As their questions, fears and doubts develop, Aria, Emily, Hanna and Spencer begin to ponder what the genuine face of abhorrence resembles. Is it the young lady who holds resentment and will effectively keep her friends and family close? Is it the new brother by marriage who may have a darker side underneath the surface? Alternately is it an obscure more abnormal who is playing manikin ace with four young ladies’ lives? The truth will surface eventually who the Bad Seed is. In the interim, Aria sees the school play as a chance to get nearer to Ezra. In any case, will her arrangement reverse discharge and put her relationship in risk?