Starfield A New Narrative Walkthrough

In "A New Narrative", you need to plant incriminating evidence against Laredo to help out Ryujin Industries in Starfield.

A New Narrative in Starfield is classified as a Faction Mission under Ryujin Industries. Among the settles systems, Ryujin Industries established its hold on all of Volii Systems. Its headquarters, Ryujin Tower, can be found on Neon at Volii Alpha, the only moonless planet apart from Volii Chi in this star system.

Like other faction missions in Starfield, A New Narrative is pretty simplified without any fighting involved, if you manage to keep yourself out of trouble. Let’s look into how you can take on Imogene’s tasks.

Starfield A New Narrative Walkthrough

You will unlock A New Narrative mission in Starfield after completing certain objectives. Below we will list the steps you must take to unlock A new narrative mission in Starfield:

Prerequisite: Complete One Step Ahead

Start off by completing the One Step Ahead mission (prerequisite quest). During the “One Step Ahead” mission in Starfield, you must upload the data at Celt Corp’s Headquarters. Once you have completed all the tasks, you will then reach the end of the One Step Ahead missions.

Find Imogene Salzo

To start the quest, you must head over to the Ryujin Tower in Neon. Here you must find Imogene Salzo’s office. Imogene Salzo in Starfield is the Operations Specialist at Rjujin Industries. Travel to Neon at Volii Alpha and use the elevator to head up to the Operations Floor in Ryujin Tower. Head east from the reception and up to find Salzo Imogene in her office.

Talk to Imogene Salzo

After finding Imogene Salzo, talk to her and she will assign you a task. The main objective of this task is for you to plant incriminating evidence against Laredo. They are Imogene Salzo’s competitors in Starfield.


Therefore, Salzo’s main objective is to remove competition and streamline negotiations for a contract she wants to achieve. Thus, she will hand over the slate with confidential files along with 2x Digipicks that will help you with the mission.

Reach Akila City

Furthermore, after receiving the confidential files from Salzo, you must head over to Akila City. You can use Starfield’s star map to head over to Akila City in the Cheyenne System, a mission pin for “A New Narrative” will already be marking the location on the planet.

Find the Laredo Firearms building

Once at the city, turn east from the main city entrance to find Laredo Firearms building up ahead. The facility is found near the Trade Authority. It is one of the best weapon stores you will find in the city.

Also, If this is your first time in the area, the gatekeeper will warn you about the ongoing battle within the city. You can pick up the Job Gone Wrong mission by offering to help the Marshal.

Unlock the door

Once inside Laredo’s establishment, you must reach the second floor of the building. However, the door is situated behind the counter. Therefore, you must stay alert and prevent from triggering any fights. Furthermore, once you use the two Digipicks to unlock the sealed door. But make sure that the security sitting at the desk doesn’t notice you.

Place the confidential files

After entering through the sealed door, lockpick to unlock the safe with the use of your Digipick method. Now, place the confidential files inside to complete your objective. Now, you can return to Imogene Salzo to complete A New Narrative mission in Starfield.

Starfield A New Narrative mission rewards

After completing A New Narrative mission in Starfield, you will be rewarded with the following items:

  • 100 XP
  • 2500 Credits

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