Promise me something, both of you. Write it all down, everything that you accomplish in your lives, every crush, when you fall in love, when you start a family, every time you fantasize about wanting to kill Damon. Write it down so that one day when I wake up I can read all about my best friends' lives and feel like I was there.

This is the sister-like relationship between the cured vampire/human doppelgänger Elena Gilbert, the vampire Caroline Forbes, and the witch Bonnie Bennett.

Elena and Bonnie were originally best friends, while Caroline was closer to Bonnie, mainly due to being jealous of Elena. After Caroline's transformation into a vampire, her friendship with Bonnie deteriorated for a short time, but Elena was there for her, strengthening their friendship. Bonnie later accepted Caroline the way she was, and they quickly rekindled their close friendship. Unfortunately, on the night before graduation, Bonnie desperately attempted to bring Elena's brother Jeremy back to life using spirit magic, dark magic, and Expression magic all at the same time, and ultimately died from overuse of magic. Not wanting to hurt Caroline and Elena, Bonnie, as a ghost, forced Jeremy to keep her death a secret for the entire summer. Because the veil was down when Bonnie died, Bonnie was able to graduate with her friends with no one else the wiser. Once Caroline and Elena learned of Bonnie's death, they worked tirelessly to find a way to bring her back, eventually convincing a witch to give Bonnie the power to be the Anchor to the Other Side, allowing her to be a corporeal ghost so she could continue to live as a normal human would, though she also acted as a tollbooth to the Other Side, which brought complications.

After Markos tore his way out of The Other Side, it began falling apart, which not only threatened the residents of the supernatural purgatory with permanent extinction, but also Bonnie, as the Anchor. Once again, Bonnie attempted to keep Elena and Caroline from knowing about her imminent demise, though they eventually did find out and tried their best to stop her. In the end, they failed, as the Other Side completely collapsed and destroyed itself, taking Bonnie and Damon into 1994 Prison World.

After the events in Season Five, Elena and Caroline struggled to move on without Bonnie and Damon, however, Damon came back during Season Six, thanks to Bonnie. This motivated Elena, Caroline, and the rest of their friends to help bring Bonnie back from the Prison World Bonnie was stuck in. Eventually, Bonnie got out of the Prison World and reunited herself with Elena and Caroline shortly after reuniting herself with Damon first. Bonnie was surprised to find Caroline with her humanity off due to the death of her mother, but this barely effected their friendship and it more so effected and strained Elena and Caroline's friendship. Caroline finally turned her humanity back on after some help from Stefan, Elena, and Damon. Things were starting to look up, until Kai Parker came back with the new group of Heretics, witch-vampire hybrids that were brutal killers sent to another Prison World nearly a century ago. Due to Kai Parker wanting revenge on Bonnie for leaving him in another Prison World with the Heretics earlier in Season Six, Kai spelled Elena into a lifelong slumber and linked her life to Bonnie. When Bonnie dies a natural death, Elena would awaken. However, any spell or loophole Bonnie or the others tried to wake Elena up, it would kill both Bonnie and Elena. This forced Bonnie, Caroline, and the others to say goodbye to Elena. Caroline and Bonnie were forced to carry on without their best friend, Elena, during Season Seven.

At the end of Season Eight, Elena awakens from her sleeping curse. After Elena awakens, she is reunited with Bonnie and Caroline. Shortly after their reunion, the three are separated again being Bonnie decides to travel the world on her own.

Throughout The Vampire Diaries Series


Elena, Bonnie and Caroline

Caroline approached Elena and Bonnie at school, offering her sympathies to Elena for Grayson and Miranda's deaths. Caroline later confessed to Bonnie that she was jealous of Elena. When Caroline arrived at cheerleading practice with Damon, Elena explained to Bonnie who he was. When Bonnie complained about going to the party alone, Caroline told her to go with Elena.

When Caroline and Bonnie fell out over the crystal, Elena tried to fix their friendship. Bonnie told Caroline she was a witch, something Elena already knew, and Caroline eventually apologized, confessing that Bonnie would always be her best friend. Caroline then suggested they have a séance, and they ended up channeling Emily's spirit which possessed Bonnie. Caroline didn't believe her and went home, while Elena did and called Stefan for help. At a school dance, Bonnie and Caroline attended together and mocked Elena over having a "threesome" with Stefan and Damon.

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Caroline, Bonnie and Elena at a school party.

On a double date with Stefan and Matt, Caroline confessed to Elena that she was always second choice as Matt was still in love with Elena and Bonnie considered Elena her best friend.

After Bonnie's grandmother died, she distanced herself from Elena, becoming closer to Caroline, however she still defended her when Caroline was insensitive toward Elena. Caroline became determined to fix Elena and Bonnie's friendship, determined to find out what was wrong. When Isobel visited Elena, she pointed out Bonnie, Caroline, and Matt as possible targets.

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Bonnie discovers that Caroline is a vampire

In Brave New World, Bonnie, Elena, and Damon discuss Caroline in hospital. Damon offers to give her some blood and Bonnie tells him to do it for Elena, reminding them that its Caroline and they can't let her die. Bonnie and Elena cover for Caroline at the carnival. After discovering Caroline has been turned into a vampire, Bonnie tries to kill Damon, blaming him, and terminates her friendship with Caroline. Meanwhile, Elena stops Damon from killing Caroline.

In Plan B, Stefan is trapped in the well full of vervain and Elena calls to Caroline for help. Bonnie and Caroline walked at human speed to the old Lockwood well in the woods Caroline hears Elena's cries for help. She rushed to her aid at super speed until she reached the well, Elena told Caroline that Stefan was trapped in the well (it was Bonnie who texted him with the location of the moonstone). Caroline made a move to dive down but Elena told her that it was filled with vervain.

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Caroline and Bonnie help Elena to get into the well

Caroline looked for something and found a chain in a neat pile. She took the end of the chain and threw it over the cross bar. A few moments later Elena had tied the end of the chain around her waste like a harness and was getting ready for Caroline to lower her down inside. At that moment Bonnie finally caught up asking what happened saying Caroline just took off in a blur. Caroline explained that she heard Elena screaming and urged Bonnie to help Elena over the lip of the well. They manage to get to Stefan and they rescued him. As Bonnie continues to rebuff Caroline, Elena and Caroline grow closer.

In Masquerade, Bonnie later assists them in retrieving the moonstone, eventually deciding to forgive Caroline. To save Elena, Caroline and Bonnie teamed up with Damon, Stefan, Alaric, and Jeremy to kill Katherine.

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Bonnie, Caroline and Elena

In Daddy Issues, After Caroline was tortured by the werewolves, Stefan asked for Elena and Bonnie's help and they arrived at Caroline's for a sleepover. They all share Caroline's bed and Caroline kicks Elena out when her phone starts to ring, telling her to answer it.

In Crying Wolf, When Elena and Stefan leave town, Caroline and Jeremy help Bonnie get information out of Luka involving Elena.

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Bonnie, Elena and Caroline in S2

In The House Guest, Bonnie, Caroline and Elena decide to have a girls night. Jenna walks in depressed and they soon convince her to stay and join them. Trying to decide what to do, Caroline tells them about the band playing down at the Mystic Grill and they all decide to head on out. Caroline, Elena, and Bonnie go to the Grill with Jenna where they support Caroline as she serenades Matt with Eternal Flame. Then Elena, Bonnie, and Caroline get news of Klaus coming after Elena.

In The Sun Also Rises, Caroline, Elena and Bonnie is also seen with Jeremy, Stefan, Damon and Alaric at John and Jenna's funeral.

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Caroline, Bonnie and Elena

In Disturbing Behavior, Caroline and Bonnie arrive unexpectedly at Elena's. They catch up in the kitchen as Bonnie was away for the summer. Bonnie says her father's side of the family is boring, but Caroline says she would love a normal family after all she's been through. Elena's necklace then burns her and Bonnie, the spell giving off an electric current. At the latest Mystic Falls celebration, Caroline, Bonnie, and Elena are on the outskirts of the event as they try to figure out what's wrong with Elena's necklace.


