I'm not a big fan of god like people or races.
Really? We couldn't tell. I share your dislike of such as a trope, but I embrace stories
about them. It's hard to get more fundamental in story-telling than life, death, love and god(s). That's the good stuff.
I have far more problems with stories about Trio turning into a lizard, or Paris turning into a lizard, or Geordi turning into a lizard with glowing eyes, or-
How the hell is an audience supposed to relate to that