‘The Vampire Diaries’ Season Seven Promo is Here!

If you weren’t already excited for season seven of The Vampire Diaries, take a look at the promo and prepared to feel a little better about having no Elena this season.

We’re about to encounter a very different kind of enemy. An enemy that the gang is making deals with and since when did they start making deals with their enemies? There’s always some sort of plan to take the enemy down, even if the plan never usually works out well.

You were never supposed to be a vampire and a witch, but these were special witches. We saw how evil Kai was and now there’s more of them!

If the action and the heritics taking over Mystic Falls isn’t enough, we get a little peek at Steroline kissing! So we know we don’t have to wait long for this couple to start blooming. Of course I hope there’s a lot more than this one kiss to look forward to.

Plus Damon is back to his old ways. Not that I didn’t love Damon with Elena, because I did. But he’s sexy and naughty again and never likes to play by anyone’s rules.

Caroline and Kat are the only two leading ladies this season. Kat is ready to fight back and Caroline is seen kidnapped!

With more screen time for these to lovely ladies, I hope they get really good storylines. Kat hasn’t had a very good storyline because she’s been trapped in another dimension, but now she should get a killer storyline. She’s very powerful and I’m sure she’s still angry at what happened with Elena.

I’m most looking forward to more Caroline and the progression of Steroline. Caroline has always been my favorite female character and I was always disappointed when she wasn’t in an episode. Now is the time for the writers to utilize her more.

I love Damon too, so I’m looking forward to sexy, naughty Damon. October needs to get here quicker.

What are you most looking forward to when TVD returns?

‘TVD’ Comic-Con: All About the Relationships

all-spell-breaks-loose-e1421017216792While Elena is in a deep sleep, there’s still a lot to look forward to in season seven of The Vampire Diaries.

We may have lost Delena, but Steroline is just starting to heat up.

So what can we look forward to for Steroline? “A lot of very unexpected twists and turns,” executive producer Julie Plec said.

“The fun of this couple is they’re just coming together. They’re just getting really cemented in the romantic status. As we left it off, sort of said, ‘I will be here when you’re ready.’ So she’s trying really, really hard not be ready, but…”

Then Paul Wesley (Stefan Salvatore) interrupted Julie and said: “She can’t resist.”

While we did get some great information about season seven, the cast was having a lot of fun at the San Diego Comic-Con panel on Sunday.

Candice Accola (Caroline Forbes) asked the audience if they wanted to see more shirtless scenes of Stefan. The crowd roared with approval and Candice said, “that was a formal request,” while looking at Julie.

Paul wasn’t too pleased. He replied: “That was season one when I was a youngster. Times have changed.”

Ian Somerhalder (Damon Salvatore) and Paul were also having a little debate over their couple’s shipping names. Ian wants the Steroline name to change.

“Delena, likes that’s any better,” Paul replied.

“At least it doesn’t sound like it’s in a hospital,” Ian said.

“Delena sounds like it could potentially be a disease. Steroline sounds like the cure for the disease,” Paul said.

Did you ever wonder what it’s like to film these Steroline scenes?

“I just love making Candice feel awkward on set. Candice is married. I’m friends with her husband. I love when we have to do make out scenes because it’s so uncomfortable and it’s so funny. But we love each other,” Paul said.

“Don’t we love each other?” Paul turned and asked Candice.

“Oh yeah, just so much,” Candice said laughing.

Candice had her own behind the scenes awkward story to tell: “If you want to ever try something really disturbing, put a lot of fake blood in your mouth and have to make out with someone. I’m glad it worked out on television, but that was definitely an awkward day at work.”

Candice did get serious to talk about her character. She confessed she loves a good slow burning relationship on TV that you can watch the relationship build. She’s very excited for Steroline in season seven and excited for the fans too. She won’t say anything more though because she’s afraid she’ll get in trouble for spoilers.

Paul was able to get serious for a second to talk about Steroline. He really likes their history. It obviously started out as a platonic relationship, but there were moments when you thought there could be something more going on there.

“Those moments when you sort of zoom in on the eyes–something going on. It could happen between anyone,” and with that said Paul went goofy again.

“I feel like Ian and I have had those moments,” Paul said.

The crowd screamed.

