I'm writing a scene in my book and I need to know how the main characters dad is likely to act. Let me set the scene. Imagine you're a 18-19 year old just starting college. You're a film major and you make the horrendous mistake of going to a party at something similar to a sorority. You meet a reasonably attractive woman a year or so younger than you there who is probably a bit too aggressive in some respects. Short story short you end up dating for a couple of months after that, she gets pregnant and a year later she turns out to be a completely psychotic bitch. After she tries to kill you because it's funny, you, understandably, run like hell and return with CPS a few weeks later to get custody of your child. Except she's not there anymore. You learn that she's dropped out of college and has joined a satanic cult. (Well, it's not really satanic but that's a good earth equivalent) You and one of your friends (who you've been hiding out with since your girl friend tried to kill you) attempt to steal the child back, but are nearly killed by other cult members instead. Two years after that your ex decides to blow up half the city. You go into hiding and 12 years later, you've married your best friend and have raised a successful and rather large family out in the middle of nowhere in a doomsday survivor type community. The political climate in the city has cooled off enough that you venture back inside and try and find the child from that first relationship, only to learn that your ex is now running the satanic cult and that your child is either dead or caught up in it too. A few months pass and you learn from a college friend that your child had recently run away from home and has been squatting with a bunch of excommunicated cult members inside an old abandoned bank in a really seedy part of town. He tries to warn you off, stating that your child is extremely unstable and liable to do just about anything. But, you go there anyway and find your now 16 year old daughter, only to learn that she's a serial killer and have her tell you to go f*ck yourself, and blame you for everything that happened to her, (if the amount of scars she has are anything to go by, it was pretty horrific) and state that you should have died rather than run away and abandoned her like a coward and that if you don't run away now, she'll kill you like everyone else who thought they could mess with her and live to tell the tale. (It should be noted that the father would loose in a physical fight if it came down to it. She's kind of an Amazon and he's a little less than average. So that fact would be abundantly obvious to all present parties.) All I'm asking is if you were the father, what would your reaction and emotional thought process be?