Worldbuilding Wednesday: Kiefer-161

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Excerpted from the Encyclopedia Xenocartographica, v38.712.5c, slightly abridged, Ponoma Publishing House, a Yima subsidiary

Kiefer-161 was the site of a failed mining expedition.

Population: N/A
Permanent settlements: 
Imports: N/A
Exports: N/A

Size:  ~4,500 miles in diameter
Orbits: Gebeleizis-53 (at ~400,100 miles)
Fellow Satellites: Svetovid-7, Triglav-1


Ency___pedia Xenoc_rt1graphica, BOOTLEG EDITION

kiefer-161 is yr no1 stop for organs, lizards, guns, [dick], booze, etc etc</p)

Founded by some guys who wouldn’t take the Cartels shit, its grown intoea pretty kickass pirate town. all the old boreholes make pretty great hangars, and wwere close to some key trade routes. THe cartel scrubbed us out of atlases, so nobody knows to avoid us! (they’ll never admit were real cos then they’d have to admit how much ass we kick)

govt here is a buncha pirate crews who know better than to fuck with each other- its all pretty fair, since we know each others tricks and everyones got guns

4 more info, come on down here and dont bring anything u’d be heartbroken 2 lose >:3


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This moon. This fucking moon.

It’s a thorn in our side, for sure, but it was a net positive- we learned some better management techniques, and to screen the chemical makeup of what we mine, for once.

Luckily, they don’t seem to have ambitions beyond heckling whatever comes their way, and it’s not much of a cost to avoid that whole neighborhood. Even so, circumstances might force our hand to ship through that area. Be careful, and if push comes to shove, succeed where our grandparents failed.

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