The Stargazer orbited a rogue planet. The world circled no star, and thus the station served as a handy way station in the big dark between systems. The fact that it was outside of most jurisdictions and lightless made it a haven for pirates and smugglers. It was also home to many astronomers, with the darkest stable night sky in established space.
At least, it was until the station’s government started building casinos and attractions to bring in tourists. Soon, the sky was blotted out by bright lights and holo-ads.
The ensuing revolution was an alliance based on common interests.

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