Marlene King gives us Paily, Ali and other "PLL" intel before tonight's season finale

"Alison has been missing for two years, she’€™s been gone for two years. She’s been alone for two years, and you will find out why she stayed gone all this time."

We haven’t seen Samara yet, but we’re only on episode nine right now. Paige is still a part of the show. She’s not around for the first five episodes, but she does come back into Emily’s life. And they sort of start off a few steps behind where they were in the finale. They’re trying to find a way to be friends.

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