The year is 2098. All coastal areas are under water due to the melting of the ice caps. Iran is threatening world war three.
There is one last hope for human survival. UNM Polaris Rising. The massive space ark in Earth orbit.
But she is not without her own problems. Shields that are not ready. A skeleton crew.
Join her and her crew on the first year of her mission as she encounters her own problems en route. Sabotage, murder, alien attacks, and mutiny.