long, animous history with the Empire, their strategic situation was too tenuous for us to risk supporting them. It was there that a Yiridian courier was sent to me with a peculiar message; he said my homeworld - Khi'ya - had been "taken by demons." He could not elaborate further. I dismissed it, and returned home - only to find the entire Yn'del star system had vanished, and our colonies were left abandoned, as though the people had simply been swept away. All I found besides was our ruined flagship and a small cruiser with a skeleton crew I had served with years before. This ship I took as my own.
One fateful day, my ship - the YSV Soulstar - found its way to the Virinat colony, where I intended to barter for components to repair her. Before we could dep