Emily,Hanna,Aria,and Spencer are all outside in Spencer's backyard when they see something familiar. They go over to it and realize it's a body. But not just anybody it's Ian, Ali's killer. Who recently escaped is house and left Rosewood.He was in Jail but the court said he could go on house arrest instead because his mother is very ill and has cancer.
The next most important event was when Aria moves in with her dad and her new step mother Meredith. Meredith is pregnant with Aria's soon to be brother or sister. She decides she doesn't want to live with her mom and her brother anymore.
Hanna and her step sister Kate are fighting over the same boy. Mike is Aria's younger brother who is on the lacrosse team.At first Hanna didn't really like Mike, she was only pretending to like him to make Kate jealous.
Spencer found out that she was adopted and she also found that her birth mother,Olivia lived in New York.She wanted to leave rosewood because her parents lied to her.So she called Olivia's realtor and asked for an apartment.When she went to go look at the apartment , there was no building there.Olivia lied to her and took all of her money that Spencer had saved for college.
Emily was at a banquet for a local hospital when she stated to feel sick.She stumbled upon an office ,that had books scattered all over the floor.She started scanning the pages and realized it was a sign in book for guest to visit the hospital.There was only one name she recognized, it was Ali's older brother Jason.He had been visiting this hospital since Emily was in seventh grade.
Emily,Hanna,and Spencer were all gathered in Spencer's barn.Aria was in the woods walking to Spencers.Aria started to see the girls run out of the barn,it had caught on fire.All of the sudden Aria saw a girl walking in the woods,she helped her out.Then everyone met at Spencer's driveway.The unknown girl pulled down her hood and everyone couldn't believe their eyes.It looked exactly like Alison, their childhood friend who was dead.