Of ALL the returns from the dead Declan would have been so damned easy it disgusts me DAVID CLARKE managed it (Lydia was nice, Victoria needs a female foil and they burned Croyden as a possible partner, seriously the entire clan minus charlotte passed her around.. which was the issue with both characters)
"Well we secreted him away for testimony, turned out they cleaned their tracks but observing them tripped them up"
Preventing character development S3... I think that was intentional Emily didn't realize half her problems would resolve themselves if she didn't force her scheme for this one perfect situation... and then it fell apart due to the one thing that kept signalling it was an issue. Not to mention her continuous descent into Victoria's own footsteps, even having scenes screaming Emily and Daniel are being victoria and Conrad must have been.