Klaus shares his disturbing memories with Camille while Hayley is trying to have Sabine break the curse she placed on her family. Elijah will make an unexpected alliance to ruin Celeste's plan moments before a recovered Klaus attempts to exact the ultimate revenge on his own sister.moreless
Rebekah struggles with memories of her past while Klaus is informed of the reason his father appeared in N.Orleans back at 1919. Elijah will have to figure out a riddle to accomplish his goal and later choose between letting Klaus exact his revenge or save his sister from the hybrid's wrath.moreless
Sophie is shocked by the resurrection of Monique Devereux at the cemetery. Father Kieran finds himself in a great deal of trouble after being marked by a Witch from his past at the re-opening of St. Anne’s Church. Diego contacts Klaus after finding Papa Tunde’s sacrificed body at the Cauldron. It is clear that the Witches have declared war on the Original Vampires.
Worried about Hayley’s safety, Elijah instructs Rebekah to take Hayley to the plantation house. With the full moon looming, Hayley lets Rebekah in on her plan to throw a party for her werewolf clan at the plantation house, but things take a dangerous turn when uninvited guests arrive.
Marcel approaches Sophie and Monique with a plan to resurrect the remaining witches sacrificed from the Harvest. Meanwhile, Camille is conflicted when she makes a difficult decision involving the safety of Father Kieran, and Elijah finds himself facing his own dilemma when he has to choose between Hayley and his siblings.
Finally, Klaus takes drastic measures to find the resurrected Witches resulting in dangerous repercussions that affect everyone involved.moreless
Davina loses control her powers and becomes violently ill and sends shockwaves, winds and rainstorms through the French Quarter. Elijah approaches the Sophie for answers and is informed that the Harvest Festival needs to be completed to save Davina. Hayle angers Elijah when she comes clean to about her role in Sophie's plan to complete the Harvest by consecrating Celeste dubois’s remains. Meanwhile Marcel takes Davina into hiding to prevent the Harvest ritual from being completed.
Elena's recent behavior has everyone worried, and Damon and Stefan and Damon decide that returning to the normal high school routine would be best for Elena. Caroline is happy to learn that Elena wants to rejoin the cheerleading squad, but Elena's dangerous actions leave Caroline shocked. Damon and Rebekah continue to hunt for the cure, but Damon's unwanted advice surprises Rebekah. Klaus attempts to get some important information from Hayley and ends up making an intriguing discovery. Meanwhile, a Elena hosts a wild party and gets herself into an ugly fight.moreless
Mystic Falls holds a winter-theme party but chaos brews when Stefan and Caroline disagree with Tyler's plans for Klaus and the hybrids. Klaus makes a discovery that leads to violence. At the Gilbert lake house, Elena and Damon join with Bonnie and Professor Shane to help Jeremy conquer his inner demons. Professor Shane tells them a piece of ancient history that leaves them stunned.moreless
Stefan talks to Damon about a concern he has with Elena, and Damon has no option but to help Stefan try to get to the bottom of the issue. The brothers visit New Orleans, hoping to find anyone who remembers the events of their last visit in 1942, including Charlotte, a former love interest of Damon's. Elena, Caroline, and Bonnie organize a girls' night while Damon and Stefan are out of town, and Elena shares some surprising information. Hayley's convinces Tyler to confront one of Klaus' hybrids, Kimberly, but the confrontation quickly becomes violent. Finally, Damon must make a heartbreaking decision.moreless
Caroline tries to support Stefan and Elena during a challenging time in their relationship, and Damon works to convince Stefan to help him discover Professor Shane's motives. Stefan, however, is busy executing a different plan with Klaus. At the annual Miss Mystic Falls Pageant, Elena and Caroline help April decide which dress to wear. Tyler and Hayley team upon a secret project, and Damon confronts Prof. Shane with his suspicions. Jeremy, becoming more concerned by the violent nightmares he's been experiencing, reaches out to Matt for help, but the situation quickly escalates.moreless
Elena's hallucinations have returned and this time she makes a dangerous mistake. Alarming news about Elena causes Klaus to take charge of the problem. Professor Shane tells Damon and Bonnie about ancient witchcraft. Jeremy once again starts a new life. Elena confesses something personal to Stefan while Matt tells Damon some surprising information about Professor Shane.moreless
