The Vampire Diaries

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Recap

With Stefan locked up in the basement and going through withdrawl, he has flashbacs to 1864 this week. We learn a lot more about his history with Damon. And here it is:

They tried to rescue Katherine from being taken to the church and burned. But they were caught and shot. When each woke up, he was under the care of Emily, who said they were transitioning because they had Katherine's blood in their system: Damon drank it because he had wanted to, while Stefan had been compelled to do so. Each brother must feed on human blood to fully become a vampire, but neither wants to. Katherine is dead, what's the point?

However, Stefan soon goes to visit his father to say goodbye and learns a startling fact: his dad is the one that shot he and Damon. He's now utterly ashamed to see Stefan alive, in the process of transition. He tried to attack Stefan, but Stefan defends himself, unaware of his strength. He tosses his dad against the wall and he impales himself on a stake. He's bleeding. Stefan can't help himself: he feeds on his father!!!

When he returns to Damon, he feels powerful and alive. He brings Damon a human and he bites into her neck, forcing her to bleed. Damon now can't help himself and also feeds. That's the key lesson learned from this episode: Stefan forced Damon to turn.

Back in the present day, once Elena learns this, she understands why Stefan doesn't want to live: the guilt over all the people Damon has killed. After he escapes from the basement without his ring, going on a suicide mission, Elena meets him outside. She pleads with him to reconsider and tells him he has a good heart. Eventually, Stefan puts the ring on and embraces Elena. He and Damon share a chat in which Damon says two things: don't blame yourself for my actions. I own them. Also: I hate you because Katherine was only supposed to turn me.

In other storyline news:

- We learn that John is keeping an eye on the vampires that escaped from the tomb. Damon and Alaric discover that he basically controls them when they run into one of them in a house. We also later see John kill Pearl with a stake to the heart. She dies in Harper's arms and John escapes, calling the sheriff to say he has information on the vampires.

- Isobel comes back. It was a bit anticlimactic, but she showed up at Mystic Grill and said hello to Alaric to close the episode.

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This episode was filled with less shocking events but more historic answers. Elena now learns how life went through Stefan and Damon and how they became vampires. Stefan feels bad about it and felt that he made a terrible mistake but I would say that if he doesn't want to be a monster, he should have a little of human blood every day while still having animal blood so that way, he would be able to control it. Damon has already learned so we don't really have to deal with him. I sure hope that Elena will be there for Stefan so that way, she can help him and have a happy life with her. This is why this episode shows that friends will be there to help friends. =)

Amna

one of the best episodes !!!!!!!!!!1

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This Episode just aired in Australia last night . it was one of my favourites!

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omg im from aus and we haven't had this episode and im dying to watch it i love them both but i can't decide whose the good brother and whose the bad brother

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i really want to know the song from this episode blood brothers its the song when Jeremy Elena's brother was walking.

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do anyone have the soundtracks from this show blood brothers its a song i like that was playing when they was in the lounge or the bar talking bout the device any help thanks

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So much excitement! I love how far everyone in the show has come! Damon is by far my favorite character! He has been from day one! =) This episode left me breathless for more!

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wow! this episoide was amazing!!!!!!!!!!!! :D

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vampire diaries is the best show ever.I wish I were elena sometimes.

The Vampire Diaries Season 1 Episode 20 Quotes

Jeremy: Why would you wanna go to high school? It blows.
Anna: Do I really need to answer that?

From the moment Stefan had his first taste of human blood, he was a different person.

Damon