The BAU investigates a murder in which the killer exposes the victimâ€™s vocal cords to literally play them like a cello. Meanwhile, Hannibal discovers that the killer, Tobias, murdered the victim as an attempt to gain Hannibalâ€™s attention but then makes an attempt to take Lecterâ€™s life. Will is driven to distraction by strange noises in his head and turns to Alana, in a romantic way, seeking peace and stability. Hannibal describes his relationship with Will to his therapist, Dr. Bedilia Du Maurier.
Hannibal stars Hugh Dancy as Will Graham, the troubled and talented young FBI agent who tangles with the world``s most notorious serial killer, Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Mikkelsen) . The pair are re-introduced at the beginning of their budding relationship.