There are plentiful reasons why the inhabitants of Great Britain’s empire seek the stars. For some, the new colonies offer better employments prospects, though the work is often limited to agricultural or mining work. Others must travel because they are military officers or colonial administrators heading to a new posting, clergymen looking to expand their flocks, or businessmen hoping to exploit a new natural resource. For the wealthy, the aether offers exotic vacations and second homes in strange locations. The Marquess-class liner caters for all social classes.