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'The Vampire Diaries' recap: Why it was almost time to give up on the show

'The Vampire Diaries' recap: Why it was almost time to give up on the show

I almost quit watching this show tonight. And not just this episode but the entire "Vampire Diaries" series.   Why you ask? Because the writers almost killed off Alaric.   So back in her own body, Esther comes up with this plan for how to kill off her children and the entire vampire species. She decides to turn Alaric, while he’s really his evil alter ego, into a vampire. She believes his hatred of vampires will only intensify when he’s a vampire and he’ll become an unstoppable vampire hunter, just like her husband Michael (though he was obviously stopped!).   Seemingly, the plan has failed when Alaric, after having drank Elena’s blood and...

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