After months of coping with her loss, in a potentially dangerous way, Elena returns to college. Caroline looks at how to reverse the anti-magic spell. Alaric finds it hard to adjust.
Elena turns to Alaric for help getting past her loss. Enzo has a talk with Caroline into helping him track down a possible lead. Tripp makes a confession to Matt.
-- All The Glitter's Gone, Sleeping At Last
-- All Through the Night, Stereo Mc's
-- Connected, R.E.M.
-- Everybody Hurts, Bread & Butter
-- Everybody Hurts, Israel Cannan
-- Hello Goodbye, Tim Murdock
-- I Got Something For You, Spin Doctors
-- Little Miss Can't Be Wrong, The Tvc
-- Now You Know, Gabrielle Aplin
-- Salvation, Salt-N-Pepa
-- Whatta Man
Elena wishes to introduce Caroline to Liam. Liv makes a confession to Tyler. Bonnie and Damon find some clues that makes them think they may not be alone.
Damon has to look back at one of the worst day's of his life. Alaric wants to help Jeremy get his life back in order. Stefan shows Elena how to start over with a new identity.
Elena invites Liam to attend a party with her at the corn maze. Caroline however is preoccupied when Stefan unexpectedly shows up and needs her help. Tyler finds himself in a dangerous situation. Stefan comes clean to Caroline.
Alaric is wanting to find out more about Jo, he asks Elena to look into her background. Sarah makes a shocking discovery when she breaks into Tripp's office.
Elena has to face her issues. Liv and Tyler become closer. Damon finds a clue that revives his hopes.
Elena receives some news from Alaric and Stefan regarding the Gemini Coven which leaves her feeling hopeful.
Liv has a hard choice to make, Damon finds himself in trouble after he goes forward with a plan, Jeremy's reaction to news about Bonnie surprises Elena.
Bonnie thinks about about happier times as she attempts to replicate her favorite holiday traditions.