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.
"...the most elementary and valuable statement in science, the beginning of wisdom, is I do not know." - Lt. Commander Data, "Where Silence Has Lease"