When Elena starts breaking down Stefan urges Damon to help her, indicating he should invoke the sire bond to take away her pain, however instead Damon tells Elena to shut off her emotions. Damon thus vows to make his brother's life sorrowful — thus further causing a century-long rift between the two brothers, centering around Katherine and eventually a love triangle with Elena Gilbert. Light speed for that within the next few years i have used in the past, and dating when damon elena there. Bonnie brought back with her a strange video she'd caught while leaving a second Prison World she'd been moved to set in October 31, Before he gives it back, he tells Elena that he is in love with her, and because he is in love with her, he cannot be selfish with her. Damon has never lied to her and would always tell her the truth, although has admitted that he will lie to her if it saves her life.
Not aware of Stefan's absence and Bonnie's death, Damon and Elena are having the time of their lives before Elena leaves for Whitmore college.
His love for Elena makes him want to protect his birthtown instead of destroying it, as was his original purpose when he arrived. Archives May December October September He is portrayed by Ian Somerhalder in the television series. Even after Alaric is turned into a vampire who kills other vampires, Damon does his best to ensure that they don't have to kill him. In the following episode Damon goes with Elena to her family's lake house to help with Jeremy's Hunter instincts. After Katherine frees Elena Damon comes up with a plan, killing Matt in front of her while he wore the Gilbert ring and it works to get Elena's emotions back on. Damon and Elena then both individually discover that Elena is sired to Damon, making Elena's feelings unfortunately known; however, Elena insists that her love for Damon is the most real thing that she's ever felt in her entire life.