Nobody said it would be easy. On Aurore, life is no paradise. There are the quakes and volcanos, the inedible (and often hostile) life forms, and the peculiar orbital mechanics which made half the planet too hot for human habitation. Even to grow food is a struggle of sizable dimensions. The Kafer Invasion only made things more complicated....
Aurore is one of the least hospitable worlds in the French Arms, and at the same time one of the most spectacularly beautiful worlds to known human space. Aurore is a world Eathlike enough that humans can live and work in it's temperate zone without being forced to resort to cumbersomesurvival gear or protective suits. Only slightly smaller than Earth, Aurore is largly a vast and unexplored wilderness; the regions which have been thoroughly explored and developed around each of Aurore's three human colonies are relatively small, and much of the rest of the surface has been only superficially surveyed and mapped. The fact that Aurore is actually a large satelite of a superjovian gas giant has created extremes of climate and surface conditions which present Traveller: 2300 players with unique and interesting problems.