With the ship almost ready, Derek posts for passengers to Fugitak and finds some cargo to trade. And has another night on the town with Halley.
With the ship's crew complete, Derek takes a day to relax, and to make a new friend.
Derek finds an Engineer; a disgraced crew member from another Free Trader caught smuggling. Now the real work begins.
Derek starts searching for an Engineer and gets a visit from a woman who is mysteriously determined to travel with them, either as a crew-member or as a passenger.
Derek meets with the crew and they discuss their next plans. He then names a new first officer and finds the first downside to being the captain.
The start of a new adventure! Derek Kodai takes control of the Free Trader Grayswandir and contemplates the challenges facing him.