“Yeah, right that’s what I’m taking about,” Paul responded to the crowd.

“I am my brother’s keeper,” Ian replied.

“Why go across the street when you can go across the hall?” Paul said.

“I taught him that one by the way,” Ian said.

The crowd was laughing with Paul and Ian’s exchanges.

Ian and Paul were definitely having a good time during the panel, but lets talk about our beloved Delena for a minute.

“What’s nice about it is there’s still a really intense core romance almost like in a fairy tale way attached to it. Damon has put the love of his life away and now he’s gotta figure out…” Julie said.

“She’s just taking a little nap,” Ian interrupts.

Kat Graham (Bonnie Bennett) really likes how the writers ended Elena’s storyline. She likes that it keeps the door open for Nina Dobrev to come back, “but it also created an interesting dynamic going into season seven for Bonnie and Damon to have them deal with the fact that Bonnie’s alive and Elena’s not.”

For the fans that were totally in love with Bamon at the beginning of season six, they will be happy to hear that Ian’s favorite stuff that TVD has done was Bonnie and Damon trapped in 1994.

He asked the crowd if they agreed and they applauded quite a bit.

“It’s funny because they hate each other, they love each other, they resent each other, but they’re stuck together. It’s sort of an amazing recipe for a lot of cool drama,” Ian said, with a lot of emphasis on ‘drama’.

Kat’s favorite episode of season six was the one that Ian was directing. She’d never filmed a scene before where the director was the actor too.

“You’re directing again in season seven, right?” Kat asked Ian.

“Yeah, well hopefully,” Ian replied and turned to look at Julie.

The EP was put on the spot and just shrugged her shoulders.

“Yeah, absolutely,” Ian answered for her.

So how will Damon be without Elena?

Julie said that Damon will be trying to figure out who is without Elena and how he can make the right decisions without her by his side.

“You’ll get to see a lot of naughty Damon,” Julie said.

“It’s the old f—ing Damon. The Damon that we really fell in love with,” Ian said and the crowd cheered.

“And that’s the goal. Lets bring back that energy, that sexy, volatile, fun, scary, dangerous. All that s–t that made you guys love him to begin with. We’re bringing it back,” Ian added and the crowd roared.

Executive producer Caroline Dries said it’s fun for writers to dig deeper into a character and see what makes them tick. She told fans that they will get to see a lot of bromance between Stefan and Damon next season. It will be a new dynamic with their mother living in Mystic Falls.

Michael Malarkey (Enzo) sat their quietly during the panel just waiting for his turn and when it was finally his turn, his answer was great. He was asked what excited him about his character helping move the Lily story forward in the last season.

“More screen time,” was his reply.

Michael told fans that Enzo will have to choose sides in season seven and he will really struggle with it.

Also when the relationship of Lily and Enzo was brought up, Ian asked, “Are you going to bone our mother? Lets just get it out on the table.”

Michael got in on the joking and replied: “She’d be Enzo’s first.”

Clearly not feeling confident in his joke, he followed it up with stating it was a joke.

Caroline confessed that each season they try to out do the villain from the last. They feel like Kai was their best villain ever and the crowd seemed to agree with her as they cheered for the late Kai.

The characters will go up against the heretics next season, but they have no idea how to defeat this new enemy.

“It’s going to be really exciting, gruesome and violent when we start, but really the mystery will be how did Mystic Falls gets to be the way we saw it at the end of season six,” Caroline said.

Get ready for the dark season seven of TVD premiering Thursday, October 8, 8/7c on the CW.

Candice Accola had something special to say about Caroline turning her emotions off:

It was really fun. It was such a tragic storyline and I kind of knew and was clued in that Sheriff Forbes was going to pass this season and how it was going to happen. I thought it was such a human obstacle that these characters hadn’t really faced and there was no supernatural spell that could break the fact that she had cancer and I thought that was really powerful. So from all that grief and all the sadness to just go from you know, heartless bad ass Caroline was really, really fun and a really cool change for the character.

‘TVD’, ‘PLL’ and ‘Empire’ Lead Nominations for Teen Choice Awards

14335280965571e720e8c6b3.52650905The first wave of nominees for the Teen Choice Awards have been announced and ‘The Vampire Diaries’ have five nominations. ‘Pretty Little Liars’ and ‘Empire’ also lead in the nominations.

