Thousands of places across the galaxy exist on the Edge of the Empire where the influence of the Core Worlds’ laws and regulations are dimmed or muted. These places are populated by figures who live on the fringes of both the galaxy and its society. Such shady locations attract shady characters, but they also lure those independent thinkers and insurgents who seek to break free of Imperial law. In an Edge of the Empire campaign, bounty hunters, smugglers, mercenaries, and explorers may find themselves working alongside doctors, politicians, and scholars.
Life on the outskirts is full of surprises, and your adventures in Edge of the Empire will often lead to any number of challenges, from sneaking smuggled medicine past an Imperial blockade or piloting a ship through an asteroid field in order to shake a tail to coaxing vital information out of hired thugs without starting a tavern brawl. Characters must rely on their innate abilities, trained skills, and special talents to survive.