The unit tracks a man working through his fears by working them out on others.


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Dr. Stan Howard
Bill Calvert
Stephanie Venditto ...
Jane Howard
Jennifer Lee Keyes ...
Jenny (as Jennifer Keyes)
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Howard's Mother


The BAU are still reeling from Gideon's disappearance, he who has clandestinely tendered his resignation. Hotch admits to the team that he too is confused despite having known Gideon the longest. And Reid is the most affected since Gideon's goodbye note was addressed solely to him. Regardless of Gideon, the BAU are still together as a unit - Strauss did not disband the unit - and have work to do. Their latest case takes them to Portland, Oregon, where four bodies are found in a mass grave. Each victim was tortured prior to death, but there are no signs of sexual assault. Since they had no defensive wounds, the victims probably knew and trusted the unsub. Some of the victims were never reported missing since the unsub took on the victim's electronic identity and sent electronic messages as the victim to family and friends. These facts mean the unsub has personal knowledge of his victims. The common thread between the four victims is that they had all recently moved to Portland from ... Written by Huggo

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Emily Prentiss: So Hotch is even more intense now that Gideon's gone.
Dr. Spencer Reid: Yeah, I've noticed.
Emily Prentiss: Do you think that's gonna change?
Dr. Spencer Reid: I certainly think we'll find out.
Emily Prentiss: What about you? You okay?
Dr. Spencer Reid: Oh, I'm- I'm great.
Emily Prentiss: Do you want to talk about it?
Dr. Spencer Reid: What's there to talk about, really?
Emily Prentiss: Gideon.
Dr. Spencer Reid: Oh, no. He, uh- he left a letter explaining everything. Just like my dad did when he abandoned me and my mom.
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