This will be the last time Nina Dobrev (Elena Gilbert) can win Choice TV Actress Sci-Fi/Fantasy for ‘TVD’. She’s won the award four times already! Candice Accola (Caroline Forbes) is also nominated this year. They are up against some tough competition: Danielle Panabaker (Caitlin Snow) from ‘The Flash’, Eliza Taylor (Clarke Griffin) from’The 100′ and Jennifer Morrison (Emma Swan) from ‘Once Upon a Time’.

The men of ‘TVD’ are also nominated for the Choice TV Actor Sci-Fi/ Fantasy award. Ian Somerhalder (Damon Salvatore) has won this award three times before and Paul Wesley (Stefan Salvatore) has won it once.

The CW will be happy no matter who wins the Choice TV Actor Sci-Fi/Fantasy award. Bob Morley (Bellamy Blake) from ‘The 100’, Jared Padalecki (Sam Winchester) from ‘Supernatural’, Joseph Morgan (Klaus Mikaelson) from ‘The Originals’ and Stephen Amell (Oliver Queen) from ‘Arrow’ are also nominated. Most of the actresses nominated for the Choice TV Actress Sci-Fi/Fantasy award are also from The CW, so they are sure to have a good night.

The CW’s ‘TVD’ ‘Arrow’ and ‘The 100’ are nominated for the Choice TV show Sci-Fi/Fantasy award. They are up against ‘Sleepy Hollow’ and ‘Marvel’s Agents of S.H.E.I.L.D.’.

For the Drama TV Show categories, ‘PLL’ and ‘Empire’ are leading the nominations.

Ian Harding (Ezra Fitz) and Keegan Allen (Toby Cavanaugh) from ‘PLL’ are nominated for Choice TV Actor: Drama. Jussie Smollett (Jamal Lyon) and Terrence Howard (Genio) from ‘Empire’ are also nominated. They are up against Nathan Fillion (Richard Castle) from ‘Castle’ and Jake T. Austin (Jesus Foster) from ‘The Fosters’.

Lucy Hale (Aria Montgomery) and Shay Mitchell (Emily Fields) from ‘PLL’ and Taraji P. Henson (Cookie Lyon) from Empire are nominated for Choice TV Actress: Drama. They are up against Hayden Panettiere (Juliette Barnes) form ‘Nashville’, Kerry Washington (Olivia Pope) from ‘Scandal’ and Maia Mitchell (Callie Jacob) from ‘The Fosters’.

‘PLL’ and ‘Empire’ are nominated for Choice TV Drama along with ‘Castle’, ‘Grey’s Anatomy’, ‘Nashville’ and ‘The Fosters’.

Make sure to vote for you favorites on teenchoice.com and tune into the Teen Choice Awards on August 16 at 8/7c on FOX to see who wins!

‘The Vampire Diaries’ Review: Elena’s Goodbye

I still want Elena and Damon to end up together.

I still want Elena and Damon to end up together.

I still can’t believe that will be the last we will see of Elena Gilbert. I wasn’t ready to say goodbye and I’m not ready for an entire season without her. She’s such a big part of ‘The Vampire Diaries’ and a piece of the show is now missing.

This episode was a great tribute to Elena. Everyone got to say goodbye. She touched so many people and we even got to see Jeremy again. It was a very sad episode, but it was one of the best episodes I’ve seen saying goodbye to a character. And Elena and Damon could still be the endgame. That just depends on if Nina Dobrev is willing to come back for the series finale. Bonnie could die in an epic battle and Elena and Damon could finally be together. Or we could just fast forward in time.

I really thought the writers were going to kill off Elena. Especially the way the previews showed it. The writers did something very surprising. Kai took his revenge on Bonnie in a very interesting way. Killing Bonnie wouldn’t get his revenge, but linking her life to Elena’s would and it would also be payback to Damon. I almost thought Damon was going to kill Bonnie, that’s what Kai was hoping for too, but Damon has come a long way. He may have played with Bonnie’s emotions before, but he wasn’t about to kill her. Once upon a time he wouldn’t have thought twice about killing her to be with Elena. But Bonnie has become a great friend, Elena even called her his best friend.

