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01 January 2011 @ 09:21 am
30 Day Vampire Diaries-Meme, Day 11 | Day 12  
I deliberately combined these two days because it's the same one for both ...

Day 11 - Your favorite Damon one-liner
Day 12 - Your favorite quote


Damon's line from "Isobel" (Season 01, Episode 21)

"I do believe in killing the messenger. You know why? Cuz it sends a message."


I do genuinely like the twist on the familiar line itself; nice clever turn of phrase there, however, I'd be lying if I didn't say this was my favorite (both as a Damon line, and as a quote from the show) because I just adore Ian Somerhalder's delivery. The menace delivered so silky smooth, with the perfect pauses in the right place followed by that emphatic head bang (obviously scripted) was just chill-inducing. I never don't love listening to that moment in the series.

Past days:

Day 01 - Your favorite character?
Day 02 - Your least favorite character?
Day 03 - Your favorite guest star?
Day 04 - Your least favorite guest star?
Day 05 - Your favorite episode?
Day 06 - Your least favorite episode?
Day 07 - Your favorite Damon scene?
Day 08 - Your favorite Stefan scene?
Day 09 - Your favorite Elena scene?
Day 10 - Your favorite Caroline Scene
 
 
 
Heather-Annlinsell_farm on January 1st, 2011 04:38 pm (UTC)
I totally agree with everything you said. "Chill-inducing" is a great way to describe it especially when contrasted with his velvet tone of voice. How many more times this season will we be overwhelmed by Ian's phenomenal acting ability??

Best wishes for a safe, happy, healthy, and prosperous New Year, Jennifer.
Arabian: Damon & Elena07arabian on January 1st, 2011 08:58 pm (UTC)
His line-deliveries are just so kick-ass, but that remains my favorite still. (I am particularly partial to "I don't deserve you" from "Rose" but the line itself not really stand-out-ish.)

Best wishes for a safe, happy, healthy, and prosperous New Year

You too! Not using your real name in case you'd prefer it not out there, LOL!
Heather-Annlinsell_farm on January 1st, 2011 09:30 pm (UTC)
I love that line as well. We're lucky to have the likes of Ian playing Damon. He's awesome!

Thanks for the wishes. I'm fine with my name being out there. Sorry for dropping yours without checking first.
Arabian: Elena03arabian on January 1st, 2011 09:43 pm (UTC)
No worries, Heather-Ann! :) My name is totally out there, so it's no biggie at all.
redbrunja: tvd | lay your halo downredbrunja on January 1st, 2011 07:05 pm (UTC)
God, I adore his line reading on that scene. It makes me want to pull out TVD dvds I got for x-mas.
Arabian: Damon & Elena05arabian on January 1st, 2011 08:59 pm (UTC)
Yeah, I watched some of them, and was going to actually do the whole thing, but just not in the mood, unfortunately. I figure I'll just go with my original plan and do a rewatch when sarcasticcheese comes out to visit.

His line readings here = SO AMAZING!
sassy, classy, and a bit smart-assy: Ian eyes closedbadboy_fangirl on January 1st, 2011 07:46 pm (UTC)
I definitely considered this one myself, so I'll just nod and agree with everything you said and let it stand. Ultimately I've chosen other moments, but this one is still one of my top five for sure!
Arabian: Ian Somerhalder06arabian on January 1st, 2011 09:00 pm (UTC)
I imagine it's probably high up there for every Damon fan.
Diana: Mirror -- Deb Morganbutterfly on January 1st, 2011 09:39 pm (UTC)
I love that line. I always enjoy when Damon is threatening bad guys, though (or even 'people on the other side' who aren't, strictly speaking, bad guys).
Arabian: Elena02arabian on January 1st, 2011 09:44 pm (UTC)
Wheee!! You're starting to respond to my TVD posts.

BTW: OT, I was rereading my DW s5 posts and I totally misremembered some things, LOL! Next time we talk, I'll clarify. :)
Myramidnightblack07 on January 1st, 2011 10:34 pm (UTC)
Loved this entire scene!! It illustrated just how downright menacing and (in your words) "chill inducing" Damon can be. The delivery was genius <3
Arabian: Damon01arabian on January 4th, 2011 07:19 pm (UTC)
Menacing is another great word to describe it. Ian just SO nailed the delivery!
tams71tams71 on January 1st, 2011 11:45 pm (UTC)
This is by far my favorite Damon line laced with straight up menace. Not only was it the perfect line to use for that scene, but the way Ian delivered it, with that hiss of contempt and the added emphasis of the throat grabbing and final bang of Isobel's head on the floor really drove home everything Damon was feeling in that moment. Excellent choice!

Happy New Year!
Arabian: Damon07arabian on January 4th, 2011 07:19 pm (UTC)
Not only was it the perfect line to use for that scene, but the way Ian delivered it, with that hiss of contempt and the added emphasis of the throat grabbing and final bang of Isobel's head on the floor really drove home everything Damon was feeling in that moment.

YESS!! Exactly! :D
crowandfogcrowandfog on January 6th, 2011 07:18 pm (UTC)
I chose the same one!

Oooh, it gives me chills. The way his voice drops down to a whisper, the way he leans in close enough to kiss her (which is what he'd been doing literally seconds before), the way he hisses the last few words, the way he bangs her head on the floor. Damon is sooooooo badass.

Ians gets those lines right every time, I tell you!
Arabian: Damon04arabian on January 11th, 2011 01:15 pm (UTC)
he way his voice drops down to a whisper, the way he leans in close enough to kiss her (which is what he'd been doing literally seconds before), the way he hisses the last few words, the way he bangs her head on the floor.

This, this, this!!! His delivery is JUST amazing.