Vampires have a different way of eating...
In the season finale, it's Graduation Day, and the town is overrun with ghosts intent on settling scores and fulfilling their supernatural destinies.
As graduation approaches, Caroline tries to distract Elena by focusing on simple tasks, but Elena won't be swayed from her new obsession.
Damon and Stefan try to provoke Elena into turning her humanity back on, and Caroline is frustrated when her attempt to intervene backfires.
Acting on a mysterious tip that a plot is brewing against him in New Orleans, Klaus makes a trip to the town he and his family helped build.
Elijah proposes a life-changing challenge for Rebekah. Caroline finds that her plans for the perfect prom night are disrupted by Elena.
Elena and Rebekah search for Katherine and find themselves in a Pennsylvania town, where Elena has a surprising encounter with an old acquaintance.
Realizing that Elena needs some time away from Mystic Falls, Damon takes her to New York City, where he lived and partied hard in the 1970s.
Elena's new outlook has everyone concerned, leading Stefan and Damon to agree that going back to a school routine is the best thing for her.
When Stefan returns to Mystic Falls with Elena and Jeremy, Caroline is worried about Elena's state of mind. Stefan reaches out to Dr. Fell for help.
On the island, Damon has an ugly run-in with a hunter. Stefan confesses his true feelings about the possibility of becoming human again to Elena.
Shane leads an expedition to a desolate island off the coast of Nova Scotia, where he believes the secret of the cure lies hidden.
After confronting her father, Mayor Hopkins, over his unconventional approach to ending the violence in Mystic Falls, Bonnie has a run-in with Kol.
Jeremy is furious when Klaus tries to control him by putting Matt's life in danger. Damon coaches Jeremy as he prepares to take on Klaus's new vamps.
Appearing unexpectedly at Mystic Falls High, Rebekah tries to force Stefan, Elena and Caroline to answer her questions about the search for a cure.
As a winter-themed party fills the streets of Mystic Falls, Stefan and Caroline are at odds with Tyler over his plans for Klaus and his hybrids.
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