So the proud fleet of Lord Captain Stiehr arrives at Yellow 45 expecting to find them under attack from Ork Freebooters (which we knew about, having sent them there in the first place). Much to our surprise, the tricksy psykers have the situation in full control, and we look a little stupid.
We pop in for a chat in the secret underground moon-base, and it seems we can have the entire operation if we just give the Psyker-overlord a ship. Not just any ship, mind you, but one free from taint. A tall order, untainted ships don’t grow on Nebulas you know. So he gives us a very special book, all locked up with chains and technosorceror locks, claiming it to be the log of the late rogue Inquisitor and his old boss. “Use this for bidding at the Auction” he says, and sends us packing to Footfall.
What auction? For what?
It seems his little pet (the woman in red) didn’t think it to be a good idea, and unbeknownst to all except the tricksy Dark Eldar she hitched a ride on the Cleopatra, insisting she should accompany us for “when the shit hits the fan” (paraphrased).