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The Eyespy Killer was the name given to an unknown serial killer in New Crobuzon around Anno Urbis 1779. The killer was notorious for taking the eyes of his or her victims, and dumping the bodies around the poorer districts of the city.

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The Eyespy Killer was, in fact, the city's mayor, Bentham Rudgutter. Rudgutter suffered from an ailment that cause his eyes to rot out of his head; as a result, he tasked the New Crobuzon Militia to either abduct compatible individuals or else take the eyes of political prisoners.

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