When do Elena and Damon get back together in season 6 | Facts you should know
Damon and Elena reunited in Season 6, Episode 7: “Do You Remember the First Time?”
Elena already had been compelled when Damon returned from the prison realm, and now that Alaric is human again, he can’t force the memory back.
Elena apologizes to Damon for robbing him of his memories, and Damon assures her that they will create new ones.
When Elena sees Liz dying in her arms during a prayer for the breaking, she freaks out, and Damon tries to comfort her by kissing her. Damon asks if she wants to take it slow, to which she responds that life is too short.
Vampire Diaries (season 6)
Damon couldn’t return to Mystic Falls until a few episodes later. On the other hand, Bonnie was tormented by a new figure named Kai until later, when she met her family again. On the other hand, Bonnie.
In season 6, Elena was back in college earning a medical degree, Alaric had returned from the dead/was the hottest teacher ever, and Caroline and Stefan had yet to confess their love for one another — at least, not in terms that weren’t wrapped in total and utter ambiguity. Bonnie was still dead, and Damon was killed, right? But T.V.D.
Fans know better than anybody that dead doesn’t always mean dead unless you’re Nina Dobrev and have publicly announced your departure from the program. And, while we’re on the subject of Nina Dobrev, don’t forget about Elena Gilbert’s addiction to a “drug” that caused her to have Damon hallucinations. That’s something I don’t recall learning about in D.A.R.E.!
There’s a lot to speak about, and believe me, I could go on for a long time — but, for the sake of efficiency, let’s focus on only the most essential storylines from last season and also from 1 to get you ready for Season 7 debut.
Damon and Bonnie were able to return to their home
Bonnie was tormented by a new figure named Kai until later, reunited with her family. Bonnie, by the way, has a near-infinite amount of lives.
Kai tortured everyone
Kai, called the sh*t stirrer, was the primary antagonist of Season 6. They tried to kill, then attempted to break free from the prison world; Kai tried to ally with Damon, Bonnie, and Elena.
He’s the one who organized the horrible wedding slaughter and killed many people, among other atrocities (probably too many to recount here). He was very cold-hearted in person. Damon killed Elena because she loved her after finding that he was the one who put her to sleep for the rest of her life; she did not like him.
The Damon and Elena Story Continues
Elena mistakenly tried hallucinogenic drugs to cope with Damon’s “death.” Still, when that didn’t work, she did not like him. she turned to Alaric for help, asking him to force her to forget any memories of Damon and Elena. Well, it worked a lot — but then Damon had to return from the dead and, of course, ruin everybody’s life.
The two try to resurrect memories, but Elena can’t seem to remember how to love him. She ended up dating Liam, but their relationship didn’t work out because Liam isn’t Damon. After finding their way back to happiness, the two decide to become human together, and then BOOM — Elena departs for good/Damon most likely has a substance abuse problem. I’m telling you, this is cyclical.
Caroline and Stefan were finally able to get together
Stefan and Caroline’s friendship had been solid for a few seasons, but during Season 6, it blossomed into love. (Praise!) He was there for her while she grieved the loss of her mother, and the two turned off their humanity together and fell in love (read: had very aggressive vampire sex).
The Wedding Massacre, Alaric, and Jo
Poor, Alaric. Homeboy can’t seem to get his act together. After falling in love with Jo, the gorgeous doctor, he became an expectant father and soon-to-be husband. That is until Jo’s nasty brother Kai (shown above) crashed the wedding and killed her and the unborn children. It got black very quickly. Oh, and then Tyler murdered his girlfriend, Liv, in an attempt to revert to a werewolf. I told you it was dark.
Jeremy Went On A Real-Life Vampire Hunt
Jeremy feigned to go to “art school” but instead chose to follow Alaric’s footsteps and become a vampire hunter. Then he reappeared in the series finale, asking, “What did I miss?!” What you didn’t know was that your sister was in a coma for the rest of her life. But, how was art school? What happens next with Jeremy is still unknown.
Together with her prison family, Damon and Stefan’s mother has returned
Elena and Bonnie rescued Lily from the prison world, but it turned out that Kai was the one who freed her “prison” family: the Heretics, a gang of witch/vampire hybrids. They wreck devastation on Mystic Falls, as witnessed in the Season 6 finale’s final moments. Lily also causes Damon/Stefan to have a lot of mommy issues.
Elena Becomes Human and Sleeps Forever
Elena obtains the Vampirism Cure and reverts to the human form. She also regains her memories of Damon, which makes the following events all the more tragic: Elena’s life is magically linked to Bonnie’s, which means Elena is rendered unconscious because Bonnie is now alive. Until Bonnie passes away, that is. In essence, they can’t both be alive at the same time.
The sixth season has an 81 percent approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes, with an average of 7.71 out of 10. “The sixth season of The Vampire Diaries seeks to give Elena the fondest farewell among the horrific melodrama,” the site’s critics agree.
There was a lot of data to take in, and I still have many unanswered questions and a lot of strings I’d like to see tied up in lovely little bows. Hopefully, Season 7 will provide some answers, and despite Elena’s absence, it will remain the show we all know and love.