Bonnie, Caroline and Elena

While Bonnie reads up on an identification spell that she thinks will be useful, Caroline sees seizes the opportunity to question Elena about her motives with Damon and if she's switching Salvatores. Elena says her and Damon are searching for Stefan, nothing more. Caroline explains that if her father can't change her, there's no hope for Damon to change. Bonnie then tells them to look at the necklace, that is now floating in the air. That evening, Caroline and Elena continue to speculate about the necklace despite that they're amongst a group of supernatural-hating Founding Family members.

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Bonnie, Caroline and Elena

In The Reckoning, Caroline, Elena, Bonnie, and Tyler prepare for Senior Prank Night and Caroline gets mad at Matt, who forgot. Caroline, Elena, and Bonnie later start senior year. Caroline becomes determined that they will move on and have a good year together.

In Smells Like Teen Spirit, Caroline, Elena, and Bonnie stand amongst a group of overly excited students outside school. It's their first day of senior year, but they don't look like they're looking forward to it. Caroline decides to accept everything that's happened and encourages Bonnie and Elena.

In Our Town, is Caroline's birthday and she's surprised with an enthusiastic Elena, Bonnie, and Matt wishing her a happy birthday. Elena explains that because Caroline ditched school she missed out on their "birthday work of art" displayed on her locker, so they're bringing the party to her. Caroline doesn't try to hide how disinterested she is. Caroline points out she's frozen and is never going to be eighteen. Bonnie, Elena, Caroline, and Matt walk into a strange old building that's in the middle of the woods. Elena says that instead of a birthday, Caroline needs a funeral in order to mourn her old life and move on. Elena, Matt, and Bonnie list Caroline's human qualities and accomplishments. Bonnie uses her powers to light the candles on Caroline's cake and Elena asks Caroline to make a wish. Later, Elena, Bonnie, Matt, and Caroline are still held up in the creepy building. Caroline is busy on her phone and Elena is skeptical about what she's doing.

Caroline admits that she might have text messaged Tyler. Bonnie defends Caroline and turns on Elena, mad at her for having Damon compel Jeremy to leave town. Matt intervenes and Bonnie leaves.

In The Murder of One, Elena goes to the Salvatore boarding house and sees Damon and Rebekah together, she gets upset knowing that they slept together. Angry, she leaves and goes to Caroline's house, where they try a privacy spell with Bonnie. After their plan for kill to a original fails and Bonnie's mother is turned into a vampire, Elena hears the news and the price of saving her, leading her to seek Bonnie who is watching over Abby who is in transition. Caroline asks her to leave, because even though Bonnie is alright since the goal was to save her friend it seems that Bonnie is the one who always gets hurt. Elena decides to leave but asks Caroline to tell Bonnie about her gratitude and love.

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Elena, Bonnie, and Caroline dancing.

In We’ll Always Have Bourbon Street, Elena invites Caroline and Bonnie to the Salvatore Boarding House to have a girls' night. they are dancing, drinking and Bonnie is taking some photos in the living room. In the next scene they are in Damon's bath and a discussion between Elena and Caroline about Damon begins, while Bonnie share just some thoughts about the things Elena and Caroline are arguing.


Elena and Bonnie watch how the hybrids take Caroline

Caroline decides to tell Elena that she is sired with Damon and they start arguing about it, then Elena ask Caroline to leave while Bonnie stare at the scene, then two hybrids arrive and Elena and Caroline start fighting with them, then while Bonnie is making a spell to protect Caroline and Elena one of the hybrids tell Bonnie that a hybrid bite is enough to kill Caroline, so Bonnie stop the spell and the hybrids leave with Caroline.

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Caroline, Bonnie, Matt and Elena discuss about Silas plans

In Stand By Me, Caroline is glad to see Bonnie, As Bonnie told Matt, Caroline, and Elena what she needed to do, we flashed back to Shane telling Bonnie on the island: So Qetsiyah knew Silas would want to die and be with his true love, so she created "the Other Side"—a purgatory for all supernatural beings—insuring that if he did die, he’d end up there forever. So Silas needs Bonnie to get rid of the Other Side. If she drops the veil, then ALL the supernatural creatures who’ve ever died since the Other Side was created will be back, including Grams and Jeremy. Shane told Bonnie she would do this. Caroline, of course, immediately said this was crazy talk, and Matt agreed. Bonnie fought with them and Elena just stared ahead.
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Caroline, Elena and Bonnie in the graduation

In Pictures of You, Caroline gets ready for Prom with Bonnie helping her dress shopping. When Elena arrives at the store, Caroline and Bonnie leave then Elena steals the dress.

In Graduation, After Bonnie's death, they all graduated together.

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In I Know What You Did Last Summer, Caroline and Elena are excited to go to college but Bonnie only can accompany them as a ghost. They reach their dormroom and begin unpacking, they meet their new roommate Megan, this unexpected roommate bothers Caroline, since they were expecting Bonnie to be their roommate.

In For Whom the Bell Tolls, Jeremy finally reveals the truth about Bonnie's death. Elena is shown to be extremely upset while trying to find a funeral dress, and breaks down in Damon's arms. At Bonnie's memorial, both Elena and Caroline comfort one another while Jeremy relays Bonnie's message to the group.

In Monster's Ball, Elena is shown to be feeling guilty over not figuring out Bonnie's death sooner than she did.

In Handle with Care, Elena and Damon work together with Silas to help find and destroy the anchor to the other side, and in return Silas will use his powers to bring Bonnie back to life.

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Caroline, Elena and Bonnie

In Death and the Maiden, after Silas fails to keep his promise Elena works together with Qetsiyah in order to transfer the anchor from Amara to Bonnie. Caroline and Elena are present in the moment that Bonnie is resurrected, they are very happy and Caroline immediately reminds Bonnie will be their roommate in college.

In Dead Man on Campus, Caroline and Elena are organizing a party at the University for the return of Bonnie and for all the good events recent as Silas dead.


In 500 Years of Solitude, Caroline is very excited about the break up between Damon and Elena. She and Bonnie prepared a breakfast break for Elena but then receive a call from Stefan who informs them that Katherine is dying.

Later, Caroline, Elena and Bonnie arrive to the Salvatore's house and Damon, Jeremy and Matt are celebrating the imminent death of Katherine, they joined to the others and start to drink too. Later Nadia appears, she is looking for help to carry out a plan to save Katherine's life but nobody want to help, so she threat them telling that she has kidnapped to Matt locked in the safe where Stefan was.

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Bonnie, Katherine & Caroline decide to go to the Bitter Ball

In Total Eclipse of the Heart, Caroline, Bonnie and Katherine who is still posing as Elena, attend college classes, they walks into a classroom and Caroline is talking about a fresh start in her life as single. Caroline decides to move on from her relationships with Tyler and Klaus and asks Bonnie and Elena to attend at Bitter Ball with her. she tells Bonnie to assist without the company of Jeremy what Bonnie accepts, the three agree to attend the dance.

In Home, Everyone is going through Bonnie to return to life, Elena back from the other side but she isn't happy because Bonnie forces her to return and Damon is still in the other side, Caroline start asking for Stefan because he still hasn't returned, Caroline's questioning ends when Bonnie starts coughing up blood, she is worried about her friend but Bonnie unintentionally touched Stefan and he returns from the other side.

In I'll Remember, Elena's destructive behavior, influenced by Damon and Bonnie's death causes Caroline to intervene. Caroline tries to talk some sense into Elena after finding out that she was the bloodthirsty vampire attacking and feeding on humans that surround the border of Mystic Falls. Caroline explains that Damon, even Bonnie, wouldn't want her to act the way she has been due to both of Damon and Bonnie's deaths.

In Yellow Ledbetter, Caroline joins forces with Enzo St. John in order to bring Bonnie and Damon back. During this, Elena asks Alaric to remove her memories of loving Damon. After her memories are erased, Elena believes Damon to be a monster and she still mourns the loss of Bonnie, along with Caroline.

In Welcome to Paradise, Caroline attempts to get her friends having fun again by inviting them to a Whitmore party. Caroline and Elena drink together with the rest of their friends as they unsuccessfully try to get over Bonnie and Damon's deaths. Caroline knows by now that Elena had her memories of loving Damon erased as Elena attempts to have fun by getting over Bonnie's death.

