I had unsubscribed over the BfA Storyline. Even now, I’m Alliance because I don’t want to be a villain in my own story. So it was with both interest and trepidation that I listened to Shadows Rising. Conclusion, nothing has really changed.
Jaina is now a friend of the Horde (the dead shopkeepers in Dalaran being of no note). Even when Jaina thinks about that time, it is all about her feeling her “attitudes” were wong (though apparently she has no actions of consequence to take note of). The only exception the Horde loving Jaina in return is Talanj, and that is only because of personal grudges (which are opposed by the rest of the Horde, since nobody else has any reason to have issues to Jaina).
Meanwhile the Horde leaders who were not even with the Horde during Teldrassil feel the need to have personal shame for what happened (and, by extension, so should Horde players).
The message was that action pride is a myth and the Horde players are suppose to feel shame. At the same time, the “Alliance has never done anything wrong” is alive and well. If you couldn’t take the shaming of the Horde in BfA, Blizzard clearly has changed how they see the Horde.
To be fair, Madeleine writes a decent story and she gives fair treatment to characters as she writes them, so it was OK to listen to. But the story arc (presumably Blizzard’s decision) is telling.