scott and the gang chained liam to a support beam and knocked him out and dragged him around to keep him from hurting people which is rough but also kind of canon-typical violence— but scott never once manipulated the alpha/beta bond by roaring liam into submission, instead he begged him to listen, spent the whole episode trying to talk to him and get him to come around to what he was instead of terrifying him and enforcing a power dynamic between them and that is reason #1493924 why scott mccall, true alpha, is also the alpha oF MY HEART AND SOUL