Dylan (Hannah Cheramy) appears to Vanessa as though she had aged naturally since her death
On her way (presumably) to Renfield House to find the fourth Elder (and possibly The Dark One), Vanessa encounters The Oracle. We get to see the oracle up close in daylight and she has blood on her chin like a vampire might. (This brings back fond memories of Dmiitri and Rebecca, who had table manners.) Vanessa recognizes The Oracle as the same person who took her from the scene of the car crash that killed her foster parents, the Sewards. (One assumes that the Sewards were killed in the crash. We don’t know that for sure, but it was a head-on with a formidable-looking pickup truck and they haven’t been seen since.) Continue reading →
Flesh (Vincent Gale) climbs out of his grave, but sadly discovers that Lucky was not resurrected as well.
The Elder wakes Vanessa with a bite. She tries to kill him before he can explain that he has been sent by her sister and is bound to serve them, so he takes on other forms in an attempt to calm her down. First he appears as her dead daughter Dylan (Hannah Cheramy) and that might have worked except that in that form he knocks Vanessa across the room, disturbing the illusion. So then he becomes Scarlett, but that just makes Vanessa more violent. Finally he takes on the form of Susan (Hilary Jardine) and that is just right. Despite the unreality of the situation, Vanessa can’t bring herself to harm this fantasy. The Elder and Vanessa are finally able to communicate. Continue reading →
Jesse (Jesse Fraser) launches balloons containing directions to Crooked Falls
Remember when Mohammed (Trezzo Mahoro) was looking for his sister last season? He found her but was unable to accept that she was a voluntary vampire collaborator. This time a large chunk of the Citadel falls on Sheema (Naika Toussaint), fatally injuring her. She asks Mohammed to find Dimitri or Rebecca so that they can turn her into a vampire and save her life. She asks him several times and is quite clear about what she wants, but Mohammed still can’t accept it. He kills her instead of helping her. Last season, Mohammed betrayed Vanessa to find Sheema. This season, having found his sister, he betrays her wishes. Continue reading →