Will and the FBI devise a risky plan to lure Francis Dolarhyde into an ambush. Meanwhile, Bedelia Du Maurier gives Will a warning as his empathy for Dolarhyde begins impacting his fragile psyche, and Dolarhyde launches a terrifying endgame.moreless
The Red Dragon threatens to strike very close to those who are hunting him. Will and Jack suspect that he'll soon kill again, yet they lack a solid lead. Meanwhile, Hannibal is offered a chance at redemption, and Dolarhyde grapples with his feelings for his coworker.moreless
Dolarhyde finds a way to approach and communicate directly with Dr. Lecter. The Tooth Fairy believes that only Hannibal can help him gain a better understanding of himself. Will starts to feel uneasy with his frequent consultations with Lecter fearing that the bond will become more powerful and ultimately lead him to his destruction. Will decides to seek the help of Dr. du Maurier believing she is the only person who can make him understand about his current plight. Carvings depicting the Great Red Dragon seen from the crime scenes help the Bureau and Will gain more insight on Francis Dolarhyde's twisted and disturbing psychology.moreless
The search for serial killer Francis Dolarhyde heats up as Will delves into dangerous territory. He envisions himself in Dolarhyde's psyche and contacts Hannibal Lecter for help in profiling the killer. Meanwhile, a new woman enters Dolarhyde's life.moreless
Hannibal has been imprisoned for three years at the Baltimore State Hospital when a new villain emerges in one Francis Dolarhyde. Jack reaches out to Will to help him track down the brutal serial killer.moreless
Hannibal and Will are delivered to Mason's Muskrat Farm. Alana plots Will's rescue. Hannibal reminds Margot not to trust Mason to keep his promises. Jack lets Chiyoh know Hannibal's location.
Will and Jack reunite and renew their alliance, yet Jack questions Will's true loyalty. Meanwhile, Hannibal and Bedelia sense their time in Florence is reaching its end as Hannibal plots his final stand, and Mason Verger plans Hannibal's capture.moreless
The hunt for Hannibal heats up, as Crawford and Pazzi seek clues that will lead them to Hannibal's location. Elsewhere, Will and Chiyoh journey to Florence in a quest to track down Hannibal, and Alana continues to work with Mason Verger.moreless
Dr. Chilton returns after surviving a disfiguring gunshot and rallies support to capture Hannibal, using Will as bait. Meanwhile, Jack urges Will to abandon the dangerous notion of finding Hannibal.