You Made a Choice to Be Good
Cade returns to Mystic Falls and presents Damon and Stefan with additional assignments; Caroline and Matt try to protect the town from Cade; Bonnie and Enzo begin a romantic trip and take the bell with them in hopes of keeping it safe.
Nostalgia’s a Bitch
Sybil puts Damon in a catatonic state as an act of revenge; in a race against time, Sybil and her sister Seline jockey for control of the bell.
The Simple Intimacy of the Near Touch
Sybil asks Stefan and Damon to return to Mystic Falls while she continues her search for the historical artifact; back from Paris, Bonnie wears a vile of Enzo’s blood; at the Miss Mystic Falls pageant, Sybil taunts Damon with memories of Elena.
You Decided That I Was Worth Saving
Enzo continues to fight the control over him; Bonnie is forced to make a heart-wrenching decision involving two of the most important people in her life; Alaric researches a mysterious artifact that may help bring Damon and Enzo back; Damon’s downward spiral leads him to Tyler Lockwood who tries to talk some sense into him before it’s too late.
Today Will Be Different
After learning that someone from Stefan’s past may be Damon and Enzo’s next target, Stefan, Bonnie and Caroline head to North Carolina. There, Bonnie takes drastic measures in an attempt to break Enzo free of whatever has a hold over him. Meanwhile, at the armory, Alaric and Georgie stumble upon a mysterious symbol that may be related to the supernatural force controlling Damon and Enzo.
Season 8 begins with Stefan searching for Damon and Enzo after they mysteriously vanished months ago from the Armory vault. Meanwhile, Caroline and Alaric fear that someone is targeting their family after they encounter an unexpected visitor.
Gods & Monsters
Damon, Enzo and Caroline realize they must take drastic measures if they hope to save Bonnie; Stefan tells Caroline that they may need to bring Alaric and the twins into their plan; Damon must make a sacrifice.
Requiem for a Dream
Damon’s dangerous attempt to save Bonnie takes an unexpected turn, forcing everyone to come together to help her pull through; a new threat jeopardizes Caroline’s life.
Kill ‘Em All
Damon and Enzo lead the charge to rescue Bonnie before her condition worsens; Stefan learns the source of Matt’s anger toward him; Caroline realizes how much she misses her former supernatural lifestyle; Damon makes a fateful decision.