Finally, Damon confides his feelings to an unexpected friend. Jeremy tells him that is all there is and says it grows when he kills more vampires. Writer: Director: January 31, 2013 4x12 When turns down ' plea to stop and protect , Klaus turns to for help. Katherine appears to accept the deal. Shane talks to Bonnie in the interrogation room and he confesses to the mass murder that occurred over the season's course.
Hayley, a female werewolf who helped Tyler break Klaus' sire-bond, arrives, and Klaus suspects they had a less-than-platonic relationship in the Appalachia's. Writer: Director: February 7, 2013 4x13 leads an expedition to a desolate island off the coast of Nova Scotia, where he believes the secret of lies hidden. Captured within the cages, Stefan realizes Elena is dying because she hasn't fed so, with Rebekah's help, he kills one of the guards and Elena is barely able to reach the blood in time. This results in the spirits punishing the ghost of Grams in front of Bonnie. Bonnie and Jeremy try to figure out the message of the Hunter's mark, while Shane reveals more of the legend of Silas and the witch Qetsiyah, along with his own personal history. This chapter focuses on 's transition into a and all the things that she has to look forward to now that she is one.
In a rare moment of empathy, is deeply touched by Stefan and Elena's devotion to one another. Elena and Damon are back in Mystic Falls and Elena apologizes to Damon about what came over her at the party. Bonnie later walks out from his office to see Elena dancing around and feeding. If this veil is broken successfully, every supernatural being that has died will come back to life. Disguised as Shane, Silas returns back to Mystic Falls with the group. He reveals to Rebekah's shock that the Brotherhood still exists and they have work to do, however she comments she no longer cares before walking away. Damon, still weak from the vervain, tries to convince Rebekah not to take the cure, but Rebekah tells him to give her one good reason why he wants Elena to take it.
Jeremy has discovered the beginnings of the mark on him. When 's father, , accepts the role of Interim Mayor, he makes it a priority to protect his daughter, who isn't at all comfortable with the role he suddenly wants to play in her life. I always had a thing for sorority girls. Klaus shows up at the Gilbert house, saying he intends to take Jeremy with him, insisting only he can protect Jeremy from Kol. Back in Mystic Falls, Tyler confronts Klaus, and Caroline is caught up in the violence that follows. However, she is snapped out of her trance by a scared Bonnie.
Damon and Elena are still at Whitmore and Damon spots a girl on campus and tells Elena to feed off her. She is rescued by Stefan and Matt. Rebekah visits Stefan, telling him she has a plan; to steal Silas' headstone, forcing Shane to join forces with them. Back at the Salvatore's house, Stefan gives Elena a daylight ring created by Bonnie. I have to take Elena to college.
Stefan confesses his true feelings about the possibility of becoming human again to Elena. At Whitmore, Bonnie and Shane talk about witchcraft and he says he can show her a few things. Rebekah talks to them about the cure and, more personally, to Elena about her break up with Stefan and her feelings for Damon, in an effort to torment Stefan. He instead finds a former protegé, named Marcel, who is ruling the city with an iron fist. Stefan shows up and tries to get her to co-operate with him and Klaus' plans by saying he could talk to Matt about giving her a second chance. Finally, Elena makes a painful personal confession to Stefan, and gives Damon startling new information about Professor Shane.
Klaus has Jeremy draw a picture of the tattoo, but finds it's incomplete, and that it only continues to form as long as Connor kills vampires. There are some ways that you an. At the Grill, arrives with keys for , a new truck, however Matt rebuffs her attempt at an apology and walks off. So they try to kill her with a knife, but Caroline takes the knife and stabs the witch who is connected with eleven other witches. Damon decides to help Stefan investigate the sire bond in New Orleans, Louisiana hoping to find a former flame of Damon's who was also sired to him. Klaus threatens to compel them to attack Matt in order to force Jeremy to kill them.
Stefan goes to break Elena out only to have her attack him and escape. Damon is also looking for Katherine to get the cure. Stefan is seen covering Rebekah's body with a blanket and Klaus tells him to compel Jeremy into forgetting everything he heard, and that nobody can know about the cure as he searches for the sword. When Connor takes Jeremy, Matt and April hostage at the Grill, Stefan and Damon have a serious disagreement about the best course of action, and Elena is again caught between the two brothers. Rebekah goes to see Matt and they decide to go on a summer road trip together to see the world. Klaus gets impatient and Damon shoots him several times for killing Carol.
Elena stops him and they argue. It doesn't work, but he stops when Stefan subdues him. They make it back to the lake house. It was announced on May 3, 2012 that the show was renewed for another season. And he kamikazes himself with explosives.