The Vampire Diaries (2009–2017)
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Damon makes a deal with Cade to retrieve the Maxwell journal in exchange for Stefan's soul.


Darren Genet




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Paul Wesley ... Stefan Salvatore
Ian Somerhalder ... Damon Salvatore
Kat Graham ... Bonnie Bennett
Candice King ... Caroline Forbes
Zach Roerig ... Matt Donovan / Ethan Maxwell
Matthew Davis ... Alaric Saltzman (as Matt Davis)
Michael Malarkey ... Lorenzo 'Enzo' St. John
Chris Wood ... Kai Parker
Demetrius Bridges Demetrius Bridges ... Dorian Williams
Wolé Parks ... Cade
Persia White ... Abby Bennett Wilson
Nathalie Kelley ... Sybil
Kristen Gutoskie ... Seline
Jaz Sinclair ... Beatrice Bennett
Reece Odum ... Karen


In order to save Stefan's soul, Damon makes a deal with Cade to retrieve the Maxwell journal. Alaric and Matt refuse to hand the journal over as it may contain the key to destroy Cade. Caroline is trying desperately to connect with Stefan before Cade goes through with his plan Written by Seif Capo

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The title of the episode comes from a quote said by Elena to Stefan at the end of episode 5 of season 1. See more »


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I'm sure you'll like the ending!
11 February 2017 | by emir-kovacevicSee all my reviews

For some reason, almost all episodes of this season have a weird thing of being not so interesting until the end of them. This episode is one of those episodes too. I'm sure that many fans of TVD haven't been pleased with some decisions of the writers in the past seasons. But I feel like that the ending of this episode completely makes up for it. At first, the episode doesn't seem that interesting at all, but as you watch further and further it gets better. When you reach the end of it, you will definitely be shocked. It can't be compared to the last episode, but I'd say that the ending of this episode is even better than the one in the last episode! So, should you watch it? Absolutely, I'd say you won't be disappointed.

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10 February 2017 (USA) See more »

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