The scanner is planted but Derek shows it to Jestin first. In return, he is given a contact to meet on Kupakii. Whatever is going on he, and the crew of the Grayswandir are now involved.
Derek works on collecting cargoes and decides to continue towards the Anubian Trade Coalition.
A tour to see the floating city factories give Derek some more info on the local political climate.
Derek learns that the conspiracy that he seems to have gotten involved with is deeper than he thought.
The Grayswandir lands on Boilingbrook. Derek makes his special delivery and finds that it was a "test" of some kind, then finds that the crew is less than happy about getting them involved in something they know nothing about.