In the First Time the Bentusi found the Great Hyperspace Core. With it came the gift of interstellar travel. The outer rim trade routes were established, uniting the galaxy in peace.
thousand years passed before the Second Core was discovered
on a desert planet. Pain and bloodshed flowed in its wake.
But the exiles returned to their Homeworld, Hiigara.
is the story of the end time. We know this because the Third
Core has been found. For
under the dark influence of this core, the Taiidan have
risen under a new leader, the Vaygr war-lord named Makaan.
He calls himself the Sajuuk-khar, and the chosen one.
new threat has appeared in the galaxy, however, a mysterious
race called the Vaygr who seem bent on conquering Hiigara.
Even worse, the Vaygr have possession of a Far Jumper, a
technology that the Hiigarans thought they had a monopoly
on." - Allen Rausch, GameSpy
Hiigarans have rebuilt their civilization under the watchful
eye of Karan S'jet, the neuroscientist and architect of the
Mothership who had integrated herself into the hyperspace
core of the Mothership. The energy from the core has given
her prolonged life and expanded consciousness, and it was
Karan that first saw the true threat of the Vaygr. Vaygr
raiders began small incursions into the Inner Rim that soon
became all out war. The Hiigarans refused to interfere and
were content to ignore the problems in the Inner Rim, but
war would soon come to them. The Vaygr possessed the
singular technology that gave the Hiigarans their dominance
in the effort to reclaim the Homeworld: the Far Jumper. Now
the Vagyr have their sights set on Hiigara, and all of
Karan's fears are coming true: The End Time has begun."
- Jim Richmond, Adrenaline Vault
image at right apparently depicts Makaan, looking much like
a Taiidan Emperor or a Karan S'jet, plugged into various
to the Relic ship descriptions, Makaan found the Third Core
in the Hethlim Ice Fields.