Mass Effect: Ghosts
With 90% of its surface covered by a vast ocean known as the Encompassing, Kahje is permanently enveloped in a blanket of clouds created by the heat from its energetic white star. Beneath that cloud cover, the planet’s land area consists solely of small islands. Kahje’s atmosphere is perfect for life; while containing some traces of ammonia, it consists primarily of oxygen, hydrogen, and nitrogen, similar to that on Earth. Unfortunately, the climate has also proved too humid for the non-native Drell, who were evacuated there from their own dying homeworld by the Hanar two centuries earlier, and they have found it more tolerable to live in climate-controlled domed cities.
Kahje is also dotted with Prothean ruins, which has shaped the religion and society of the Hanar. Mount Vassla, an underwater volcano, is at the heart of one of the largest Prothean ruins. The winners of the religious events of the Hanar holiday of Nyahir (or “First Cresting Bloom”) are inscribed in bioluminescence on the sides of the mountain for a year afterward.