A fellow Whitmore student named Jesse gives Elena some intriguing information about Professor Wes Maxfield (RICK COSNETT). Damon asks for help finding Stefan.
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Elena and Damon attend the Whitmore Historical Ball dressed as Anne Boleyn and Henry VIII. At the ball, Elena shares a dance with Dr. Maxfield, who has a disturbing message for her. Caroline's evening at the ball takes her from happiness to heartbreak.
Later, when Damon tells Elena about a terrible ordeal in his past that he has kept secret for decades, she shares the disturbing information she just learned about her own family.
As conditions on the Other Side worsen, Bonnie takes the opportunity to settle an old score.
When Enzo brings Damon a gruesome present and insists that they bond by committing an act of revenge, Damon makes an effort to do the honorable thing.
The Travelers' leader, Markos arrives in Mystic Falls.
Wes enlists the Travelers to set a trap that will once again test Damonâ€s friendship with Enzo. After a heart-to-heart talk with Nadia, Matt enlists Caroline and Tylerâ€s help to protect Elena, leading to a violent confrontation.
In flashbacks to a distant time and place, Tessa reveals the shocking secrets in her past and what she has planned for the future. She also has a disturbing message for Damon about his own future.
Finally, Bonnie learns of a terrifying secret that will threaten the lives of all her friends. Lance Anderson directed the episode written by Melinda Hsu Taylor
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.
Luke shows up at the Salvatore house and explains what he knows about Markos and the Travelers to Damon, Elena and Enzo. Matt has a terrifying encounter with inhabitants of the Other Side.
The power of doppelgangers.... While Elena and Damon try to explain Amara's situation to Stefan, Dr. Wes Maxfield gives Katherine some deeply disturbing news. Nadia shows up at Caroline's dorm room searching for Katherine.