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“The Vampire Dairies Season Four Episode 2, “The Memorial” Bringing Up the Blood and Bringing Out the Hotness
“The Memorial” Bringing Up the Blood and Bringing Out the Hotness
By Tegan O’Rourke,
Elena drinking Damon’s blood in the Grille’s bathroom was emotional porn; hot, hot, hot.
The title of this episode should have been called “Blood, Blood, Blood,” since Elena tossed up every drop she was given. Can the doppelgänger only drink from the vein? This is going to make for some awkward moments with Stefan.
I thought both of the Salvatore Brothers were going to have an emotional breakdown when she fed on Matt at Pastor Young’s funeral. Matt will be a good midnight snack for her once in a while, and this will definitely put a wedge in her relationship with Stefan. I agree with Damon, he just needs to let her go full on vamp and get it over with. Not everyone is a blood aholic like him.
The funniest line of the episode was when Sheriff Forbes accused Damon of killing the council members and he replied, “If I was going to kill twelve people I wouldn’t blow them up. I would throw a dinner party.”
Tyler had quite a hard few days, first getting vervained and shot by new hunter Connor, then at the Pastor’s funeral getting shot by Connor again. I wonder if Caroline will give him some more of that grief sex he likes so much. I mean come on he took a bunch of bullets to protect his friends.
This Connor is a hot badass, so far no redeemable qualities except for his hotness. Hopefully the writers will give him a good back story like his wife or daughter was killed by vamps and that’s why he is such a ruthless hunter. We need a reason to care about him and see through his violence toward our cute vampire favorites like they did with Ric. He started out as a hunter and remained a hunter, but he was a hunter with a conscience and that’s why the episode concluded with pissed off Damon giving Ric a soliloquy at his grave.
Predictions: Damon is going back to his old ways of harassing Stefan. Stefan will not be able to handle Vampire Elena, I think she may have a dark side and Stefan isn’t going to like it. Klaus will find a way to stay in town after all fans love to hate him. Elena and Damon will have some more hot moments of blood drinking together and possibly some vamp sex. I keep hearing rumors of major deaths this season, I can’t imagine who and I don’t want to. However I am very excited about these new characters, especially Bad Ass Hunter Connor.
By Tegan O’Rourke
Klaus is a Gentleman! The most evil Original Vampire ever stops Caroline from throwing herself at him. He totally outs himself to her about him and Tyler switching bodies. That was the biggest surprise of the evening for me.
Lets face it we all knew Elena was going to vamp out and Bonnie wouldn’t be able to spell her back to humanity. But I give Bon Bon kudos for trying.
Klaus leaves Rebecca in the hands of the Council when he could have quickly and easily saved her. What was that about? Rebecca gave her big bro the best one thousand years of her life and that’s the thanks she gets? Then when she confronts him later he is a total douche and knocks her out. Maybe he can only handle one blonde vamp at a time.
After the way he treated his own sister, I am changing my opinion on a Klaus/Caroline hook up. Caroline would be better off with Damon. Klaus is a great villain with an overactive emotional side, like Damon, but yet Klaus is darker, for all of Klaus’s heartfelt rambling about family he tends to keep them locked up while Damon has gotten over his brother issues and wants Stefan to be happy.
The third shocker was Rebecca being captured by the Council. She can outrun a pissed off vampire like Damon but not the new crazy pastor in town. And what the hell was up with Pastor Young blowing up the Council? My theory is either Damon or Rebecca compelled him to kill everyone in order to keep their secret. Smart move.
I understand that the gang was up in arms about Elena becoming a vamp, but not one tear in the first episode for poor Ric? I’m sure it is to come it was just noticeably missing to me. After all he was Elena’s pseudo alcoholic serial killing guardian and he and Damon had an angst ridden bromance for three seasons.
Damon is quite an enigma. In Season 2 he was already to turn Elena to save her from Klaus, but when poor Matt has the misfortune of being the one who drives her off Wickery Bridge, he’s the bad guy for her being a Vamp?
Both Damon and Elena should be thrilled Elena is a vamp, now they have all of eternity to deny their passion for each other.
I am on West Coast time so I have not seen tonight’s episode yet. But my predictions are: Bonnie’s magic gets darker; Sheriff Forbes and the Mayor get their jobs back since the Council is probably now capote; Tyler and Caroline finally have “so glad you are not dead for reals sex” and Elena starts to have nasty vampy urges, it should be a hoot.