Beasts of Prey
Chiyoh didn’t pretend to understand Hannibal’s plans when first he tried to murder Will, and then rescue him, and then he turn himself in.
Perhaps he was unable or unwilling to understand his own feelings.
“My beautiful boy,” Hannibal said, in Lithuanian. “What have you done to your face?”
“All birth is pain,” he said. “And from it comes new life.”
She would have to find them an egg.