Last week, Elena (Nina Dobrev) unleashed her wild side on The Vampire Diaries as her humanity numbed and her lust for blood went off the charts. With her friends unable to control her unruly ways, Damon (Ian Somerhalder) whisked her off to New York City to get away — and to investigate a mystery of his own.

So will we see a continuation of Elena’s daring new personality in the Big Apple on a new episode of The Vampire Diaries tonight?

 

Yes, Season 4, Episode 17, “Because the Night” airs tonight at 8 p.m. ET, and you won’t want to miss the epic flashbacks to Damon’s hard partying days in the 1970s. Apparently, he and Lexi (who, if you remember, Damon killed in Season 1) had a special relationship, and we’ll learn just how “special” it was in tonight’s installment. We also expect to find out more about Damon’s friend Will, whom the elder Salvatore inexplicably killed off in the last episode despite having a cure for his werewolf bite.

 

Elena rocks a brand new look and attitude while exploring NYC, and a suspicious Rebekah (Claire Holt) tails her to find out what the young vamp is up to (which may involve a hot makeout sesh with a mystery character).

 

And lest we forget the whereabouts of the infamous Silas, Stefan (Paul Wesley) and Caroline (Candice Accola) try to convince Klaus (Joseph Morgan) to help them locate the ancient baddie.

 

What are you most excited to see in tonight’s episode?