The reapers have returned from dark space. With Earth under attack and the mass relays in a state of chaos from refugees and the councils fleet engaging reaper forces the galaxy is a mess. The outcome is unknown, the warfare is devastating. The galaxy will never be the same.
Seeing Reapers are so dependent on lower races to do the leg work this station is of Collector design. Original constructed in the nether regions of the Galactic core, Reaper forces have begun constructing them across the galaxy in an attempt to fast track the harvest.