It can't be helped.
I have a collection of 30+ instances of this being said in the main series.
Yeah, I thought so too, but I was amused to amass it.
I only finished it recently and when I got to episode 82 my heart sunk.
LOGH was barely a vehicle for humanity's deliverance because the driver amounted to nothing more than an Alexander's death, the admirals left little legacy, and the drivers of real change amounted to nothing.
What can humans do when our scions are not gods?