tvd damon vid 'The Vampire Diaries' sneak peek: Master plans and meaningful looksAfter a brief (or excruciatingly long… whatever) hiatus, “The Vampire Diaries” returns this Thursday, Dec. 3, with a vengeance. Specifically, Klaus’s.

Damon (Ian Somerhalder) and Stefan (Paul Wesley) come up with a plan to break the spell cast over vampires and werewolves so that Elena (Nina Dobrev) is no longer an essential part of Klaus’s diabolical scheme. “Ergo, you live,” Damon quips.

There are a few things that stand out to us about this clip.

One: Why is Bonnie agreeing to open the tomb up? Of course Elena is her best friend, but this is a spell that actually killed her seasoned, practiced grandmother. Wouldn’t she demand they find another way?

Two: Katherine is starved for blood. They’d better have a damn good method of keeping her in that tomb because once Bonnie breaks the spell, she basically turns into a juicy steak on a plate. With Katherine’s vervain tolerance, almost nothing will be able to stop her from tearing a piece out of Bonnie and any other living person in that tomb.

Three: Elena is probably right. Klaus has been alive a thousand years — if he’s got anything, he’s got time on his hands. He’ll be perfectly content to come whirling through Mystic Falls, killing off every person who had a hand in messing up his plan… and maybe a few extra for good measure.

Four: Okay, let’s talk about that look Elena gives Damon when she says, “Everyone that I care about, including the two of you.” Elena is pointedly making sure Damon knows that she cares about him again, Damon is stunned by it, and Stefan goes on talking like there are no meaningful gazes around at all. Hmmm. I’ll say this: it’s only been 10 episodes since Damon snapped Jeremy’s neck. He’s making pretty good time.

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Posted by:Carina MacKenzie