Lured by the rich veins of Martian ore, miner Alec Mason arrives on Mars hungry fora new life. But the promise of a brighter future for Mason quickly fades. Settlers are being driven from their homes and mining claims by greedy, Earth-basedmega-corporations. The Red Faction represents the only hope for the scattered and demoralized Martiancolonists. Mason's quest for a new life has become a battle for survival, and the fate of the planet now rests with him and the Red Faction.