In Christmas Through Your Eyes, Bonnie attempts to relive her happy memories with Caroline and Elena lighting the Mystic Falls' Christmas tree as she lights her own Christmas tree in the Prison World's version of Mystic Falls High School's parking lot.

In The Day I Tried To Live, Elena attempts to get together with her friends in order to celebrate Bonnie's birthday without Bonnie present. Also, separately, Caroline attempts to cope with everything going on in her life (Bonnie's absence, Caroline's mother's cancer, etc.). Stefan helps Caroline while Elena attempts to save Bonnie with Damon, Jeremy and Kai's help. However, their attempts to save Bonnie were unsuccessful and this left Bonnie devastated when she found that her friends were gone, once again.

In I'll Wed You in the Golden Summertime, Caroline tasks Elena, Bonnie and the rest of her friends with organizing Alaric and Jo Laughlin's wedding. Bonnie helped Caroline on her own while dealing with the threat of Kai Parker coming back with the Heretics from the Prison a World. Elena also embraces her newfound humanity and celebrates it with Damon as she helps Caroline on her own to get ready for Alaric and Jo's wedding. However, Kai Parker does come back and extracts his revenge on Bonnie by killing the Gemini Coven (which included Jo), spelling Elena into a lifelong slumber while linking her life to Bonnie's life, and causing tragedy among the Mystic Falls Gang.

In I'm Thinking Of You All The While, Caroline, Bonnie and the rest of their friends are forced to say goodbye to Elena. Kai linked Elena's life and slumber to Bonnie's life and Bonnie must die a natural death for Elena to awaken, or else both Elena and Bonnie will die if the spell is tampered with. So Caroline helps Bonnie enter into Elena's head and Elena creates a slumber party-alternate reality for the three of them to all say their final words to each other. Caroline hugs Elena first while they both cried and mourned that Elena was going to slumber for years. After Caroline said her heartfelt goodbyes to Elena, Bonnie shared a goodbye with Elena. Elena asks Bonnie to levitate her pillow feathers into the air as a way of acknowledging that as their symbol of how all the supernatural drama started in both of their lives. Elena laughs gleefully with Bonnie before the two are forced to say goodbye to each other forever.

Due to being separated from Elena this season due to her sleeping curse, the three had no interaction together. However, Bonnie and Caroline continued to interact this season while Elena slept. See Caroline and Bonnie's article for details regarding their interaction in the seventh season.

Due to being separated from Elena this season due to her sleeping curse, the three had no interaction together. However, Bonnie and Caroline continued to interact this season while Elena slept. See Caroline and Bonnie's article for details regarding their interaction in the eighth season.

However, if Elena does return this season, episode summaries will be posted here if all three interact with each other.

In You Made a Choice to Be Good,


Caroline: Elena, oh my God! How are you? Oh, it's so good to see you.
Caroline: (to Bonnie) How is she, is she good?
Elena: Caroline, I'm right here. And, I'm fine. Thank you.
Caroline: Really?
Elena: Yes! Much better.
Caroline: You poor thing.
(hugs Elena)
Caroline: See you guys later?
(walks away)
Elena: (to Bonnie) No comment.
-- Pilot

Bonnie: Well, I was talking to Grams, and she said the comet is a sign of impending doom. The last time it passed over Mystic Falls, there was lots of death. So much blood and carnage, it created a bed of paranormal activity.
Caroline: Yeah, and then you poured Grams another shot and she told you about the aliens. So then what?
Elena: So then nothing.
Caroline: You and Stefan talked all night? There was no sloppy first kiss or touchy feely of any kind?
Elena: Nope. We didn't go there.
Caroline: Not even a handshake? I mean, Elena, we are your friends. Ok? You are supposed to share the smut.
Elena: We just talked for hours.
Caroline: OK, what is with the blockage? Just jump his bones already! Ok, it's easy. Boy likes girl, girl likes boy, sex!
Elena: Profound.
(Elena gets up.]
Bonnie: Where are you going?
Elena: Caroline's right. It is easy. If I sit here long enough, I'll end up talking myself out of it instead of doing what I started the day saying what I was going to do.
-- The Night of the Comet

Bonnie: Seriously, where is Caroline?
Elena: I don't know, it's not like her.
Bonnie: I'll try her again.
(Caroline turns up with Damon)
Bonnie: That must be the mystery guy from the Grill.
Elena: That's not a mystery guy. That's Damon Salvatore.
Bonnie: Salvatore? As in Stefan?
Caroline: I got the other brother, hope you don't mind.
-- Friday Night Bites

Caroline: The sexy suds car wash is tomorrow. The football team and the band have committed. Well, not all the band. Just the ones who could pull off the bikini. I want, in your face, sexy. I mean, it's a fund raiser, for god's sake.
Elena: Unbelievable. It's like nothing happened.
Bonnie: She's in denial.
-- You're Undead to Me

(Bonnie, Caroline, and Elena are at the Gilbert house. They're getting food ready. Elena gives Caroline a look.)
Caroline: I'm sorry. There. I said it. If you want the ugly-ass necklace, keep it. It's yours.
Bonnie: Will you hate me if I tell you I threw it away?
Caroline: You threw it away?
Bonnie: I know it sounds crazy but the necklace was giving me nightmares. I had to get rid of it.
Caroline: You could have just given it back to me.
Elena: Why? So you could give it back to Damon?
Caroline: Screw Damon. Are we doing manicures or what? Who has their kit?
Bonnie: Mine's in my bag.
Caroline: So Elena. How long do you think this fight with Stefan's gonna last? Is a permanent thing?
Elena: I don't know Caroline.
Caroline: Why are you such a little liar, Bonnie?
Bonnie: What?
Elena: Caroline!
(Caroline holds up the crystal.)
Bonnie: I'm not lying to you, Caroline. I swear.
Elena: It's true. I watched her throw it into a field.
Caroline: Then explain it.
Bonnie: Emily.
Caroline: Who's Emily?
Bonnie: The ghost.
Caroline: The ghost has a name now?
Elena: Caroline, please.
Bonnie: I wonder why she won't leave me alone.
Caroline: What is going on? Why am I not a part of this conversation? You guys do this to me all the time.
Elena: That's not true.
Bonnie: Yes it is. I can't talk to you. You don't listen.
Caroline: That's not true.
Bonnie: I'm a witch.
Caroline: And don't we all know it?
Bonnie: See? That's what I'm talking about. I'm trying to tell you something. You don't even hear it.
Caroline: I listen. When do I not listen?
(At Elena's house. Caroline walks into the living room to apologize to Bonnie.)
Caroline: Bonnie. Look, it's just not me. I don't believe in the...But if you do, then...Okay. I'm in.That's all it takes for me to jump on board,because I consider you to be my best friend. And I'm saying this knowing that Elena's in the kitchen listening to my every word. Look, I didn't know how real this was for you,but I'm listening now. Okay? Elena, you can come in now. We're done. (Elena enters.)There is just way too much drama in this room.So what do you guys wanna do?I have an idea.Why don't we have a séance?
Bonnie: I don't think that's a good idea.
Caroline: Come on. Let's summon some spirits.This Emily chick has some serious explaining to do.
(They have a séance in Elena's bedroom.)
Bonnie: What are we doing?
Elena: I don't know.
Caroline: Be quiet and concentrate. Close your eyes. Now take a deep breathe. Bonnie. Call to her.
Bonnie: Emily you there?
Caroline: Really?"Emily you there?"That's all you got? Come on. Fine. Jeez.
Bonnie: Emily. I call on you. I know you have a message. I'm here to listen.
(The candles flare up.)
Elena: Did that just...
Caroline: Yeah, it just happened.
Bonnie: It's just the air conditioning.
Caroline: Ask her to show you a sign. Ask her. Emily if you're among us,show us another sign.
Bonnie: See? It's not working. (The windows fly open.) I can't. I'm done. (Bonnie rips the necklace off and throws it on the ground. The candles go out.) Get the light. Please get the light on.
Elena: Hold on. I got it.
Bonnie: You guys, the necklace, it's gone.
(at the Gilbert house.)
Elena: Okay, fun's over, Caroline. You made a point, and I get it. Now give it back.
Caroline: What? well, I didn't take it.What ? What happened?
Elena: I don't know. Nothing. Jeremy, are you home?
(Bonnie sees the crystal in the bathroom. She goes in to get it.)
Bonnie: Guys...[The door slams shut.)] You guys open the door. Help me.
Elena: Bonnie!Bonnie! What's going on, Bonnie?
Caroline: Bonnie!
Elena: Try the other door. I'll check the hallway.
Caroline: Bonnie! Bonnie! Unlock the door!
Elena: Bonnie! Bonnie! Bonnie! Open the door!
(The door opens. Bonnie appears to be fine.)
Elena: What happened? Are you okay?
Bonnie/Emily Bennett: I'm fine.
Caroline: Unbelievable. You were totally faking it.
Elena: Caroline...Come on.
Caroline: No, you scared the hell out of me.
Elena: Bonnie?
Bonnie/Emily Bennett: I'm fine. Everything's fine.
Caroline: I can't believe I fell for it.
Elena: Are you okay?
Bonnie/Emily Bennett: I must go.
Caroline: She's leaving. I'm leaving.
Elena: You guys can't leave.
Caroline: I can. I've had enough freaky fake witch stuff for one night.
Bonnie/Emily Bennett: Thank you for having me. I'll take it from here.
Elena: Where are you going?
Bonnie/Emily Bennett: Back to where it all began.
Elena: Bonnie! Bonnie! Oh My God! Emily!
Bonnie/Emily Bennett: I won't let him have it. It must be destroyed.
Elena: Wait!
(Bonnie/Emily leaves. Elena chases her down stairs. She tries to open the door but it won't give.)
Caroline: What's happening?
Elena: I don't know. The door, it's not...
(The door finally opens. Jeremy walks in.)
Jeremy: What the hell?
Caroline: I'm outta here.
-- History Repeating

