Kiel II is a terrestrial planet in the Kiel system, United Empire of Earth (UEE). The second planet from the system's sun, it has a thin atmosphere of nitrogen and methane and is located outside the bounds green band, making it unsuitable for terraforming. Scans of Kiel II have revealed that the planet is rich in resources. However, the UEE has strictly prohibited any mining operations, and will pursue and detain those who attempt to mine illegally. Locals believe that the planet houses a secret underground military installation, though no evidence to support this claim has been found.