Isn't it just a similar status influence issue as in D:OS 1 which could be removed with a script (which is much easier and safer than save file editing)? I haven't installed the game yet, so I don't have the scripts available at the moment to provide a 'Status Influence Removal' for D:OS 2.

My mods for DOS 1 EE: FasterAnimations - QuietDay - Samaritan