An Inheritance of Stars
The Koronus Passage is a stable but dangerous warp route that passes through the Great Warp Storms separating the Argylian Expanse from the rest of the Galaxy. The Koronus Passage was discovered by a now forgotten explorer sometime after the Fall of Earth Superstitious spacers call the route “the Maw.” To their eyes the Maw is a beast made of warp storms, cunning and malicious, whose crushing gullet must be braved by those who seek to break free from the Argylian Expanse. Many have died in trying, and traversing the Maw remains harrowing despite centuries of experience gathered by Navigators and Traders. Some say this ill-omened title came from the first to survive the crossing—and that they returned wild-eyed, at the edge of sanity, and few journeyed to the voids again. The possibilities of a passage through the Great Warp Storms were first recorded by an insane Navigator of House Benetek, and have gripped the hearts and minds of Traders ever since that time. In time, cautious steps into what would be called the Maw laid the groundwork for the eventual construction of Port Wander, a refuge and jumping off point for those who might travel to the great beyond.