Bonnie: What's Damon doing here?
Elena: He wanted to come. I promise, he'll behave.
Caroline: So what, is this like a threesome now? You and the Salvatore brothers?
Elena: No, but if I'm gonna be with Stefan, then I have to learn to tolerate Damon. It's not like I can kill him.
Bonnie: There's a thought.
Caroline: Mmm. I'll help.
-- Unpleasantville

(Bonnie is walking, reading papers; Elena is running after her)
Elena: Bonnie!
Bonnie: Hey
Elena: Hey, I tried to grab you after class but you already taken off. How are you? How’s your family?
Bonnie: We’re dealing, it's been hard.
Elena: Everyone here really missed you.
Bonnie: Yeah, I just had so much to deal with after Grams’ funeral and, honestly after you told me the tomb spell failed I just didn’t really want to come back.
Elena: I hope that you understand why I called… I wanted you to know before you came home.
Bonnie: I understand why. I just… shouldn’t know.
(Long pause, they look at each other)
Elena: I know it’s been really hard…
(Caroline interrupts them)
Caroline: Bonnie! Bonnie! Thank god you’re home!
(She embraces Bonnie)
Caroline: I know we talked everyday but I missed you
(Elena seems upset.)
Caroline: How are you doing?
Bonnie: Better. Better. You know, glad to be back and trying to keep myself busy
Caroline: Well, I can help with that. Major wardrobe problem. You need to help me pick up the perfect dress for the Founder's court
Elena: The Founder's court? Did I miss something?
Caroline: The Founder's court! You know, Miss Mystic Falls. They announced it today and you and I are both on it.
Elena: Oh my god! We signed up for that so long ago… I completely forgot
Caroline: So, are you dropping out then?
Elena: I can’t.
(She looks at Bonnie)
Caroline: No?
Bonnie: Her mom is the one who wanted her to enter.
-- Miss Mystic Falls

(Elena wraps the chain around herself and hooks it against one of the links. She looks at Caroline.)
Caroline: I got you, okay?
Elena: (nods) Yeah.
(Bonnie runs up to them.)
Bonnie: What’s going on? You just took off in a blur.
Caroline: I heard Elena screaming. Help her, now!
(Bonnie grabs Elena's hand and helps lower her into the well.)
Caroline: Are you ready?
Elena: Yeah.
(Elena is lowered into the well with the help of Caroline. Caroline slowly reels her down. Caroline loses hold of the chain for a second but grabs it just in time.)
Caroline: Sorry!
Elena: It's okay, keep going. Come on!
(Caroline continues to lower Elena down into the well. Elena finds Stefan, he's unconscious. She unhooks the chain from around herself and puts it around Stefan.)
Elena: Hey! Oh, Oh my God.
Caroline: Elena, what's going on down there?
Elena: Pull him up!
(Caroline starts to pull the chain up from the well. Bonnie unties Stefan and, with the help of Caroline, places him on the ground. Elena turns the flashlight on.)
Caroline: Elena? Ready for you!
Elena: Hold on! I need to find the stone.
(Elena gropes around the cracks in the well for the stone.)
Caroline: Hurry!
(Elena continues searching in the vervain-filled water. She finds a wooden box and picks it up.)
Elena: Hold on! I think I found it!
(Elena grabs the box and a snake inches towards her. It wraps onto her. Elena screams and throws the snake off of her. Another snake has crawled up her arm. She backs up against the wall and pulls the box out its hiding spot. She ties the chain around herself again.)
Caroline: Elena! What’s going on?!
Elena: I got it. Come on! Bring me up!
(Caroline reels Elena up. Bonnie helps Elena when she finally gets out of the well. Elena looks down at Stefan. She jumps off the well and down to him.)
Elena: Oh, god! Stefan!
(She cradles his head under her arm. Bonnie and Caroline rush over to her.)
Elena: Stefan! Stefan.
(Elena sees a rock nearby and grabs it. She cuts her hand with it. Caroline turns away. Elena places her wrist to Stefan's mouth. He opens his eyes and drinks from her.)
Elena: I've got the stone, Stefan. Stefan, it’s gonna be okay, everything’s gonna be okay.
-- Plan B

(After that Caroline is tortured, Stefan knocks on the door. Caroline opens it)
Caroline: What's going on?
Stefan: I was a bit worried about you after everything you went through tonight.
Caroline: I'm fine.
Stefan: Good but just in case, I brought some back up.
(Elena and Bonnie arrive)
Elena: We’re gonna slumber in.
Bonnie: We haven't done it in ages.
(Caroline cries. They embrace each other. Elena looks at Stefan and tells him she loves him. He tells her he loves her)
-- Daddy Issues

(In Forbe's house, Elena's cell phone goes off, waking up the trio of girls, Caroline promptly pushes Elena out of bed)
Caroline: Go away!
Elena: Unf.
(Elena lands on the floor and looks back up at Caroline, angrily. She crawls across the floor towards her phone and takes it off the dresser)
Elena: [answers phone] Hello?
(Caroline and Bonnie look over at Elena from Caroline's bed, both incredibly annoyed with being awaken)
Bonnie: Shhh.
Caroline: Elena!
(Elena drags herself out of Caroline's room and continues her conversation in the hallway)
-- Crying Wolf

