How I Learned to Stop Worrying
The closest and largest planet dominated by the Autonomist Alliance, Saturn is best known for its rings where tens of thousands of small planetary bodies swirl. References: EP 102-107, RW 68-87.
The rings and small moons of Saturn are its best-known feature and also its most populated. References: RW 70
- Atlas (Volkograd): This beehive mining colony is controlled by the Volkov hypercorp which has a strained relation with its indentured workers. References: EP 103, RW 70.
- Bright: On this station, the inhabitants are devoted to drastically increasing their mental abilities and pushing forward with cutting-edge research no matter what direction it leads in. References: RW 71-72.
- Dione: Home to the Long Array, Dione is a major communications hub. References: EP 103, RW 73-74
- Thoroughgood: This joint colony makes use of the Long Array for a variety of projects, each one depending on the Autonomist faction backing it. References: EP 103, RW 74.
- Enceladus: This small moon within the outermost ring of Saturn is a known for the cryovolcanoes which erupt with water-ice slush. References: EP 103, RW 74-75
- Profunda: The most prosperous non-Commonwealth habitat, the archano-capitalist inhabitants here all own a portion of Profunda Corp. References: EP 103, RW 74-75
- Epimethus and Janus (Twelve Commons): A neighborhood based around the two icy moons, now home to over six million transhumans. References: EP 103, RW 86-
- DIY Shipyards: A construction platform is operated by a worker’s syndicate which takes on interesting projects for those willing to trade rep. Refences: 86-87.
- Fornjot: Remote moonlet that serves as the research base for the Naos hypercorp on Luna. References: TBA 3,15-33.
- Janus Commons: A large hab of chemists and thespians. References: RW 87.
- Long Haul: The anarchist inhabitants of this habitat work to liberate indentures and infomorphs from hypercorp colonies. References: RW 87.
- Nguyen’s Compact: This Cole bubble features a series of interior bubbles with tunnels to connect them. References: RW 87.
- Red Emma’s Dance: This mobile, rail-mounted colony is dedicated to creative expression in a dazzling array of forms. References: RW 87.
- Small Majesties: The artists here have decorated their home with a broad array of nanoscale artwork. References: RW 87.
- Gateway (Pandora): The location of the original Pandora gate is also the most freely-accessible of the interstellar gateways. References: EP 104, RW 80-81, GC 60-63
- Hyperion: This chaotic moon is very dangerous to land on and remains uninhabited. References: EP 104
- Iapetus: This once successful refuge has been transformed by the TITANs into a massive matrioshka brain. References: EP 104, RW 75-77
- Kiviuq: The Kiviuq Monastery is a has a single common buidling and fields open to the vacuum for quiet contemplation. References: RW 77.
- Meathab: Reviled and celebrated depending on whom you ask, Meathab is part engineering marvel, part artistic statement, and all flesh. References: EP 104, RW 77-78.
- Mimas: This small icy moon has a half dozen different colonies on it. References: EP 104, RW 78-79
- Harmonious Anarchy: A Taoist, collectivist, anarchist colony which announced its independence from Fa Jing 14 years ago to pursue Extropian lifestyle. References: RW 78-79
- Norse, Inuit, and Gallic Moonlets: References: EP 104
- Pan: Saturn’s innermost shepherd moon, uninhabited except for the simulspace iZulu colony. References: EP 104-105, RW 79-80.
- iZulu: This colony has a significant infomorph population in an idealized simulspace of Sub-Saharn Africa, though it is still a paupers’ village. References: RW 79-80.
- Prometheus: A minor icy moon controlled by the Titanians. References: EP 105, RW 81-83.
- Marseilles: This experimental facility of the Commonwealth with more than a few scientific secrets. References: EP 105, RW 81-83.
- Rhea: Saturn’s second-largest moon doesn’t have much going on, but is still an important location in the system. References: EP 105, RW 83-85.
- Kronos Cluster: This spaceport is a strange conglomeration of anarchists, Extropians, and ultimate mercenary security forces, and not a stable one. References: EP 105, RW 83-85.
- Salah: This Hamilton cylinder is a haven for Muslims, though the clash between Inner- and Outer-System politics among the population might spell trouble. References: RW 85.
- Tethys: This mid-sized moon and its co-orbital partners are a small collectivist community that interacts through the mesh. References: EP 105-106, RW 86.
- Godwinhead: Built around the transport ship Caleb Williams that brought the original settlers, this hab is now a model anarchist community. References: EP 106, RW 86.