this has to be some kind of social experiment. Multiversus is doing every single wrong thing in the book.

But yes D2 lore is squirrlier than an acorn farm if you miss anything. Having missed Forsaken totally and the beyond light seasons it's... oh wow my favorite faction turned space racist after my favorite NPC turned good (Again? he was evil?). Rasputin was actually a cool dude then he died after being killed by the religious fundamentalist I had previously turned into an ice cube.

Cayde had a line in a side-mission, "nobody has explained it to me in a way that doesn't make me mad".