Olivia wanted Chris and Cathy to become romantically involved.If only to not only confirm her views, but provide her with another reason to punish them.
- Could be, also could make it seem like all the years worth of trouble was unstoppable as it's just going to keep repeating itself.
- Um... this is not WMG, it's literally canon. Chris explicitly points this out:Chris: Do you think we can live in one room, year after year, and not see each other? You helped put us here. You have locked this wing so the servants cannot enter. You want to catch us doing something you consider evil. You want Cathy and me to prove your judgment of our mother's marriage is right! Look at you, standing there in your iron-gray dress, feeling pious and self-righteous while you starve small children!