Was hoping that we'd follow the Enterprise timeline and get Linda Park back as the empress.Emperor's identity was no surprise but I still enjoyed the moment it happened. Same with Ash/Voq, the twists they throw out aren't exactly unpredictable but it's so much fun to watch them play out.
but there was a possible red herring in the earlier episode when they revealed [ visual only ]Why?
Everything morally ambiguous was given a pass as the fault of the mirror universe agents.
You want good, gritty, ambiguous trek, you're still left with the Dominion seasons of DS-9.