Stefan and Klaus join forces in a tense alliance to limit the danger that Connor has brought to Mystic Falls. Elena finds herself once again trapped between Stefan and Damon as they argue about how to rescue Jeremy, Matt, and April from Connor, who has taken them hostage at the Mystic Grill. The violence escalates when Klaus sends in one of his hybrids, Dean, to face Connor. Caroline is surprised when she sees Hayley at the Lockwood's house, and Professor Shane helps Bonnie move past her fear and guilt.moreless
Connor continues to investigate the secrets of Mystic Falls and tries to recruit Jeremy to help him. Damon and Klaus enlist Dr. Fell's help to question Connor, but the situation takes a deadly turn. Elena turns to Matt and Caroline for support as she tries to maintain some normalcy in her life and continue her senior year at Mystic Falls High. Elena struggles to control her anger when Rebekah show up at school, but she learns that confronting Rebekah can be extremely dangerous. Later, Rebekah is feeling lonely and reaches out to April. Stefan tries to show Elena that her life can still be fun by taking Elena on a wild motorcycle ride. Tyler receives a surprise visit from Hayley, a werewolf who helped him break his sire-bond to Klaus. Stefan turns to a Caroline for advice as he worries about Elena and his own emotions.moreless
Adam, Melissa, and Jake set out on a mission to save Faye after she is attacked by the Witch Hunters. Blackwell tries to convince Cassie and Diana that the only way to stop the Witch Hunters is to use their Balcoin blood to unleash the Crystal Skull. Diana is reluctant to go along with the plan, but Cassie convinces her it's the only way to help their friend. However, Diana will need to tap into her dark magic for the plan to work. Dawn and Charles have an opportunity to get their power back, but it comes at a high cost.moreless
It's Prom night in Chance Harbor, and Blackwell instructs Cassie to user her dark magic to locate a crystal hidden in the school that Adam had uncloaked. Cassie makes a startling discovery when she follows Blackwell's advice. Faye invites Jake to prom even though he stood her up two years before. Melissa, Cassie, Adam, and Diana arrive at prom but find themselves in a life or death situation when Eben gets his hand on the crystal. Meanwhile, Dawn tires to stop Blackwell, who casts a deadly spell on Charles.moreless
When one of the crystals mysteriously disappears from the abandoned house, the Circle comes to the conclusion that it was the traitor witch working with Eben, so Jake sets up a meeting with Isaac to see if the Circle can convince him to join their side. Cassie's struggle to control her dark magic threatens to destroy any possible alliance when their pursuit of the traitor leads them to the "Creepiest Place on Earth." Meanwhile, Faye and Jake team up to steal Dawn's crystal, and Melissa and Adam pair up and discover a new magic trick. Meanwhile, Diana turns to Charles for help with her frustrating situation.moreless
Jake, Cassie, and Faye visit Jake's grandfather, Royce, in search of his family's crystal. At Royce's house, they are faced with some alarming theories about the events that unfolded sixteen years ago. Meanwhile, Diana struggles to balance her effort to help Adam and Melissa search for the Glaser crystal with her romantic life with Grant, who starts to suspect that she is hiding something. At the same time, Callum tires to force his way back into Melissa's life, and Jane and Charles plan their next move against Blackwell.moreless
Samuel, a witch hunter and an old acquaintance of Jake, pays him a surprise visit to deliver a message for Blackwell with some information about Eben's surprising next move. When Cassie intervenes and forces Samuel to reveal his message, she shocked to learn what Eben is trying to resurrect. Diana is frustrated that keeping the secrets of who they are is keeping her from getting closer to Grant. Faye and Melissa agree to help out Adam at the Boathouse in exchange for his help in using magic to enhance their love life.moreless
John Blackwell warns Cassie and Adam that even though they may be destined to end up together, their love is a curse. Blackwell suggests they go visit Cassie's grandmother, Jane, to find out if there is a spell to remove the curse. Jane warns Cassie that someone in the Circle will die if the curse is awakened. Meanwhile, Eva starts stalking Faye and Charles plans his move against Blackwell.moreless
Cassie catches her father sneaking around inside the abandoned house. Cassie tells Adam what she saw, and Adam informs her that Blackwell was looking for a device to drain the power from The Circle and that her father has clearly returned to his old ways. Faye shows up at Lee's house with the intention of inviting him to the school fundraiser, but is surprised when Eva answers the door, claiming to be Lee's girlfriend. Melissa tries to convince Diana to date a normal guy and encourages her to meet a new, handsome guy in Chance Harbor. Dawn runs into Blackwell at the school, but their encounter doesn't go as she had anticipated.moreless
