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Season 8  "Coming Home Was a Mistake"  8x5

Aired 2 years ago - Nov 18, 2016

Spiraling down a dangerous path of self-destruction, Damon’s latest actions prove he may be beyond the point of return. Unwilling to give up on his brother, Stefan is forced to make a gut-wrenching decision that threatens to change their relationship forever. Elsewhere, Bonnie gets advice from Caroline on how to break through to Enzo, while Matt attempts to decipher a mysterious box of messages that he’s received. Finally, after tragedy strikes close to home, Stefan and the others are forced to remember what matters most to them.

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than to be collateral damage in whatever game
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You can fix everything that's broken inside of me.
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You've been keeping a secret from me.
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My psychic abilities have been neutralized.
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- Not while we're in the middle of all this. - Agreed.
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were gonna show up.
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The only living boy in Mystic Falls.
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Knows you better than you know yourself.
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Drying him out didn't work. Starving him didn't work.
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I hope.
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and wildly romantic.
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I am trying to prevent that, you know.
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and I'm not here to set you free.
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That must've made them feel something.
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Stop talking.
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Hey, uh, somebody just dropped this off for you.
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and the fact that I have vampire blood in my system.
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Yeah.
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It's ridiculous, and I've learned nothing.
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Aw, I think he might be dead.
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Okay? You know it is.
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Yeah, sorry. Can't help it.
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But no.
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Last time I saw you,
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and I love you.
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Congratulations, you nailed it.
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Bonnie, wake up.
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- Does he take the body, too? - No.
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Now... I need you to say the special word.
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Someone had to save you.
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- It's okay. - I'm so sorry.
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Maybe he saw what I see in you now.
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Is she okay?
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I thought we could give the funeral another shot.
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And he was my best friend.
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and I told her how important it was to appreciate these moments.
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I remember the last time that we were at this carnival.
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The girls are doing a little arts and crafts project before bed.
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