Elena rushes off to the bathroom. Stefan follows her down the hallway and tries to calm her down. Elena can't compose herself. She both hates Rebekah and hates that she hate Rebekah. Isn't that always the way? I'm serious here. I hate when I care enough to hate. It's something I struggle against. Always have. Always will. Their conversation is interrupted when Elena sees Connor down the hall, and he seems to be watching Jeremy. Elena's ready to charge at him, but Stefan hustles her into the ladies room with an assurance that he's got this.
Elena's washing up, when a girl, Heather, enters. She's been bitten. Her neck is bleeding, and her eyes betray that she's been compelled. Rebekah follows and makes a great show of tempting Elena to take a little bite. Okay, where was Rebekah when she bit Heather? She was either in a classroom full of kids, some of whom must be on vervain, or she was in the hallway, where Connor is. This makes me feel cheap too -- like I'm being written down to. I regret giving this episode an A. This scene amounts to nothing more than showing us how hard Elena's struggling against her appetite and her rage, so I think I'll leave it here and enjoy the commercial, featuring the delightful Julie Plec.
Connor's got Jeremy in an otherwise empty classroom, so clearly Stefan's "I've got this," meant nearly nothing. Jeremy is happy to miss biology class, but wants to know why. Connor hands him a folder as he babbles about Gilbert history, then explains that Jeremy's there, because he can see Connor's tattoo. Only hunters and potential hunters can see the hunter's mark. Jeremy should join the drama club, because he does a pretty good job of laughing off the idea that vampires exist. Connor already knows he knows though. He knows everything about Jeremy and Elena, or at least too much. He's a regular student of Mystic Falls, and tells the Germ that playing dumb makes him look dumb. He then tells the boy to find him a vampire, and he'll show him what to do. Stefan lurks outside as Connor says he's in Hudson, off Route 13. Jeremy wonders how he's supposed to find a vampire. Connor: "Start by asking your friend with the bandage on his neck." I don't think Matt has that bandage anymore. Did he heal naturally, I wonder, or did Elena do a little blood sharing with him, too?