Elena tries to get Stefan to drink animal blood but he refuses, talking about how he no longer wants to live. Stefan and Elena get into a fight, but Elena chooses Stefan over Damon. Deep down, that guy's a hopeless romantic. Katherine turned both Stefan and Damon into vampires over five hundred years ago. Katherine returns in season four, allowing Jeremy to be killed by Silas so she can steal the cure.
And, now fans know that, one way or another, Elena will be back for the finale. Elena is adamant about helping her instead of killing her like Damon wants. Elena and Stefan wake again at dawn. Damon later breaks the good news to Stefan on the phone. When that fails Stefan threatens to turn Elena into a vampire if Klaus does not get his hybrids out of town; Klaus agrees at the last minute.
She leaves the cell door open and when she comes back, she finds him gone, but his daylight ring still there. In season six, she realizes she has feelings for Stefan, despite his attempts to ignore her all summer. Jeremy kills the vampire, having no choice. Damon stabbed Stefan through the heart. Jenna was later turned into a vampire by Klaus, to be used in the sacrifice to release his werewolf side.
Stefan helps Caroline control her bloodlust and they build a friendship. However, Elena consistently displays her stoic loyalty and fierce devotion to Stefan by defying Damon's wishes. She is the descendant and doppelgänger of Katherine Pierce. Damon also becomes interested in Elena because of her physical resemblance to Katherine. Bonnie Will Die For the most part, over the past eight seasons, the Mystic Falls group have usually been able to find a loophole in every situation.
It is revealed that Stefan had slept with Valerie, one of the Heretics, while he was human, resulting in her pregnancy. When Meredith leads Alaric upstairs, Alaric brings a gun for protection and points it at Damon. Elena and Meredith have been through a lot ever since Stefan became Elena's boyfriend but eventually befriends and trusts Stefan. Amanda: Yes, but just because she still needs to come to terms with everything that's happened since her mom died. Although Stefan repeatedly tries to avoid Elena at all costs and becomes very distant towards her.
In season two, Caroline was fed Damon's blood to heal her injuries; however, Katherine kills her and Caroline feeds on a bag of human blood at the hospital, turning into a vampire. During season four, Stefan's relationship with Elena is tested. He later regains his memories and kills Silas. She nearly freezes in the snowstorm that Damon has called up with his Powers, but she is rescued by both Bonnie and Meredith. Later, she becomes suspicious that everyone is at the masquerade party and goes there.
When they get back, she willingly goes off with Klaus, but then is extremely upset when she learns that Jenna has been turned into a vampire so that she can be used in the ritual. Matt tells Peter about Vicki; they all go up the clock tower and Matt watches Peter and Vicki reuniting and hugging. In the season two finale, Anna and Vicki's spirits appear to Jeremy, after he was brought back to life by a spell of Bonnie's. To show she is not deeply hurt by the situation with Stefan and Caroline, Elena leaves the dance with two arrogant jocks, Tyler Smallwood and his friend Dick Carter, two boys who are on the football team and who are amongst the very few on the football team to be hostile towards Stefan in the past out of envy. When the doorway to the Other Side was opened, Jeremy was able to physically interact with Anna. Damon uses the sire bond to make Elena turn off her humanity to avoid the guilt of Jeremy's death. This, of course, strongly angers Damon greatly and has caused Damon to become intensely jealous, envious and hateful of his younger brother.
She eventually chooses Stefan in the season finale but before she can tell him, Elena drowns while having vampire blood in her system. The next day, Elena discovers that Stefan has disappeared and is nowhere to be found. When she first met Stefan and began to develop a deeper relationship with him, her loneliness was immediately evaporated away. Jeremy engages in a fight against Vaughn. Immediately, indescribably and deeply drawn to Stefan with a frightening and scary intensity, Elena knows that she must be with Stefan under any circumstances, even if it kills them both. Klaus stabs Stefan multiple times to kill him slowly.
Damon is then reunited with his brother in the afterlife. She sees a woman looking like her and identifies the woman as Katherine von Swartzschild. Emily was an ancestor of Bonnie Bennett through Sheila Bennett. She overhears Alaric talking below to the high school principle about vampire hunting. Elena watches unseen from the church loft as Meredith makes a speech about how she and Elena used to do homework together.
However, there were still numerous difference in their physical appearances, as noted by Stefan: Katherine's hair is longer than that of Elena's, to the extent where it spills on the floor and trails behind her, and it was a few shades darker to Elena's blonde. When the funeral concludes, many pets in Fell's Church suddenly turn up in the parking lot and attack the mourners as they are leaving. Elena is surprised to find that he thinks he was worse than Damon. Caroline graduates high school with Bonnie, Matt, Stefan, and Elena, the ceremony interrupted by the 12 dead witches who make an attempt on Caroline's life. She's surprised to see Stefan actually having fun. Devastated that she's lost everything, she torches the house, along with Jeremy's body.