(Elena, Bonnie and Caroline are in the kitchen)
Caroline: Chinese food or pizza?
Elena: Like you have to ask.
Caroline: I will get it.
(She takes her iPad and sees a picture of her with Matt)
Bonnie: I'll do it.
(She takes the iPad)
Elena: Do you believe that Jonas is being sincere?
Bonnie: I don't know what to believe. I think he's at a loss. He's not sure who to trust.
Elena: Join the club.
Caroline: Well, what are we going to do about this movie situation? What about "The Notebook"?
Elena: Caroline, how many times have you seen that movie?
Caroline: That is so not the point.
Elena: Well, yeah, I mean...
(Jenna enters the kitchen)
Elena: Hey.
Jenna: What's going on?
Elena: Girls' night.
Jenna: Oh.
Elena: How are you doing?
Jenna: You heard about my fight with Rick.
Elena: He feels terrible.
Jenna: Is this some kind of disguised attempt to cheer me up?
(Elena looks at the girls)
Elena: No. No, this is about us girls hanging out and you know, we'll be here if you happen to want to talk, or...
Caroline: Because I am a winner when it comes to successful relationships.
Jenna: You, too?
Caroline: You have no idea.
Jenna: Ok, then.
(She rejoins them and opens the fridge)
Jenna: It's this whole Isobel thing. He's hiding something from me.
Caroline: To play devil's advocate, maybe there is a great reason why he's not telling you. Maybe he is just trying to protect you.
Jenna: Well, that's not his call to make. I mean, I deserve the truth. Everybody does.
Caroline: Sometimes it's harder than that.
Jenna: Not if it's somebody you care about, it isn't.
Caroline: You know what we need? Dancing. There is a band at the grill.
Bonnie: I'm in.
Jenna: In.
Elena: In.
(Elena, Bonnie, Caroline and Jenna arrive and look at the band. Jenna sees Alaric.)
Jenna: I need a drink.
(She goes to the bar. Matt is next to them.)
Caroline: Hey, Matt.
(He doesn't answer)
Bonnie: Things just got real awkward.
(Elena; Caroline and Bonnie are listening to the band)
Bonnie: He said the ball's in your court
Caroline: Yeah, but I can't do anything about it.
Bonnie: Why not? All you do is talk about how much you care about him.
Caroline: Yeah, but I am still keeping so many secrets.
Elena: Alaric's in the same boat with Jenna and maybe that's our mistake. We're trying to protect the people that we love by keeping them out of it, but in the end, we're hurting them anyway.
(Caroline takes off her jacket and goes to the stage)
Elena: What are you doing? Where are you going?
(She goes on the stage and takes the microphone)
Caroline: Hey, everybody. Let's hear it for the band! Weren't they awesome? So there's this guy. And, uh, he told me to tell him how I feel about him. Like it's so easy. Um, you know, just 'cause I talk a lot doesn't mean I always know what I'm actually talking about. Ah, like now, I'm feeling loopy and I don't really know how to express myself. I can sing. Yeah! Yeah. You know what, I'm going to sing.
(Bonnie, Jenna, and Elena all look baffled.)
Elena: Sing?
-- The House Guest

Caroline: I come bearing gifts!
Elena: Please say that's not chili...
(Bonnie comes in)
Elena: Bonnie!
Bonnie: I'm back!
(They embrace each other)
Bonnie: I leave town for the summer and everything goes to hell for the both of you.
(Caroline and Elena look at each other. Jeremy goes down the stairs)
(Elena, Caroline and Bonnie are in the kitchen)
Bonnie: The problem with my dad's normal side of the family is normal made for a really boring summer.
Caroline: After the last few days, I would kill for a normal family.
(She helps Elena decant the Chili in a casserole)
Caroline: Since when did you learn how to cook?
Elena: Damon helped a little.
Bonnie: Damon's helping you cook now?
Elena: Both of you stop judging. He's just trying to be a good... ow!
Caroline: Ahh! Did I splash you?
Elena: No, no, my necklace.
(She takes it. Her skin has burn)
Elena: It burned me.
Caroline: Maybe it's a sign you shouldn't be wearing it.
Bonnie: Caroline...
Caroline: What, I'm just saying. If you're going to be "cooking" without Stefan.
Bonnie: Let me see it.
(Elena and Caroline are sitting apart from the party on a bench. Bonnie rejoins them with her grimoire)
Bonnie: I have an identification spell that might be able to tell me what magic affected the necklace.
(Elena gives her her necklace)
Bonnie: It's going to take a while, so tell me if anyone's coming, ok?
(Caroline looks at Elena)
Caroline: So you're not, like, switching Salvatore's, are you?
Elena: What?
Bonnie: Caroline...
Caroline: Stay focused.
(She looks back at Elena)
Caroline: As your friend who worries for you daily, what is the deal with you and Damon?
Elena: There is no deal. He's been just as focused on finding Stefan as I have.
Caroline: Yeah, but that doesn't make him any less Damon. If my own father, who I love dearly, can't change me. No one's changing Damon. Not even you.
Elena: Look, why are we even talking about this?
Bonnie: Hey guys.
(The necklace is levitating)
Caroline: What are you doing?
Bonnie: I'm not doing anything. It has its own magic.
(Caroline and Bonnie look at Elena)
-- Disturbing Behavior

Caroline: Ohh! Oh, come on! Seriously?! Do you know how long it took for us to set all this up?!
Tyler: Forgot about senior prank night, huh?
Matt: Clearly.
Caroline: How could you forget? We've only been waiting for this since like freshman year.
Elena: Yeah, Matt. If I'm doing this, you're doing this.
Matt: I'm kind of surprised any of you are doing this.
Bonnie: Caroline's making us.
Caroline: We're about to be seniors. These are the memories that will stay with us forever, and if we don't...
Elena: And if we don't create these memories now, then what's the point of it all?
Caroline: Go ahead and make fun, I don't care.
Tyler: You're all lame. And I've got ten more classrooms to prank.
(He takes his bag and leaves. Elena's about to leave too)
Bonnie: Hey! Where are you going?
Elena: To superglue Alaric's desk shut. I'm making memories.
(She smiles. Caroline smiles too)
Caroline: I love you!
(Elena goes out of the classroom and sees Tyler giving instructions to other students)
-- The Reckoning

(Elena, Caroline and Bonnie are in front of the school. Elena has a scarf around her neck)
Caroline: Here we are. Senior year.
Bonnie: Anyone else think it should feel slightly more empowering?
Caroline: Okay. So prank night was a bust. But we are accepting it, and we are moving on.
Bonnie: You're right. I mean, why should I let the fact that my boyfriend is seeing the ghost of his dead girlfriends hinder this experience?
Caroline: Yes! And why should I let the fact that my boyfriend was turned into a hybrid put a damper on an otherwise fabulous day.
Elena: Today's our anniversary. Technically, Stefan and I met on the first day of school last year.
Caroline: Yeah. You win.
Bonnie: Are you sure you want to be here?
Elena: I have to be here. I have to put it behind me. New year. New life.
(Caroline and Bonnie look at each other and follow Elena)
-- Smells Like Teen Spirit

(Caroline walks into her house and puts her stuff down. All of a sudden Elena, Matt, and Bonnie jump out with balloons, party hats, and a sign. They yell surprise.)
Matt: Happy birthday!
Caroline: What are you guys doing here?
Elena: Well you blew off school and missed our work of birthday art, so...
Bonnie: Change into warmer clothes, we are going to the Falls. S'mores, camp fire..
Elena: Cake! Like when we were little.
Matt: Except for the tequila! (sing-songs)
Caroline: Thanks, guys. Really, I'm just not feeling my birthday this year.
Bonnie: I'm sorry, what? You've already claimed your birthday as everyone's favorite day of the year.
Caroline: Yeah, and now, it's just a reminder that technically, I'm dead. [beat] Look, I didn't even like 17. And the only point to being 17 is to get to 18. It's a filler year; I'm stuck in a filler year.
Elena: You're not stuck, Caroline.
Caroline: Yeah I am, but it's okay. You know, it's all good, I'll be fine. But I just need some time to wallow in it.
Elena: Okay, well I think I have another idea.
(Caroline, Elena, Bonnie, and Matt enter the crypt.) ELENA: There it is!
Bonnie: This is creepy, even for us.
Elena: No, Caroline was right... technically, she's dead. Sorry. But you don't need a birthday, you need a funeral. You need to say goodbye to your old life, so that you can move on with your new one.
Caroline: Okay. [takes a beat] Here lies Caroline Forbes--
Elena: --Cheerleader, Miss Mystic Falls, third grade hopscotch champion...
(Elena sticks candles into Caroline's birthday cake with each word she speaks.)
Bonnie: ...friend, daughter, overachiever...
Matt: ...Mean girl, sometimes, no offense.
Caroline: Ah, none taken.
Elena: She was 17, and she had a really good life. So rest in peace, so that she can move forward. That's what you really need. What we all really need. [beat] Amen, or cheers or whatever. Bonnie?
(Bonnie lights the candles with her powers.)
Elena: Nice! Okay, make a wish.
(She holds the cake out to Caroline, who closes her eyes and makes a wish.)
(Elena, Bonnie, Matt, and Caroline are eating the cake. Matt takes the bottle of tequila from Bonnie, but Elena snatches it from his hand and drinks.)
Elena: Ah-ah. I need it more than you do, trust me. Caroline, what are you doing?
Caroline: (stops texting and tries to act natural) What? Nothing.
Elena: Okay, you're a bad sober liar; you're an even worse drunk liar.
Caroline: I might have texted Tyler.
Elena: Caroline...
Caroline: What? I'm delicate.
Bonnie: Give her a break! You can't control what everyone does all the time.
Elena: Wow.
Matt: Ouch, Bon.
Bonnie: Sorry, I know it's Caroline birthday, funeral or whatever but, I just feel it's really wrong that you compelled Jeremy to leave town.
Elena: I'm doing it to protect him, Bonnie. I want to give him a chance to have a quiet normal life.
Bonnie: He should be able to choose how he wants to live it, you're taking his choices away.
Elena: Bonnie, you can't tell him.
Bonnie: Why? Are you gonna compel me not to?
Matt: You know, you guys are ruining a perfect funeral.
Bonnie: I'm sorry. I'm just gonna go sleep it off or something. Happy birthday. :(She leaves)
-- Our Town

