When Stefan suddenly finds himself in danger, help comes from a surprising ally. Episode 17 : Let the Right One In When Stefan and Damon make a dangerous new enemy, Stefan suddenly finds himself in a perilous situation. Back in Mystic Falls, Tyler is concerned about Caroline and turns to Sheriff Forbes for help. Finally, Bonnie has a strange encounter that will affect everyone. Katherine calls on an old friend, Lucy, to attend the ball with her. Meanwhile, Stefan, Matt and Enzo resort to extreme measures when Tripp withholds information about his vampire-killing operation, and Caroline is in a race against the clock when Sheriff Forbes gets caught in the middle of a dangerous plan.
Elsewhere, Enzo finds himself becoming increasingly intrigued by Sarah Salvatore, and Bonnie begins to struggle with the effects of being back in the real world. Meanwhile, at the lake house, Damon and Matt train Jeremy, trying to raise his game as a hunter, but Klaus is impatient with their progress and intervenes to speed up the process. Bonnie is having terrifying dreams about one of her ancestors. Episode 21 : I'll Wed You In the Golden Summertime It's Alaric and Jo's wedding day and Elena and Bonnie do their best to help a stressed out Jo with the last minute preparations. As conditions on the Other Side worsen, Bonnie takes the opportunity to settle an old score. Finally, the town is shocked by an act of violence.
Meanwhile, Jeremy treads on a dangerous path of using drugs to ease his pain. Matt finds helping the sheriff with Caroline about unbearable. Lastly, Stefan, who is desperate to regain some normalcy in his life, is stunned when an unexpected visitor shows up. Zach reveals a useful family secret to Stefan. Jeremy is worried about Anna, but not sure he's on board with her latest plan for the future.
Stefan and Damon argue over how to handle Mason. Episode 22 : The Departed Determined to protect his sister, Jeremy makes a decision that will change everything. Torrents in nature are legal. At the elegant party, Elena learns of a horrifying plan that could lead to numerous deaths and she must decide who she can trust with her new information. Resuscitated by Elena, who even hands him the dagger as proof of alliance, Elijah explain to her how his Bulgarian family became the first, still most powerful vampires, but witches prevented them becoming invulnerable. Episode 5 : The Killer Stefan and Klaus form an uneasy alliance to try and contain the danger that Connor has unleashed on the town.
Episode 18 : I Could Never Love Like That With their humanity turned off, Stefan and Caroline begin wreaking havoc at Whitmore, leaving Damon to come up with a risky plan involving Lily. Elena's mother Isobel Flemming's return startles her and even Katherine, as turns out doing Klaus's bidding for a gruesome 'prize'. Episode 19 : Man on Fire Stefan tries to distract Elena from obsessing about the state of her relationship with Damon, while Bonnie does her best to be realistic about how the changes happening on the Other Side will affect her existence as the Anchor. Episode 3 : Age of Innocence In the aftermath of a clever plan orchestrated by Lily, Damon sets off on a road trip with Bonnie and Alaric in search of leverage they can use against his mother. At a town gathering, Elena comes close to losing control until Caroline steps in to help her. With help from Jenna and Stefan, Elena is determined to find out everything she can about her birth mother, but the truth may be more than she can handle.
Tyler pushes Mason to tell him the truth about the Lockwoods. However, reluctant to step back into his former vampire hunting ways, Alaric makes his unwillingness to participate clear, while revealing the truth about the past three Damon-less years of his life. Elsewhere, a conversation with Caroline leaves Stefan questioning their future together, while Matt decides it may be time to truly take a stand against the vampires of Mystic Falls. Enzo convinces Caroline to join him as he tracks down a lead to get Damon and Bonnie back, but Caroline is shocked when they make an unexpected detour and uncover what Stefan has been up to. Jeremy comforts Bonnie after her disturbing conversation with Jonas. Lastly, after being forced to face his traumatic past, Enzo sets out for answers and is surprised when he learns the truth about the day he was turned into a vampire.
Unsure of what to do, Elena turns to Bonnie and Jo for advice, but is left conflicted when Bonnie raises some unanticipated concerns. At the same time, Damon is trying to figure out how to make a disturbing confession to Elena. Episode 10 : Nostalgia's a Bitch Sybil enacts revenge on Damon by putting him in a catatonic state. Finally, Bonnie makes a secret deal that has heartbreaking consequences. After learning that Enzo has been captured by Tripp, Caroline teams up with Matt and Stefan to rescue him before Tripp learns their true identities. S02E18 Skip this one may contain spoilers!. Despite Matt's advice to leave town to protect herself, a defiant Bonnie takes matters into her own hands after finding herself on the receiving end of a twisted plan.
The terrifying events quickly spin out of control, despite an unexpected act of courage. Elena is popular amongst her peers and the perfect straight A student, but has difficulties hiding her grief from the world. Episode 17 : Break On Through A century after their first encounter, Damon and Sage meet again at the ceremony to kick-off the restoration of Wickery Bridge. However, she has difficulties hiding her grief from the world. Damon tells Stefan that Klaus transformed Jenna into a vampire and John returns and meets Damon. Later, Caroline does her best to comfort Tyler after a violent confrontation.