- Previous episode S01E03 - We're Being Punked, Pedro
- Number S01E04
- Director Chris Grismer
- Writers Brett Mathews, Bryce Ahart, Stephanie McFarlane
Hope is Not the Goal
When two local students go missing, Alaric sends Hope, Lizzie, MG and Landon to Mystic Falls High to investigate. Meanwhile, as Josie helps Rafael adjust to his new life at the school, his reluctance to follow the wolf pack’s rules puts a target on his back. Lastly, an unsettling discovery puts Alaric and Sheriff Donovan at odds with one another.