This is a Random Event. Occurs in:
The intro text for this event varies, and could be any of the following:
- A huge Slug teleports from nowhere onto the bridge! Before you can open fire, he's spread his wares across the helm and is brandishing things at you.
- You cautiously approach a Slug colony on a huge asteroid. It's a brave person who sets foot on a Slug planet - it can take weeks to get the mucus out of your clothes - but there's business to be done.
- A store opens.
This event is called "NEBULA_STORE_SLUG" in the datafiles.