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As I Lay Dying 

Damon asks Elena to forgive him for forcing her to drink his blood but she does not accept his apologies. Soon Damon is raving and he has daydreams with his life with Katherine in the past ... See full summary »

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... Elena Gilbert / Katherine Pierce
... Stefan Salvatore
... Damon Salvatore
... Jeremy Gilbert
... Jenna Sommers (credit only)
... Bonnie Bennett
... Caroline Forbes (as Candice Accola)
... Matt Donovan (credit only)
... Tyler Lockwood (credit only)
... Alaric Saltzman (as Matt Davis)
... Elijah Mikaelson
... Klaus Mikaelson
... Emily Bennett (voice)
... Sheriff Liz Forbes
... Anna Zhu (as Malese Jow)
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Damon asks Elena to forgive him for forcing her to drink his blood but she does not accept his apologies. Soon Damon is raving and he has daydreams with his life with Katherine in the past and Elena in the present. Stefan tells Elena Damon's condition and she decides to seek him out. Stefan meets Bonnie and discovers that Klaus might save his brother and he looks for Klaus. Meanwhile Jeremy finds Damon and brings him to the Grill; however Sheriff Forbes shoots Damon but hits Jeremy instead and he dies. Alaric brings Jeremy's body and Bonnie tries to resurrect him using her witch powers, but there is a side effect. Stefan meets Katherine in the apartment and out of the blue, Klaus arrive with Elijah. Stefan learns that Klaus's blood can save his brother and he accepts the horrible condition imposed by Klaus to save his brother. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Trivia

Most people think this episode contains Damon and Elena's fist kiss, which it does--romantically at least. But in reality, they're technical first kiss was earlier in the series when Damon forced himself on her, which resulted in him snapping Jeremy's neck after Elena rejects him. See more »

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Katherine was able to bring Damon the vial of blood without being invited into the house. Elena was given the house while Katherine was captive. See more »

Quotes

Damon Salvatore: You should want me dead. I'm the reason Jenna got killed.
Alaric Saltzman: I don't blame you for Jenna.
Damon Salvatore: Oh sure you do. Let's not forget I turned your wife into a vampire. You must really hate me for that one.
Alaric Saltzman: Ok give me your glass. Neither one of us is drunk enough for this conversation.
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Features Gone with the Wind (1939) See more »

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Holding a Heart
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Performed by Girl Named Toby
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Great Conclusion of the Second Season
7 November 2013 | by See all my reviews

Damon asks Elena to forgive him for biting her but she does not accept his apologies. Soon Damon is raving and he has daydreams with his life with Katherine in the past and Elena in the present. Stefan tells Elena Damon's condition and she decides to seek him out. Stefan meets Bonnie and discovers that Klaus might save his brother and he looks for Klaus. Meanwhile Jeremy finds Damon and brings him to the Grill; however Sheriff Forbes shoots Damon but hits Jeremy instead and he dies. Alaric brings Jeremy's body and Bonnie tries to resurrect him using her witch powers, but there is a side effect. Stefan meets Katherine in the apartment and out of the blue, Klaus arrive with Elijah. Stefan learns that Klaus's blood can save his brother and he accepts the horrible condition imposed by Klaus to save his brother.

"As I Lay Dying" is a great conclusion of the Second Season. The twist with Stefan's behavior may be highly interesting and change the fates of Elena and other characters. Jeremy's vision seeing dead people is also promising. Klaus bringing Elijah close to his family was predictable. My vote is nine.

Title (Brazil): "As I Lay Dying"


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