The ultimate season of ’13 Reasons Why’ featured quite a few acquainted faces, and the ultimate episode included a poignant Hannah and Clay second that echoed a memorable season 1 scene. SPOILERS AHEAD!

Hannah Baker made a return (of kinds) within the 13 Reasons Why sequence finale. As Clay spoke with Ghost Justin after commencement, they talked about loving the those that have damage them probably the most. Ghost Justin, who died earlier within the episode after succumbing to issues from AIDS, opened up about his advanced relationship with Bryce and why they’re nonetheless associates within the after-life, regardless of all that occurred. “We beloved one another, me and him,” Ghost Justin stated. “We had been brothers. You already know you may love individuals who did unhealthy sh*t. You may forgive individuals. Even the individuals who damage you worst.”

Clay replied, “You’re speaking about Hannah.” As Clay stated this, he appeared throughout the health club to see Hannah sitting there in the identical purple gown she wore to the varsity dance in season 1. “If you forgive somebody, it’s extra for you than them,” Justin continued. Clay stated, “How a lot I damage with Hannah, at all times, it’s my fault. I fall in love with ladies too quick, too exhausting.”

Hannah and Clay dance collectively in episode 5 of ’13 Reasons Why’ season 1. (Netflix)

Clay obtained up concurrently Hannah and ready to stroll to the center of the health club, the place they linked and shared a dance in season 1. This sequence finale scene is a touching callback to certainly one of Hannah and Clay’s defining moments. In season 1, Clay remembered the winter dance whereas speaking with Tony on the bleachers. Clay was attempting to determine the sluggish tune that was performed on the dance. “It was probably the most wonderful tune,” Clay stated. In that scene, Clay appeared throughout the health club and noticed Hannah — identical to he does within the sequence finale.

The tune that performed on the winter dance was Lord Huron’s “The Night time We Met.” That tune has develop into Hannah and Clay’s tune. “The Night time We Met” is about heartbreak and echoed Clay’s journey on the time. For thus lengthy, Clay was unable to maneuver on from Hannah. He wished to return to the time when she was alive, when issues weren’t so exhausting.

Katherine Langford starred as Hannah Baker within the first 2 seasons of ’13 Reasons Why.’ (Netflix)

Within the current day, as Clay recalled that reminiscence and headed towards the center of the health club, the tune didn’t play once more. By the sequence finale, Clay was lastly prepared to maneuver ahead from Hannah and every little thing that occurred up to now. The tune was not wanted. Clay was interrupted by a woman named Heidi, who instructed him that she additionally obtained into Brown College and wished to get collectively to speak about their upcoming freshman 12 months. Clay fortunately stated sure and gave her his e mail.

Hannah Baker will at all times be part of Clay’s life. The previous won’t ever be forgotten, but it surely’s time for Clay to maneuver ahead and begin the subsequent chapter of his life. That’s what Hannah would need for him. The ultimate season of 13 Reasons Why is now streaming on Netflix.