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Unkindest Cut...

Being a collection of tales inspired by the ending of the film version of "Hannibal" which many feel was a crime, especially when contrasted with the ending of the novel.  

You'll find stories that reprise, those that revise and those that despise the films final scenes. 

Loving Lecter Archive - Unkindest Cut

 
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Title: Admit One Only Length: In 1 Part
Author: Dr. Peter
Summary: Is Clarice having second thoughts?
Timeline: Set after Hannibal, the film. Follows film canon.

 
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Title: Aftermath Length: In 7 Parts
Author: Diana Lecter
Summary: A tragedy leads Clarice to do some soul searching.
Timeline: Set after Hannibal, the film. Follows film canon.

 
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Title: Beauty and Her Beast Length: In 6 Parts
Author: China Mail
Summary: Clarice rethinks her answer.
Timeline: Follows film version of Hannibal. Departs film cannon.

 
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Title: Becoming Length: In 1 Part
Author: Natasha Von Lecter
Summary: Dr. Lecter comes for Clarice
Timeline: Set after movie version of Hannibal. Follows film canon.

 
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Title: Burning Heart Length: In 1 Part
Author: Natasha Von Lecter
Summary: Clarice dreams of Dr. Lecter
Timeline: Set after film version of Hannibal. Follows film canon.

 
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Title: Burning Hearts Length: In 1 Part
Author: Jane Moss
Summary: The Doctor pays Clarice a visit.
Timeline: Set after movie version of Hannibal. Follows film canon.

 
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Title: Captured Length: In 3 Parts
Author: indreams
Summary: Pending
Timeline: Set during film version of Hannibal, just after Clarice leaves Union Station. Follows film canon.

 
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Title: Catharsis Length: In 1 Part
Author: Natasha Von Lecter
Summary: The Doctor encourages Clarice to examine issues from her past.
Timeline: Set after film version of Hannibal. Follows film canon.

 
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Title: Checkmate Length: In 1 Part
Author: Glimmerdark
Summary: Alternate ending to the film adaptation of Hannibal.
Timeline: Set during Hannibal the Film.  Departs from canon.  

 
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Title: Coda Length: In 12 Parts
Author: EGL
Summary: Clarice continues to hunt the GD and tracks him down to home territory. Conversations follow with the inevitable transformations etc….
Timeline: After film version of Hannibal. Reluctantly follows film canon.

 
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Title: Cutting Old Strings Length: In 2 Parts
Author: DianaLecter
Summary: Clarice Starling gets a chance to rethink the decision made at Chesapeake.
Timeline: Two months after Hannibal the film.  Follows film canon. 

 
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Title: Double Edge Length: In 1 Part
Author: bloodandivory
Summary: As the cleaver falls, Clarice realized that seven years have changed her, but that the Doctor has changed more.
Timeline: Set during the Film Hannibal - Departs from Film Canon.

 
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Title: Drifting on the Infinite Length: In 1 Part
Author: Leeker17
Summary: Summary pending.
Timeline: Set after the Film Hannibal - Follows Film Canon.

 
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Title: The End Length: In 11 Parts
Author: Luna
Summary: An alternate ending to the decidedly unsatisfying film version of Hannibal.
Timeline: Picks up during film version of Hannibal. Departs film cannon.

 
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Title: Epiphany Length: In 3 Parts
Author: Kabochon
Summary: Clarice makes the decision to be freed. What does this decision mean for her and for Dr. Lecter?
Timeline: Set during and after Hannibal the film.  Departs from canon.

 
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Title: An Exercise in Rationalisation Length: In 3 Parts
Author: Zircon
Summary: An attempt to reconcile film adaptation of Hannibal with proper novel cannon.
Timeline: Set during the film version of Hannibal. Reinterprets film cannon in accordance with the spirit of Mr. Harris' novel.

 
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Title: The First Thing I Notice Length: In 1 Part
Author: Natasha Von Lecter
Summary: Dr. Lecter cares for Clarice after she is shot.
Timeline: Set durning Hannibal film. Follows canon.

 
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Title: Getting the Knowledge Length: In 9 Parts
Author: Alouette
Summary: The Doctor and Clarice have both moved on. Will fate take a hand in reuniting them?
Timeline: Set after Hannibal film. Follows film canon.

 
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Title: Hannibal - Reprise Length: In 5 Parts
Author: Zircon
Summary: Alternative to the unsatisfying ending provided by the film adaptation of Hannibal.
Timeline: Set during Hannibal the film.  Departs from canon.   

 
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Title: Harming the Enemy Length: In 7 Parts
Author: China Mail
Summary: Alternate ending for film version of Hannibal, picking up during
the cell phone conversation at Union Station.
Timeline: Set during film adaptation of Hannibal. Departs film cannon.

 
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Title: Haunted Length: In 1 Part
Author: MelanieAnne
Summary: After everything, Clarice has time to think. To regret.
Timeline: Set after film version of Hannibal. Follows film canon.

 
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Title: Hearing Length: In 8 Parts
Author: Zircon
Summary: Following her actions at the Verger Estate, Clarice Starling finds herself facing disciplinary proceedings. How much will she have to lose, before the unthinkable becomes an option?
Timeline: Set after the film version of Hannibal. Follows film cannon.

 
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Title: If You Loved Me Length: In 9 Parts
Author: Calico
Summary: Alternate ending to film version of Hannibal, stemming from Dr. Lecter's question to Starling.
Timeline: Set during and after Hannibal film. Departs film canon.

 
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Title: If You Loved Me Length: In 1 Part
Author: Little Starling
Summary: Dr. Lecter asks Clarice a question of loyalties.
Timeline: Set during the film adaptation of Hannibal. Follows Canon.

