Are we nearing the end of Elena?
Probably not, but the official CW preview for next week's "The Reckoning" doesn't exactly foretell a bright future for this Vampire Diaries heroine. Watch now, as Stefan is seemingly forced to race against the click before feeding on the love of his life. That's a tough spot for any guy to be in...
Elsewhere on the upcoming episode, look for Senior Prank Night to go horribly wrong, and for Damon to learn about Jeremy's ghostly visitors.
As for the latest action-packed installment? Read my review of Caroline's anger, Alaric's new position and Katherine's mysterious involvement NOW.