Probably the only thing I actually liked about the "virtuebane" story arc was the fact that it allowed us to actually pick which side we fought for (though in the end it had no impact on the story....it was pre-chosen for our side to lose :/ ) Why was that entire system abandoned after only one event? This new event lets you play the "good" side only....what about those of us who want to fight on the side of Exodus? (I mean...we're minax faction...it doesn't make a lot of sense for Exodus or it's minions to be attacking us anyways, should be naturally allied anyways) With the bane story arc it actually led to some fun fights where we'd actually have players allied with each side pushing the NPC's in and out of town..it was interesting having an actual army fighting alongside you. I don't even care if theres no reward! Just let us ally so we can assist the invasion (and perhaps this time actually allow each shard to have it's own outcome based on how each side does (it was tracked via the bells in the bane one....but they didn't seem to mean anything in the end)....It would give me and many others who don't really care about the event as it's being forced on us now as a huge item grind actually have a chance to have a LITTLE fun with it.