We hate to be the bearer of bad news, but fans will have to wait one more week for a new episode of The Vampire Diaries. That's right, the next episode won't air until March 14.
 
When we left off in Season 4, Episode 15, Elena (Nina Dobrev) finally came to terms with the death of Jeremy (Steven R. McQueen), but her reaction was far from calm. Having lost the one remaining member of her family, the fledgling vamp was thisclose to flying off the handle. Leave it to Damon (Ian Somerhalder) to save the day by using the power of the sire bond to force Elena to turn off her humanity.

Next week in Season 4, Episode 16, we see a whole new side of Elena — one with a lot less restraint and emotion. Basically, we’re getting a female version of Damon, but without the decades of practice and control. The promo for next week’s episode shows the brothers Salvatore attempting to corral Elena’s new attitude. But will her lust for blood (and her lack of empathy) be too much to handle?

You’ll have to tune in next week at 8 p.m. ET to find out!