What mods, if any, are in your folder? Also, how have you been playing out the dlg w/Mission? Don't know if that sidequest can be sidelined or not (worst I've ever run into is missing the trigger that causes Lena to show up after exiting the Hawk). KSE shouldn't have caused any problems I'm aware of (based on what you say you did) unless you monkeyed w/global or Boolean values.
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