The Vampire Diaries: Season 3, Episode 5

The Reckoning (13 Oct. 2011)

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At the Mystic Falls High School, the seniors prepare pranks for the freshmen as per the tradition. Out of the blue, Klaus and Rebekah show up where Elena, Caroline, Bonnie, Tyler and Matt ... See full summary »

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At the Mystic Falls High School, the seniors prepare pranks for the freshmen as per the tradition. Out of the blue, Klaus and Rebekah show up where Elena, Caroline, Bonnie, Tyler and Matt are and Klaus forces Tyler to feed with his blood and then he kills him. Bonnie and Matt run to find Jeremy to contact a witch from the beyond to learn how she can save Tyler before he dies. Stefan arrives in the spot and Klaus compels him, removing his humanity and asking him to look after Elena, killing her if she tries to escape. Meanwhile, Katherine shows Damon that she has abducted Jeremy, who is in the trunk of the car, to force him to contact Anna to learn where Mikael the vampire hunter is. After torturing Jeremy, Anna tells the location of his tomb. However Damon receives a message from Bonnie telling what has happened to Elena and he returns to Mystic Falls. Matt decides to drown in the swimming pool to contact Vicky and Bonnie does CPR to revive him. They learn that Elena's blood saves the... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Maybe the Best Episode so Far
15 November 2013 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

At the Mystic Falls High School, the seniors prepare pranks for the freshmen as per the tradition. Out of the blue, Klaus and Rebekah show up where Elena, Caroline, Bonnie, Tyler and Matt are and Klaus forces Tyler to feed with his blood and then he kills him. Bonnie and Matt run to find Jeremy to contact a witch from the beyond to learn how she can save Tyler before he dies. Stefan arrives in the spot and Klaus compels him, turning his humanity off and asking him to look after Elena, killing her if she tries to escape. Meanwhile, Katherine shows Damon that she has abducted Jeremy, who is in the trunk of the car, to force him to contact Anna to learn where Mikael the vampire hunter is. After torturing Jeremy, Anna tells the location of his tomb. However Damon receives a message from Bonnie telling what has happened to Elena and he returns to Mystic Falls. Matt decides to drown in the swimming pool to contact Vicky and Bonnie does CPR to revive him. They learn that Elena's blood saves the hybrids, and not her death, and Klaus gives her blood to Tyler. Klaus decides to use Elena to provide blood to his hybrids. Katherine finds Mikael wrapped in chains in a coffin in a crypt.

"The Reckoning" is maybe the best episode so far, with great twists in the story. The sadistic and cruel Klaus changes the behavior of Stefan and Tyler for worse. Damon really has a crush on Elena and now Mystic Falls has the ghosts of Vicky and Anna that seem to have different intentions. My vote is nine.

Title (Brazil): "The Reckoning"


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