The Vampire Diaries 4.04 "The Five" Review

Elena's (Nina Dobrev) 'how to be a vampire' lessons continued this week on The Vampire Diaries and we took a trip down memory lane with Klaus (Joseph Morgan) and Rebekah (Claire Holt) .

There are fundamental differences between all of the vampires on this show and this is down to their human personalities, but there is also the natural vampire impulse to hunt and feed and it is all about controlling these aspects. Caroline (Candice Accola) is a natural at this because she is a control freak, Stefan (Paul Wesley) goes too far and Damon (Ian Somerhalder) lets himself enjoy these moments. Elena hasn't found out where she falls on this scale and it has been shown that vampires accidentally kill someone when they are new and there is a concern with what will happen if/when Elena kills someone. As we saw at the frat party Elena can let herself go the Damon route and enjoy it, but thanks to a look from Bonnie (Kat Graham) she reverts to shame. There are parallels to addiction when it comes to blood lust and the sequence of Damon and Elena dancing at the party definitely had a drug like quality to it and Bonnie snaps Elena back to reality. Read More...


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