Your reviews of Farscape boggle my mind. If you didn't like "Nerve," you might as well just stop. This is the point of the show where most of us finally fell in love with it after struggling through the mediocrity of early Season 1.
I don't even know how to react to you anymore.
And no, he not just a badly dressed villain who likes to inflict pain. Quite the contrary. His suit actually serves a purpose, as does the Aurora Chair. He is anything but a generic villain.
I feel like you will fail to enjoy this show simply because you get too hung up on your first impressions.