Mac (played by David Easter) not only revealed he had been manipulating Cindy Cunningham (Stephanie Waring) by tricking her into handing over the deeds to her house after swapping her bi-polar mediation for vitamins, the villain also discovered he was the father of Juliet Quinn (Niamh Blackshaw).
His son, Alfie Nightingale (Richard Linnell) was horrified to learn his father had been so menacing towards his mother Cindy and cut all ties with him before making a fresh start away from Hollyoaks.
However, with his mind games set to continue in the coming weeks on the Channel 4 soap as Cindy joined forces with Mac’s eldest son James Nightingale (Gregory Finnegan) to get her revenge, they may be beaten by serial killer Breda (Moya Brady).
The sinister nanny has already claimed the lives of four father’s in the village and it seems with Mac’s wrong doings beginning to unravel, she could be about to claim her fifth victim.
I feel the winds of karma are blowing
Last year, it was revealed Breda faced a tough upbringing at the hands of her own father and vowed to make the lives of the children she cared for better by getting rid of their unpleasant fathers.
Most recently, she killed off Louis Loveday (Karl Collins) after holding him captive at her pig farm for several weeks.
Louis had an affair with his ex-wife Simone Loveday (Jacqueline Boatswain) at the same time he was about to marry his partner Leela Lomax (Kirsty-Leigh Porter) whilst also being married to Simone’s sister, Martine Deveraux (Kelle Bryan).
However, Louis actions are mere whimpers compared to the atrocities Mac has been involved in, including killing his own son Nathan Nightingale (Jared Garfield) after pushing him through a window.
As Breda starts to learn of Mac’s horrors, could she call time on his reign of terror by getting rid of the evil