What a long, strange ‘ship it’s been. Whichever Salvatore you prefer to see Elena (Nina Dobrev) with, someone is likely to be unhappy at the end of Season 3. Executive producer Julie Plec told Entertainment Weekly in February that “You’re not going to get through the season without all three of them understanding that a choice needs to be made, some way or another.”
Let’s just take a minute to give a shout-out to Phoebe Buffay, whose song “Two of Them Kissed Last Night” has been running through our heads ever since we read that. (“He must decide. He must decide. Even though I made him up, he must decide.”)
Now that that’s out of the way, let’s get onto more important matters. Plec stressed that this wasn’t the decision, merely a decision. Meaning whether Elena opts for Damon (Ian Somerhalder) or chooses Stefan (Paul Wesley), we’re not at the love triangle end game. ‘Shippers, put down your swords and tell us who think she’ll pick, based solely on recent events.