I definitely think Damon and Stefan’s goodbyes were the hardest to watch. They were Elena’s two epic loves. Damon was by far the hardest. She wants him to live his life and be happy. He’s not ready to spend the next 60 years without her. They had a great last dance, but it’s time to say goodbye.

Alaric had a really rough day. His wife and unborn children were killed right in front of him at the wedding and then his surrogate daughter is put in a deep sleep and he’ll never see her again. And now everyone in the Gemini coven is dead. Not before Liv did one last good deed. Liv had Tyler kill her so he could live. I guess it was always only a matter of time before he triggered the curse again. But what will he do now?

What becomes of Mystic Falls after Elena’s gone? It looks like a very scary place. We know the heretics did come back and Lily was reunited with her family. But Damon doesn’t look like he’s been a good boy since he lost Elena. On the upside Matt fulfilled Elena’s wish, he’s a cop.

Stefan finally told Caroline how he feels and that he’ll wait for her. By the look on Caroline’s face it doesn’t look like he’ll have to wait too long, but things always seem so different when a new season begins.

I think ‘TVD’ will look very different next season without Elena. Will it be able to keep it’s fan base without its main character? I guess we will have to wait and see.

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‘The Vampire Diaries’ Review: Kai Returns to Crash Jo’s Wedding

Kai knows how to hurt people. Was right in the middle of Jo's vows necessary?

Kai knows how to hurt people. Was right in the middle of Jo’s vows necessary?

Most of this episode was very quiet and then Kai made a grand entrance by killing his sister on her wedding day as she’s saying her vows. I was not expecting that at all. Leave it ‘The Vampire Diaries’ to totally ruin a wedding.

Jo is dying, Elena is knocked out and Bonnie is not doing well either! That’s a lot of ladies not doing well heading into the season finale. I’m already afraid Elena will die, but not Bonnie and Jo too. Alaric and Jo were supposed to run off together and Bonnie just got back!

So Matt needs to stop taking vampire matters into his own hands. I don’t care how much he hates them, it never ends well. This time it may have gotten Bonnie killed. Really in the cellar was when Kai made his entrance by knocking out Bonnie and Matt, but we didn’t get to see him. Kai spared Matt, but of course he was seeking revenge with Bonnie.

How exactly did Lily get out? Was it Kai? Are we going to be seeing her friends soon? Those are some scary creatures to be facing down in the season finale.

As I said, this was a very quiet episode. It was a very nice episode. Damon actually decided to take the cure and he’s thought about it a lot. Plus Stefan tried to convince him otherwise. It was an old couple that had been together 40 years that made his decision. If I didn’t know Nina Dobrev was leaving the show, I would love for Damon to take the cure. But we do know Elena will be no more, so I don’t want to see a human Damon with no Elena. That won’t be any fun! I’m guessing Kai crashing the wedding gets in the way of Damon taking the cure. Now the question is, does Elena die or does he change his mind again?

Caroline was back this week! And back to what she does best, planning parties! Who better to pull off Jo’s wedding than Caroline. She was also doing the “amends tour” as Elena called it. We got to see a Steroline moment, but it ended with Caroline walking away. We’ll have to wait a little bit for this couple. Not that I can blame Caroline. After everything, she needs some time.

So next week we say goodbye to Elena Gilbert. Please tell me we actually get to see some of her in the finale. This can’t be the last we see of her. The promo for the finale looks like Elena is already gone! This can’t be how she goes out. At least kill her in the season finale. Take a look at the promo and prepare the tissues for next week:

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‘The Vampire Diaries’ Review: I’d Become a Human for You

It seems fitting that we would see the old Gilbert house again before Elena leaves.

It seems fitting that we would see the old Gilbert house again before Elena leaves.

Since we know that Nina Dobrev is leaving, it’s unlikely that Damon will take the cure with her. It’s almost a shame that we can’t be wondering will he or won’t he, but if Elena dies at the end to the season, that would be even more cruel. So even though the suspense has been taken out of this storyline, it’s okay.

It’s interesting that Elena is human again before she leaves the show. Will she run off with Alaric and Jo? Or will the writer’s actually kill her off. However the writers choose to write her off the show, it better be an epic send off. Elena Gilbert deserves that.

