Humanity is on the brink of extinction in the future. An object called The Traveler that possess great knowledge and technology came shortly after the present day and humanity was in their golden age expanding throughout the solar system. The golden age lasted for hundreds of years. Until The Traveler's greatest enemy called The Darkness came to the solar system and wiped out most of humanity. The Traveller has been silent ever since. They built a city under the The Traveler as a last ditch resort to save the human race. The ones who guard the city are called Guardians who possess powers gifted from The Traveler. Many Alien races have come as "minions" of the darkness .and they will stop at nothing. If you fail, humanity will be destroyed. Written by
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Mostly all of the of the story line was cut after Joseph Staten's departure. There was also an extension of the tower, called the city, that was completely removed, which contained additional vendors. The entrance to The City is to believed to be through the large gate by the Guardian Outfitter, Eva Levante, in Tower North across from the Speaker's Chamber. The actors who voiced The City's vendors are still credited. See more
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