OK new to us... but apparently a big tourist area for some time. This is a planet of living ice... everything on this planet is comprised of the ice... every visitor slowly taken over by this crystalline substance. This living force runs through the body and every cell, until you are a living embodiment of ice.
This is apparently the main attraction of this popular vacation spot. Imagine being a completely different creature in an alien environment for a set time?
There is a process before you leave to extract the symbiotic substance and return you to your former self before leaving. In order for this planet to stay alive, you can't just go taking pieces of it with you when you leave.
Here are some images we were able to get...