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Here are Page One, Page Two, Page ThreePage Four & Page Five.


[Text above and to the right of “Evidence of Cannibalism” article:]  You’ve certainly made an impression my dear Doctor.  Was this your intention?  These weak fools flutter around you like moths to an all consuming flame.  They fly too close.  They try to share your fire.  Your greatness.  They will all BURN.  THEY WILL ALL KNOW YOUR POWER!  THEY WILL ALL KNOW YOUR STRENGTH!  They will all suffer under your great power.  Your power that you wield with might and precision.  Your revenge is swift and merciless.  There is no end to your strength.  Soon they will know your justice as they know my justice.  I will consume them in my fire as you consumed their very souls.  I wonder.  If they are finding you inconvenient.  Certainly they strain to understand you.  But you know about fear.  This makes us great.  The world is nothing without our wills.  The world is because we will it thus.

[Text to left of “Evidence of Cannibalism” article:]  This is not a madman this is a great man.  A man who towers above the heads of other weak men.  The ___ (1) of the herd.  Perhaps there is something I can learn from you.  Something I can take with me on my journey.  My journey will be long and the path is winding and has many pitfalls but I shall always triumph.  I will rise from the smoldering ashes of my fire and be triumphant.  The victor of the greatest ___ (2) of all.  The battle for the very world itself.  They will know your power in this, Dr.

[Text to the left of “FBI Agent to Testify” headline:]  What will the courageous Mr.Graham have to say about you dear Doctor?  What insight will he have about you that we will share with the hungry ears of the sheep who flutter around you?  He will toss the dogs their dry bones and they will ___ (3) and choke on them greatly.  They will die gorging at your feet.  I found the story poignant my dear Doctor.  He faces you, he traps you but the end he is broken.  You will continue.  Even has he retreats.  He runs.

[Text to the left of “Graham to Testify” article:]  This detective looks none too happy.  ___ (4).  You know fear.  You taught this Graham a fear that he never knew before.  You opened him up and taught him about ___ (5) that opened his eyes to the blinding flame.  The all consuming flame that pours out of you like a burst of lava.  Flowing over the bones of a thousand million scattered corpses of broken fools and those who thought they could touch you.  Those who felt the warmth of your fire.  They now all flounder in it.  I know the power you yield.  I was alone.  I found the story very poignant my dear Doctor.  He faces you, he traps you but in the end he is broken.  You will continue!  Even as he retreats.  The children of the playground are alone.  This one thought he was clever.  On the ___ (6) that that lead you to this.

[Incomplete line below “Graham to Testify” article:] The children in the playground are alone.  This one thought he was so clever, in fear of what you…

[Text to the right of “FBI Director gives shocking personal testimony” picture:]  This detective looks none too happy.  Did you put these deep furrows in his brow my dear Doctor?  Did you drain all the joy from his eyes.  All the weak happiness from his existence?

 

Lecter trial: Forensics shocker

Evidence of Cannibalism

Hero Cop Almost Ripper Victim

BALTIMORE – A decades long hunt ended yesterday with the apprehending of Dr. Hannibal Lecter.  Lecter is the FBI’s main suspect in the gruesome Chesapeake Ripper murder that ravaged the area for years.  Officials have suggested that his reign of terror may reach back as far as 15 years.

The FBI has never encountered a serial killer who possesses the cunning of Chesapeake Ripper who has been able to allude poilce for such a long time even thought his murders are amongst the most shocking and elaborate on record.  The manhunt creshendoed yesterday afternoon when Dr. Lecter was arrested at the country home of Will Graham – a profiler who worked for the FBI until he himself became suspected of being the Ripper and was arrested and subsequently released only a couple of short years ago.  No word on Graham’s actual involvement in the crimes or arrest has been released.

Dr. Lecter has been a respected and revered member of the psychatric community in the Bay area for nearly 20 years and was most notable known to the public for his

The FBI has never encountered a serial killer who possesses the cunning of Chesapeake Ripper who has been able to allude poilce for such a long time even though his murders are amongst the most shocking and elaborate on record.  The manhunt creshendoed yesterday afternoon when Dr. Lecter was arrested at the country home of Will Graham – a profiler who worked for the FBI until he himself became suspected of being the Ripper and was arrested and subsequently released only a couple of short years ago.  No word on Graham’s actual involvement in the crimes or arrest has been released.

“… no sign of remorse…”

Dr. Lecter has been a respected and revered member of the psychiatric community in the Bay area for nearly 20 years and was most notable known to the public for his testimonials at the trial for Will Graham.  Dr. Lecter was Graham’s clinical psychologist and played no small part.

Lecter trial:

GRAHAM TO TESTIFY

Previously tried as the ‘Ripper’ now key witness

S. Kasparian
STAFF REPORTER

Will Graham – was only a couple of years ago tried and even committed to the Baltimore State Hospital for the Criminally Insane.  He was later exhonorated for the Chesapeake Ripper slayings is now a key witness in the trial of Dr. Hannibal Lecter.

BALTIMORE – A decades long hunt ended yesterday with the apprehending of Dr. Hannibal Lecter.  Lecter is the FBI’s main suspect in the gruesome Chesapeake Ripper murder that ravaged the area for years.  Officials have suggested that his reign of terror may reach back as far as 15 years.

The FBI has never encountered a serial killer who possesses the cunning of Chesapeake Ripper who has been able to allude poilce for such a long time even though

of the psychiatric community in the Bay area for nearly 20 years and was most notable known to the public for his testimonials at the trial for Will Graham.  Dr. Lecter was Graham’s clinical psychologist and played no small part in his incarceration in the Baltimore State Hospital for the Criminally Insane.

“Justice will be done…”

of the psychiatric community in the Bay area for nearly 20 years and was most notable known to the public for his testimonials at the trial for Will Graham.  Dr. Lecter was Graham’s clinical psychologist and played no small part in his incarceration in the Baltimore State Hospital for the Criminally Insane.

Graham was later exhonorated and Dr. Lector himself became the lead suspect.  The attempted arrest of Lecter resulted in the death of one person hospitalization 3 others, 2 of whom were FBI agents.  Dr. Lecter then disappeared until now when agents were able to successfully take him into custody without incident.


The author “S. Kasparian” is likely a nod to Hannibal‘s art department trainee, Sonia Kasparian.


 

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