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Lorenzo "Enzo" St. John
Portrayed By: Michael Malarkey

Lorenzo "Enzo" St. John is a main character, minor antagonist, and anti-hero in The Vampire Diaries. He was formerly a major recurring character in the fifth season of the series, before being promoted to main in the sixth season. He is a vampire who was previously Damon Salvatore's cellmate in the 1950's, after being captured by the Augustines. He was first mentioned by Dr. Wes Maxfield, being dubbed as the "Augustine Vampire".

  • Affably Evil: If he likes you, Enzo can be friendly, loyal and downright pleasant. If you piss him off, he becomes Faux Affably Evil and will still be charming while planning to rip your eyes out.
  • Ambiguously Evil: Enzo has a rather Dark and Troubled Past, therefore, the reasons for him being "evil" are slightly justifiable. Although, from what has been shown so far, Enzo seems to be more psychologically damaged than downright evil.
  • Ax-Crazy: Only mildly. Although it is understandable why Enzo is so psychologically unhinged due to the fact that he was brutally tortured for years by Augustine.
  • Being Tortured Makes You Evil: Downplayed, being tortured didn't make Enzo evil, as much as furious with Damon for leaving him behind.
  • Belligerent Sexual Tension: With Bonnie in season 7, until they fall in love while he is helping her hide from the Armory.
  • Berserk Button: Does not like it when people don't listen to him when he is speaking.
  • Big Bad: Possibly of Season 5. Subverted. The actual Big Bad of season five will be Markos, the possible leader of the The Travellers.
  • Brutal Honesty: Won't hesitate to spill the harsh truth, especially towards Damon.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Enzo can even outsnark Damon.
  • Defeat Means Friendship: Averted, though rather justifiably.
  • Et Tu, Brute?: This is an interesting case where the antagonist (Enzo) was betrayed by Damon, not the other way around. When they were held captive by the Augustine society, they devised a plan to escape- Enzo would give Damon his blood rations for a year, allowing himself to grow weaker while Damon would gradually become strong enough to regain his vampiric abilities. When they were brought out on display as a medical oddity for the Augustine's, Damon broke free and killed their captors, but a fire started and Damon was unable to free Enzo. After realizing he was unlikely to save both Enzo and get to freedom, Damon flipped off his emotions and left Enzo to burn.
  • Fire-Forged Friends: With Damon; their imprisonment and torture by the Augustine society made them friends and allies.
  • Forgotten Fallen Friend: Enzo views himself as this to Damon, but the truth is a little more complicated.
  • Freudian Excuse: Enzo being tortured brutally for decades makes it understandable as to why he is the way that he is.
  • Heel–Face Revolving Door: Especially in season 7, he switches between helping the heroes and siding with the current villains many times. After a few Pet the Dog moments, he finally seems to be on the good side near the end of the season, especially after falling in love with Bonnie.
  • Hell-Bent for Leather: Like many of the vampires on the show, Enzo is seen wearing black leather jackets.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Damon as they were each other's only company for five years.
  • Iconic Sequel Character: Introduced in season 5, remains a main character for the rest of the show, and also becomes the main Love Interest to Bonnie, one of the three female leads.
  • Immortality: Enzo is a vampire, which means he can live forever without aging or dying. Which is a considerably less desirable power when your future promises nothing but daily agony. He is Type V and Typer X.
  • It's Personal: Subverted- he was freed to act on the Augustine's orders, but his antagonism with Damon and the possibility of killing him sweetened the deal.
  • Jerkass: Justifiably so.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: He becomes allies with Stefan and Caroline in order to help them find a cure for the ripper virus that has infected Damon and Elena.
  • Killed Off for Real: He gets his heart ripped out by Stefan.
  • Left for Dead: By Damon.
  • Mr. Fanservice: Come on, look at him. Not only is he physically gorgeous, but he oozes charisma. Not to mention that accent...
  • The Nicknamer: Has called Caroline "Gorgeous", "Goldilocks" and "Blondie".
  • Official Couple: With Bonnie in season 7 during the 3 year time skip and shown being developed in flashbacks and flash forwards.
  • Only Friend: Admitted Damon was his only friend... which only made the betrayal cut deeper.
  • Only One Name: Enzo doesn't seem to have a known last name.
  • Promoted to Opening Credits: Becomes apart of the main cast in season 6.
  • Really 700 Years Old: His exact age is unknown but he was locked up for seventy years so he is in at least his late nineties or just over a hundred despite looking no older than his early thirties.
  • Revenge Before Reason: Damon offered him the chance to team up and kill Enzo's captors, but Enzo refused.
  • Rejected Apology: Rather understandably, Enzo remained bitter at Damon for leaving him to a half-century of torture at the hands of the Augustine's.
  • Shell-Shocked Veteran: Enzo says that he was a former soldier and that he fought during World War II.
  • Ship Tease: A bit with Caroline in season 5 and 6 but it never goes anywhere. In season 7 he still cares for Caroline as a friend and becomes a Love Interest to Bonnie.


