The second season concludes with lives hanging in the balance as the consequences of the sacrifice ritual become clear. Meanwhile, Damon recalls memories of Katherine in 1864 during a town-square viewing of “Gone With the Wind.
Elena prepares for the sacrifice ritual planned by Klaus. Meanwhile, Tyler makes his second transformation into a werewolf when the full moon appears, and Damon reveals to Stefan a disturbing new development they must face
Stefan and Elena spend a romantic day together and fear it may be their last one because of Klaus’ plan to use Elena as a sacrifice to break the moonstone curse. Meanwhile, Tyler returns to Mystic Falls after receiving a disturbing phone call
Stefan and Elena spend a romantic day together and fear it may be their last one because of Klaus’ plan to use Elena as a sacrifice to break the moonstone curse. Meanwhile, Tyler returns to Mystic Falls after receiving a disturbing phone call.
Elena receives disturbing messages from Klaus; Jeremy seeks advice from Stefan; Damon’s new plan upsets everyone.
Jenna is devastated by Isobel’s unexpected arrival; Damon and Jeremy try to help Bonnie find a spell that will harness her ancestors’ power.
Elena, Stefan and Damon realize they can use Katherine’s knowledge to their advantage; Caroline finds a new way to get Matt’s attention; Alaric makes a confession to Jenna.
Stefan tells Elena about a dark time in his past; Jonas tries to express his feelings to Bonnie and Jeremy; Damon plans a dinner party.
Elena and Stefan hope to have a romantic weekend at the Gilbert family lake house; Jenna wonders if Alaric is being honest; Damon tries to talk to Elijah; Bonnie elicits shocking information from Luka.
Johnathan Gilbert returns to Mystic Falls; Stefan reaches out to a conflicted Tyler; Bonnie has a disturbing conversation with Jonas; Jules takes a hostage.