T hink you know vampires? You don't. Neither does Elena Gilbert, but she's about to, as two brothers - one good, one evil; both vampires - will soon be at war for her soul. The town of Mystic Falls will never be the same again.
“The Vampire Diaries” is an American supernatural-fantasy horror television series developed by Kevin Williamson, based on the book series by L. J. Smith. It will premiere tonight on Zee Café at 10 p.m.
It is Elena's first day back at Mystic Falls High School since the death of her parents. With her Aunt Jenna, Elena tries her best to look after her troubled younger brother, Jeremy,. The first day is already shaping up to be a struggle for Elena until she meets the mysterious new kid , Stefan. Elena is touched that he can relate to what she's going through. What Elena doesn't know is that Stefan is a vampire, constantly resisting the urge to taste her blood.
As their connection grows deeper, Stefan's dangerous older brother, Damon, shows up to wreak havoc on the town of Mystic Falls - and claim Elena for himself.