March 27th, 3043
Beyond the edge of the Inner Sphere and the Free Worlds League is the planet of Paulinus. One of the six worlds controlled by the minor power known as the Lothian League, this remote place is frequently subject to raiding pirates from the interstellar darkness. Standing against this shadowy threat is a mercenary company known as the Twin Dragons. However, still needing four more pilots to complete the contract, the commander, Joseph O’Tool sets about hiring new jocks for the jobs. Advertising local and near by planets the list of applicant is cut to a few who may be able to face up to the work, and after a series of gruelling trials the four are found to from a new lance.