The gang at the church consist of five NPCs, one armed with a sledgehammer and four armed with 10mm pistols. Stick around long enough to watch Lara's gang cut down Marc, the doorman. The Chosen One can then talk to Lara to receive the payment.
If the Chosen One steps inside the church during combat or after Marc is dead, he will have to fight the other four guards, as they will go hostile. It is important to not hit any members of Lara's gang!
An alternative to the solution suggested in the quest title does exist. When Lara first gives the Chosen One the quest, telling her about needing to prepare, then quickly shooting over to Tyler and informing him about Lara's cunning plan will make Tyler request for the Chosen One to follow Lara to the church as normal, but turn on her when the battle begins. Doing so will net the same 1000 Experience Points, but -30 Karma.
Bear in mind that if the door was being closed prior to accepting the quest it will become locked when the assault happens. This gives the benefit of the guards being locked inside and therefore not being able to immediately come out and fight. The drawback is that it would require lockpicking or destroying the door to complete the quest, as it will not be finished until all of Tyler's men are dead.
- If Lara dies during the attack, the quest is still considered complete. Her body will contain the $300 reward and the additional $100 that she would have awarded as a bonus.
- One of the reasons Lara wanted to kill Tyler is because the latter did something bad to her brother, the other was to prove to Metzger that she is capable doing his work.
- Often the guards will run offscreen where they cannot be hit while fighting them, making it impossible to target them alone.
After the quest is complete, Lara's gang is still considered allied to the Chosen One in combat mode and will help them in a further fight on the map (e.g. with the slavers) if the battle gets close enough to them.[verified]