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Circumstance is a human Inner Colony planet in the Epsilon Eridani system, famous for its universities and courts of justice.[1] Circumstance, just after Reach and Tribute, was one of the first planets colonized in the system by the Unified Earth Government.[2] One of the universities on the planet was Koletre-Browning University, which Doctor Catherine Halsey attended.[3] Kurt Trevelyan was born in the city of Mira on Circumstance in 2511, eventually growing up in Kuiper, before being abducted to the SPARTAN-II program as Kurt-051.[4] When the Epsilon Eridani system was invaded by the Covenant in the summer of 2552, most of the population centers on Circumstance were destroyed.[5] The planet was likely glassed by the Covenant at some point during the invasion.[6]


In the Halo: Reach live-action short Spaceport, Circumstance is a destination listed at the Manassas Spaceport.

List of appearances[edit]


  1. ^ Halo: Contact Harvest, page 62
  2. ^ Halo Waypoint: Tribute
  3. ^ Halo Waypoint: Doctor Catherine Halsey
  4. ^ Halo: Reach, Dr. Halsey's personal journal
  5. ^ Halo Waypoint: Fathom Station
  6. ^ Halo Encyclopedia, page 299 (2011)