The Vampire Diaries Season 3 Episode 22 finale is titled “The Departed” and will air on Thursday, May 10th, 2012 on The CW.

The Vampire Diaries “The Departed” Synopsis: THE SECRET HERO — Determined to protect his sister, Jeremy makes a decision that will change everything. In the harsh reality of the present situation, Elena longs for the simpler times in her life when her parents, Grayson and Miranda, and Aunt Jenna were still alive and her biggest concerns was her relationship with Matt.

Stefan and Damon leave Mystic Falls together on a mission, but soon split up when Elena needs one of them. Caroline and Tyler are forced to make a life-changing decision. Finally, Bonnie makes a secret deal that has heartbreaking consequences. (The Vampire Diaries Episode Guide)

The Vampire Diaries Review Questions: What decision will Caroline and Tyler have to make?

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