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For the challenge it presented to Lecter. Lecter used to consult for the FBI, and it's implied his services were largely au gratis, and often pro bono. Whilst it's true that he often manipulated his proximity to the FBI for personal leverage, he seemed to genuinely enjoy the pursuit and capture of criminals. Knowing this is something he may willingly ...


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It helps to know that the book is inspired by real cases: Thomas Harris was moved to write the novel that inspired the film after meeting FBI agent John E. Douglas, one of the godfathers of criminal profiling. While attending the lecture of the decorated special agent, Harris learned about three notorious serial killers: Ted Bundy, Gary M. ...



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