Cassie is shocked when an evil figure from her past arrives at her doorstep. Cassie quickly becomes suspicious when the man asks her to return the medallion she found among the wreckage of the fire that killed the parents of several of The Circle's members. Cassie takes off but is taken captive by Eben and the witch hunters. Jake offers to trade himself to free Cassie, and Adam turns to the Circle for help when he realizes what has happened. Meanwhile, Faye and Diana worry about when Melissa as she starts spending more time with Callum.moreless
Faye and Melissa celebrate Valentine's Day by hosting a girls-only, anti-Valentine's Day slumber party with Cassie and Diana. The night takes an unexpected turn when Melissa offers Diana some "Devil's Spirit." This causes Diana to open up to Lee, who crashes the party to help Faye increase her own power. Cassie seeks the help of Adam and Jake after she becomes haunted by the spirits of some vengeful witches.moreless
In this episode, Cassie (Britt Robertson) and Jake (Chris Zylka) approach Lucy (Lauren Stamile), who has information about Cassie's father's medallion. She tells them it needs the entire Circle's magic to unlock its' powers. However, Cassie can no longer find the medallion as Adam (Thomas Dekkar) has hidden it because he's worried about the dark magic overtaking Cassie. Once he returns it, the entire Circle goes to the woods and Lucy begins a spell. However, she uses the medallion to take their powers, and once Cassie figures it out, she exacts revenge on Lucy.moreless
Jake returns to Chance Harbor to warn Cassie that unless they find out how her father was killed in the boat fire sixteen years ago, she will endure the same death. Jake suggests an extremely dangerous plan to discover the truth about that fateful day, but Adam and Diana suspect he has ulterior motives. Trying to outmaneuver one another, both Charles and Dawn work to get Ethan on board as an ally. Faye finds herself trapped in a dangerous situation when one of Lee's friends, Callum, stops by the shop.moreless
Cassie turns to Adam for help when she starts investigating her father's past, and their search leads them to an eerily familiar place. Working together also rekindles an old flame and Adam, who is happy to be spending time with Cassie again, asks her to the Fire and Ice dance. But Cassie, thinking of her friendship with Diana, gives Adam a surprising response. Trying to be a better father, Ethan volunteers to chaperone the dance, which displeases Adam . Faye asks Lee to help her cast a spell that would give her individual magic, but the spell has some troubling side effects that threaten to destroy the Circle.moreless
Cassie turns to Adam when she discovers a secret about herself that she cannot share with the rest of the Circle. Diana is excited when her grandmother Kate visits Chance Harbor, but Charles becomes suspicious of his mother's intentions when she shows an unusual interest in Cassie. Faye receives help from a mysterious stranger named Lee with a spell that could change the balance of the Circle forever.moreless
Cassie and Jake investigate her father's side of the family, hoping to learn more about her lineage and why she has powers separate from the Circle. Meanwhile, Adam becomes protective of Cassie when Faye says that she suspects that Jake might be hiding a dangerous secret from the group. At the same time, Adam is equally worried when Melissa's cousin Holden arrives in Chance Harbor and catches Diana's eye. A power shift takes place between Charles and Dawn, which threatens to destroy their plan.moreless
Cassie starts to worry after not hearing from her grandmother for a few days and decides she wants to search for her. Diana decides the entire Circle should help with the search in case Jane is in trouble. She also invites Jake, which upsets Adam. A strong storm turns the day trip into an overnight journey, so Faye suggests a game of Truth or Dare to help pass the time. However, things take a turn for worse when Faye must confront someone from her past.moreless
Faye decides that the Circle needs to have some fun and talks Cassie into throwing a big Halloween party. Faye goes all out on her costume, hoping to win Jake back. After an argument with Diana, Adam looks to to Cassie for advice. Meanwhile, some dangerous, uninvited guests target the Circle.moreless
A mysterious young man named Jake shows up in Chance Harbor and discovers that a lot has changed since his last visit. Faye, who he left behind long ago, has discovered that she is a witch and now plans to settle the score with the guy who broke her heart. To further complicate things, Jake sets his sights on Cassie, which upsets Adam and Faye.moreless