Vampire Diaries Season 6: What’s Going to Happen Between Stefan and Elena?

The Vampire Diaries season 5 ended on a high note with many surprises, leaving fans eagerly waiting for season 6.

Some insight into what will happen in the next season has been emerging, the latest from executive producer Caroline Dries.

She discussed with Alloy Entertainment what to expect regarding Caroline and Stefan, and Caroline’s unexpectedly snapping Luke’s neck.

“Caroline, as we know, doesn’t like not being in control of things and with Stefan’s death and Bonnie’s prediction about her own fate, Caroline was feeling helpless and out of control. So that vicious move was pure emotional desperation,” she said.

“Her feelings for Stefan are (at the conscious level right now) friend feelings. I personally feel like she’s not quite sure what she’s feeling. It’s all types of confusing. Lots of grey area: Stefan is her friend. Elena loved Stefan. Elena’s her best friend. Kind of a no-fly zone, which is why I think that if she has had any more-than-friend feelings she’s pushed them away or convinced herself otherwise. The feelings behind the feelings are something we get to explore in season 6 as we watch how her relationship with Stefan plays out in the wake of the finale.

“Any time we turn a character dark it’s fun because it’s a change of pace for the writers, actors and viewers. It’d be interesting to see a darker Caroline but we would only go down that road if it felt 100 percent earned.”

Speaking of dark, it’s up in the air whether Stefan will go dark, or a different direction, executive producer Julie Plec said previously.

“I think it’ll be surprising. I don’t want to say too much about it, but he lost something very profound, and there are a million ways he could go,” shetold TVLine

“He could go light, he could go dark, he could go pure, he could lose his mind and get on a motorcycle and drive to Miami. So what he ultimately ends up doing will be an interesting reflection on his state of mind at the moment — and very fun for Paul [Wesley] to play.” 

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