If I can make this point. Xia has very different views on mortal kind and divine interaction in their direction than likely everyone - except possibly her sister.
And her purpose - as stated in Recruitment - is to act as a foil to divine interference on a grand scale. She knows that she's doing that as well - which is why she's doing it alongside her sister because two minds are better than one. She doesn't mind teaching, that's good.
What she has problems with are Gods who see mortals as any of the following:
Puppets to dance on my string,
Now do you see what I'm getting at?
On the note of lasers and Light Mastery...I somehow doubt that'll help much if the lasers are firing divine power. Then again, I could be wrong.
For Relics and Demigod-hood for Halcyon
, by full cost I'm guessing you mean spending a point each to upgrade the three-point artifacts to four-point relics. In which case, cool. I might do some of that towards turn end.
I also now know exactly how the Steelthorns will do landing/boarding actions. Arlom isn't going to like it