So I was watching the finale to Season 5 of TVD and thought of something weird. When Damon and Elena exploded themselves to kill the Travelers, they woke up on the Other Side. Elena’s body was in the car because she wore her seatbelt. Damon was across the grill because he didn’t. If he did, he wouldn’t have been lost and would’ve been able to return with Elena and Stefan.
So technically speaking,
1) Damon would’ve lived
2) Elena wouldn’t have erased her memories
3) Monique would’ve never known about the vampires
4) Stefan wouldn’t have moved, therefore Caroline doesn’t hate him
5) Bonnie would’ve gone to the prison world alone
6) Kai would have nothing to use against Bonnie to provoke her magic
7) Bonnie and Kai would’ve been stuck in the prison world with no magic forever
8) Since shes alone, everyone believes she’s dead and not actually alive
All of these things would’ve happened... if Damon was wearing his seatbelt.