Yesterday, 8:56 PM · 7371 replies and 620301 views.
I'll try and answer some of your questions about what the event is about.
I assume you're talking about the actual specifics, and not the background of the protagonists, Salome and Raan Corsen, and why they're being hunted? As that information has been documented on Galnet and forum threads for the past few months. Tsu Singh is a new character to everyone, one that we'll probably have to read about in the book as we know little about her, and Yuri has been added as to give the XBoX platform a chance to take part.
The original event that Drew wanted was a chase from A to B, across the frontier worlds and into the bubble. I was one of the organizers asked to see if this was feasible and interesting enough given the game limitations and instancing mechanics. Imho it wasn't, at least not in such a simplistic manner. One of three things would occur with that scenario, 1.. all the protagonist would die in the first 5 minutes - not much of event there then, or 2.. all of the protagonists would leave...