cryonics

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the freezing of a seriously ill or recently deceased person to stop tissues from decomposing

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The fate of thousands of colonists in cryosleep (and the Milky Way) rests on your puny little shoulders.
When a player dies, the ship's computer, IRIS, will wake up another passenger from cryosleep and then it will be their turn to try and escape.
The game kicks off with the crew members of the Spirit of Fire (a really large warship) awakening from cryosleep, unaware of the state of affairs between the humans and the Covenant.
The UNSC crew has been in cryosleep for close to 28 years and have awoken in an unfamiliar place.