Credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Photo: Persia White at the 24th Genesis Awards on March 20, 2010

Bonnie Bennett’s got some serious witch swag, and in The Vampire Diaries Season 3, Episode 12, Abby Bennett, her absentee mother, will hopefully provide some answers about where she got her skills.

Executive producer Julie Plec spilled to Entertainment Weekly that we’re about to learn oodles more about the magical powers of Mystic Falls’ witchy women. Since magic is “something that seems to have been passed down from generation to generation,” Plec says the Bennett lineage, which includes Grams and Emily Bennett, is a markedly important part of the show. Not to mention the fact that the Mystic Falls crew seems to be relying on their spells a lot lately.

After two seasons in the dark, Plec teases, “it’s about time that we ask ourselves who [Bonnie’s] mother is, and what her mother might be capable of as a witch or not a witch, and where the hell she is.” Plec also said we will learn exactly what made Abby hightail it from Mystic Falls in the first place.

Source: EW

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