Families are rough. Sometimes the people who raised you or grew up with you are the hardest ones to be around. And the holidays are a time to think about families, and togetherness... and realize you could have it worse. Which family in science fiction or fantasy is the absolute most messed-up and tragic?

Please include a picture, poster, clip, book cover, comics panel, or other piece of imagery for your chosen terrible family. And please mention the name of the family, where they appear, and why they're so horrible. Thanks!


Top image: The Lannisters from Game of Thrones. The gold standard for dysfunction and nastiness, even before the events of the book and television series.