A new history teacher, named Alaric Saltzman, arrives and requests to Jeremy that he write an after-hours paper to keep his grades up. Jeremy takes a liking to his new teacher and introduces him to Jenna. Meanwhile, Bonnie continues to have terrifying dreams involving the ghost of her great-grandmother Emily Bennett who is trying to send her a message. Bonnie then decides to hold a séance with Eleana and Caroline to try to contact Emily to find out what she wants. Despite Elena's efforts, Bonnie and Caroline argue over the medallion when Damon continues to pressure Bonnie to return it to him. Also, Damon tells Stefan the true reason he returned to Mystic Falls involving Emily's necklace, and Katherine.