Re: "Castle" season 4 begins tonight
And Roddenbery most likely would have axed that.. it's ok to have hopeless situations for a short arc but i believe ultimately he wanted a hopeful universe (which is why i think he wouldn't like DS9 much as itÄs the farthest away from his vision and people do very dark things there).
"But that emergency was supposed to be the fall of an Avenger!" Phil Coulson
"Exactly!" Nick Fury