This is mostly just writing out my thoughts to see if they look sensible, but there is a genuine question at the end.
In preparation for a Rogue Mistress playthrough, I am looking at the Stormbringer summoning mini-game 1st vs 4th editions (borrowing Background Events and Passions from MRQ II). Rogue Mistress was written for 4th edition as far as I can tell.
For those who don't have the secret knowledge of the Eldest Edition, many players at that time had great fun using the Summoning mini-game to prepare for play.
First you had your sorcerer. Generally the game premise was "Eve