"When you're in love, someone always gets hurt," so reads a tagline in a preview for next week's episode of "The Vampire Diaries". After a night of lust, Elena tells Damon in the morning that it was a mistake, but Damon hopes she keeps making "mistakes."
Damon later laments how to tell his brother Stefan that he "broke up with the love of his life and then broke the bed." Elena is in danger as Liv, the new witch, suddenly attacks her. Liv knows that the Travelers are up to "something big."
According to the synopsis, in order to keep Stefan from being harmed by Sloan (guest star Caitlin McHugh) and the Travelers, Caroline and Enzo (guest star Michael Malarkeyc) agree to make a trip to Atlanta to find a newly discovered doppleganger. Caroline is surprised when Enzo opens up to her about his past.
Damon and Elena spend an awkward afternoon at Jeremy's parent-teacher conference, where they hear bad news about his behavior at school. Afterwards, Damon reluctantly tells Elena upsetting news about Jeremy's personal life.
Bonnie has an unsettling encounter with Luke (guest star Chris Brochu), and learns more about his family history. Liv (guest star Penelope Mitchell) fills Jeremy in on the rumors about the Travelers' next move and demonstrates her considerable power. Jeremy makes an unexpected deal with Liv, then makes a decision that is devastating to Elena..
Stefan and Caroline share a special moment of friendship. Finally, a terrifying turn of events at the Travelers' camp leads to the appearance of their mysterious leader, Markos.
Titled "Rescue Me", the episode will air Thursday, March 27 at 8/7c on The CW.