"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