While out on the island, Damon stumbles on Vaughn, one of The Five, and things get ugly pretty fast. Meanwhile, Stefan and Elena are left on their own. As they ponder how much things already have changed, they realize how many more changes the cure will bring. He finally tells her how he really feels about the prospect of becoming a human again. Suddenly, a new revelation about the cure comes to light and the stakes shift considerably.
Bonnie continues getting close to Jeremy once again. She does her best to help him sort through his new supernatural powers. As they attempt to come to grips with what the future holds, Professor Shane is busy reflecting on his life. A woman from his past by the name of Caitlin comes into the picture.
Stuck back in Mystic Falls, Caroline and Tyler do their best to try to decode the message on the Hunter's Sword as it is revealed. It quickly becomes apparent that they can't get very far without needing Klaus to come in and help them. However, his help could come at a cost to someone.
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