|This article is about Ethan from Legacies. You may be looking for Ethan Crane, a character from the novel, or Ethan Maxwell, a character from The Vampire Diaries.|
Throughout Legacies Series
In This Year Will Be Different, Ethan bumps into Hope while she is trying to track down a new creature that escaped from Malivore. He points her in the right direction for finding the Principal of Mystic Falls High School, which shocks Hope when she finds out it is Alaric. He bumps into her again in the changing rooms and jokes that she is stalking him, however she brushes this off.
In You Remind Me of Someone I Used to Know, Ethan, Dennis and a few other football teammates continue with their tradition of vandalism against the Salvatore Boarding School just prior to their annual charity football game. Ethan decides to forsake the tradition in lieu of going home. The other two students follow him, as it's a nice night for a walk and leaves Dennis to his own devices.
The next morning, Sheriff Mac drops him and his sister, Maya, off at Mystic Falls High School. They find Hope standing next to vandalized property, though they clear her of any wrong-doing and Sheriff Mac leaves to met with Alaric.
As the day progresses, he and his fellow students arrive at the Salvatore Boarding School to play in their charity football game. After Hope seemly twists her ankle he steps in as quarterback which helps the team get neck and neck with their supernatural rivals. However, determined to win Josie uses a spell given to her by Professor Vardemus that ends up injuring Ethan's arm as he's about to make a pass. Soon thereafter, he's transported off the field and to the hospital. Maya later reveals that he has lost the scholarship he has been working his entire life for.
Ethan is described as a "competitive athlete and good-hearted new student at Mystic Falls High School."
- Ethan is Hebrew, meaning "strong", "safe" and "firm".