This is a Random Event. Occurs in:
The intro text for this event varies, and could be any of the following:
- As soon as you arrive you hear the telltale sounds of a teleporter and shouts reverberating through the ship, "Prepare to burn, fleshy meat-sack aliens!"
- With their high resistance to heat, outlaw Rocks often settle very close to stars. That is why it is hardly surprising when your ship gets boarded as you stumble past a hidden settlement.
This event is called "ROCK_BOARDERS_SUN" in the datafiles.