Tonights premiere of Sons of Anarchy season 5 drives home one message: Jax Teller is tearing SAMCRO apart. The episodes title, "Sovereign," feels like a sick joke, as the club is now anything but independent. Even before taking up the presidents gavel, Jaxs good intentions lead to the club being controlled by the CIA, drugs and, most of all, ghosts from their past. Right away this episode draws parallels between Jax and his father. John Tellers writings sparked the Sons downfall, and now its his sons turn to leave a trail of letters. In them, Jax describes the euphoria of losing yourself barreling down the road at dangerous speeds, only knowing whats right in front of you.
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