After a predictably tremendous star to the third season, The Vampire Diaries takes a darker turn next week as Klaus attempts to execute the plan to enhance his power. But will things go the way he expects?
Speaking of unintended consequences, Alaric and Damon hesitantly go along with Elena's search for Stefan - you didn't really think she'd give up that easily, did you? - but all may end up in grave danger.
On the romance front, Caroline desperately needs Tyler's help. On the bromance front, Jeremy asks for Matt's assistance to find out what his recurring ghost visions want from him.
Read our Vampire Diaries review from last night if you missed it, then watch the CW's promo for next Thursday's episode, "The Hybrid", and sound off with your comments below: