|“||We bluntly explained to [Tar] that if he keeps quiet, he gets to be the hero who made first contact rather than the idiot who nearly sparked the first interstellar war.||”|
–GEN Neal Socolovich
2438: Hello is Time Capsule article of the Roberts Space Industries Website. It features the story of Vernon Tar, a 36 year old explorer, making contact with the Banu, the first alien race to be discovered by mankind. After the language barrier was broken, the first Interstellar Peace and Trade Accord was signed with the Banu.