2156 A.D. The Essex,a deep space fishing vessel for industry giant,AmberCorp,is ready to make its final harvest of the season. The ship brushes with a rare creature,mammoth in size and highly territorial. Could this be the same leviathan that killed Richard and Owen's father? To make matters worse,a vicious band of scavengers intercept the transmission and infiltrate the Essex,leaving them with nothing. With no cargo and few supplies,the captain makes a daring decision,they will venture into uncharted territory,playing for keeps,to capture the creature for a large black market take.