Grant: Daphne is a villain only in that she has a purpose and it's hurting one of the people we know as a hero.
She may be a little untrustworthy, but she's not going around killing people.
After he fails miserably, he realizes that the government never actually cared about helping him. He sums up his disillusionment more cynically than anything Batman ever came up with: The government didn’t give him the money so he could walk away. Recently, I discovered that the same idea applies to dating.
She feels like she has to do what she has to do to get the life she wants. TVGuide.com: Is that why she was so hung up on the track medal?
So while she wouldn't have killed him, she would have put him in a lot of pain... Wouldn't winning a high school meet be boring for her?
TVGuide.com: Future Daphne seems a lot more mellow than the thief Hiro has been chasing.
Will there be friction when Parkman doesn't find the Daphne he's expecting? We definitely seem like opposites at this point in time.