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OFF WITH MY BROTHER'S HEAD Damon (Ian Somerhalder) had to "kill" Stefan just long enough for Silas to toy with Qetsiyah.
Speaking of bad ideas: Damon told Jeremy that he wants to work with Silas. Since Silas wants to die to reunite with his own true love (or whatever), why not use his death to reunite Bonnie with Elena. Nature loves a balance. When Silas takes the cure and becomes a witch, he might be able to do a spell that swaps his life for Bonnie's. Bonnie is the only one who seems to be paying attention to this show: Silas can't be trusted, and there are consequences when you abuse magic (especially when you're resurrecting someone). She said not to do this, but Jeremy told Damon that she was in. She'd given Jeremy too much info to go on: She thinks Silas wants to destroy the other side completely. Qetsiyah would have created a "mystical anchor" -- something like the moon, a comet, a doppelgänger -- to bind her spell to the other side. That's what Silas needs to find and Qetsiyah needs to protect. (So it's like the freakin' moonstone? Look in someone's soap dish!) Cutting to and from Damon's conversation with Silas, we learned that Silas saw Qetsiyah/Tessa buying a Cleopatra costume, so she'd be at the costume ball as well. And oh, Silas needed Damon to kill Stefan. Luckily, that just meant neck-snapping.
Katherine finally got some food in her, and Nadia said she'd let her captive go if she just shared some information. Did Katherine really believe that? If so, she's slipping. Nadia wanted to know if Katherine really had sold Pearl and her daughter Anna out in 1864 by naming them as vampires. Yes. And then Katherine rattled off her greatest hits: posing as a teenager to get her ex-boyfriends to make out with her; staging a fake fight to trigger her lover's werewolf curse; "Ooh, and I chopped off this douchey guy's fingers with a butcher knife once -- that was cool." (Uncle John!) Nadia, who had herself turned into a vampire so she'd be better equipped to tail Katherine for 500 years, claimed Katherine had killed her mom. It was 1645 in Paris. "I go to Paris for shoes. The shoes I remember. Everything else requires a few more details," Katherine told Nadia. Nadia said Katherine was running from Klaus and when his minions caught up to her, she'd ID'd her mother as Katerina Petrova. Nadia wouldn't be letting Katherine go. As they left the restaurant, Katherine staked Nadia with a cane. She must still be hella strong to impale her with that. She missed the heart. On purpose.
Bonnie was hella angry at Jeremy for telling Damon she supported his plan with Silas. Something bad could happen. But Jeremy asked what's worse than seeing her and hearing her and not being able to feel her? "This isn't enough," he said. He needs her to let Damon try to bring her back. Do it for sex, Bonnie. Do it for sex.
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