The CW has come out with three new photos and one detailed synopsis for The Vampire Diaries Season 5 Episode 9.
Titled "The Cell," this installment will air on December 5 (following a mini hiatus for Thanksgiving) and will focus on Damon's dark, disturbing past.
It will also feature Shaun Sipos as Aaron, with the trio of just-released photos all giving us a look at this mysterious upperclassmen. Check them out now:
And then scroll down for the network description, which appears to tease a few flashbacks.
Read through it and sound off in our Vampire Diaries forum:
Stefan continues to offer Katherine his support while trying to mask his own pain, until Caroline shows up with an unusual form of therapy.
After trying to make amends with Caroline, Elena grows so concerned about Damon that she turns to Aaron for help. Later, when Damon tells Elena about a terrible ordeal in his past that he has kept secret for decades, she shares the disturbing information she just learned about her own family.
Finally, Aaron decides on a desperate course of action after a conversation with Dr. Wes.