Great. Don't worry about the difficulty. It's less than the BTS deity and we'll support each other (there is another player). Since you are probably not used (or don't even know) PAE mod, feel free to ask questions. I explain lots of stuff I have myself learnt through my past three games, so it should make the learning easier.
If you want an overview on how things develop, you may read this story (but it doesn't explain in details all my decisions)
and the actual succession game is here.