He tells his son that he's been keeping an eye on the two girls due to the Hero village suddenly taking an interest in her, and because he wanted to be able to protect them from the new demon lord's minions who wanted the power Mio inherited.
Examining the cast beyond their sex-centric traits begins to reveal problems.
As for Lars himself, he ends up a bit better character-wise.
Enraged to learn that Zolgia killed her foster parents, Mio exacts her revenge.
On top of that, the eccentric father told him he will be getting remarried.
Fortunately this only seems to apply to , judging by the harem's antics.
Mio prepares to kiss Basara in episode 5 to be stopped by Yuki, and then Yuki prepares to kiss Basara in episode 9 to be stopped by Mio.