Rossi collects and thoughts after arriving too late to save his girlfriend, Chief Erin Strauss (played by: Jayne Atkinson). This was a shocker! In the backgroung, Derek, Alex, Spence and JJ talk over the loss of one of their own and try to put the pieces of the puzzle together in time before the unsub, John Craig (played by: Mark Hamill) attacks again! You can see Hotch in this shot behind Derek.
What the audience knew by the end of Episode 1 was only that someone creepy was taking photos of the team and developing them in the always-creepy light of a darkroom. | Inside The “Criminal Minds” Finale