They had no history, no chance to flourish. Born a failure to themselves, but a thing of wonder to their world.
--- Fun fact: there are exactly 2211 objects in this scene, five of which have adaptive tessellation+displacement on them. It required over 17gb of RAM, and surprisingly only a little over 3 hours to render.
P.S. I've played Slime Rancher recently (very pleasant and relaxing game - I recommend if you don't mind doing repetitive tasks inbetween exploring and adventuring), and I may have been inspired by its Ring Island. So heckin cool.