‘The Vampire Diaries’ season 5, episode 19 preview: Nina Dobrev, Ian Somerhalder in ‘Man on Fire’

“The Vampire Diaries” surprised us when it comes to Thursday night’s new episode. “Resident Evil” brought plenty to the table, from Paul Wesley directing some strong “what if?” scenes to also giving us great character moments for a number of our vampires, witches, and humans.

So where does the story go next? Next week, we will have a different sort of story in the form of flashbacks to the 1960s, and also more Damon / Elena relationship drama. If you thought that “Resident Evil” was Stefan / Elena heavy, you will be very happy about this. Granted, there is so much other drama going on that you will have a hard time trying to sort the happiness from the insanity.

If you want to see some more news on what to expect now, check out the rather-lengthy synopsis below courtesy of The CW:

“Stefan (Paul Wesley) tries to distract Elena (Nina Dobrev) from obsessing about the state of her relationship with Damon (Ian Somerhalder), while Bonnie (Kat Graham) does her best to be realistic about how the changes happening on the Other Side will affect her existence as the Anchor.  Damon demands the Traveler knife, forcing Jeremy (Steven R. McQueen) and Matt (Zach Roerig) to admit it has gone missing.  Through flashbacks to election night, 1960, Enzo (guest star Michael Malarkey) reveals to Elena, Stefan and Bonnie that he has learned what happened to his long-lost love, Maggie (guest star Heather Hemmens), and then, with the unwilling help of Liv (guest star Penelope Mitchell) and Luke (guest star Chris Brochu), things take an ugly turn.  Trying to calm Enzo down, Damon intervenes, but his words cause Enzo to make a desperate and dangerous decision that leads to a violent confrontation with Stefan.  Finally, Markos (guest star Raffi Barsoumian) enlists Sloan’s (guest star Caitlin McHugh) help in a ritual designed to break an ancient curse against the Travelers.  Tyler (Michael Trevino) is forced to play a dangerous part in the ritual, while witnessing the incredible power the Travelers now possess.”

Once the official promo is unveiled from The CW, we’ll have that for you below. The one thing to remember here? Things are going to get crazy, and Markos is not going to stop until some of his secret goals are a reality. Not good news for everyone else, right.

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