Factions are part of the Galaxy Awaits game structure. Players must choose one of three Factions for their Character to become a part the game story and economy. Within each Faction, Players choose a Role, a function within that Faction as pertains to the game.
Empire - The militaristic, oppressive government of the galaxy.
Independent - A catch-all for peoples, and organizations not affiliated with the other Factions.
Rebellion - A loose band of cells fighting to free the galaxy from the rule of the Empire.