The Vampire Diaries: Season 3, Episode 18

The Murder of One (29 Mar. 2012)

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The brothers mobilize Alaric, Matt, Caroline and reluctant Elena to help kill at least one original, hence all, with the twelve stakes they forged from the remaining white oak shoots wood. ... See full summary »



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Episode cast overview:
Tyler Lockwood (credit only)
Alaric Saltzman (as Matt Davis)
Finn Mikaelson (as Caspar Zafer)


The brothers mobilize Alaric, Matt, Caroline and reluctant Elena to help kill at least one original, hence all, with the twelve stakes they forged from the remaining white oak shoots wood. Determined to eliminate Klaus at all cost, Stefan decides to go on even after Rebeka captured Damon for 'punitive' torture. By the time the manage to kill original prime Finn, lured with his first love Sage, Klaus has blackmailed Bonnie, by showing he can kill Jeremy and her with mother, to magically undo the fatal bond. Sage's own death shows that with an original, his whole bloodline dies, so some will have to be spared if even the Salvatores are to survive. A trade trick goes badly. Written by KGF Vissers

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Alaric Saltzman: [Damon is hiding his stake in the firewood] I mean, did you learn nothing from the moonstone in the soap dish?
Damon Salvatore: Why? Where'd you put yours?
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The End of a Bloodline
12 December 2013 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

Damon hides from Elena that Alaric and Damon are preparing stakes with the Name Plate of the Wickery Bridge. Then the trio meets Caroline, Matt and Elena and they distribute twelve stakes to kill the original. Meanwhile Klaus and Rebekah abduct Bonnie to force her to make a spell to disconnect the Original vampires. Then they kidnap Damon to torture him. When Stephan, Matt and Caroline kill Finn, the Original vampires do not die since Bonnie has succeeded in her spell. But they discover that Finn's bloodline dies with the vampire. Stephan deliver eight stakes to Klaus and Rebekah to release Damon, but Klaus compels Damon and finds that there are three stakes still missing. But one of them was hidden by Alaric's alter ego.

"The Murder of One" is another terrible episode of "The Vampire Diaries". The timing and coincidences along the story is irritating and Elena is back with her annoying behavior. My vote is six.

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