True Detective Series 1

Fans of Season One of True Detective do not need to see spiritual portraits of Detectives Marty Hart and Rust Cohle to realize have very different personalities. Their attitudes, manner, and behavior make this obvious from the start.

When it comes to fighting crime, however, they are able to put these differences aside. As True Detectives they share an important goal — to get the bad guys — and they spend the better part of their lives working to achieve it.

Their spiritual portraits reveal the foundation of their shared abilities. Both images contain substantial amounts of Green — which represents their ability to make logical decisions — and this is their common ground.

Their different backgrounds and personal lives may interfere from time to time, but this rational decision-making forces them to realize they need to get over their differences and focus on solving the case.

This objective rationality — known as Thinking in the four-letter-type parlance used for these portraits — also enables them to do just that.

Be sure to check out the True Detective Season 2 gallery on this site!

Marty Hart

Louisiana State Detective

Marty Hart's spiritual portrait shows he is very decisive, and his decisions are almost equally emotional and rational. Click on the image to learn more! .... [More] [Less]

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Rust Cohle

Louisiana State Police Homicide Detective

Rust Cohle's spiritual portrait shows he is very idealistic, highly iNtuitive, and open to many possibilities that others will not see. Click on the image to learn more! .... [More] [Less]

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