- When Stefan and Elena escape from Markos’ ~ guest star Raffi Barsoumian control, only to find themselves stranded in a remote location, Stefan gets philosophical with Elena about her relationship with Damon.
- After their attempt to protect the doppelgängers goes badly, Liv ~ guest star Penelope Mitchell and Luke ~ guest star Chris Brochu come up with a dangerous new strategy.
- Damon recruits Matt and Jeremy to help him set a trap for Markos, who turns out to have a devastating surprise of his own.
- Bonnie finally admits to Caroline that she’s been keeping the truth about the Other Side from everyone.
- Finally, while Bonnie searches desperately for a way to stop Markos, Caroline is witness to an unthinkable act of violence by one of the Travelers.