When Stefan and Damon make a dangerous new enemy, Stefan suddenly finds himself in a perilous situation when a handful of the vampires from the tomb abduct him and hold him hostage in their farmhouse to torture him. Damon and Elena try to convince Alaric to work with them to help rescue Stefan. Meanwhile, Matt is hopeful that his mother, Kelly, may be back to stay. Jeremy tries to convince Anna to turn him into a vampire. Anna refuses, but she soon learns that Jeremy's reason is not what she thought. After her car breaks down in a storm, Caroline makes a horrific discovery that shocks everyone in town.