Pretty Little Liars Season 3B is, for lack of a better word, a tease. We know it’s going to be scary and dramatic and all of the things we’ve come to expect from Rosewood, but will it be … criminal?
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PLL writer Joseph Dougherty took to Twitter to give us an Emerson quote that, according to Joseph, shows up in Rosewood in Episode 22.
Joseph first tweeted, “‘Commit a crime and the world is made of glass...’”
Could someone’s world shatter after he or she commits a crime? Are we talking about the obvious choice here — Toby (Keegan Allen)? Is someone else capable of doing something illegal? OK, maybe the better question is: Is there anyone in Rosewood who isn’t capable of doing something illegal?
The second part of the quote reads, “...Commit a crime, and it seems as if a coat of snow fell on the ground...”
Snow on the ground makes it seem like something is being covered up, which wouldn’t be anything new in Rosewood. But who could have something to hide by the end of the season?
And finally, the quote ends, “...such as reveals in the woods the track of every partridge and fox and squirrel and mole.’ Ralph Waldo Emerson”
Woods + tracks being revealed = someone getting caught? Who’s heading out to the woods this time? And why? Could Joseph be hinting that four individuals will get caught (a partridge, a fox, a squirrel, and a mole)? Are the Liars up to no good? Or are we talking about “A”-related individuals? Are we reading too much into this?
Here’s the whole quote: “Commit a crime and the world is made of glass. Commit a crime, and it seems as if a coat of snow fell on the ground, such as reveals in the woods the track of every partridge and fox and squirrel and mole.”
So how does this quote show up in Rosewood? Does it literally show up on a chalkboard or in a book? Is it spoken by one of the characters? It sounds oddly poetic for one of the Liars. Perhaps “A” speaks it — or better yet, texts it?
Bigger question: What kind of crime are we talking about? And who’s at fault?
Catch the return of PLL Season 3 on Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on ABC Family.
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