(Bonnie is burning sage, while Elena talks to her.)
Elena: He was gloating. Like actual gloat. Like he was proud of himself for sleeping with her. Is it working?
(Caroline enters the room.)
Caroline: It's not working. I can hear every word you’re saying about Damon, the vampire gigolo.
Bonnie: I don't know, it’s a tricky spell.
Elena: When Esther did it, she kept the sage burning. There was a lot more smoke.
Bonnie: Alright. (Bonnie relights the sage.) Try it again.
(Caroline scoffs and leaves the room again.)
Bonnie: Speaking of Esther, you should know that she came to see me and Abby this morning.
Elena: And all this time you let me vent about Damon?
Bonnie: I don't want you to worry.
Elena: Okay, well, what did she want?
Bonnie: She wanted to introduce herself. Abby and I helped bring her back. She’s channeling our entire ancestral bloodline for power. I think she thought she was being polite.
Elena: Okay, well, is there a way to stop her from channeling you?
Bonnie: Even if there was, why would I want that?
Elena: I just keep thinking…. Before the sun and the moon ritual, Elijah found a way to keep me alive. And now I’m in exactly the same position and I’m just gonna let him die? It just doesn't feel right.
(Caroline re-enters the room.)
Caroline: Okay. First of all, this privacy spell is totally not working. Second. Elena, you are not doing this, Esther is doing this.
Bonnie: There’s no time to change your mind, Elena. He’ll be dead by the end of the night.
Elena: What?
Bonnie: It’s a full moon. Esther needs to harness the energy of a celestial event. She asked me and Abby to join her.
-- All My Children

(Elena’s phone rings, she answers it.)
Elena: Caroline?
Caroline: So, Abby thinks Bonnie can reverse the damage of the spell. I guess this same thing happens to witches who get obsessed with dark magic. They lose control and start acting out their darkest impulses.
(Elena gets up and walks away from the table.)
Elena: Thank you so much.
Caroline: I’m gonna hang back here with Abby, but Bonnie’s leaving now, so….
(Bonnie walks up to Caroline and silently asks to talk to Elena on the phone.)
Caroline: Hold on.
(Caroline hands Bonnie her phone and goes to help Abby pack up some herbs. Bonnie takes a deep breath and starts to talk to Elena.)
Bonnie: I need a personal effect of Alaric’s, something he wore before he started wearing the ring.
Elena: Okay, yeah, I- I'll get it. Bonnie, I’m so sorry for everything, thank you for doing this.
Bonnie: Be ready to do the spell as soon as I get there. We have to work fast. I’ll see you soon.
(Bonnie hangs up very quickly.)
-- Break On Through

(Elena is walking down the hallway. Bonnie and Caroline are at their lockers and see Elena approaching.)
Bonnie: Elena, hey. Is everything okay?
Elena: Yeah. Why wouldn't it be?
Bonnie: Well, Caroline told me you had to move out to stay away from Jeremy.
Elena: Matt is at the house staying with him right now to make sure he keeps all of his hunter stuff in control. He's OK.
Caroline: But are you? I mean, clearly, they don't have a flat iron at hotel Salvatore.
Elena: Oh -- I was in a rush. I mean -- look, do you girls have any plans tonight? I'm in desperate need of some girl talk.
Bonnie: I'm in. Shane taught me some small spells I've been wanting to try.
Caroline: Oh, creepy Professor Guy is just Shane now.
Bonnie: He's not creepy.
Elena: We're not judging.
Caroline: I am.
Elena: Don't listen to her. So, girls' night? We can raid the Salvatore wine cellar.
Caroline: Um, are you sure that Stefan and Damon are cool with us crashing at their place?
Elena: (She catches sight of Damon walking in the school, him motioning for her to talk to him.) I can't go home because my brother is trying to kill me. So their place is mine now, too. I'll see you in a bit.
(Elena walks away to meet Damon with Caroline and Bonnie looking on.)
(Elena has brought a wooden crate into the parlor filled with wine bottles.)
Elena: One for you.
(She takes one of the bottles out and hands it to Bonnie who accepts it.)
Elena: One for you.
(She hands another bottle to Caroline who takes it as well.)
Caroline: Ooh.
Bonnie: I'm assuming this is for Caroline.
(Bonnie holds up a bloodbag. Caroline reaches out for it, but Elena grabs it before she can.)
Elena: Actually, it's for me.
(Bonnie and Caroline exchange a glance, their faces surprised.)
Caroline: I thought..
Bonnie: Oh. Are you saying that...
(Elena drinks the bloodbag and takes it out her mouth, showing her two friends that she can now keep blood from a bloodbag down.)
Elena: Thanks to Damon, I am now a functional dysfunctional vampire.
Bonnie: That's amazing.
Caroline: Uh, what do you mean "thanks to Damon?"
Elena: Well, he suggested that I try it again. So I did and it worked. No more snatch, eat, erase.
Caroline: So where is my least favorite Salvatore?
(Elena sits on the couch opposite of Caroline and Bonnie. She holds up her phone and reads the text message Damon sent her.)
Elena: "Out with Stefan for the night, don't wait up. Brother bonding."
Caroline: Hm, so you guys check-in text now? What else do you do?
Elena: I know that you're not the biggest fan, but he kind of just changed my life. Would you mind laying off on all the hate?
(Bonnie speaks up to break the tension between Elena and Caroline.)
Bonnie: OK, new girls' night rule -- no boy talk, yeah? Plus, why talk when we have this?
(She holds up a bag full of a black herb.)
Caroline: Is that stoner tea?!
Bonnie: It's spirit tea. It opens up your chi or whatever. (Caroline doesn't look convinced.) Come on, it's not drugs! Shane is helping me do natural magic without having to access the spirits.
Caroline: Mm-hmm.
Bonnie: Don't judge.
Caroline: OK, fine! I hereby vow not to be judgmental for the rest of the evening! Even if you two are potentially ruining your lives as I stand idly by, it's your choice.
Elena: I'll drink to that. (Bonnie and Caroline hold up their wine bottles while Elena touch their glasses with her bloodbag.) Cheers.
(Upstairs, the girls have made their way into Damon's bathroom. Elena is lying in the tub and Bonnie and Caroline are sitting next to her. The three of them are giggling and having a great time.)
Bonnie: Check this out: Vamp speed video.
(She hands Elena her phone and Elena plays the video.)
Elena: (laughing) I look like Superman. Watch this. (She pauses the video at the point where she is superspeeding back into the room. The capture shows a giant blur behind her due to the speed at which she is running. She shows it to Bonnie and Caroline.) This year's Christmas card. (They all laugh.) Being a vampire is so weird. Oh my God, I love this bathtub. Why don't we come and hang out here more often?
Caroline: I'll tell you why. Cooties. Think of all the germ-ridden skanks that Damon has lured into his den of enequity.
Caroline: Ok, I'm sorry. I've been good all night. I am stopping now.
Elena: (sarcastically) No, don't stop on my account. Rip away. I mean, it's only Damon, right?
Caroline: Well, say what you want about Ripper Stefan, but at least he wasn't a man slut.
Bonnie: Come on.
Elena: So, what exactly was it about him that made you jump right into bed with him as soon as you met him?
Caroline: I didn't know what a sociopathic narcissist he was.
Elena: He's always been there for me when I needed him.
Caroline: Yeah, because he's hoping you'll sleep with him.
Elena: Well, maybe I did.
Caroline: You did what?!
Bonnie: You didn't.
Elena: Yeah, I did. Look, I know you two have issues with him, but I'm happy, and I wanted to spend tonight with my best friends so that I could tell them about it.
(Elena gets up from the bathtub and walks away, leaving Caroline and Bonnie in the bathroom, still in shock.)
(Elena is cleaning up the mess from the party in the parlor. Bonnie and Caroline come downstairs to talk to her.)
Bonnie: Elena, come on.
Elena: Party is over. You guys need to leave.
Caroline: Don't be mad, okay? We're just looking out for you.
(Elena finallys turns around and looks at them.)
Elena: Do you think it makes me happy that you guys hate him? I get it. His track record has been kind of spotty but I don't hate him. I can't. He's - I think I'm falling in love with him.
Caroline: Ugh, you're not falling in love with him, Elena. You're sired to him.
(Bonnie and Elena look at her in shock. Caroline knows she shouldn't have revealed this and looks slightly ashamed.)
Bonnie: What?
Elena: What are you talking about?
(Caroline walks down the steps towards Elena.)
Caroline: I... Look, I'm sorry that it came out like that, but it's true. Damon's blood turned you. You couldn't feed from animals or blood bags because he told you so. Then he suggested that you try again with blood bags and suddenly...
Elena: No. There's no way, I...
Bonnie: (to Caroline) Are you sure?
Caroline: Yeah. Ask Stefan about it. He can explain it better than I can.
Elena: (angrily) I'm sorry, you talked to Stefan about this?
Caroline: It's not your fault, Elena. Okay, Damon took advantage of you.
Elena: (angrily) Ok, you need to leave.
(Caroline is shocked and speechless.)
Elena: Now!
(Elena strides past Caroline and Bonnie and walks to the front door.)
Bonnie: Elena!
Caroline: Come on!
Elena: I said leave.
(Elena opens the front door and looks at Caroline and Bonnie. Out on the porch are Adrian and Kim.)
Kim: Hello girls.
(Elena turns and looks at her. Kim rushes into the house and knocks Elena into the wall. She then rushes at Caroline and grabs her by the throat. Adrian rushes in and grabs Elena who fights back and pushes him against another wall. Adrian gets the upperhand eventually and slams Elena into the wall. Both of them have their hands wrapped around the others' throat. Bonnie starts to perform a spell which is so powerful it makes the lights flicker and break.)
Kim: Stop!
(Bonnie looks at Kim and stops the spell. Kim's eyes have turned yellow.)
Kim: One bite from a hybrid and she's dead, remember?
(Adrian throws Elena to the floor. Bonnie helps Elena to get up. When they turn around, they see that Kim and Adrian have gone, but that Caroline has been kidnapped as well.)
Elena: Caroline?
(Bonnie and Elena look out the front door and start to worry about Caroline's whereabouts.)
(Elena walks down the stairs towards the door as Caroline enters the house. They look at each other for a moment and then Caroline hugs Elena tightly.)
Caroline: I'm sorry.
(There is a moment of silence between them as Caroline holds on to Elena.)
Caroline: Ok, if you don't start hugging me back this is gonna get really awkward really fast.
Elena: You've got my hands pinned down.
Caroline: Oh.
(She takes her arms away from around Elena for a second, then wraps them around her again. Elena wraps her arms around Caroline as well and they embrace.)
Caroline: I'm a jerk. I promise to never again judge ever.
Elena: Just please don't tell Stefan about me and Damon.
(They stop hugging each other and look at each other.)
Elena: I promise that I'll tell him. I just - I need to figure out some stuff first.
Caroline: Of course.
(Caroline rubs Elena's arm. Bonnie walks in from behind Elena.)
Bonnie: You guys friends again? Thank God.
Caroline: Well, she saved my life. In spite of me being the nasty, bad witch.
Elena: Thankfully we had our good witch. You know, your hottie creepy Professor really knows his stuff, Bonnie.
Bonnie: It's been baby steps but he's helping with a whole new kind of magic. He calls it expression.
-- We’ll Always Have Bourbon Street

