Lux accepted the offer of Louis Hare after that big fail on Geaan. She’s the better pilot but he got the ship. The world’s unfair and the imperials are just the same as everybody else. Well, it’s a ship, and Lux knows how to fly it.
Whenever moral decisions are required, usually concerning the matter of earning money illegally, she gets that far away look on her face and leaves it all to Louis. All she cares about it flying the ship.
The Blue Heron has no Maneuver computer program, which makes the use of a human pilot mandatory. This is a most unusual arrangement.