JACK: Ritual human sacrifice.
HANNIBAL: I’m not sure if it’s an offering—but it’s certainly a gesture.
JACK: To whom?
HANNIBAL: The eye looks beyond this world and into the next, and sees the reflection of Man himself. Is the killer looking at God?
“Sakizuki" stands as one of Hannibal's most daring episodes so far, showing us the vaunting ambition of Hannibal's art, the blasphemous theology of his vision, and the root of his obsession with Will Graham.
[N.B: spoilers for 2.02; nsfw]