Did the Paralympian athlete foresee that firing four shots into a toilet door would kill the person behind it?
A snapshot of the events that began more than two years ago with the shooting on Valentine's Day of Reeva Steenkamp.
Oscar Pistorius's parole conditions compel him to meet Reeva Steenkamp's parents if they wish - now her father says it's his only chance at "closure".
Oscar Pistorius was freed from prison late evening in an apparent bid to avoid the media, and will serve the rest of his sentence under house arrest.
Unfortunately for the Blade Runner, nights can be longer than expected.
After delays and state intervention, a parole board will decide if the Paralympian Oscar Pistorius should be released early from prison.
The Oscar Pistorius case demonstrates the influence of money on the country's criminal justice system, critics say.
"How can 10 months be enough?" asked June Steenkamp last week, when her daughter's killer was on the verge of release.
Reeva Steenkamp's parents are adamant Oscar Pistorius deliberately killed their daughter, telling Australian television their life has been ruined.
Michael Masutha has called for a parole board review of Oscar Pistorius's release, saying he wasn't technically eligible for consideration.
Steenkamp's parents are remembering their daughter on what would have been her 32nd birthday, two days before the planned release of Oscar Pistorius.
The parents of Reeva Steenkamp have condemned a decision to free the Paralympian on parole in August, when he will have served just 10 months in jail.
The National Prosecuting Authority is going ahead with its review of Oscar Pistorius's conviction after the state called for a harsher sentence.
The two faces of Oscar reveal our unacknowledged gender civil war.
NPA spokesperson Nathi Mncube says the authority is now in the hands of the Supreme Court of Appeal to set a date for the Oscar Pistorius appeal.
However, Judge Masipa dismissed the sentencing appeal of Oscar Pistorius, saying she did not believe the sentence was "shockingly inappropriate".
Prosecutor Gerrie Nel, who is appealing the judgment in the Oscar Pistorius case, says the sentence was "shockingly inappropriate".
Pistorius's team opposing the appeal means Judge Masipa will have to hear arguments from both sides, which will take more time than a regular appeal.