Lake House. Exterior. Damon is in the woods burying Pizza Woman, when his phone rings. Oh wow, my son texted me just as I typed those words. It kind of freaked me out. My son is only texting me, though. He isn't calling Damon. Thank goodness. It's Elena. Damon says, "I hope your day is going better than mine. I've gotta say, I like the odds." Don't play the lottery, Damon.
We cut to Elena, who is sitting on the porch at Gilbert Gables. "Stefan knows about us." Damon asks how he took it, but Elena only answers, "How do you think?" Damon: "I'm thinking that for the first time all week, I'm happy to be at Camp Nowhere." When Elena asks how Jeremy is, Damon says that depends on how much she trusts him (Damon). Elena tells him he knows she trusts him and thanks him for taking care of her little brother. Damon lies that he's going to buy the guys ice cream and says he has to go. Elena says, "Not yet. Something happened today. I realized something about you -- about us. And you can say that it's the sire bond. You know what -- maybe -- maybe it is, but I'm telling you, it's the most real think that I've ever felt in my entire life. I love you, Damon."
Uncharacteristically wordless, Damon looks around as if he's trying to convince himself he is awake. Again, Elena says, "I love you." Damon finally speaks. "Look. I'm going to get this cure for you. And I'm gonna have to do things you don't like." He ignores Elena when she tries to interrupt him. "But listen carefully. Get in your car. Right now. Come to me." Elena smiles. "I'll be there soon." When she hangs up, we cut back to Damon who turns his gaze to the heavens, then finally smiles. We cut to...
Mossy Manse. Rebekah barges in, but it seems Stefan invited her over. When she asks if she should be checking for hidden daggers, Stefan asks her if she still wants to find the cure. Rebekah says, "More than anything. I want to ram it down Niklaus's throat and look into his eyes as he's mortal again, but Shane's dead and you are useless, so I'm right back where I started." Stefan explains that Shane isn't dead, thanks to Bonnie's protection spell. Rebekah knows Stefan didn't have to tell her that, so she asks why she's really there. Stefan says, "You were right. I'm gonna be here for an eternity and I will go insane if I don't know how Elena truly feels about my brother." Rebekah tells Stefan that Shane has a dark agenda. "He said he organized dozens of people to die in sacrifice. He admitted to the Council explosion where 12 people died and I'm guessing it's not a coincidence that 12 hybrids died at the hand of my brother."