Dexter Morgan, Miami Metro Police Department blood spatter analyst, has a double life. When he’s not helping the Homicide division solve murders, he spends his time hunting and killing bad guys that slip through the justice system.
While trying to decide his next victim, Dexter’s world is thrust into turmoil when the other serial killer in town, dubbed the Ice Truck Killer, has secretly contacted Dexter to inform him that he knows what Dexter is up too.
While stalking a recently released convict who may kill again, Dexter has to deal with the latest crime of the Ice Truck Killer, a chopped up hooker in a pro-hockey ice rink.
Dexter is intrigued when the Ice Truck Killer starts leaving pictures from Dexter’s childhood at the crime scenes containing body parts left in horrific tableaus meant to tell Dexter something about his own past.
The Homicide division is abuzz after the Ice Truck Killer’s latest victim is found alive, while Dexter stalks a murderous human trafficker.
The Ice Truck Killer leaves Dexter a surprise at the scene of one of Dexter’s recent kills, putting Dexter firmly in the crosshairs of his own Homicide Division.
The Ice Truck Killer’s identity is revealed, but something about him doesn’t sit right with Dexter.
When the ‘suicide’ of a powerful, high profile woman reveals a strange pattern of murders, Dexter stalks a killer unlike any he’s had to deal with before.
Rita, Debra and Rudy join Dexter for a weekend away when Dexter finds out that his biological father, whom Dexter thought had died 30 years ago, has just recently passed away and left him his all his belongings and his house.
The Ice Truck Killer leaves Dexter the most horrifying crime scene imaginable, forcing him to confront the demons from his past.
The Ice Truck Killer kidnaps someone very close to Dexter, forcing Dexter to play a deadly game of hide-and-seek.
Dexter and the Ice Truck Killer have a final confrontation.