I thought it was an excellent origin story. Each to their own, I guess.
The entire novel line spins off from Destiny now. No way is it ever being retconned away!
Please. When they need a sales boost, they will be trumpeting the return of the Borg, loud and proud.
"If I hadn't tried, the cost would have been my soul." - Admiral James T. Kirk, Star Trek III: The Search for Spock