The year was 2010.
The year of a great discovery.
Humanity had only just started branching out to the stars in search of new planets to colonise, new races to talk to and trade with. In 3 short months humanity had crossed much of the galaxy and explored it all, But to no avail. There were no signs of alien life in any of the space they explored, except for ruins of dead civilisations. A few Planets that they encountered were revealed to support life in ages past but have gone under cataclysmic environmental shifts that either made it too cold or too hot to inhabit. And one planet was revealed to support life in the past, but had been stripped of any life, even the atmosphere was gone.
But it was this world that would change humanity forever.
One ship, The Agamemnon, a dedalus class cruiser (my one and only reference to stargate i swear) had detected a faint energy reading, exactly 12.34 kilometres underground. There were theories that it was a natural phenomenon but others disagreed, s