I don't want to jinx it [knock on wood] but I may have my story for next Nano.
After all the plotting, research, etc, I found the missing piece. And now everything seems to click--the music I'm using for inspiration, the character concepts--all of it!
:: squee! ::
Probably won't be called "Revenant" anymore though as it's not fitting.
You'll learn why soon enough.
I'm gonna leave it at that.