Every single episode of the Jessica Biel produced Freeform Television set series Cruel Summer months gives a very little a lot more background on Martin Harris (Blake Lee). Before he kidnapped Kate Wallis (Olivia Holt), he talked to her various times and groomed her. At a single point in Cruel Summer time Episode 5, the assistant principal instructed Kate that he mistook her for an grownup. What does Martin Harris have to do with the thriller of who Annabelle is?
How did Martin Harris die in ‘Cruel Summer’?
Viewers discovered out how Martin Harris died in Cruel Summer Episode 1. At the pretty end of the episode, in a 1994 clip, Jeanette Turner (Chiara Aurelia) and her mom and dad, Cindy (Sarah Drew) and Greg Turner (Michael Landes), enjoy a breaking news report.
“Tonight’s prime story, missing teenager Kate Wallis was rescued today, and her abductor has been killed in a deadly shootout,” the reporter announces. “And in a shocking and disturbing turn of activities, Kate Wallis’ alleged kidnapper was Martin Harris, who was the assistant principal at Skylin Substantial College in Texas.”
As considerably as viewers comprehend, Martin Harris died on June 21, 1994, as Jeanette and Jamie Henson (Froy Gutierrez) returned home from Jeanette’s birthday celebration. Vincent Fuller (Allius Barnes) listened to the gunshot and arrived outside to talk to Jeanette and Jamie if they heard it as well. Jamie insisted that it was a auto backfiring nevertheless, we know that it was the gunshot from Martin Harris’ house.
Kate Wallis mentions Annabelle in her therapy tapes
In Cruel Summer season Episode 4, we uncovered out a lot more specifics about Martin Harris and Annabelle when Kate listened to her outdated treatment tapes from 1994. Kate advised a tale close to the campfire to her parents in 1995 about a lady named “Annabelle.” The tale sounded incredibly comparable to what transpired to Kate when Martin Harris kidnapped her. At to start with, viewers thought Annabelle was another name for Kate or an alternate temperament she created. Even so, later, when she listened to her therapy tapes from Sylvia Parks (Lee Eddy), factors sounded a very little various.
“Things got worse, a great deal even worse,” Kate advised Sylvia. “He arrived downstairs appropriate just before I was rescued, and a little something was distinctive. Some thing was mistaken — that was when I achieved Annabelle.”
“Who was Annabelle?” Sylvia asked.
“I really don’t know,” Kate responded. “I just cannot keep in mind.”
Who is Annabelle on ‘Cruel Summer’?
One new Cruel Summer fan idea about Martin Harris and Annabelle could have some reality to it.
“So, I have a further theory, which is that Martin killed his father to defend himself from prolonged abuse,” one particular viewer wrote on Reddit. “Martin established the break up character of Annabelle to cope with possessing to eliminate, and his spouse and children swept the abuse and the incident less than the rug and publicly claimed it as a suicide. Hence, Kate only satisfies Annabelle on the final working day of her captivity because Martin only delivers out Annabelle when he has to destroy, a decision he most likely came to for the reason that he realized the captivity had no stop in sight.”
Some viewers feel if Martin Harris is Annabelle, the writers are not extremely resourceful. The fans pointed out that it is a drained Television trope.
“I truly hope that Annabelle is not a break up temperament matter,” an additional enthusiast additional. “Dissociation and DID are actual responses to trauma, but it is lazy crafting. I’m hoping Annabelle is a gun that ties into Martin’s father’s death. I sense like there is a plot reason Martin tells Kate about his father.”
Many enthusiasts feel that if Annabelle isn’t Martin’s split temperament emerging, then it is his gun or a previous student.
Viewers locate out far more when Cruel Summertime Episode 6 airs on May perhaps 18, 2021, on Freeform.