Not all the adults died 16 years ago. As teased in this Secret Circle promo, a woman named Heather has been in a coma for over a decade. Hmmm...

The Secret Circle Season 1 Episode 4 Quotes

Faye: Don't be that pathetic girl who thinks "he will change for me," they never change.
Melissa: Ok I got it, he's a loser, I'm a loser, feel better?

Some things should be done without magic.