It was nice imagining a human Damon, but it’s not a realistic fantasy. Everyone knows Damon would hate being human again. But it’s no surprise that Elena is still madly in love with him. Does everyone forget that the reason she was sired to him was because she loved him when she was human? So Elena worrying if she would still love him, as Bonnie pointed out, wasn’t unnecessary.

All of Elena’s memories are back and she remembers how much Damon doesn’t want to be human. So she’s making him think about it and discuss with other people. It is a big decision after all. It’s also a heartbreaking storyline, since we kind of know where it’s headed. Damon and Elena will not live happily ever after and it’s really awful for the epic love story of there’s. I still haven’t gotten over this. I just hope the writers do their story justice in the end. And I’m wondering how romantic storylines will go on from here. Caroline and Stefan still have a shot after she gets over what she’s done, but what about Damon? I don’t really want to see him with anyone else, it would just be cruel.

Looks like Alaric and Jo will be leaving too. Alaric is actually taking Matt’s advice and getting out. Jo finding out she had twins is what made up his mind. The coven will come for them, to strip Kai from his powers. But will they have powers, seeing as Jo gave up hers?

She might have a fight on her hands sooner than she’d like. Kai has found a way out. I thought Bonnie said there was no way out? Mystic Falls is about to get some major villains and they’re one vampire down. Maybe Elena should have waited to take the cure.

The episode wasn’t all doom. Jo got a pretty fun bachelorette party. It’s too bad Caroline wasn’t around to plan it. She’s a great party planner. But Bonnie, Elena and Jo still had fun. They stuffed their faces and talked about Damon.

Alaric was having a very similar conversation with Damon. Everyone wanted to know about Damon possibly taking the cure. It is a big surprise after all. But Damon wouldn’t tell his brother. I think he was scared that Stefan was going to show him the truth, it wasn’t a smart choice. He’s a vampire and he can’t be anything else. Do we really want to see him as anything else?

Matt is having some real issues since he almost died again. He’s now drinking himself to death, as Tyler said. Tyler can’t control his rage and is terrified of becoming a wolf again. Two storylines that could be tapped into more. Both are very lost and confused and very alone.

Lily won’t be alone too much longer. Her friends are coming! She was a bit of a surprise this week. She still knows Stefan very well. She knows when he’s lying to her. And her ripper tendencies are interesting. She didn’t kill Jo when she said she was pregnant. That was strange. I don’t think Ripper Stefan would have stopped. But as I said before, I think her humanity switch is broken. I was not happy when Lily tried to kill Bonnie, though I understand why she did it.

We just got Bonnie back and now she’s on the brink of death again, but Damon was able to heal her. Bonnie needs to be more careful. She’s died too many times. Everyone on this show had died too many times.

Only two more episodes left with Nina. Stefan shows Damon what his life would be like if he took the cure. Take a look at the promo:

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‘The Vampire Diaries’: Just Because

This was a very brutal way to get her to bring back her emotions.

This was a very brutal way to get her to bring back her emotions.

Damon’s secret is out. Elena knows about the cure, but she doesn’t want to take it. She wants to spend eternity with Damon. Damon tells her she will take the cure and he will take it with her. Wait, what? Is there another dose of the cure that we don’t know about it? In 1903? But if Bonnie destroys the descendant how will he get it?

Now that Damon knows exactly what or who his mommy’s friends are, he’s regretting giving her the ascendant. So he went to Bonnie, who was very mad at him. Bonnie decided to make a lunch date with Lily to make sure she was out of the house so she could retrieve the ascendant. It worked nicely, but then Momma Salvatore decided to threaten Damon with destroying the cure.

Damon of course went to Bonnie to get it back. Even pushed her out of the way, but Bonnie saw right through him. She saw how terrified he was of giving Elena the cure. She told him if he can handle a bunch of people that can kill her and watching Elena grow old, take the ascendant. He couldn’t bring himself to take it. When he got home he thought his mother was destroying the cure, but she gave it to Elena and told her Damon was never going to give it to her.

Elena forgave Damon quickly. And chose not to take the cure quickly. But what will happen next?

