“You know, I really think Damon believes that everything he’s done, every move that he’s made he’s done for love. It’s twisted but kind of sad.”
Damon wasn’t killing Whitmores for him. He wasn’t killing them just to kill them, as some sort of revenge plan. He was killing them because he believed that he owed that to Enzo, because he’d failed his friend, not just by not saving him but by not getting his revenge. It’s twisted, fucked-up logic, but he doesn’t do it out of spite, doesn’t do it because he’s been wronged. He does it for love. Damon Salvatore’s entire existence is ruled by the love he feels and can’t control; the war between embracing it or pushing it away like everyone else has pushed him away.
It’s twisted. But it’s also kind’ve
it’s so like damon to not say a word about being tortured for five years. all because he didn’t want anyone’s sympathy or stefan to feel guilty. and yet stefan made damon feel like shit for not finding him in a box underwater for a summer after he said he was leaving town. ok