The CW has released the official synopsis for the October 18th episode of The Vampire Diaries, "Memorial". A new danger comes to town, the Salvatore's come to blows and Elena struggles with control.
- Elena (Nina Dobrev) tries to cope with the extreme highs and lows that are part of becoming a vampire, and Stefan (Paul Wesley) and Damon (Ian Somerhalder) almost come to blows while arguing about what is best for her.
- Damon decides to help Elena in his own way and asks her not to tell Stefan. A stranger, Connor Jordan (guest star Todd Williams, “Chicago Code”), arrives in town and begins questioning Sheriff Forbes and Mayor Lockwood.
- Connor’s actions quickly convince Stefan that they are dealing with a dangerous vampire hunter.
- Jeremy (Steven R. McQueen) and Matt (Zach Roerig) are surprised to see a girl they used to know, April, (guest star Grace Phipps, “The Nine Lives of Chloe King”), has returned to town and is enrolling at Mystic Falls High.
- At a town gathering, Elena comes close to losing control until Caroline steps in to help her.
- Finally, Damon confides his feelings to an unexpected friend.