This is a Random Event. Occurs in:

  1. Civilian Sector

The text for this event varies, and could be any of the following:

  • Your jump leads you to nothing but empty space. This Jump Beacon serves no purpose other than as a connection.
  • You jump into an unremarkable system. No life signs detected within scanning range.
  • Your scans reveal a mining base on a nearby planet long since abandoned. No life signs detected.
  • Your scans reveal an ore refinery and several factories, all standing still and empty. No life signs detected.
  • You discover a nearby planet speckled with settlements, although none respond to your hails.
  • This beacon has been built for a nearby civilian space-station. No one hails your ship.
  • The nearby planet shows sign of habitation and great beauty. A rudimentary automated planetary defense system is looping its message into space: "Warning! Quarantine Level 5 in effect under FHA Act 22, article 11.2. Warning! Quarantine Level 5..."
  • Your jump leads to a completely unremarkable binary star system. There is nothing else around.
  • Your jump leads to a remarkable binary star system. The view is beautiful, but there is nothing else around.
    • Nothing happens.


This event is called "NOTHING" in the datafiles.