Stefan was on a mission to save Caroline. He did a pretty good job of tricking Caroline. He came close to blowing his cover when Elena gave them the letter from Caroline’s mom. She wanted to burn it. Very reminiscent of Elena burning her house down. Stefan tried to stop her, but if he pushed too far, she would have seen through him, so he helped her burn the letter.

Will she chose a vampire life or a human life?

Will she chose a vampire life or a human life?

Damon shot both Stefan and Caroline with vervain in the B&B to make it seem like they were trying to get both of them to turn on their humanity switches. They really should have attacked Stefan too though. It was very one sided.

The letter clearly didn’t work, so Stefan went inside her head and showed her her mom being very disappointed. Also didn’t work. Caroline was on the brink of killing Stefan when he gave her a real memory. It was Stefan and Sheriff Forbes. He was asking her for a sewing kit to help repair the teddy bear. She told him she hoped he and Caroline would be more than friends. Stefan said it wasn’t the right time, he wanted it to happen when there was no loss or pain. He wanted it to be perfect. She told him, he’d be waiting a very long time. Stefan said he’s very patient.

Stefan asked Liz if he could mail the letter for her, the letter for Caroline. She said she wasn’t done with it, she wanted it to be perfect too. This brought Caroline back, she wanted to see more, but that was the end of the memory. She wanted to know what the letter said, but she had already burned it. All the pain came rushing back. She said she ruined everything.

When she calmed down a bit Stefan tried to talk to her, but she just couldn’t.

With Caroline’s humanity back on they can now concentrate on Lily. I don’t know if this woman has a humanity switch. She told Damon and Enzo that the only people that can keep her in check are her friends.

Enzo and Lily had an interesting conversation when Bonnie stood her up. She never abandoned him, that’s when she was taken. When Lily get’s into some trouble she calls Enzo. She had killed a man. She said cars are much quieter now. She didn’t even hear the car and startled the man in it by walking in front of the car.

She saw his veins pulsing and her pain was gone and she killed him, but then felt remorse after. How will they keep her in check?

Next week Elena and Damon discuss taking the cure together. Stefan says not to take the cure. Take a look at the promo:

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‘The Vampire Diaries’: One Ripper Saved, One to Go

Lily is a very good liar.

Lily is a very good liar.

We had one brief episode without any enemies and now Damon is going to let out 6 vampires that are a very old bread, heretics. They are both witch and vampire. They can siphon magic from themselves. As Joe said, “imagine Kai with a blood lust of a vampire”. This is one scary creature and there’s six of them.

Damon only gave his mother the ascendant because he wanted desperately to save his brother. That was the only way he could get Lily to work with him. Now they have bigger problems.

Caroline and Stefan were terrorizing Whitmore. The episode started with Caroline betting Stefan she could scare someone to death. The dead guy over the balcony didn’t work, so she compelled him to have a heart attack and then not to breath and then told him he had spiders one him. Stefan was not happy she cheated, but she still won. So she got to do karaoke. To be honest, her singing with her humanity off, was even better than she did it before.

Things were about to get really dicey. Matt and Tyler stopped by to grab some food after their police training. They walked into Caroline and Stefan’s shenanigans. They tried to leave, but Stefan wouldn’t let them.

Caroline decided to play Caroline trivia. Tyler and Matt do know her very well, but the last question she asked was one they could never know. They didn’t know what her mother’s last memory was because they weren’t there. Stefan knew though, and he answered.

So then Caroline decided to play heads or tail to decide who she would kill. Tyler knocked the quarter out of her hand. Then he decided to attack them. Matt tried to convince him not to, but his temper was taking over. He went to stab Caroline and she blurred and by the time Tyler got to her, Matt was now there. He was stabbed.

Caroline trivia and then heads or tails! Barbie vamp was all about the games this week.

Caroline trivia and then heads or tails! Barbie vamp was all about the games this week.

Damon and Lily walked in and Stefan remembered her right away. Damon gave his keys to Matt and Tyler to get out of there.

Stefan knew Lily was there to get back his emotions. Caroline stabbed Stefan in the back and ran off.

Damon told Lily exactly what to say. She had no more feelings for her sons. She wasn’t coming back to get them when she was trapped in the prison world. So Damon had to tell her what he knew would get Stefan back and it worked like a charm.

Damon was giving Stefan one night to dwell on what he had done, but he said he didn’t need a night and was off to save Caroline.

