The school is in danger when Alaric realizes the students are not returning after Josie's dark magic.
Alaric tells everyone they need 30 names to remain a school and be eligible for funding.
Hope's magic falls apart when she tries to move on from Landon, but she is constantly reminded of him.
Cleo helps her come to terms with her feelings, while singing up for the school.
One of the students is a vampire and Alaric has killed all of his family, but the youngster is not ready to forgive and forget.
Landon fights with the Necromancer for a key to escape his predicament, but it takes him somewhere else.
Josie makes her way to Mystic Falls High, but quickly realizes she does not fit in. After spending some time with Finch, Josie speaks to Ethan about their mutual feelings of abandonment.
Lizzie takes the abandonment hard when she realizes that Hope has a new friend in Cleo, so she turns to M.G.
M.G. says he's saying no because they're trapped in a vicious cycle.
Alaric sends Gunter on a plane back to somewhere else.
Landon is trapped in a prison world and leaves a note.