Shining Paths

Adventures Beyond Known Space




Manta-class Darkships are easily identified by their distinctive hull, which resembles an aquatic manta ray. Manta are renowned for their ability to fly in a wide variety of conditions, from atmosphere, gas giant, and submerged under water. This unique quality... Continue Reading →


The Revenge

The Revenge is a small military courier-scout. While only lightly armed, the ship is quite fast and as maneuverable as a fighter, which Skrel says would make it well-suited for blockade running or smuggling. There is also a small hidden cargo hold... Continue Reading →

H40 (Hell Frozen Over)

The Mot ship H40, dubbed "Hell Frozen Over" an ice hauler seized by the Burners near Reshuk 65b. A cold lady, she has six cargo holds suited for transporting "ice", cryogenically frozen life-forms from various corners of space. The large darkship... Continue Reading →

Equipment Price Guide

This is a general guide to prices of equipment and vehicles. All costs are given in Credits (Cr), which is the term spacers use for the standard unit of currency, although each system has its own currency. Larger values use... Continue Reading →

H-21x “Hex”

H-21x is AŁ's ship, a sleek and nimble fighter befitting a space ace. The ship has a pilot compartment, although AŁ often pilots it from one of the two Harnesses bays on the sides.


ALXA is Captain Ashkore's ship, an assault corvette darkship converted into his comfortable home in space. ALXA is a wedge-shaped ship built around a large main gun in a spinal mount. The gun is flanked by two small hangars in the "wings",... Continue Reading →


Carriers are naval capitol ships that carry complements of small ships such as fighters, shuttles, and support craft. They are also ideally suited for battle mop-up, recovery, and salvage operations, which consist of frequent short-range flights in a limited area... Continue Reading →

Cargo Ships (Freighters)

Cargo Ships (also known as freighters) are Void Ships specialized in transporting vast volumes of cargo between systems. Most cargo ships utilize Void Sails, with only the longest-ranging vessels using the more risky Void Catapults.


The Cloudclimber is a light, fast Courier capable of flying in atmospheres. The elegant ship takes a pilot and one passenger, so it is a favorite of highly-mobile executives who work in multiple systems. Some civilians also use luxury models... Continue Reading →


Couriers are Void Ships specialized for quick delivery of messages, small cargo, and passengers. They are the equivalent of the old "pony express", physically relaying their cargo from sender to recipient. Couriers are built for speed and quick pick-up and... Continue Reading →


Bouncers are heavy attack ships who specialize in Relay Attacks, using void jumping to reach enemy fleets. Fully capable of crushing hard targets such as capitol ships, Bouncers can carry extreme payloads of munitions on short, focused attack runs, culminating in a spectacular pyrotechnic "death... Continue Reading →


Shuttles are specialized transports that ferry people and cargo between trade stations and planets. They Void Catapult into orbit, exchange cargo on a trade station, and then glide gracefully back to the planet. Since a major role is to move people between planets and stations, shuttles... Continue Reading →

Gryphon G-1

The Gryphon G-1 is an elegant multi-role starfighter. The ship is compact, responsive, adaptable, and can be flown by an Incarnate or Organic pilot. The Gryphon handles like a science ninja, and many ace pilots have made their name piloting a... Continue Reading →

Void Ships (Darkships)

Void Ships (Darkships) are spacecraft able to Void Shift and travel vast distances at the speed of thought.  Equipment Void Ships have Reflex Matrices embedded in their hulls, which are then activated by Void Inducers to Void Shift. Void Sails (Darksails) are used to follow the Shining Paths, discovering new worlds.... Continue Reading →



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