I'm sorry, a what? Yes, there are times where she needs help, but she's, what, 17 in the current season? I wouldn't call her a 'damsel in distress'.
Sorry. I don't mean that she is damsel in distress. What I mean is that if they don't make her a ****** in the beginning, the other writer MIGHT write her as a damsel in a distress.
Fortunately enough for us, that never happen.