[Warning! The following contains spoilers about tonight's episode. Read at your own risk]
So Damon and Elena finally did it.
On Thursday's episode of The Vampire Diaries, what started out as a late-night slow dance between the two, turned into a passionate kiss, which then became a hot-and-heavy well, you know. So how did they get there after all this time? Let's back up.
The hour began with a newly single Stefan working his out his frustrations because his ex has feelings for his brother. Elena, meanwhile, knew she had confusing feelings to reconcile and Damon was elated when Elena revealed he was the reason for the breakup. But the two didn't jump each other's bones right away. First, they had to attend to the matter of awakened hunter Jeremy wanting to kill Elena. After confronting her brother only to have him stake her, Elena told Stefan to let go of the idea that Jeremy's mark would lead to a cure. "This is who I am now," Elena said. "The old Elena died when she went off that bridge. Let her go."
With a brother wanting to kill her, Elena packed up and set up shop at the Salvatore house, conveniently leaving her alone with Damon and a glass of whiskey. From there, the two relived their old Miss Mystic Falls dance which lead to a passionate kiss which turned into a hot-and-heavy hookup. But the dalliance didn't come without complications. As Caroline and Stefan drowned their sorrows they suddenly realized Elena must be sired by Damon, hence the innate attraction. Regardless, the two finally got busy.
So was it all you ever imagined and hoped for? And now that it's possible Elena is only attracted to Damon because she's sired by him, does that take away from the enjoyment of the moment? Vote in our poll.