The summer season kicks off in The Hamptons as Emily Thorne's course of revenge is renewed and set against an unexpected timeline. Meanwhile the return of Victoria Grayson's son brings changes and complications to the all-powerful family. And a glimpse into the future shows that the wedding of the century may lead to Emily's ultimate demise.
Episode number: 3x1 Airdate: Sunday September 29th, 2013
The episode opens with Emily Thorne, wearing a beautiful wedding gown, holds a glass of champagne aboard a fancy yacht. An unknown figure approaches while Emily tearfully whispers, “I’m sorry.” Then, without warning, gunshots ring out and two bullets hit her right in the stomach, causing her to fall back and land in the water. As she floats on top of the water — bleeding profusely — her eyes slowly close...
Opening Narration Emily: Fear... it's a fire that burns from birth in even the coldest heart. It motivates and paralyzes the best of us... or is used as a weapon by the worst. But when your path is one of treachery and deception... the greatest fear of all... is that the truth is absolute.
Closing Narration Emily: Fear is the most primal of emotions. It can linger as a memory burned into one's mind of a parent taken too soon. Or burrow into one's soul as self-doubt over a child's rejection. But the one thing we all fear the most... is the unknown.