Origins (The Vampire Diaries, Stefan's Diaries, Vol. 1)

By L. J. Smith

Set in the course of the Civil battle, opposed to a backdrop of grand estates, incredible riches, and lethal secrets and techniques, 3 childrens in Mystic Falls, Virginia input a torrid love triangle that may span eternity.

Brothers Stefan and Damon Salvatore are inseparable till they meet Katherine, a beautiful, mysterious lady who turns their international the other way up. Siblings grew to become opponents, the Salvatores compete for Katherine's affection, in simple terms to find that her luxurious silk clothes and glittering gem stones disguise a negative mystery: Katherine is a vampire. and she or he is motive on turning them into vampires to allow them to dwell together-forever.

Based at the well known CW television exhibit encouraged via the bestselling novels, Stefan's Diaries finds the reality approximately what fairly occurred among Stefan, Damon, and Katherine—and how the Vampire Diaries love triangle begun.

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I requested, the be aware tasting sour in my mouth. “No! ” Katherine positioned her quit her middle. “That was once solid, out of date kindness. Now, let’s dance,” she acknowledged, tugging me towards the big ballroom. fortunately, the dance flooring used to be a weigh down of our bodies and the lighting fixtures used to be low, so it was once nearly very unlikely to make out particular humans. Flower garlands hung from the ceiling, and the marble flooring was once waxed to a sheen. The air was once sizzling and cloying, with the odor of hundreds and hundreds of competing perfumes. I placed my hand on Katherine’s shoulders and attempted to sit back into the waltz. yet I nonetheless felt jumpy. The dialog with the Cartwrights had stirred my moral sense, making me suppose vaguely disloyal to Rosalyn’s reminiscence, and to Damon. Had I betrayed him someway by means of now not telling him that Katherine and that i have been on the ball jointly? was once it flawed that I’d been thankful for his lengthy absences? The band stopped, and as ladies adjusted their attire and grasped their companions’ arms back, I headed towards the refreshment desk within the nook. “Are you okay, Stefan? ” Katherine requested, gliding up beside me, fear traces creasing her beautiful brow. I nodded, yet I didn’t holiday my stride. “Just thirsty,” I lied. “Me too. ” Katherine stood with a bit of luck as I ladled the dark-red punch right into a crystal tumbler. I handed the glass to her and watched as she drank deeply, puzzling over if that was once what she seemed like whilst she drank blood. while she put the glass at the desk, she had the slightest hint of crimson liquid round her mouth. I couldn’t support it. With my index finger I wiped the drop off the aspect of her bow-shaped mouth. Then I placed my finger in my very own mouth. It tasted candy and tangy. “Are you definite you’re okay? ” Katherine requested. “I’m fearful approximately Damon,” I confessed as I poured myself a pitcher of punch. “But why? ” Katherine requested, actual confusion registering on her face. “Because of you,” I stated easily. Katherine took the tumbler from me and led me clear of the refreshment desk. “He’s like a brother to me,” she stated, touching my forehead together with her icy arms. “I’m like his little sister. you recognize this. ” “But all these instances while i used to be ill? for those who and he have been jointly? It appeared like …” “It gave the look of i wished a friend,” Katherine stated firmly. “Damon’s a flirt. He doesn’t are looking to be tied down, nor would i would like to be tied to him. you're my love, and Damon is my brother. ” throughout us, swirled within the semi-darkness, dipping in time to the tune and giggling gaily at deepest jokes, probably with no care on the earth. They, too, needed to fear approximately assaults and the warfare and heartbreak, yet they nonetheless laughed and danced. Why couldn’t I to boot? Why did I continually need to doubt myself? i peeked at Katherine. a depressing curl had come unfastened from her updo. I tucked it at the back of her ear, relishing the silky consider of the strands among my arms. Longing coursed via me, and as I stared into her deep brown eyes, all emotions of guilt and unease vanished. “Shall we dance? ” requested Katherine, taking my hand and urgent it to her cheek.

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