He does have anger issues. I don't want to ruin anything, but
I think Watchers are bred with sticks shoved in their nethers. Newer generations have them shoved up a bit further.
It makes so much sense that he'd be controlled to have done what he did, and the failed watcher line-- brilliant!
Of course. I just need to re-read what I have (literally just) finished and I'll post it. Stay tuuuuuuuuuuuuuned.
Can I haz moar plz?