Tyler took Matt to the hospital, where Matt wouldn’t let Elena heal him. Matt said he can’t hate vampires and then use them to his advantage. This was one of many things in this episode that made Elena feel bad about being a vampire for eternity.

It started with Lily asking Elena if she misses being human and she was only doing this because she over heard Bonnie giving Damon the cure.

Then Elena discovered Jo was pregnant and she was a little jealous. Elena felt really bad for reacting like that, but Jo understood. Elena discovered Joe was pregnant and her life flashed before her and the fact that she couldn’t have kids.

Will Damon give Elena the cure? He seems terrified of losing her.

This week we also go to see Enzo’s past. Enzo was going to introduce Sarah to her family, well Damon. Until Lily answered the door and he fled. It turns out Lily was the one who turned him. It was 1903 in South Hampton, England. Enzo was dying of consumption and was trying to board a ship to the U.S. with a doctor on board.

Lily helped him aboard and got him to see a doctor, only the doctor couldn’t save him. She promised him a new life and family, but instead turned him into a vampire and abandoned him.

No wonder Enzo and Damon get along so well.

Enzo first tried to set Sarah free. But she had taken vervain. She trapped him and wanted to know the whole story. Then he was going to turn her into a vampire, but he changed his mind. It was a rare nice moment for Enzo.

Next week Stefan is on a mission to save Caroline. Take a look at the promo:

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‘The Vampire Diaries’: The Downward Spiral Continues

Caroline and Stefan are finally together, but not in the way fans wanted.

Caroline and Stefan are finally together, but not in the way fans wanted.

Caroline has some serious control without her humanity. I mean she’s even cleaning up her mess when she’s done. It’s a weird way for a vampire to act while their emotions are off. She doesn’t care, but she does care about getting caught. To be fair that’s only smart, so she can keep having fun.

Unfortunately, Stefan was determined to get her to let loose. He killed the director of the play and even tried to kill Caroline.

Alaric and Enzo tried to intervene, but Stefan took care of them, luckily they weren’t too banged up. Stefan finally got Caroline to give into her natural urges and they have sex.

While I’ve been waiting forever for this, I don’t like that this happened when both of their humanity switches are off. Can they make it work when their emotions are back on after this? They may resent each other for this path.

While Caroline and Stefan were reeking havoc, Elena and Damon were trying to find a way to save their friends.

Kai and Bonnie took Elena and Damon back to 1903 to get Damon’s mother back. There’s just one thing, she wasn’t the only one trapped there. Her traveling companions were trapped there too and she wanted to bring all of them back. Damon lied and said that they would go back for them, even though he has no plans of going back for them.

Not only is Mrs. Salvatore a ripper, she’s also a crazy woman. She let her friends rot while she drank all the blood. She claims she learned control so she could bring them back.

What will she do when she finds out she won’t be returning to get her friends? I’m a little worried about unleashing Ripper Lilly into the world. First get Stefan back and then take care of mama ripper.

The trip to 1903 had a second agenda, Bonnie getting revenge on Kai and because of Damon.

First of all I’m very happy that Bonnie and Damon are on good terms again. Damon is an ass, we all know that, but I really like their friendship.

I’m a little worried about the new Bonnie though. The old Bonnie would have never literally stabbed someone in the back. Of course now that Kai has actual feelings, this revenge will actually have an affect. That is if he survives, with starving vampires.

Can he die in this prison world? Of course he’s also half Luke. If he dies then Jo won’t be alive either. Of course if he can’t be killed, then vampires will just drain him of his blood over and over again.

Mrs. Salvatore sees her son for the first time in a century.

Mrs. Salvatore sees her son for the first time in a century.

Enzo was really peculiar this week. First he cared about Stefan and Caroline turning off their emotions. Of course in Stefan’s case it was because if he wants to upset him, he has to have his emotions on for that. That doesn’t explain Caroline though.

Then he sets Sarah free, though he slips and says Sarah Salvatore, or did he mean to slip? You never know with Enzo. While Enzo’s storyline hasn’t been great this season, I’m still very glad the writers kept him around.

We may not see Alaric fighting vampires much anymore, which will be a shame. It was nice seeing him teach Elena to fight and being a tough guy. Now he will have to stay safe for his little one.

