Next week on The Vampire Diaries, Elena tries to prepare for whatever Klaus has planned, Tyler faces his second transformation, and Matt and Caroline fight for survival.
These terrifying events quickly spin out of control, despite an unexpected act of courage. What do you suppose that means, and what (who) will be the consequences?
Damon also admits the truth to Stefan about a terrible new development they face. That likely refers to his werewolf bite, but there could be additional obstacles, too.
For a breakdown of where we stand right now, read our Vampire Diaries review from this morning. Now, here's our first look at the penultimate episode of Season 2:
What do you think will happen during the epic ritual next Thursday? Will any of the show's core characters be vanquished as a result of Klaus' grand plan to break the curse?
Follow the jump for an extended preview of "The Sun Also Rises" ...