"A" — whether we're talking Mona (Janel Parrish), Toby (Keegan Allen), or their potential leader — is clearly obsessed with the Liars on Pretty Little Liars. It seems obvious that, for whatever reason, the "A" team has it out for the girls.

Presumably, that means everyone on the team has their mind made up about why they hate the girls enough to torture them. But that doesn't mean they can't change their minds about other things.

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As we've seen, in the past the "A" team generally seemed to think Emily (Shay Mitchell) was the weakest link in the group. But according to writer Joseph Daughtry, that's changed in the wake of the Season 3 summer finale (Season 3, Episode 12: “The Lady Killer”).

When a fan recently asked Joseph, "If A views Emily as the weak link, who do they view as the strong link?" he replied, "Oh, I think "A" has another opinion of Em now."

Given that our girl not only survived Nate's (Sterling Sulieman) attack, but also saved Paige (Lindsey Shaw) with her quick thinking by running away and, oh yeah, stabbed Nate to death, we'd be re-thinking her "weakness," too. Emily may seem vulnerable, but she's made of some pretty tough stuff.

If Em isn't considered the weakest link anymore, does that mean the "A" team is going to start targeting someone else harder? Who do you think it will be? We're thinking maybe Spencer (Troian Bellisario), since she'll be easiest for Toby to undermine.

Don’t miss the next new episode of PLL, the Halloween special, on Tuesday, October 23 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on ABC Family.

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