The BAU travels to Austin, Texas where three separate murders have taken place, the victims being two young women, and one young man. Each was last seen at a large but different social gathering. All three victims were savagely beaten, however the two women were stripped naked, while the first victim, the male, was re-clothed after being beaten while naked. Upon further investigation, they learn the male victim was a closeted homosexual, leading the team to believe that the unsub is a repressed homosexual who murdered the female victims after not being able to perform sexually with them, and murdered the male victim after feeling guilt after having had sex with him. When a fourth victim, another male, is discovered, another emerging piece of evidence is the exact same style men's watch placed on the last two victims, both watches deliberately set at a different time than what is actual. The team has to uncover the meaning of the watch and the time to which the watches were set to ...
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Dr. Spencer Reid
Maybe, the UnSub suffered abuse at the hand of someone citing God's will that he should change.
It wouldn't be the first time someone took the good book and twisted it for their own agenda.
Okay, but if you wanted to change someone's sexual orientation, how could you do it? I mean, you're not gonna guilt somebody into that.
I'm seeing some stuff about an ex-gay movement. It looks like some kind of a 12-step program.
A 12-step program usually doesn't traumatize the participant.
Dr. Spencer Reid
But conversion ...
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