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Melissa’s (Torrey DeVitto) return on Pretty Little Liars is not news. But the timing of her return is.

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Huffington Post recently spoke to Torrey about the Halloween episode (Season 3, Episode 13: “This Is a Dark Ride,” airing October 23) and Melissa’s eventual return. Torrey was quoted as saying, “I am not in the Halloween special, but you will see me in the new episodes in January.”

So could Melissa join the drama even before we thought? And will she see it through all the way to the finale? What does the timing say about the reasons behind her return? Could there be some more Hastings family drama lurking ahead, or is Melissa back for some other (more evil) reason?

Or perhaps she’s just stopping through town... But somehow we think her return will be more sinister than a simple family visit.

What do you expect from her return, and why do you think she’s back in Rosewood for some undetermined amount of time?

Let us know your theories in the comments below!

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.

Source: Huffington Post

Samantha Highfill is a contributing writer to Wetpaint Entertainment. Follow her on Twitter at @samhighfill.

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