Charles Phipps wrote:
Part of what has made Star Trek Destiny so appealing is its avoidance of the usual Star Trek-esque deus ex machina that characterized the series--can it keep it up?
No, no it can't.
What prevents this from being bad is the ending is entirely consist with the themes of Star Trek, carefully laid out, and worked for by our heroes from beginning to end.
Surely that's what prevents it from being a deus ex machina
, full stop?