The Salvatore brothers being 100% done with Silas & co.
requested by anonymous.
Defan AU: Over the summer, a ghost from Damon’s past visits him in his dreams to try and warn him about his brother’s fate.
(An alternative to the Katherine/Stefan/Elena doppelganger connection thing because no.)
'Cause if I'm lost in the desert,
I know somehow you’ll find me.
And if I drown in the ocean,
You’ll be the first to rescue me.
"His love for his brother is irrational, desperate, selfish, dark, codependent, and deeply damaging. It cannot be controlled or bottled up or shut down. Stefan can change the way he acts around Elena, can force not caring into every muscle of his body, can force it so much that it becomes real. He cannot do that with Damon. Stefan will save Damon’s life even if it means damning him for all eternity, even if Damon is resisting with everything he has. Stefan will save Damon’s life even if it means running into a burning building. Stefan will save Damon’s life even if it means that he will have to kill countless innocent people. Stefan will save Damon’s life even if it means murdering his girlfriend in front of him, even if it means he hates him even more than he already does. Stefan will save Damon’s life even if he’s supposed to be incapable of feeling. Stefan will not, cannot, let his brother die. Love is action. No matter what happens, Stefan can’t make himself act any differently toward Damon. This is the one thing that Stefan cannot just shut down. Always and forever, whether Damon likes it or not.
"[ x ]
I watched you go over the edge and I didn’t do anything to stop you.