This article is about the human Inner Colony. For the event documented by the Forerunners, see the Circumstance.
Circumstance is a human Inner Colony planet in the Epsilon Eridani system, famous for its universities and courts of justice. Circumstance, just after Reach and Tribute, was one of the first planets colonized in the system by the Unified Earth Government. One of the universities on the planet was Koletre-Browning University, which Doctor Catherine Halsey attended. When the Epsilon Eridani system was invaded by the Covenant in the summer of 2552, most of the population centers on Circumstance were destroyed. The planet was likely glassed by the Covenant at some point during the invasion.
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. Carlo Hoya and his family immigrated to the planet after his homeworld of Asmara was glassed by the Covenant.
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