After a long and protracted war a lone space curser is trying to make it back home only to realize the last detour pass a nebula storm has cost them too much of their fuel.
In a desperate move they decide to head towards a forbidden planet called Hades to find fuel. This planet has proved deathly for any past attempts to colonize.
Its energy core will generate monsters of the id which become all too real and impossible to defeat. They only have a few hours to try and capture enough energy to resupply the ship before the get over run by The Monsters At The Gate.