Caroline: What kind of dreams?
Bonnie: Usually I'm at his grave … all of a sudden, he appears to me.
Caroline: Oh, you never got to say goodbye, Bon. You're grieving, that is normal.
Bonnie: When I woke up, the couch was on fire.
Caroline: Oh...
Bonnie: I don't know if it’s because I was emotional in my dream, or if Shane was right. Without his help, I'll lose control of my magic.
Caroline: No, it's because you need a night off from mourning. And I'm gonna make sure that you have it.
Bonnie: You look super hot, by the way.
Caroline: You think?
Bonnie: Oh, yeah!
Caroline: Yeah!
Bonnie: Yeah!
Caroline: Yeah!
Bonnie: Matt and I are gonna have the sexiest date there.
Caroline: You know what? I love friend prom. And it’s exactly what prom should be, friends and memories. Yes, it’s sucks that my boyfriend can’t be here, but the three of us are going have the time of our lives.
Elena: Hey Bonnie, heard you got your mind wiped. That sucks. Pretty dress, Caroline.
Caroline: I know, you helped me pick it out months ago. When we were friends. Before you tried to kill me.
Elena: I thought it looked familiar.
Caroline (to store employee): Can you press this for me? I'll pick it up later. Bonnie?
-- Pictures of You

(The students, all in caps and gowns, are milling about the football field getting ready for the ceremony. Caroline is leaving a message on Klaus' voicemail.)
Caroline: Klaus, now is not the time to decide that you are over me. I'm gonna call you every 10 minutes until you get your ass here to save Damon's life.
(She hangs up as she reaches Bonnie.)
Caroline: Where is everyone?
Matt: (arriving suddenly) I'm here.
Caroline: Where have you been?
Matt: Oh, you know, making plans for the summer, dodging death by vampire hunter.
Bonnie: Where's Elena? We can't do this without her.
(Elena arrives right then with Stefan.)
Elena: I'm here. (She hugs Bonnie.) Thank you for today.
Caroline: I can't believe it. We're actually all here. We are all here together! Bonnie Bennett, are you crying?
Bonnie: It's our last hurrah before you guys go off to college.
Caroline: Before we go off to college.
Elena: I... kinda sorta missed the deadline. You know, being an emotionless bitch.
Caroline: Well, the perks of being a vampire – we can go wherever we wanna go. We can choose our own roommates. We could – we could get a triple room!
(Elena and Stefan chuckle at Caroline's enthusiasm, while Bonnie smiles with tears in her eyes.)
Bonnie: I'm happy we're all here.
Caroline: Aw – group hug!
Stefan: Ah, I don't – I don't hug...
Caroline: Oh, get over yourself!
(The five of them close in for a joint hug.)
-- Graduation

(Elena makes an 'oops' face at Caroline, and they laugh.)
Elena: We're in college, Caroline.
Caroline: We actually made it. We're here!
(They smile together as Bonnie, unseen, smiles with them.)
Bonnie: We're all here together.
-- I Know What You Did Last Summer

(By the time Bonnie resurrected, she's with Jeremy, Elena and Caroline enter behind them.)
Elena: Bonnie?
(Bonnie turns to face them.)
Caroline: Please tell me this is real.
Bonnie: You guys can see me?
Jeremy: Bonnie, it worked.
Bonnie: It worked!
(Elena and Caroline run to Bonnie and they group-hug.)
Elena: You're here!
Bonnie: Thank you.
Caroline: Oh my god, oh my god! And we can be roommates, 'cause we have that extra bed, and we can clear out half the closet...
Bonnie and Elena: (in unison) Caroline!
Caroline: I'm sorry, I just...I can't believe you're really here!
Bonnie: I'm here. I'm back.
-- Death and the Maiden

