Kiur (0125 Lishun B9C5715-D)
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Kiur (0125 Lishun B9C5715-D): Kiur is a large,
very dense world, rich in heavy metals with a dense hydrocarbon atmosphere,
making Kiur almost a sub-gas-giant
in a system entirely composed of
gas giants. Its 71 million inhabitants live in orbit to escape the atmosphere
of methane and ammonia.
The atmosphere can be easily skimmed and purified for
fusion fuel, but what really sweetens the dismal aspect of this world is
the ocean of pure hydrocarbons. These are scooped and sold to lower tech
planets that still burn them for fuel. A good example is Surli (0529 Lishun
D000853-7), 5 parsecs away. -lis