Nadia Petrova
Portrayed By: Olga Fonda

Nadia Petrova (Bulgarian: Надя Петрова) is Katherine Pierce's long lost daughter and is also a vampire. She was born in Bulgaria in the year 1490, which makes her 521 years old. Nadia was given away after Katherine gave birth to her. After 500 years, Nadia has sought out Katherine and has revealed to her that she is her long lost daughter of 500 years. Nadia is also a member of The Travellers. Although most of her life is unknown, she revealed that she had spent the last 500 years searching for her mother, is seemingly not very well accustomed to modern American culture, and knows about the story of Silas, Amara and Qetsiyah. She also knows a great deal about Katerina's life in the past centuries, even though she had supposedly never met her before recently. As a human, Katerina implied that she had been traumatized by the loss of her daughter, and that finding out whether she was alive or not had been of great importance to her. Now that Silas and Amara are dead, and that The Original Family is in New Orleans, Nadia is currently the strongest vampire in Mystic Falls. She's also one of the oldest vampires in the series' universe, being over 500 years old. Nadia is an ancestor and member of the Petrova Family. She dies via a werewolf bite from Tyler.

  • Dark Mistress: For Matt.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Nadia is rather sarcastic and snarky, a trait she must have inherited from Katherine.
  • Defrosting Ice Queen: Starts off as cold, domineering and icy, but eventually starts to mellow out when she finally finds her long lost mother after 500 years of searching.
  • The Determinator: Nadia spent 500 years searching for her long lost mother. She was so determined to find her that she even became a vampire.
  • The Dragon: For Silas, the Big Bad. She quickly betrays him and kidnaps Katherine for herself as she was only using Silas to see her long-lost mother.
  • Emotionless Girl: At first. When she reveals the truth to Katherine about being her daughter, her more emotional side comes out.
  • Femme Fatale: Nadia uses her feminine wiles and her sexuality in order to get what she wants.
  • Girly Bruiser: Very feminine but is also an Action Girl to boot.
  • Hell-Bent for Leather: Nadia has been seen wearing black leather jackets from time to time.
  • Hot-Blooded: Nadia is rather feisty, opinionated and passionate.
  • I Just Want to Be Loved: Take a shot every time she asks to spend time with Katherine, only to be very coldly rebuffed and manipulated.
  • Immortality: Nadia is a vampire. She is capable of living forever without physically aging. She is over 500 years old.
  • Interspecies Fling: With Matt. Nadia is a vampire and Matt is a human.
  • It's All About Me: In the beginning, Nadia was rather selfish and ruthless. Turns out that all Nadia wanted to do and everything that she was doing, albeit through ruthless means, was to find her mother after 500 years of searching.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: At first, Nadia comes off as bitchy and aggressive but this begins to melt away when she finds her mother.
  • Killed Off for Real: Died from the effects of Tyler's bite in Gone Girl.
  • Like Mother, Like Daughter: Nadia has many of her mother, Katherine's personality traits. Nadia, like Katherine, is very manipulative, selfish, cunning, and scheming. They are also both vampires and seem to be highly sexual individuals.
  • Long-Lost Relative: Nadia is Katherine's long lost daughter.
  • Love Martyr: Oh so much in regards to Katherine. Nadia just lets Katherine walk all over and neglect her while Katherine obsesses over Stefan all because she is desperate for her mother to show some concern, love and affection towards her.
  • Luke, You Are My Father: In 5.05, Nadia reveals to Katherine that she is Nadia Petrova, her daughter.
  • Manipulative Bitch: Nadia is rather manipulative and scheming when she wants to be.
  • Morality Pet: Might be shaping up to be one for Katherine. But right now, Katherine seems to be all about Stefan and obsessing over him.
  • Ms. Fanservice: Nadia is physically attractive, therefore, she appeals to the male audience.
  • Parental Abandonment: Nadia was given away immediately after her mother Katherine had given birth to her. Nadia spent 500 years searching for Katherine.
  • Sensual Slavs: Nadia is originally from Bulgaria.
  • Show Some Leg: Seems to be one of Nadia's seduction tactics. Just like her mother.
  • The Stoic: At first. She becomes less stoic when she reveals to Katherine that she is her daughter.
    • Not So Stoic: When she finally finds her mother after 500 years of searching.
  • Strong Family Resemblance: Nadia has a strong resemblance to Katherine, her mother.
  • The Reveal: It is revealed in 5.05 that Nadia is Katherine's long lost daughter.
  • The Vamp: Shares this in common with her mother Katherine. Nadia is a Femme Fatale and will seduce the opposite sex in order to get what she wants.
  • You Killed My Mother: Says this to Katherine. It was first revealed to a lie, but then revealed to be true because Katherine is her mother and she killed herself.


     Liv Parker 

Olivia Parker
Portrayed By: Penelope Mitchell, Bella Lotz(Young/Child)

Olivia "Liv" Parker was a major recurring character in the fifth and sixth seasons of The Vampire Diaries. She was a witch of the Gemini Coven and the twin sister of Luke Parker. Liv was also the younger sister of Josette Parker, Malachai Parker, Joey Parker, and three deceased unnamed siblings. She was also the youngest daughter of Joshua Parker.

