He keeps each one floating in formaldehyde to prevent rotting.
Each finger denotes a victim, their heart ripped out and replaced by symbols of their treachery.
He admires his trophies weekly; to him each one of them is guilty.
DC 'Charlie' Stafford is already investigating a series of escalating racist attacks and it now seems she has a vicious serial killer on her patch.
All the while he's watching, waiting... and counting.