Bonnie brought back something from her trip to 1994, the cure for Elena. Apparently Damon was planning on getting the cure for her. Now he may not want to give it to her.

Bringing the cure back into the story changes things. Who could take the cure? Both Ian Somerhalder and Paul Wesley have said they want to see Elena take the cure. Could that be the plan?

‘The Vampire Diaries’ returns April 16 with Stefan sees his long lost mother. Take a look at the promo:

 

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‘The Vampire Diaries’: Caroline’s Downward Spiral Brings Stefan Down Too

Caroline and Stefan have both turned off their emotions, let the chaos ensue.

Caroline and Stefan have both turned off their emotions, let the chaos begin.

If Caroline turning off her emotions wasn’t bad enough, Stefan has now turned off his emotions too. I get that he was trying to save Sarah, but everything he’s done to help the situation has made it ten times worse and this is like 100 times worse.

Things didn’t start out so terrible. Caroline had a chance to kill Liam, but instead, let him live. Of course that was only because it would have been inconvenient for her to kill him. This led her to make a deal with Elena and Bonnie, not to kill anyone and in return she would have one year of no pain or remorse. It was actually not a bad deal.

The catch was if anyone tried to get her to turn back on her emotions, she would retaliate. She certainly stuck to her word.

I get that they all wanted to try to get her to turn back on her emotions, but they really should have been more creative. It took Damon killing Matt to get Elena to turn on her emotions, of course Matt had the ring on so he wasn’t truly dead, but Elena thought he was. So why did Stefan think telling Caroline how he really felt was going to work? It ended up making things much worse.

Bonnie is finally back!

Bonnie is finally back!

She compelled Liam to do surgery on Sarah Salvatore. This was a lot more vindictive than just going on a killing spree. She was determined to kill the one person that Stefan had vowed to protect. Plus she was ruining Liam’s life in the process.

Luckily Stefan had a weird conversation with Liam earlier when he told him to be honest. This worked to find out where they were. Elena ran off to find them, but not before Caroline told Stefan to turn off his emotions to save Sarah.

When it seemed like Elena wouldn’t find them in time, he told Elena. “bring me back.”

Elena was able to get to Liam before he killed Sarah, but not before Stefan shut it off.

How are they possibly going to bring back Caroline and Stefan? This is going to be very, very bad.

It’s not easy bringing Stefan back from his ripper self and now we find out that it’s genetic. His own mother is a ripper too.

When Bonnie returned we found out that Lily Salvatore was stuck in another prison world, in 1903. Damon went into a deep denial and couldn’t believe that the woman in the video was his mother. He asked Kia if it was possible, he replied with a yes, and Damon still didn’t want to believe it. So he dug up his mother’s grave to find an empty coffin.

Damon was in denial when he found out his mother his still alive in a prison world.

Damon was in denial when he found out his mother was still alive and in a prison world.

Damon wanted to go to the prison world to find out the truth. Kai wanted something in return, of course. He wanted to apologize to Bonnie, but she wanted nothing to do with him. Damon being Damon, didn’t take her feelings into account and still brought Kai to her to apologize.

She didn’t respond well. She was more mad than I’ve ever seen her. She showed Damon all the things that Kai did to her, but couldn’t show him the loneliness she felt when he left her there. Bonnie has not returned the same and she’s well aware of this. She called Jeremy to tell him that she’s back, but that she’s different. She doesn’t know if the new her scares her or if she likes her, but she wants to sort out herself before seeing Jeremy.

I’m glad she’s back, but I’m also glad she’s not handling her return well. Bonnie hasn’t had a great storyline in a while and I think her dealing with this trauma could be really good for her character. It will give Kat Graham a lot to work with.

Damon ruined his friendship for nothing. Kai told him that they can’t bring his mother back because she’s a ripper. Lily turned in 1858 when she faked her death and then went a little nuts. She raked up a body count of about 3,000. The Gemini coven was able to capture her in 1903 when she arrived in New York.

Damon is absolutely devastated with this news, but how will he feel when he finds out Stefan turned off his humanity?

Next week Damon is not happy that Stefan turned off his emotions and Stefan is not getting along well with Caroline. Take a look at the promo:

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