In the small town of Mystic Falls, teenager Elena Gilbert and her younger brother, Jeremy, struggle to come to terms with the recent death of their parents. Elena is popular amongst her peers and the perfect straight-A student. However, she has difficulties hiding her grief from the world. Meanwhile, Jeremy treads on a dangerous path of using drugs to ease his pain. The arrival of new student Stefan Salvatore, makes Elena think about romantic possibilities. Elena is unaware about Stefan's mysterious origins as well as his brother Damon. Written by
Did You Know?
'Ashlee Simpson' was the CW network's first choice for the role of Elena Gilbert. See more
The Salvatore boarding house looks completely different from what it does in the rest of the series. This is because the pilot was filmed in Vancouver, whereas the rest of the show was filmed in Georgia. See more
For over a century I have lived in secret, hiding in the shadows, alone in the world, until now. I am a vampire. And this is my story.
I shouldn't have come home, I know the risk, but I had no choice, I have to know her.
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