after the fall of the evil lizard empire the galaxy entered an age of prosperity under the guidance of the mengassy imperium. but the peace doesn't last, after the mysterious death of the emperor the home planet of the princess get destroyed, smelling foul play the prince and his half human half sister set out to investigate these strange happening suspecting their power hungry uncle.
as our story starts a small crew of smuggler/scavengers are tipped of about a stranded mengassy cruiser that supposedly carries a valuable artifact
Rex - sharkanoid ex pirate with a long list of sorted love affairs and captain of our crew
Eugine - fast talking slime, knows what's worth stealing and brains of the operation
Quin - giant lizard-man, hacker jacker, banished from his home planet for allegedly murdering all but one of the serpent rulers he was charged to protect and causing the fall of the empire
Aurora - gynoid modeled after the now all but extinct humans and totally not a human with cybernetic powers raised by robots, secret informant for Cybertron and ship mechanic
with the relic recovered the crew sets up a sale, but at their meeting the find only a dead prince and a small army of law enforcement, in desperation Rex eats the prince (no body no crime) and they run for it.
they elude the cops but are caught by Rex's (ex)girlfriend and ward of the princess who reveals the scepter is actually a weapon used to destroy earth and helps them flee the planet on her ship
Quin convinces the team to go with him to clear his name this all turns out to be completely unrelated to the rest of the plot but it's all very cool, they make some new enemies and topple a criminal empire along the way, and Quin becomes lizard Jesus.
Aurora reveals she used her cybertronian contacts to recover Rex's ship to the crew makes a pit-stop on the robot planet and everyone but aurora learn that she's actually one of the last remaining humans.
Quin destroys a bunch of data servers because he's a badass.
trying to evaluate how much shit they are in Eugine uses is contacts to get the word out that the scepter is being sold and Quin sets up a trap with the help of a slime death cult
the crew finally meet the princess and Rex instantly falls in love but Quin doesn't know if they can trust her and eugine wants some monetary compensation before handing over the relic, meanwhile Aurora develops a taste for alcohol and sells Rex's ship to a scammer, the crew has a fight and they split up.
Aurora calls her stalker and asks him to pick her up
Quin gets captured by the mengassy while carrying the scepter
Rex mopes around in bars
Eugine stalks Rex
now it's just a random clusterfuck while the players try to ex machina their way back together