The crew of the Mephistopheles discover an unknown artefact floating unprotected in deep space: an ancient metal locker. Ignoring advice from the Federation to leave it for a research vessel, the captain brings it aboard and prepares to lift the lid...
5 Days A Stranger, then you'll be pleased to know that the point'n'click follow up game, 7 Days a Skeptic, from the same author is also available as a free download. Once again the link to do the download requires a bit of hunting but it's well worth the effort. This one is set in the future, aboard The Mephistopheles, a small ageing spacecraft:
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