The Vampire Diaries (2009– )

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A high school girl is torn between two vampire brothers.

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 Elena Gilbert / ... (111 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Stefan Salvatore / ... (111 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Damon Salvatore (111 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Jeremy Gilbert (111 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Bonnie Bennett (111 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Caroline Forbes (111 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Matt Donovan (111 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Tyler Lockwood (110 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Alaric Saltzman (62 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Klaus (50 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Jenna Sommers (45 episodes, 2009-2014)
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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. Stefan falls in love with schoolgirl Elena, whose best friend is a witch, like her grandma. Written by KGF Vissers

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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.

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