(Bonnie records a video of herself on her cellphone)
Bonnie: Hi, Mom. I know we haven't seen each other, or talked in a while... so I wanted to make you a video update. I finally finished my whirlwind summer tour, got a new 'do and, I'm in college at Whitmore, where Grams taught. And this is my dorm! It's huge, right? It even has a fireplace! I mean, what dorm has a fireplace?
(The door opens and Caroline and Elena enter.)
Bonnie: Oh, here they are. Hey, guys! Say hi to my mom! (Caroline and Elena get excited and wave to the camera.) They're planning me a welcome party. Just something, just low-key. I miss you. Please come visit when you get a chance. I'll, um, talk to you soon. Bye!
Elena (mimicking Bonnie): "By the way, Mom; I'm not a witch anymore, because I died and then came back from the Other Side."
Caroline: "Yeah, I'm this supernatural anchor that connects the two worlds together, so..."
Elena: "Technically, I'm a ghost, that people can still see, and touch, so..."
Bonnie: Okay, so I left out a detail...or two. I'll explain when she visits. How big is this party going to be?
Elena: Well, let's see. Silas and Tessa are gone, and you finally aren't.
Caroline: Which equals a massive cause for celebration!
Elena: Which equals a massive party. Hopefully. I mean, since each of us have only made one friend in college so far.
Caroline: And given that mine went radio silent after he kissed me, and yours was last seen at a tea party for a vampire-hating secret society.
Bonnie: Hmm... Augustine, right? The one who covered up your roommate's death and wants you kicked off from campus.
(Both girls give her a look.)
Bonnie: What? I've kept up! The Other Side is boring. What else am I supposed to do?
Elena: Alright. So, Augustine wants us gone. Who cares? It doesn't matter. It's not gonna happen. We're moving on with our lives, together, as functional vampires,—(pointing towards Bonnie)—a former witch, anchor-thing. I don't know. (They laugh) And we have a party.
Caroline: With Jell-O shots.
Bonnie: (Looking at her cellphone) Oh, shoot. Um, I have to go register for classes.
(Caroline and Elena share a look.)
Bonnie: What??
Caroline and Elena together: Nothing.
(Bonnie turns around smiling)
Elena: (in a low voice) Have fun registering.
(Caroline and Elena tease Bonnie, acting like they are making out.)
Bonnie: Oh, my God! Oh, my God!
(Bonnie leaves)
-- Dead Man on Campus

(Caroline and Bonnie enter the dorm room carrying a tray of food)
Caroline: Okay. Time to wake up, sleepy head.
Elena: No. I'm not leaving this bed.
Bonnie: Which is why we brought breakfast to you.
(They pull the blanket off of Elena)
Elena: What's all this?
Caroline: This is your breakup breakfast!
Elena: My what?
'(Caroline makes a mimosa for Elena)
Bonnie: So that's it? You're giving up?
Caroline: As she should! He did say, and I quote, "I'm a bad person. I am bad for you. And I'm choosing to let you go."
Elena: You memorized my break up?
Caroline: Of course I did.
'(Caroline hands Elena the glass)
Caroline: Drink this.
'(Elena takes the drink)
Elena: I just have to face reality. When Damon makes up his mind about something, it's done.
Caroline: Yeah.
'(Elena's phone begins to ring on a neighboring dresser, causing Elena to perk up. Caroline goes to pick up the phone, seeing Stefan is calling)
Caroline: It's Stefan.
Elena: Tell him I don't feel like talking.
Bonnie: (to Caroline) She doesn't feel like talking.
Caroline: (to Stefan) She doesn't feel like talking.
Stefan: Well, she's going to want to talk about this.
-- 500 Years of Solitude

'(Caroline walks into a classroom, followed by Bonnie and Katherine who is posing as Elena)
Caroline: So we all agree? No more moping about life's little failures and no more dabbling the dark arts of boyfriends past. This is a fresh start. (She turns around to face them.)
Katherine: Couldn't agree more. I happen to love fresh starts.
Bonnie: Um, I haven't been moping or dabbling. (They sit.)
Caroline: No one likes a bragger, Bonnie.
'(There's an empty seat between Bonnie and a girl in her class. The girl had her purse on the seat and Bonnie talked to her.)
Caroline: Today is the dawning of a new era. This is stage one of our metamorphosis into the land of the brave, the free, and the single.
Katherine: Bonnie's not single.
Caroline: Bonnie's best friends are single, which makes her single adjacent. So she can be our wingwoman. (She pulls out a flyer and gives it to Katherine.)
Katherine: 'Whitmore's Annual Bitter Ball, a night to celebrate broken hearts, jilted lovers, and bitter singles.' This is our fresh start?
Caroline: No. This is our purge, our cleanse. This is where we rid ourselves from the baggage better known as our tragic and mortifying first semester.
Katherine: I'll drink to that.
'(As Caroline keeps taking in the background, Bonnie notices the girl next to her playing with her pen, twirling it on the seat's desk. But then, she keeps twirling it... by hovering her hand over it without touching it. Bonnie opens her eyes and mouth in surprise.)
Caroline: Bonnie!
'(The girl looks at Bonnie and sees that Bonnie has seen her and she slams her hand on the pen, stopping it. Katherine gently hits Bonnie with her elbow to get her attention.)
Caroline: Bonnie, you in?
Bonnie: Yeah. Yeah. Sounds like fun.
-- Total Eclipse of the Heart

(Elena and Caroline are laughing and sitting on her bed as Bonnie comes in with a blanket.)
Bonnie : (incredulously) Are we seriously having a sleepover?
Caroline : Come on! Hurry up and get in here. I'm the one who gets to see her again. I mean, you should get the better goodbye.
Elena : (overwhelmed) Oh Care, come here (Elena hugs her) Take care of everyone while I'm gone, okay?
Caroline : (cries and nods) I will, I promise.
(They pull away and Caroline is still crying)
Elena : Promise me something, both of you. (She grabs her journal and hands it to them.) Write it all down, everything that you accomplish in your life, every crush, when you fall in love, when you start a family, every time you fantasize about wanting to kill Damon..
(They all laugh hysterically, which quickly turns to tears)
Elena : Write it down, so that one day when I wake up, I can read all about my best friends' lives and feel like I was there.
-- I'm Thinking Of You All The While



  • Before and after Elena's second death as a human, all three of them were different kind of supernatural creature.
  • Elena, Bonnie, and Caroline have all died at least once at some point in the series. Elena has died three times, Bonnie has died four times, and Caroline has died once.
    • Caroline died in The Return when Katherine smothered her with a pillow. She returned in Brave New World as a vampire.
    • Bonnie died in The Last Dance when Klaus seeming forced her to use too much magic trying to kill him. However, she had really cast a spell to mimic death, allowing her to appear dead to Klaus, and magically return to life later in the same episode.
    • Elena died in The Sun Also Rises when Klaus drank her blood. She returned in the same episode thanks to a spell Bonnie had cast that allowed John Gilbert's life force to resurrect her, at the cost of his own life.
    • Elena died in The Departed when Rebekah caused Matt's truck to crash into the river, leading her to drown. She returned in the same episode as a vampire.
    • Bonnie died in Growing Pains from using dark magic to temporarily stop her own heart so she could travel to the Other Side and return Elena's soul back into her body. Unfortunately, she was stopped from completing the spell by the ghost of her Grams, and she returned to life through the spell in the same episode.
    • Bonnie died in The Walking Dead when she used too much magic at once to resurrect Jeremy. She was later brought back to life, in a sense, when she was made a corporeal ghost as the Anchor to the Other Side in Death and the Maiden.
    • Elena died again in Home, when she and Damon were blown up in an explosion as part of their plan to sacrifice dozens of Travelers to bring their friends back to life from the Other Side. She returned to life as a vampire after passing through Bonnie, just as they planned.
    • Bonnie died for the fourth time in Home when the Other Side finally imploded. She was surrounded by a white light as she and Damon were presumably sucked into another dimension.
  • They used to play near the well where Mason hid the moonstone on the Lockwood property.
  • Matt told Katherine (while she was possessing Elena's body using a Passenger spell) that Elena likes both Caroline and Bonnie equally.
  • Out of the three, Bonnie has died the most and Caroline has died the least.
  • Elena and Bonnie have been victims of possession by Katherine Pierce and Emily Bennett, while Caroline hasn't
    • Ironically both girls were possessed by an ancestor from their own bloodline.
  • At Bonnie's memorial, both Elena and Caroline comfort one another.
  • As of the end of Season Eight, Elena and Caroline are sisters-in-law, due to the fact that Elena is married to Damon Salvatore and Caroline was married to his brother, Stefan Salvatore until his death.

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