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 Stefan Salvatore / ... (171 episodes, 2009-2017)
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 Damon Salvatore (171 episodes, 2009-2017)
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 Bonnie Bennett (171 episodes, 2009-2017)
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 Caroline Forbes (171 episodes, 2009-2017)
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 Matt Donovan (171 episodes, 2009-2017)
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 Tyler Lockwood (141 episodes, 2009-2016)
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 Elena Gilbert / ... (138 episodes, 2009-2016)
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 Jeremy Gilbert (133 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Alaric Saltzman (123 episodes, 2009-2017)
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 Lorenzo 'Enzo' St. John (72 episodes, 2013-2017)
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The vampire brothers Damon and Stefan Salvatore, eternal adolescents, having been leading "normal" lives, hiding their bloodthirsty condition, for centuries, moving on before their non-aging is noticed. They are back in the Virginia town where they became vampires. Stefan is noble, denying himself blood to avoid killing, and tries to control his evil brother Damon, who promised to Stefan an eternity of misery. Stefan falls in love with schoolgirl Elena, who has an uncanny resemblance to the Salvatore brothers old love, Katherine; and whose best friend Bonnie, is a witch. Written by KGF Vissers

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Ian Somerholder is actually 10 years older than Nina Dobrev, whereas Paul Wesley is only 6 years older in real life. See more »

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Damon Salvatore: I DO believe in killing the messenger. Why? Because it sends a message.
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It is the transpiration
24 October 2009 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

So, a high school girl (Elena) fancies a boy (Stefan), who surprise surprise turns out to be THE vampire for her. Of course a love triangle is presented; Stefan's more demonic brother has an agenda to win Elena's affection. Elena's best friend is a bubbly psychic, there is no shape shifters (read werewolves) yet nor mind readers (yet), and Elena is not clumsy (yet), although she does feel isolated and lives in a very small town. Sounds familiar? It should because L.J Smith's books the Vampire Diaries have been around already for last 15 years. This story might have kicked in better if the "Twilight thing" wouldn't burn the subject to the dead. That is something to wonder, how the author of the Twilight ever got away borrowing? so direct storyline, in addition items like mind reading and shape shifters/werewolves in context of vampires from Sookie Stackhouse novels by C. Harris, a book which was also published before first Twilight. Apparently one cannot copyright an idea, only product. But wait, the publisher of L.J Smith has announced a new book to the Vampire diaries series called "Midnight". There is no "Sun" in it, but is this the finger or what?

But this has to be said, that the actors in the Vampire Diaries do not look like they are in the constant pain, well at least not all the time, like in that "other thing". Perhaps that is the difference in these stories; the Vampire Diaries lack the certain amount of constipation.

I vote for that.


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