Conrad's one saving Grace was his love for his children, or so we thought. But when pushed to his limits, Conrad verbally tore Charlotte to shreds. It was a horrible moment and we don't doubt that he meant every word.
We don't doubt Jax loves his boys but his actions say otherwise. Time and time again he chooses his club and a life of violence over his family. In the end, staying in Charming got his sons' mother killed.
We don't know David Clarke's story yet, but what father lets his daughter grow up in a correctional institution believing her father was a terrorist. Emily is a twisted soul but her father helped make her that way.
Now that James is gone we worry for that baby because left to his own devices Cyrus can be a power hungry monster. He even came close to murdering his own husband and let a bomb go off during a funeral service. That doesn't exactly scream father of the year.
He's burned countless cities in the hunt for his children and his violent need for power and control led to an inter-species war that's lasted centuries. When you're talking long-term destruction, Mikael's reign of terror over his kids is hard to beat.
I am not a toy that you can play with when you're bored or lonely or horny. I am not the girl the guy gets at the end of the movie. I am not a fantasy. If you want me, earn me! Until then, we are done.
Olivia: I don't want normal, and easy, and simple. I want.. Edison: What? What do you want, Olivia? Olivia: I want painful, difficult, devastating, life-changing, extraordinary love. Don't you want that, too? Edison: Love is not supposed to be painful or devastating. Love isn't supposed to hurt, Liv.