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Damon Salvatore, Elena Gilbert, and Alaric Saltzman have a close friendship. They’ve always had each other’s backs and helped each other out. Damon’s only friends and those who understand him are Alaric and Elena.
The truth is revealed in the Season 3 finale when it is revealed that she met Damon first. Elena doesn’t remember this encounter because Damon forces her to forget it, but she does remember it after her transformation into a vampire during the Season 4 premiere.
The Vampire Diaries Series History
This relationship was primarily seen in Season 3, when Damon, Elena, and Alaric collaborated to rescue Stefan from Klaus. However, we first see them collaborate in Season 1, Episode 13 when the trio worked together to save Stefan from Frederick and the other tomb vampires. Alaric appears to support Damon and Elena’s romantic relationship in Season 4, Episode 23. Damon and Alaric also collaborated on training Elena against vampires.
The series is set in the fictional town of Mystic Falls, Virginia, which has a haunted past. It follows Elena Gilbert (Nina Dobrev), a teenage girl who has just lost both parents in a car accident, as she falls in love with Stefan Salvatore, a 162-year-old vampire (Paul Wesley). As Stefan’s mysterious older brother Damon Salvatore (Ian Somerhalder) returns with a plan to bring back their past love Katherine Pierce (also played by Dobrev), a vampire who looks exactly like Elena, their relationship becomes increasingly complicated.
Although Damon initially resents his brother for forcing him to become a vampire, he later reconciles with Stefan. He falls in love with Elena, resulting in a love triangle between the three. As they face various villains and threats to their town, including Katherine, both brothers attempt to protect Elena. As the series progresses, flashbacks reveal the brothers’ history and the mythology of the town.
Other characters in the town include Elena’s younger brother Jeremy Gilbert (Steven R. McQueen) and aunt Jenna Sommers (Sara Canning), her best friends Bonnie Bennett (Kat Graham) and Caroline Forbes (Candice King), their mutual friends Matt Donovan (Zach Roerig) and Tyler Lockwood (Michael Trevino), Matt’s older sister Vicki Donovan (Kayla Ewell), and their history teacher, vampire hunter Alaric (Matthew Davis).
The town’s politics are run by descendants of the original founding families, who form a group known as the “Founders’ Council.” They primarily protect the town from vampires and other supernatural threats like werewolves, witches, hybrids, and ghosts.
Throughout The Vampire Diaries
Alaric is introduced as the new history teacher in History Repeating. Alaric seeks vengeance on Damon because he believes Damon murdered his wife. On the porch, Alaric says he’s finished talking about his wife Isobel as he walks Jenna home from the 50s dance. Elena’s biological mother’s name is Isobel. Jenna wonders if Alaric’s wife is Elena’s mother and if Alaric is Elena’s father.
Elena, Damon, and Alaric travel to Duke University in Bad Moon Rising to search through Isobel’s research on folklore and paranormal phenomena.
Alaric and Damon had been looking for Stefan but were keeping it a secret from Elena. Alaric has also been living with Elena and Jeremy, acting as their guardian. It is Elena’s 18th birthday, and they are celebrating. Elena receives her necklace as a birthday gift from Damon. He informed her that he had discovered it.
During her birthday party, the three of them even had a quiet moment outside. Later, Elena discovers Damon and Alaric have been looking for Stefan without her knowledge and confronts Damon about it. He informs her that Stefan has gone ripper once more and will not be returning.
Elena and Alaric traveled to Tennessee a few days later in search of Stefan and Klaus in an attempt to bring Stefan back. Elena also gave Alaric the Gilbert Ring in order for him to live. Damon reluctantly joins them after Alaric summons him.
He thanks him for the tip and, for the first time, Damon refers to Alaric as his brother. Elena refuses to get out of the water, claiming that Damon will force her to return home. She claims he abandoned Stefan, but Damon claims all he did was accept reality. He’s curious about her plan. She wishes to track him down and assist him.
Damon reminds her that the only thing keeping her safe is Klaus’s belief that she is dead. Damon gives in to her pleading, but insists they leave before the moon is full and he becomes werewolf bait, unless she wants to relive the whole death-bed kissy thing.
Damon, Elena, and Alaric are still a mile away from the werewolf camp. The sun is about to set, but Elena believes they still have time because the moon will not reach its apex for a while. Ray attacks Damon after they come across him stumbling through the woods. Alaric shoots him, and Elena throws the wolfsbane grenade at Damon. It’s enough to knock him out for the time being. They notice he’s a hybrid. Ray is being chained and tied to a tree. Elena hands Alaric ropes that have been soaked in the last of the vervain. They won’t be able to hold him once he turns.
Alaric doubts they’ll be able to reach the ridge before the full moon. Elena’s plan is to get Ray to talk, but they quickly realise that he’s starting to change his mind. Elena recognises the danger and declares that they must leave the woods immediately. When she falls, Damon, Alaric, and Elena are fleeing through the woods.
Damon orders her not to move. She looks up, her gaze fixed on the face of a transformed wolf. Damon flees, and the wolf pursues.Elena wants to go look for him, but Alaric refuses. Damon is there because he was told where they were and that they needed to get out. Damon is walking through the woods when he hears a noise behind him. He turns around to see Ray in human form.
They fight, and Ray comes out on top. Stefan appears out of nowhere and rips Ray’s heart out just as he is about to bite him. Stefan is curious as to why Damon didn’t understand him when he told him not to follow him. Stefan tries to deny calling her, but Damon isn’t convinced. Elena, he says, isn’t going to give up.Stefan insists that she must because he will never return. He instructs Damon to bring her home and see if he can keep her there this time.
Elena and Alaric are waiting for Damon in the car. Elena claims Damon and Stefan are both out there somewhere, just sitting in the car. Alaric tells her that she should let the vampires fight the hybrid, zombie mountain man, and he will protect the human. Elena claims she thought he was done caring for people. Alaric tells her to stop, that there is no need for a lesson here. He tells her she’s a sucker for a hopeless cause.
She tells him that he is not a lost cause, but rather lost. And so are she and Jeremy. They don’t have anyone now that their family has died, and he doesn’t have anyone either. They seem to be a good match for each other. Alaric informs her that he will keep the ring. Damon arrives at the car. Elena rushes up to him and inquires about his well-being. She inquires as to his well-being, and he assures her that he is fine and bite-free. He motions for her to get back in the car.
Elena emerges from the shower to discover Damon in her room. He admits that he was mistaken, prompting her to inquire whether he is intoxicated.
He tells her that he was wrong about Stefan and that he is still alive. Elena inquires if he saw Stefan out there and if he is okay. No, he isn’t fine, Elena. He’s an insufferable martyr who deserves to be kicked in the shins.
He can, however, be saved. Elena is curious as to what happened out there that caused him to change his mind. Damon changed his mind because Stefan couldn’t let him die even in his darkest hour.