A non-descript freighter arrives in the system. Painted grey with black markings, a completely smooth surface and about 300m long.
This is the Unknowable Tradesman freighter vessel to the Forge of Babel. We have need of your services, though choose to keep our superiors anonymous. I hope this will not be an issue.
Requesting permission to dock.
The message was spoken in perfect english, though sounded somehow alien.