A tense conversation with Wes and Elena ends with him telling her to pack her bags, drop out of school and return to Mystic Falls, stating that they won't see each other again. This experience in the prison world made her a woman, and she's no longer going to deal with this bulls—. When the veil was up, Jeremy gasped for air. Damon uses Jeremy as leverage against Bonnie, which infuriates Bonnie. Qetsiyah reveals that the only way the spell can be done is by getting Amara with Elena and Katherine together and getting a drop of their blood. Afterward Damon is confronted with a bar of newly turned vampires for Jeremy to kill concedes that it's the quickest way, however balks when Klaus takes control and compels the newly turned vamps to kill Matt Donovan. When the siren takes control of Damon's mind in season 8, Damon spends a significant amount of time sleeping, seeking refuge in dreams of his memories of Elena.
When it was learned that Kai did not possess magic of his own, and only had the ability to siphon it from others, Joshua and his wife, realizing Kai wasn't fit to lead the coven, continued having more children until they had a second pair of twins, Liv and Luke, who they planned to have lead the coven instead. At first, he is reluctant to involve Elena in the rescue attempts, employing Alaric Saltzman, Elena's guardian, instead as Klaus does not know that Elena is alive after the sacrifice which frees Klaus' hybrid side. Damon is attacked by Jesse and Elena is forced to kill him in order to save Damon. During this meaningful moment, Damon mercifully kills her, leaving him to mourn the death of his one of very few friends. Elena calls Damon while they are both trapped, but he doesn't tell her. Qetsiyah reveals to Damon that his relationship with Elena is doomed.
In the following season, however, Elena realizes that her feelings for Damon cannot be denied any longer. However, Elena involves herself, desperate to find Stefan. Listen, we go in, we grab my mom, she flips Stefan's switch, he triggers Caroline, emotional dominoes. Realizing that the Northern Lights was a celestial event she could draw upon just like the solar eclipse in order to cast the spell, she sliced her palm with the Ascendant and stated the incantation to create the portal. . Bonnie suggested they cancel graduation, but Caroline was having none of that. Meanwhile, reveals the reason he really came back to : to resurrect with the help of the talisman, which Katherine had given to Emily on the last day of Emily's life before she was executed.
Even though it was hard to watch, we got some wonderful and beautiful words out of Damon. Unfortunately, the spell required Bonnie to tap into dark forces and she was once again confronted by an angered. Moments later, Jeremy's mark grows, allowing everyone to see it. Massak claims that he will not go any farther and Shane gives him , which is not actually needed to open Silas' tomb, just to pay Massak with. They were in the living room trying to call Bonnie when she finally arrived. Caroline and Enzo find Tom Avery in the witches house, but Caroline can't find it in her to kill him and instead, ditches Enzo with him.
Off screen, Kai would perform this spell, using Bonnie's blood to free himself. Bonnie insisted that she didn't need help, but Rudy said that the fact that she thinks she didn't need help only meant that she needed help even more. Although, I think you're gonna want to join us. Bringing up the rear were Damon and Elena, who served as sexy human detonators for the big boom. Caroline is able to get Stefan under control and he trusts her. Damon is telling him about a memory he previously had.
She gives Nadia a dream about what their life could have been like, had she not been taken away. In She would later perform the 1903 spell to free herself, Damon, Elena and Lily from the Prison World, while leaving Kai behind. Finally, Bonnie is with Elena and Jeremy at the Salvatore Boarding House. Bonnie finds out that moments later, her father had put vervain in the water system and not only that, but cancels the Decade Dance. They perform a spell on Stefan as well as drain some blood. Bonnie and Damon head to the Mystic Falls High School, and see Shane giving a lecture on artifacts.
At first, Bonnie didn't want to have anything to do with Damon, saving his life only for Elena's sake and soon blaming him for Caroline's transition into a vampire. Elena takes care of him, and right before he is cured by the blood of Klaus, the original hybrid, she gives him a goodbye kiss, because she was sure he was going to die. While searching, they find that what they saw could've been a flapping tarp. He met her while searching for Klaus and hooked up with her shortly after. Kai, who escaped the Prison World without Bonnie and merged with Luke, has absorbed some of Luke's qualities and is now moved by guilt to help free Bonnie. I messed up, I'm sorry Bonnie says, you can still stop Silas Shelia says encouraging Bonnie, I can't Qetsiyah was able to immobilize him so he couldn't feed and get into peoples heads, I can't do that I don't know how to do that I don't know how to put him down Bonnie replied.
She concocts a plan to travel to the Other Side and bring Elena's spirit back. Rebekah is shot at through the Window and Damon escapes. Jesse, who is a new vampire has problems and asks Caroline for help. Elena blinks and her vervain necklace is back around her neck, Damon is gone and her window is open with the curtains blowing. However, when the two went into the tunnels, Bonnie tricked Kai by putting her magic in her teddy bear, , and sent the bear and her magic to the living world so Kai couldn't absorb it from her and use it to escape.