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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Craig's description of what sends Cross over the edge?
2. Who are Cross' next victims?
3. How does Craig's living brother want him to be punished?
4. Who joins Cross in his plan to discredit Craig?
5. What ceremony does the Sire perform?
Essay Topic 1
What is a fetish? What is the purpose of having a fetish ball? Would the story be able to move forward given a different setting for the final murders?
Essay Topic 2
At the end of the story, Cross knocks Craig unconscious and then phones home to capture the killer's confession on an answering machine. How did Cross known Craig would confess? Examine Patterson's use of irony in this final stage using Craig's tool of terror.
Essay Topic 3
The Mastermind is revealed to be Kyle Craig, Cross' friend and colleague. How is it possible that the Mastermind could stalk and terrorize Cross for so long without being found out? Why was Cross blind to Craig's clues? What was the biggest clue left by Craig?
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