As their home planet Loruna was dying, Ray Volta and his wife Hope were chosen to be part of Operation Dandelion, a mission to find a new planet the Lorunans could call home. They were assigned the incubation spaceship Bassinostra to carry out this mission.
As you play as Shay, his Mom said that Dad works during the day.
Where Mom resembles the Sun, Dad resembles the moon, making him a "Man in the Moon".
- Ray is named after Tim Schafer's father, John Ray.