After a shocking assassination, citizen and soldier alike plunge into a sinister interplanetary civil war between a corrupt Earth government and a Martian colony that has earned its independence.
Episode 1 Synopsis:
A year ago, the assassination of the United Nations Interplanetary Council President on Mars has turned the once hopeful planet into the largest war zone in human history. Edward McAaron leads the Martian rebels from behind a desk, while General Keith Brennan's leads them on the ground. Brennan launches a massive effort to seize control of Protectorate Defensive Positions and drive them off-world. Protectorate forces surrender and even defect to this "Red Army" as almost half of the Martian cities fall under rebel control. Meanwhile, Sergeant Heather Umani drops from orbit with her battalion behind enemy lines into Hellas city; in hopes of breaking through the Martian defenses. Helena Chu, the elected governor of Mars remains a political prisoner to the ruthless Secretary of Public Information Minnie Farina; and is forced to legalize every political and military decision made by the Protectorate and UNI while spreading propaganda aimed at the treasonous separatists. Lisa Colt, a young Protectorate pilot earns herself a spot on a new task force charged with hunting and killing a notorious pirate who preys on merchant ships in the Trojan Belt.
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