Recap: The Vampire Diaries, Episode 3.20, “Do Not Go Gentle”

The literary among you will notice that this episode is named after a villanelle by Dylan Thomas: a poem which was written about his dying father, and ends thus:

And you, my father, there on the sad height,
Curse, bless, me now with your fierce tears, I pray.
Do not go gentle into that good night.
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.

THIS MAY BE A HINT.

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Recap: The Vampiaries, Ep. 3.15, “All My Children”

The events of “All My Children” pick up the morning after the ball chez Les Originaux. After Elena and Stefan’s will-they-or-won’t-they moment Elena calls to check up on him, but alas, Stefan, bruised soul that he is, is busy self-flagellating as he journals.

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Recap: The Vampiaries, Episode 3.12, “The Ties That Bind”

Wow, a lot happened this week. The episode opens with another of Bonnie’s dream sequences. She is in a cemetery full of Bennett witches. She finds a coffin. Klaus finds her. Klaus bites her. She wakes up. In a coffin.

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Recap: The Vampiaries, Ep. 3.10, “The New Deal”

Alright, back from hiatus after all the drama with which the mid-season ended. For a quick refresher, check out QoB’s last recap to be reminded of all the backstabby, break-uppy good times from way back in November and then on with latest romangst! Read More Recap: The Vampiaries, Ep. 3.10, “The New Deal”

Recap: The Vampire Diaries Ep. 3.07 “Ghost World”

After the preview for this week’s episode, I thought “Ghost World” was going to be a ridiculous conceit loaded with trite ghosty moments. By now, you’d think I’d have learned to not doubt the quality and direction of the writing on this show. Ghosts actually are awesome! Read More Recap: The Vampire Diaries Ep. 3.07 “Ghost World”