The galaxy serves up a surprise every now and again.
Thousands of commanders. Tens of thousands of systems and stations. A massive distraction from credits earned and the usual scream of tortured boost capacitors.
Something needs finding.
A serious upgrade to your display capabilities is offered for the return of some old tech that is almost 1300 years out of date. Quite oxidised and beyond functional by now I'm sure.
My wrist chrono piece has more computing power, and the item sought isn't even holographic. How... anti-quainted... is that!
So there's only one thing to do. Embrace the madness I say.
I've already found the haystack.