Jack Kenny: So we've got this character, Myka Bering. What can we do to make her life as miserable as possible?
Jack: Ok, how bout she's trying to deal with the death of her partner/lover which she blames herself for? Awesome.
Jack: Ooh, let's throw in a tough childhood and daddy issues!
Jack: Here's this person she can trust and vouch for and bond with and love!
Jack: Wait, she's too happy, let's have this person try to end the world.
Jack: Now let's keep her separated from this person, whom she still loves, and they can suck at communication when they do see each other.
Jack: LET'S KILL THIS PERSON
Jack: Oh, wait, JK but she's still going to disappear from her life.
Jack: Think we can throw a sister she could never live up to into the mix? I think we can.
Jack: Ok now let's have her find the dead body of her good friend.
Jack: I think we've done it. We've given her the most miserable life ever.
Jack: No wait I've got it