Following the murder of Haley by George Foyet and Foyet's subsequent death at Hotch's hands, Hotch needs to take some time to regroup and review both his professional and personal life, especially in how to deal with raising Jack on his own. Strauss provides him with an option. In the meantime, the team, without Hotch, is called to a case in Nashville, Tennessee. Two young brunette women, both high powered executives, have so far been killed in their own homes, the floor around them covered in rose petals. Evidence indicates that the women were being stalked, and that the unsub is hyper-vigilant in his control of the murders, with both being almost identical down to what the women ate prior to death. It seems as if the unsub is romancing the women against their will. It isn't until they discover an anomaly to the routine of one of the victims and look at the unsub profile is a slightly different manner that the team begins to piece together who the unsub is and who he might target ... Written by
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"The Slave of Duty" is the subtitle of Gilbert and Sullivan's "The Pirates of Penzance." Hotch has previously revealed that he and Haley met during a student performance of this operetta; he tells Haley that he joined the pirate chorus in order to meet her. See more
When Strauss comes by to see Hotch, he opens the door with out an alarm box on the wall next to the door like it was after The Reaper attacked him in the same apartment. See more
Aaron 'Hotch' Hotchner
You know, I may have the tools to do this job, but I don't know if I have the tools to help my son.
You have to ask yourself, what kind of father you want to be, and when you figure that out, then you'll know what to do.
Still I long for your Kiss
Performed by: Lucinda Williams
Played when the unsub is with his 3rd victim Erika Silverman, as according to him, this is her most played song on her iPod, so it must be her favorite one See more