"Our intention was to say goodbye to Katherine for good," executive producer Julie Plec tells THR following Thursday's twist.
[Warning: Major spoilers ahead from Thursday's 100th episode.]
The Vampire Diaries pulled the mother of all twists at the end of a nostalgia-filled 100th episode.
Katherine Pierce (Nina Dobrev) spent the majority of the episode, "500 Years of Solitude," lying on her deathbed believing her end was near. In celebration of her impending doom, Damon (Ian Somerhalder), Stefan (Paul Wesley) and Co. took shots as they reminisced about the terrible things Katherine has done since season one. But after Nadia (Olga Fonda) introduced a Plan B for how Katherine could skirt death, she jumped at the chance. By the end of the hour, Katherine took over Elena's body -- but only Nadia is in on the plan. R.I.P. Elena? Read More...