A company man hires the runners to steal a local companys research data. The company "NABER - New age bio enginering" resides in Snohomish and does a lot if research into biology and agriculture. Mr Johnson is from Ares and has orders to pave the way for a purchase of NABER. He offers the runners 5000 and 10% of the research's value.
NABER has employed a team of shadowrunners of their own to protect their recent findings, there is a decker, a rigger, a mage and 2 steet samurais.
The main shareholder in the company is Howard Jackson, there are 8 bordmembers and they have contracted a private company for aditional security "Firelance security".