In the beginning of the season, Danny had earlier lost his parents at a tender age to a mysterious plane crash. He was rescued and raised by some warrior monks in K'un-Lun, after many years away he would return to take his place in his fathers company.
Iron Fist's decided unwokeness is notable, particularly when Danny lectures Colleen, who is of East Asian descent, on the right way to channel her internal force. But it's just one of a list of flaws, with Jones's miscasting the most obvious issue.
This is an origin story of a man stranded in the mystical world, mastering martial arts ... and fighting an actual freaking dragon named "Shou-Lao the Undying." Why are we stuck with Batman Begins by way of Suits?