"Fate" is the ninth episode of Season Ten of Criminal Minds.


The BAU pursues a remorseful but uncontrollable spree killer who is committing random murders in northern Virginia. Meanwhile, Rossi is visited by a woman who could hold a secret from his past.

Guest Cast

Referenced Criminals


  • "Ain't Nobody Home" by Lenny Mack Band
  • "Follow You Down" by Cajsa Siik
  • "I Wanna Be Where You Are" by Gia

Bookend Quotes

  • David Rossi: "Change is the law of life, and those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future." John F. Kennedy
  • David Rossi: "When it comes to life, we spin our own yarn, and where we end up is really, in fact, where we always intended to be." Julia Glass



  1. Credited as "Client"

Criminal Minds Episodes