It was my birthday. Damon and I spent the entire summer looking for Stefan, and I was trying to put on a good face, because Caroline was throwing this party for me, but I was just so sad. I was two seconds from deciding that I wasn’t gonna go; I wasn’t gonna leave the room. Until Damon walked in to give me my birthday gift. It was the necklace that Stefan’d given me. I’d lost it. And Damon knew what the necklace meant to me. What it meant about my feelings for Stefan. Even though he loved me, he gave me the one thing that represented hope for me and his brother. I knew how much it hurt him, but he did it. It was the most selfless that he’s ever been.
The sun rose out of the waters, red and bright, and its beams seemed to bring the glow of life back to the cheeks of the Prince, but his eyes remained closed. The mermaid kissed his high and shapely forehead. As she stroked his wet hair in place, it seemed to her that he looked like that marble statue in her little garden. She kissed him again and hoped that he would live.
Elena Gilbert in every episode:1.01 Pilot ↳ Dear Diary, today will be different. It has to be. I will smile, and it will be believable. My smile will say: “I’m fine. Thank you. Yes, I feel much better.” I will no longer be the sad little girl who lost her parents. I will start fresh, be someone new. It’s the only way I’ll make it through.
Dear Diary: I know its been a while. A long while. I haven’t needed… I
haven’t wanted to write this stuff down, but I don’t want to say it out
loud either. The thing is: I’m a vampire, and I hate it. I feel
hopeless, depressed, angry… but most of all, I’m scared. Part of me
just wants to end it, but then I think of Jeremy. I’m all that he has
left, so I need to find a way through this. No matter what it takes.