Executive producer Caroline Dries told us Season 6 is all about focusing on the main, original characters, and the premiere episode is holding to it in the best possible way.
Though the characters aren't doing such a good job of moving on following Damon (Ian Somerhalder) and Bonnie's death, we're so excited to see this season play out without all the Silas run-ins, doppelgänger pop-ups and original vampire mayhem. Don't get us wrong, we love, love, love seasons past, but it's nice to get back to the basics. Especially considering our favorite characters could all use a fresh start.
It might be a good thing that they're not moving on, though, especially considering that very last scene at the end of the episode.
WARNING: Major spoilers from the premiere ahead. You've been warned.
Damon and Bonnie seem to be having quite the time in the afterlife full of pancakes and some light morning reading. Definitely not what we pictured in our heads after they walked into the white light at the end of last season. We're just glad they aren't gone for good. Here are a few options for where they might be:
Other questions this Damon and Bonnie twist brings to mind:
The other bombshell during tonight's episode was Elena's (Nina Dobrev) request that Alaric erase her love with Damon from her memory. Uh, we are definitely against this, but we know he's going to do what Elena wants. The writers wouldn't have brought this idea into the storyline if he wasn't going to actually do it. We just hope there's a way to undo compulsion. Though, it could be, when Dries said they we were getting some new beginnings this season, she literally meant new beginnings since now Elena and Damon get to fall in love all over again. That could actually be kind of a sweet sentiment. He'll have to charm her all over again. Not that it's hard, considering he's Damon.
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