Please note that this is speculative, although in my mind there’s enough truth to it that I figured it warranting a post about.
So, apparently the reason that the Massive Edencom Fortifications are forming is because players on the Serenity server had run invasions in those systems and won them for EDENCOM, which shouldn’t in theory have any effect on Tranquility. Unfortunately, because CCP wants to mirror the results of the server on to TQ, this means that systems that players here had no chance of ever fighting for get determined one way because of people on another server. And I don’t mean to single out Serenity players either, as our results will most likely be mirrored over to their server as well.
This will kill morale for the entire event. What happens if an invasion in Niarja spawns on Serenity, and gets taken for EDENCOM because Serenity is heavily leaning towards that side? An extremely impactful event may very well end up out of our hands because it got spawned for people on the other server. And even if it ends up on our plate, we’d be dictating to the EDENCOM heavy Serenity that it turns trig, because it’ll most likely do that if it spawns on TQ.
This whole thing kills the “one server” identity that Eve has, and is honestly just a terrible idea. Why not invade systems simultaneously on both servers, average out which side killed more rats, and determine systems based on that? It doesn’t solve the problem, but it seems like a hell of a lot better solution than just spawning fortresses and liminalities out of nowhere with no chance to fight back.