The Vampire Diaries Spoilers: Who Will Save Damon?

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With Damon force-feeding Elena, Tyler transitioning and biting Damon, and Klaus turning Jenna into a freaking vampire, The Vampire Diaries was insane last Thursday.

Who can even guess what's to come these next two weeks!

Well, executive producer Julie Plec doesn't have to. She knows, and shared some insight with TV Guide on what happens next for our favorite residents of Mystic Falls.

Excerpts of Plec's comments on various TVD topics below:

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Jenna went from being blissfully unaware vampires even exist to becoming one - and an integral part of the long-awaited ritual at that. It's a lot to process.

"The next episode takes place over the rest of the night," Plec says.

"It is Klaus' attempt in executing the sacrifice ritual to break the curse, and what everyone else has to do to try to keep her from being the vampire that Klaus sacrifices."

Damon's werewolf bite has no known cure. So what does he do?! "The finale is basically the end of the road of Damon's journey for the year," Plec says.

"He's done so many things and made so many choices that have been so screwed up and now he's at the end of his life, so he believes, and needs to come to terms with all the decisions he's made in the year, and since Katherine seduced him 145 years ago."

"[He'll] relive the mistakes he made with Katherine [and] try to get Elena's forgiveness."

Stefan will try to save Damon, teases Plec, and is "determined to do anything he possibly can. Stefan's whole cross to bear is, 'Wait a second, my brother is finally showing his humanity? The humanity that I took away from him 145 years ago?"

"With no cure, what the hell is he going to do? That's the finale."

Elena does not want to be a vampire, which marks a divergence from Twilight. "When we started the show, the similarities were so extreme," Plec says.

"This was a way of closing the book on that chapter of similarities. I was happy to have this introspection when the choice has already been made for her."

Damon will try to get Elena's forgiveness, but after what he just did, that's not gonna be easy. "This is [Damon's] biggest lesson to learn," Plec says.

"You can love someone with all the power in your soul, but you still have to remember who they are and what they want. In the final episode, Damon needs to seek her forgiveness for what he did and he desperately wants it."

His extra reason? The bite: "'I can't die with you hating me,' that's his point."

Damon can't really die though, right? "Anybody can die!" and "Who needs Ian Somerhalder?" Plec joked, but adds that she's not afraid to make tough choices.

"There will be severe and tragic consequences, and loss of life [will] be extreme over the last several episodes," the shot-caller adds. "It's a vampire show, and in a vampire show, the stakes are high and the death count has to match that."

"If you guys don't believe the consequences aren't life and death, then we're not doing our job. Unfortunately we've set into motion a ritual that needs a lot of sacrificial elements. We hope that the audience trusts our decision as storytellers."

"There will be decisions that are not popular, always."

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if damon dies i would never in my life see this show again!!!!


EVERYBODY LOVES DAMON !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! HE CAN'T DIE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! POLAND LOVES HIM! EVERYBODY LOVES HIM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Please...Damon must stay...his character is very interesting to will lose a lot of viewers if you kill him...please


i hope Damon will not die as he is a soul in this show. he is the reason of me watching VD, and i m sure i am not the only ONE. So plz dont let him die


damon shouldn't die rather no one will eva dare to kill him.


It's obviously going to be Jenna and Alaric. No question. The writers aren't stupid enough to kill off Damon, who is definetly the most popular (and hottest) character. Those two seem like they are the two least important main characters.


i don't think Damon's going to die, they'll lose to many viewers or if he dies he'll come back to life with some which crap but i think he'll be okay.


if demon dies i will not watch VD...... he's a soul to a show............... i'll be super pissed if he dies! :)


nooooo...noooooo....damon must NOT die. That'll be goodbye tvd. You should make him learn his lesson by pain but not death. I feel for him, he was deprived of love twice. He is provoked emotionally. He has been a victim of circumstance right from the start. Now you want to kill him? Sad for the show


NOOOOOO!!! damon must stay, they forgot what the show is all about. It's about a love riangle betwen damon, elena and stefan they can't kill damon! i won't watch the show! >.<
(P.S. sorry for grammar i'm from lithuania)

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