Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars, where you will be forced to drift aimlessly farther into the vast, empty abyss of space until a lack of food, water and oxygen causes you to succumb to Death's cold embrace.
What happens if one slave must return to the plantations and all spaces are occupied? Are they lost or eliminate from the game?The slaves don't return there. they go on the pending market cards. The first one caught in one go goes on the bottom card. If a 2nd was also caught at the same time, that'd go on the next one up etc.
Rulebook page 6, bottom left.