 
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Title: Indulgence Length: In 10 Parts
Author: Little Starling
Summary: When Ardelia Mapp is killed in the line of duty, Clarice's emotions spin from shock, to guilt, and then back to shock when her suffering again tempts the elusive Dr. Lecter out of retirement...
Timeline: Continues after film adaptation of Hannibal. Incorporates elements
of both book and film cannon.

 
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Title: It Only Hurts When I Breathe Length: In 1 Part
Author: AriadneLily
Summary: Did Clarice make the right choice?
Timeline: Set after film version of Hannibal. Follows film canon.

 
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Title: La Verita Fa Male
(The Truth Hurts)
Length: In 1 Part
Author: Dottor Cortese
Summary: What really happened after the knife dropped? 
Timeline: Set during Hannibal the Film.  Follows film canon.

 
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Title: Lady of Silences Length: In 1 Part
Author: Little Starling
Summary: Pinned against the fridge, Clarice quite literally waits for the axe to fall.
Timeline: Set during the film adaptation of Hannibal. Reinterprets film canon.

 
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Title: Like a Lamb to the Slaughter Length: In 1 Part
Author: EvilKat
Summary: Clarice's POV at the end of the movie.
Timeline: Set at the end of movie version of Hannibal. Follows film canon.

 
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Title: Looking into the Abyss Length: In 1 Part
Author: Screaming Ferret
Summary: Clarice's thoughts on her last encounter with Dr. Lecter.
Timeline: Set after Hannibal the film.  Follows film canon.

 
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Title: Love Me When I'm Gone Length: In 1 Part
Author: EvilKat
Summary: Clarice reflects on her choices - Song Fic
Timeline: Set after movie version of Hannibal. Follows film canon.

 
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Title: One of Those Days Length: In 6 Parts
Author: Luna
Summary: Pending
Timeline: Set after movie version of Hannibal. Follows film canon.

 
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Title: Opening the Gate Length: In 1 Part
Author: Natasha Von Lecter
Summary: Clarice receives a letter from Dr. Lecter
Timeline: Set after film version of Hannibal. Follows film canon.

 
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Title: Pigeon Tears Length: In 1 Part
Author: Glimmerdark
Summary: Clarice has a moment of weakness.
Timeline: Set several weeks after Hannibal the Film.  Follows film canon.  

 
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Title: Post Mortem Length: In 4 Parts
Author: HonestIron
Summary: Dr. Lecter is gone, and Clarice Starling must now explain the events at Paul Krendler's lake house to the authorities.
Timeline: Set after film version of Hannibal. Follows film canon.

 
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Title: Post-Op Length: In 5 Parts
Author: Running with Deer 
Summary: A revisionist look at the ending of the film "Hannibal".
Timeline: Set during and directly after Hannibal/Film.  Departs from canon.

 
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Title: Pulse Length: In 1 Part
Author: Natasha Von Lecter
Summary: Revisionist take on the end of the Hannibal film
Timeline: Set during film version of Hannibal. Departs film canon.

 
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Title: Redemption Length: In 6 Parts
Author: Avengerdeb
Summary: Alternate ending to film version of Hannibal
Timeline: Set during movie version of Hannobal, Departs cannon.

 
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Title: Retribution Length: In 1 Part
Author: Hannah
Summary: It has taken Former Special Agent Starling several years to regret her actions and accept her desire.  Will Hannibal Lecter give her what she wants?  Or what she deserves?
Timeline: Set 3 1/2 years after Hannibal - The Film.  Follows Film Canon.

 
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Title: Retrospect Length: In 5 Parts
Author: Mel
Summary: A merging of the book and film endings.
Timeline: Post Hannibal. Departs canon.

 
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Title: The Road Taken Length: In 1 Part
Author: Lady of Truths
Summary: Clarice Starling reflects on her choice at Krendler's lake house.
Timeline: Set following flim version of Hannibal. Follows film canon.

 
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Title: The Road Less Travelled By Length: In 1 Part
Author: JStarz
Summary: A phone conversation
Timeline: Set after film version of Hannibal. Follows film canon.

 
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Title: Sacrificial Lamb Length: In 15 Parts
Author: Natasha von Lecter
Summary: Clarice is still determined to save her lambs... even those that don't want to be saved.
Timeline: Set after film version of Hannibal. Follows film canon.

 
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Title: See Me Run Length: In 1 Part
Author: Emma
Summary: Lecter's POV on ending of Hannibal the film.
Timeline: Set at the end of the film adaptation of Hannibal. Follows film cannon.

 
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Title: Siren Sweet & Harpy Shrill Length: In 12 Parts
Author: Natasha von Lecter
Summary: A disgraced Clarice is used as bait to lure Dr. Lecter
Timeline: Set after film version of Hannibal. Follows canon.

 
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Title: Sleepless Nights Length: In 3 Parts
Author: ChinaMail
Summary: Disturbing dreams force Clarice to rethink her answer.
Timeline: Set following film version of Hannibal. Follows film cannon.

 
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Title: Stages of Love Length: In 8 Parts
Author: Cyranothe2nd
Summary: Lecter challenges Clarice.
Timeline: Set immediately after Hannibal film. Follows film canon.

 
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Title: Take Me Length: In 1 Part
Author: Mara Trinity Scully
Summary: An alternate ending to the film version of Hannibal
Timeline: Set during movie version of Hannibal. Departs film canon.

 
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Title: A Thousand Deaths Length: In 1 Part
Author: bloodandivory
Summary: Several years have passed since her last meeting with the Doctor but Clarice Starling cannot forget the grief of loss, nor forgive herself for a terrible missed opportunity.
Timeline: Set approximately 1 year after Hannibal - Follows Film Canon.

 
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