January 7th, 2013

Arya & Gendry02

Fic: How To Make a Better Vampire 12/24

Title: How To Make A Better Vampire
Chapter: 12 – Wanting… and Not [Featured Characters: Damon, Meredith, Bonnie, Jeremy, Elena, Caroline, Tyler and Stefan]
Author: JenniferH (Arabian)
Rating: M (For future chapters/language, sex, violence)
Summary: Post 3.22 -- Elena grapples with who she is as a vampire, struggling for control as she tries to find herself and accept who she loves (spoiler: it's Damon!) while her friends and enemies grapple with their own choices in this new world.
Word Count: 4,982
Disclaimer: The Vampire Diaries, and all her characters as presented, belong to Kevin Williamson, Julie Plec, the CW, etc., etc., so on and so forth. ;)
Notes: Thank you to my group of wonderful beta-readers who made this fic a ton better than it would have been otherwise. Following canon here, so there will be Stefan/Elena and as portrayed on the show, but fear not, this is very definitely a Damon/Elena story (with other pairings referenced, and some featured (Stefan/Rebekah, Matt/Rebekah, Stefan/Caroline).

After I had finally digested the season 03 finale, I began to think up where they could go from there, especially with regards to Damon and Elena. One narrative stuck in my head and as I continuing weaving it I became so fixated with two major turning points in the story that I just had to try and write it. I've immersed myself in this for the last two and half months, trying to avoid spoilers or even read other fic. I have a head-start of sorts on the story and am hoping that I can stay at this pace so that I can deliver chapters at a steady pace. I can't promise that will stay the case, but I'm going to try. :)

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So, I'm thinking that due to the timing (LJ-downage/holidays) pretty much every one missed the last chapter, so please feel free to leave comments for chapter 11 as well as this one. (At least I hope it was the timing. I gotta admit, I'm a bit behind posting the latest chapters here because there was practically no response to 11. If people are reading it here, I'll make sure to be up-to-date with my posting.)