It sends the player to the outpost next to the ark where Esther gives the quest. Once at the outpost specific stores must be scanned using the matter manipulator's inspection mode. Once all the requires stores have been inspected the player returns to Esther for turn in.
This quest introduces the scanning mechanic which will be used to find 'clues' for each subsequent racial mission. Before getting the mission location players must find enough clues by inspecting objects in that race's villages or dungeons.
Each of the stores below must be scanned. Whenever players scan a store which is a requirement, Esther will send them a radio message describing the store.
The top and bottom of the penguin bar can be scanned, counting for two stores, allowing players to skip scanning one of the stores if they scan both parts.
|"You can buy personal teleporters from this shop, extremely useful things."|
|"This console will allow you to equip Techs, greatly enhancing your mobility and dexterity.|
|"At this store you're able to create your own custom signs."|
|"The Terramart stocks farming and gardening supplies, among other things. They will even buy home-grown produce from you through their remote shipping service."|
|"This furniture shop sells a large selection of exotic pieces from across the universe, and regularly has new stock. It also sells colony deeds, which attract tenants when placed in dwellings."|
|"The barkeep in the Beak Easy will happily trade any diamonds you may have for penguin dubloons, which are popular among his mercenary clientele."|
|"Penguin Pete is an authority on automobiles, from hi-tech spacecrafts to humble hoverbikes."|
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