Well. The story is going back to normal now. Sard and Ioli are suppose to be with calcite. Everything that they nor you miseed, is missed. A ship is gonna crash near the Kindergarten. Oh. And Indico and Zircon are now one gem FOREVER
Hokay. Last time I checked, there was no Aquamarine (if there was, it isn't active at all), so you can start as it.
There are four nations still standing in the Milky Way. Homeworld, the Cesian Republic, the Xenian Empire and the Galactic Federation. After seeing that the war on Earth was useless, the rebel leaders proceeded to seek refuge in the Galactic Federation, where they toppled the fascist regieme there and are ready to implant democratic elections. Once that is over, they are ready to directly strike Homeworld. And Sard, one of the best rebel leaders, sacrificed himself, and everyone is still very sad about it. (Note, we're almost half-way through the story arc.)
If you want to meet up with the rebel leaders quickly, I suggest you either start as a rebel in Homeworld, or a soldier/scientist/politician/whatever in the Federation.
However you wish. What I said one paragraph higher is just a suggestion. You can start as a kindergarden gem, a homeworld gem, anything, really.
I am about to introduce some more lax regulations, so you can even start as a different species if you wish.
KinguvX said that Kindergarden RP is no longer a prequel to Invasion of Homeworld, and I plan for Iolite to be a mass-produced gem from a planet other than Earth... But we can still say that they know eachother... After I finish with the Aura twins.