Aria Montgomery - 18 - Lucy Hale - TAKEN
"The longer I wait the bigger the lie."
Aria Montgomery is the “Artsy Girl” of the group who moves back to Rosewood with her mother Ella, father Byron, and younger brother Mike after a year away living in Iceland following Alison’s disappearance. She has returned a mature, changed, insightful young woman who slowly reconnects with her old friends. Prior to her first day back in high school, she goes to a bar and instantly strikes up a conversation with a man named Ezra. There is instant chemistry between the two. When she arrives at school the next day, she finds out that the guy who she made out with in the bar bathroom is none other than her new English teacher, Mr. Fitz, and embarks on a long-term relationship with him, with many ups and downs.