When the vampire phenomenon started I was like a stubborn child. I dug my heels in and refused to fall victim to it.
That lasted all of about 90 minutes and then I was heading out and buying book after book.
This explains why I was super excited when The CW created a series based on one of the the series of books I had read, The Vampire Diaries.
Now, I know you are all closet fans as well but just in case you are in denial I will freshen your memory. Vampire Diaries in short, is about the supernatural love triangle of Elena, a beautiful teenage girl, and two vampire brothers, Stefan and Damon Salvatore.
With the second season set to start on Thursday, September 9th I’ve been going back and reminiscing about the first season thanks to receiving the first season on DVD before it’s even available in stores.
I’ve recently been asked which brother I would choose to take home. For me it’s really hard because Stefan and Damon have qualities I would like in a guy. Stefan is considerate, caring, sweet. Damon on the other hand is the ultimate bad boy which deep down every girl is drawn to on some level. He’s passionate, super cute, and did I mention he’s a bad boy?
Ok, so my secret is out. I would choose Damon. But the real reason I would choose him is because during one of the first season episodes he really showed how vulnerable he is. When it came to light that his true love, (the vampire who turned him and also Elena’s mother,) knew where he was and hadn’t come for him he was devastated and for a while was on a path to self destruct. Luckily, that story line turned and he’s no longer in that bad place but he’s appeal hasn’t gone away.
If you didn’t catch the first season you still have time! The complete first season of the Vampire Diaries will be available on DVD and Blu-Ray on August 31st. Make sure you pre-order so you get your copy well before the new season starts. There are some great bonus features as well, my favorite is “Vampires 101 – The Rules of the Vampire”.
Disclaimer: I have been hired by Warner Bros. WBWord division to raise awareness for The Vampire Diaries: The Complete First Season – which arrives on Blu-ray/DVD on August 31. Visit http://bit.ly/9APlGp to pre-order your set and vote for which vampire brother YOU would like to take home!