Cross-posting some relevant sections of a post from over on Ammobunker:
~~~~~> assuming new players who weren't there for the Saint are welcome?
Players and characters who were not at the Saint are entirely welcome! It was four years ago now, so I'm sure we'll have lost some players and gained new ones!> So you'll have some trying to help the Cardinal start a crusade into the Chaos held subsector and others trying to prevent it, perhaps those who didn't believe in the Saint in the first place trying to discredit her whole story?
The intention is to let the objectives be general (basically warmonger/peacekeeper) and morally grey enough that the event will get a reasonable adversarial split.
But deeper than that, I hope to have many possible goals and subplots (a lot of which I will be soliciting ideas for), but exactly how those will eventually play out during the day will very much vary. The current plan is that it will be sort of a "choose your own adventure" event. There will be multiple possible narrative paths, and as characters get the upper hand, they will end up in a position where they can define the next stage of the plot.
- The religious sub-plots will be able to be pushed in various directions. Perhaps trying to remove Kiedrow (should the characters believe his disappearance/assassination will further their cause), uncovering more of the truth of the saint (but whether or not the characters keep that to themselves, pass it on or lie about it... well...
) or simply remaining in willing and pious ignorance...
- The military sub-plots will involve the acquisition and control of powerful assets. If she's finally ready, Leander will doubtless feature heavily in the (54mm) plot; one of the most famed titans of the Carthax sector (in spite of its modest age!), she could be a crucial asset in directing the conflict.
Basically, I'll be trying to develop the core of the event's fluff early on, complete with lots of hooks and sub-plots, so that people can get in contact with me regarding ideas for where their characters want to go within that.> Have you any more concrete thoughts about the date?
I don't know exactly, but I promise it won't be at less than two months notice.
What I can say is that it'll definitely be a Saturday and is more likely to be early next year than late this one.