Originally Posted by KryptoKnight13
I think the most telling thing about Jonathan's delivery of the "maybe" line is that he's looking at the ground, not at Clark when he says it. You can tell he is very conflicted, and this is a situation that nothing could ever prepare you to know what to say. To me it seems that this is the conversation where the "you have to decide what kind of man you want to be" line comes from. I like it, it feels more natural, Jonathan is a loving father first and foremost, and his first priority will always be Clark's safety.
Yeah to be honest I still think he'll follow that line with something like maybe... No of course not but you have to be careful etc