Hannah Baker (from the tape): I’ve heard so many stories about me now that I don’t know which one is the most popular. But I do know which is the least popular. The truth. See, the truth isn’t always the most exciting version of things, or the best or the worst. It’s somewhere in between. But it deserves to be heard and remembered. The truth will out, like someone said once. It remains.

13 Reasons Why – Season 1 Episode 1: ‘Tape 1, Side A’ (1×01)