I generally feel positive about the season, although I feel a little let down by the finale. The characters are great: the only character I am not connecting with is Seven of Nine. I don't mind that the series is, relatively speaking, low tech. Indeed, I rather enjoy that there aren't minutes of technobabble or detailed CGI shots of spaceships and such. The series feels a lot more human. I liked that the series had a relatively quiet tone throughout. The acting is phenomenal--the acting is pulling through even the weakest scenes. My favorite characters are (in order) Raffi, Elnor and Soji. I have some questions about where the series will go forward given that we only saw part of the crew gelling together. I am disappointed that the persecution of the Romulans and the synths was not really given a proper resolution: one is technically still ongoing, the other has been handwaved away. I guess Picard can now feel what it is like to be an outsider as a synth, but that would be using a rather poor literary device by making him walk in someone else's shoes. In the end, I liked the season, I'm looking forward to the next, I still prefer Discovery among the contemporary series, and I would rate this as the third best first season.