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Star Trek: Discovery's Sonequa Martin-Green and David Ajala prepare us for the series finale, talking legacy and "passing the baton"

"Now having seen the finale season play out, it has impacted me even more." says Star Trek: Discovery's Sonequa Martin-Green

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We're here now on the precipice of the final voyage of Star Trek: Discovery, with the season finale just days away (May 30th, in fact). Here on the eve of the end, key members of the cast and crew came to London's MCM Comic Con (in person and via remote) for the show's official finale panel - and much of the talk was about the end, and what's next.

"Its goes beyond words," Michael Burnham actor Sonequa Martin-Green says when asked about the impending finale. "Now having seen the finale season play out, it has impacted me even more. I feel like I have the distance from it and process it even more wholistically and objectively. I think it is going to be the gift that keeps on giving."

Michelle says that "We didn't find out until we were well into season five that this would be the last season," says co-showrunner Michelle Paradise. "We were editing episodes eight or nine at the time."

She went on to say that Paramount+ gave them additional budget to go back and film additional material to give Star Trek: Discovery a proper ending.

"We become the caretakers of this house for a while and now we are passing it on to someone else," says director/executive producer Olatunde Osunsanmi.

"Star Trek is about legacy," adds David Ajala, who plays Cleveland 'Book' Booker. "Each cast passes the baton to the next."

You can watch the full Star Trek: Discovery finale panel filmed at London's MCM Comic Con beginning May 31 for free here on

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