Outlaw Star is a series surrounding that of Space, which is mainly inhabited by three different groups: the Federation, which is the real government; various pirate clans, which use special techniques and magic to dominate the frontier; and the outlaws which are just about everywhere in between. There are also various alien races and empires which sort of fall within this category.
t is on this frontier where Gene Starwind and his 11-year old partner Jim Hawking, freelance bounty hunters and odd-job takers extraordinaire, live and work. Until they happen to take a job from a mysterious woman named Hilda. In no time flat they're up to their ears in pirates desperate to get their hands on her and her secrets - an experimental spacecraft built using the pirate's knowledge and the Federation's technology, and information on the whereabouts of the Galactic Leyline, The Outlaw Starů