From the back cover:
The Solomani have the skull and crossbones...
The Vilani have the flaming eye...
- both the dreaded symbols of villainous piracy!
In an unprecedented move, the worlds of Vland Domain, refusing the "radical policies of emperor-ad interm Lucan," have declared their independence from the thousand-year-old Imperium.
From the introduction page:
Two Campaigns for MegaTraveller
The campaigns in this book are presented using the cinematic nugget format.
Campaign 1: Search and Rescue - Concerned with the extraction of an Imperial intelligence agent from the restored Vilani empire, the main setting is Vland sector.
Campaign 2: Gamgilebo Incident - Concerns the search for two missing starships and their crews in the Vargr Extents.