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The episode begins in Bulgaria in 1490 and shows Katherine giving birth to a baby girl. Her father says that Katherine has shamed their family and takes the baby away. In the present day, Elena goes to the tomb, where she offers Katherine blood in exchange for the truth - a doppelgänger from the Petrova line can be used to break the curse. Elena, as Katherine's descendant, is the current Petrova doppelgänger. Katherine reveals that she was kicked out of Bulgaria and fled to England, where Elijah and Trevor found her. They recognized her as a Petrova doppelgänger and Elijah tried to kill her, but Trevor helped her escape. She became a vampire so that she couldn't be used to break the curse. Katherine came to Mystic Falls to offer Klaus what he needed to lift the curse: the current doppelgänger, ...


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