After three seasons, The Vampire Diaries' vampire hunter has become the creature he once so greatly loathed.
On Thursday's episode, "Do Not Go Gentle," Esther (Alice Evans) carried out her plan to have Alaric (Matt Davis) morph into the most powerful creature she could create and one that she hopes could help take down the entire breed of vamps.
Vampire Diaries Bite: Esther will reveal her plan for Alaric
Alaric will be more powerful than ever on this week's episode of The Vampire Diaries.
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Last we saw Mr. Saltzman (Matt Davis), he — and viewers — were shocked to learn that Rebekah (Claire Holt) had her body taken over by Esther (Alice Evans). In Thursday's episode, Esther will be back as herself and our latest edition of The Vampire Diaries Bite, the very specific plan Esther has for Alaric and that ring of his. Plus: Which main character will be in mortal peril by the hour's end?
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The last time viewers saw these two, a scorned Rebekah (Claire Holt) was torturing Damon (Ian Somerhalder) for using her (i.e. sleeping with her) so that Sage (Cassidy Freeman) could read her thoughts. But it seems in our exclusive look at the season's final episode, "The Departed," that the two are together, both shocked and terrified, of something -- or someone -- greater than them.
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Could it be Esther (Alice Evans) attempting to carry out her plan to kill off her family? Has Klaus (Joseph Morgan) gone over the edge and threatening his own sister? Or is it split-personality Alaric (Matt Davis) in his dangerous psycho killer mode who is after them?
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Spoiler alert: The following reveals something major from Thursday's episode. Read at your own risk!
The Originals are back from the "dead" on The Vampire Diaries, and they have a bone to pick with Klaus.
On Thursday's episode "Bringing Out the Dead," Klaus' sister Rebekah (Claire Holt) was undaggered by her brother Elijah (Daniel Gillies). But it's not exactly a happy reunion for the siblings as Rebekah recently learned that Klaus (Joseph Morgan) was the one who killed their mother 1,000 years ago.
Get ready to meet the Original matriarch of The Vampire Diaries.
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In the eighth episode, titled "Ordinary People" and airing Thursday, Nov.3 at 8/7c on The CW, viewers will get their first glimpse of Esther during a 1,000-year flashback featuring her children Klaus (Joseph Morgan) Elijah (Daniel Gillies) and Rebekah (Claire Holt). Esther, played by Alice Evans, is as fierce as her sons, but longs to protect her family.