The strolling lifeless invaded Horseshoe Bay on Wednesday within the closing season premiere of Nancy Drew, giving everybody one thing to concern.

However first, let’s begin with the #Nace of all of it: Although Nancy spent a lot of the hour dodging questions on why the couple can’t be collectively, she ultimately caved and wrote down Ace’s title in the course of the Lovers’ Vigil — and what have you learnt, he discovered it! Now not capable of deny her emotions for him, Nancy lastly informed Ace about Temperance’s curse.

“There’s a subconscious part of Nancy that’s crumbling under the weight of this secret,” star Kennedy McMann tells TVLine. “She made what she thought was the only decision, which was to keep this secret. There was a little bit of her that hoped he would somehow find out without her being directly responsible for telling him,” therefore her writing down his title.


Then once more, Ace might not be the one man in Nancy’s life this season. The premiere launched us to Tristan (performed by Henrique Zaga), a good-looking lobsterman who additionally occurs to be the son of the Glasses, with whom Ryan and Bess had a near-fatal interplay earlier within the episode.

McMann guarantees “exciting, surprising reveals” to return within the Nancy-Tristan relationship, explaining that Nancy has “spent so much time harboring feelings for Ace that she can’t act on. She feels isolated and alone, and we’ve seen that she has a habit of running from those uncomfortable feelings, finding solace in physical intimacy or validation in other relationships. She has this longing to be loved, to be able to touch someone who cares about her. The feeling that she’s deprived of in her relationship with Ace drives her to leave a door with Tristan open in a way that she probably otherwise wouldn’t.”

The premiere additionally launched us to Horseshoe Bay’s new police chief. (“The real mystery of this show is the case of Horseshoe Bay’s rotating police chiefs,” McMann jokes.) Although Nancy and the chief initially discover themselves at odds, we’ll quickly study that “this particular police chief is different than any of the others she’s interacted with before. This police chief’s biggest adversary is actually somebody else, which is a cool subplot.”

The brand new chief was by the Drew Crew’s facet after they found that the city’s “missing” corpses truly turned zombified and moved themselves. And simply while you thought it couldn’t get any weirder, the black substance puked out by these zombies appeared to tackle a lifetime of its personal because it slinked its method into the city’s water provide.

So, what can we count on from the remainder of Nancy Drew‘s closing outing?

“This season is pretty jam-packed with all spooky, creepy creatures from many different origins,” McMann teases. “We have some great standalone episodes that bring forth all of these crazy-big spiders and things like that. And our main mystery throughout the season introduces a number of different beings that the Drew Crew has never crossed paths with before.”

Did you take pleasure in your long-awaited return to Horseshoe Bay? Grade Nancy Drew‘s final-season premiere beneath, then drop a remark along with your hopes for the Drew Crew transferring ahead.