Sometimes Mischa reads old tabloid stories about her parents. She finds their romanticism and dramatizations amusing. Most of the authors are men and, at times, compare Clarice Starling and Hannibal Lecter to Beauty and the Beast or Little Red Riding Hood and the Big Bad Wolf. Some say that he killed her and simply vanished back into the dark. The sentimental ones hypothesize that, since he has seemingly stopped killing, she must have saved him somehow.
And one day, when her parents are dead and buried and her existence has been revealed to the world, a reporter will ask Mischa for the truth… (x)