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Elena and Bonnie were held captive by Anna and Ben this week because they wanted leverage over Stefan (who loves the former) and Damon (who needs the latter) to open the tomb.

But after Damon met with Anna and agreed to work with her in this endeavor, Stefan broke the girls free after Grams conjured up a locator's spell and tracked them down in a hotel room. Now free, the group decided to actually help Damon open the tomb and get out JUST Katherine because, otherwise, he'd never stop being, well... Damon.

The idea was for Stefan to light all the other vampires on fire after Bonnie and Grams used their witching power to open the tomb. Did anyone else think this would actually work?

Elsewhere, Anna agreed to meet Jeremy at a party being thrown that night right near the old cemetary and tomb area.

Also, Caroline and Matt grew closer, as the former came across as a very cool, open, chill girlfriend.

In order to conduct their plan, Elena knew she had to get Damon to trust them. She went over there and explained how sorry she was for sort of screwing him over the week before, but then took off her vervain necklace and swore she just wanted to help. In a nice moment, Damon said he believed her - but don't make him regret it.

We're off to the tomb! Grams, Bonnie and Stefan arrive first, soon followed by Damon and Elena. As they are heading underground, Anna is pretending to like Jeremy (away from the party, in the woods) when Ben comes from behind and knocks him out. They drag him to the tomb.

Underground, Grams and Bonnie work their magic and open the tomb up, but Damon takes Elena with him inside because he's afraid they'll close it on him otherwise. Stefan is getting the gasoline for his vampire fire when he runs into Anna and Ben... and an unconscious Jeremy. Anna heads down to the tomb, leaving Stefan to deal with helping Jeremy.

When she gets there, Grams simply lets her inside. Why, Bonnie asks? Because no vampire is coming out, Grams says. Apparently, there's a "seal" of som kind she has not lifted. It won't let a vampire leave. But this becomes a major problem when Stefan rushes in after he hears Elena scream (Anna had bitten her open and was using her blood to awaken her mother). Bonnie forces Grams to work with her to lift the seal. The pair are successful, but can't hold it for very long.

Anna gets out with her mother; Stefan and Elena convince Damon to leave... even though he's distraught over the fact that he can't find Katherine. Everyone gets out. Later that night...

- Jeremy pretends as though he passed out from drinking when talking to Elena, but then uses Bing to search for "vampires" after she leaves him alone;

- Grams passes away; Bonnie cries hysterically as she stands over the late grandmother at home. The spells simply took too much out of her;

- Damon confronts Anna and her mom and learns that Katherine was never in the tomb; she turned a smitten church guard into a vampire in 1864 and has been free this whole time. Anna last saw her in Chicago in 1983. She's known about Damon this whole time, but has never tried to see him. Ouch!

- We close the episode by going back inside the tomb, where a packet of blood Damon has thrown against the wall in frustration has seeped down and awoken at least one vampire. He stumbles out of the tomb as we fade to black...

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David-and-sabrina-2014

Watching this episode had even more shocking twists and turns. Since Damon goes too impatient in this episode to find Katherine, he convinces Bonnie and her grandmother to open Katherine's tomb. It may have seemed messed up that Damon didn't find Katherine in the tomb, but shocking for him to hear that Katherine knew where he was but didn't come for him and it made him feel shattered and heartbroken. What bothered this episode was Anna going in the tomb for her mom and using Elena's blood to bring her back to life. Even her dumb friend is what bothered this episode more but luckilly, his life was done thanks for Stefan's smarts and skills even though he doesn't drink as much as Damon. It was sad to see Bonnie's grandmother die, shocking to see the tomb vampires come to life, and good to see Elena safe. =) =O

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I love ur shows I see it every Thursday. And I also want to say u guys and girls play your roles good. I love u!!!!!!!

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@Shannon

I quote from this webpage:

"The Vampire Diaries “Family Ties” Season 1 Episode 4
It’s another week of reruns on The Vampire Diaries, and it’s even an episode I already capped, so this week you get to enjoy a recap from earlier in the season when the plot was still coming together. I think a lot of people would say episode 4 was when The Vampire Diaries suddenly got really good. And, conveniently, there’s a big question a lot of people had after episode 14 that was actually already answered way back in this episode."

"Damon has moved on to talking history. The Battle of Willow Creek comes up; Elena knows this was when Confederate soldiers fired on a church with people inside it. Damon amends that the people in the church were Union sympathizers being kept there deliberately by the town, that they had been rounded up and were to be burned alive. He says the original brothers had someone they loved in that church. The brothers went to rescue that someone and they were shot, murdered in cold blood. As previously mentioned in this episode, being turned into a vampire happens by being given vampire blood and then being killed. The story Damon’s recounting is a cover story, and actually the church was where the town had imprisoned a bunch of vampires. What Damon is actually saying is that he and Stefan weren’t turned to vampires directly; they had vampire blood in their systems and died in the rescue attempt."

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UGHH, when is the episode after that airing?!
Soooo excited, can't wait!!! :D
Also, does anyone know when Part 2; Shadow Souls is coming into bookstores?
There's a preview of it online, comment if you want me to send it!
I support Damon and Elena. Hbu?
And last, what do you think will the re-born vamp will do?!
Intense!

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damon is really sexy and so is stephen.stephen has a big head.i have a poster of them hanging on my wall in my bedroom.i love damon more than stephen.elena is so preaty.i think she is the most preatyist girl in the hole wide world.

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Okay so you know the commerical where it goes and is in it for you that im still alive. what is that song

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In the beginning of few episodes, they show Stephen went to look for Katherine and found Katherine's clothes in the field assuming she turned to ashes and got herself killed. Then Stephen took the ring that she left behind and that's why Damon hated his brother so much. How come now the story line shows the brothers last seen Katherine was when she was caught by the ppl of Mystic Falls? She was in the middle of kissing Stephen and bit him on the shoulders, and Stephen's dad previously gave him a drink with vervain in it so when Katherine bit Stephen, she was weaken by the vervain. Does anyone remember they first explained Katherine killed herself in the sun and turned to ashes? Pls explain. Or does Stephen knows something about Katherine or is he hiding a secret from everyone?

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I love the show and the last episode definately left me wanting more! I'm confused though on when exactly did the brothers turn into vampires? In the last flashback episode, they were still human when they caught Katherine and put her in the tomb, so when exactly did she turn them???

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wow omg i feel so sorry for damon and grams died!plus idk wats gonna happen i mean im 12 and i love this show but they should of killed anna and her mother b cuz who knows wat thoose bitches could do and damon should of never thrown that blood b cuz now a vamp is on the loose

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OMG! THE BITCH KATERINE WAS ALIVE AND AROUND THIS WHOLE TIME!!! THE WORST SPENT ALL THING IS THAT DAMON SPENT ALL THIS TIME PINING OVER HER FOR NOTHING.

NOT ONLY WAS SHE ALIVE BUT CLEARLY DOE NOT LOVE EITHER OF THE SALVATORE BROTHERS, LIKE ANNA SAID. "i saw her in chicago in 1983, she didnt care Damon,"

SO NOW IT WONT MAKE SENCE IF SHE COMES BACK AND HATES ELENA AND FIGHTS FOR THEIR LOVE.

I WANT TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT ELENAS REAL FAMILY, THAT IS INTERASTING. NOT A BUNCH OF VAMPS WALKING AROUND, SOUNDS A BIT COMEDY/DAWN OF THE DEAD, LOL.




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