THE CADRE- It is the future, and mankind has reached out into the black void of space hoping to find intelligent life. They found that life in abundance -- intelligent, exotic, and dangerous. Competition in the universe among the various alien races presented opportunities for fortune, fame, and adventure. The need for people with special abilities and a willingness to risk their lives doing hazardous work was harnessed and organized under a specialized mercenary union called H.A.C., Hazardous Action Corp. The CADRE are one of many H.A.C. teams.