"...so completely devastated by war, it’s difficult to say whether the natural resources that initially drew settlers to Turaxis II
were a blessing or a curse."
Tannis Yard is a terran historian who wrote The Guild Wars. In his book, he wrote on the devastation wrought to Turaxis II by the Guild Wars.
Dietz, William C. (April 6, 2010). StarCraft II: Heaven's Devils. Simon & Schuster (Gallery Books). ISBN 978-1416-55084-6.