  • Back for the Dead: After seven episodes, she returns in "I'll Wed You In The Golden Summertime" and dies in the next episode as a result of Kai killing himself to turn into a vampire hybrid.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: While she is dying from Kai's death, she has Tyler kill her instead so that her death can trigger his curse so that he can heal from his fatal wounds.
  • Killed Off for Real: In the six season finale, Tyler kills her to activate his werewolf gene.
  • Put on a Bus: After Tyler breaks up with her, she doesn't appear again for seven episodes.
  • Revenge Before Reason: She tries to kill Kai after he kills her brother in the merge, not caring that if she kills him that she and her whole coven will die since are their magic and lives are connected to him after he completed the merge.
  • Temporary Love Interest: In season six, she enters into a relationship with Tyler and he later breaks up with her after she puts a sleeping spell on him and almost gets herself killed in her quest to get revenge on Kai for killing her brother.
  • The Mole: She pretends to not know how to use her magic and that she is a new witch to get Bonnie to want to train her so that she can get closer to her friends to spy on them.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: She, along with her brother, attempt to kill Elena and Stefan to prevent the Travelers from breaking the curse on themselves and their plan to get rid of magic.

     Luke Parker 

Lucas Parker
Portrayed By: Chris Brochu, Corbyn Kennedy(Young/Child)

Lucas "Luke" Parker was a recurring character in the fifth and sixth seasons of The Vampire Diaries. He was a witch and a member of the Gemini Coven. Luke was the twin brother of Olivia Parker, the younger brother of twins Josette Parker and Malachai Parker, Joey Parker and three unnamed deceased siblings. He was also the youngest son of Joshua Parker.

  • The Conscience: He becomes this literally to Kai after they merge and with this their personalities become one resulting in Kai developing a sense of right and wrong and feeling guilt for his actions and turning him into The Atoner. Unfortunately this doesn't stick after Bonnie betrays Kai.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: He chooses to merge with Kai to save Jo from having to herself and to avoid having to merge with his sister who would have died if he merged with her because of him being more powerful than her.
  • Killed Off for Real: Dies when he merges with Kai.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!: His decision to stop the spell that his sister is doing to bring people back from the Other Side results in Damon getting stuck over there when the Other Side collapses. Though justified in the fact that the spell was killing her the longer she kept it going.


Qetsiyah (AKA Tessa)
Portrayed By: Janina Gavankar

Have you not been listening to me? I have trust issues. I'm controlling and paranoid and a little crazy!... And that's working out just fine.

Qetsiyah (Ancient Greek: Kετσιυαη) was the oldest known ancestor of the Bennett bloodline, and the first witch who discovered the spell to grant a person immortality. Qetsiyah was born one time during 1st Century B.C. She was deeply and obsessively in love with her best friend Silas, who was a powerful warlock. She made him immortal in the hopes that he'd grant her the same gift. When Silas decided to give immortality to another woman who was his true love, she didn't take it too well at all. The actions that Qetsiyah took as a result are the driving force for season four's main plot. At least, that's the story according to Silas. As far as Qetsiyah is concerned, Silas seduced her and made her believe that their love was real and could last forever. She created the immortality elixir, so they could both drink it on their wedding night. She ended up jilted at the altar and discovered that not only had Silas lied to her all along, he'd shared the immortality elixir with someone else... Amara, her own handmaiden and the ultimate ancestor of the Petrova doppelganger line. After Bonnie lowered the veil, Qetsiyah left the other side and became mortal again, and is now determined to finish off what she and her Hunters started over two thousand years ago. Qetsiyah was the most powerful character in the series universe alongside Silas, surpassing all witches, werewolves, vampires and the Original Vampires, such as Klaus, Elijah, etc. She was the oldest female character in the series alongside Amara. Qetsiyah is the most powerful witch seen so far (again, alongside Silas) and arguably, the most important character in the series. Qetsiyah was a distant ancestor and the oldest known relative of the Bennett family bloodline.

  • Above Good and Evil: How Qetsiyah seems to see herself.
  • The Ace: Qetsiyah is the most powerful witch in the series universe alongside Silas.
  • Action Girl/Action Fashionista: Qetsiyah is more of a Dark Action Girl plus she seems to like fashion as she dresses rather trendy in the modern times.
  • Aerith and Bob: With Silas. While Silas' name is pretty normal sounding, Qetsiyah is a very unique and original sounding name.
    • She tends to agree and decides that she wants to be called Tessa instead.
  • Affably Evil: Can appear polite and even stable at times, but is actually really unstable, psychotic and crazy.
  • All Girls Want Bad Boys: Qetsiyah still wants Silas after two thousand years.
  • All Love Is Unrequited: Qetsiyah was passionately (more like obsessively) in love with Silas, but Silas did not love her and was in love with another woman (who was his true love and soulmate).
  • Aloof Dark-Haired Girl: Qestiyah is a cold, ruthless and icy individual.
  • Alpha Bitch: OH SO MUCH. In fact, Qetsiyah is probably a bigger bitch then Rebekah and Katherine combined. She's also currently the most powerful female character in the series.
  • Always Second Best/Always Someone Better: In regards to Silas' lover. Qetsiyah loved Silas but Silas loved someone else, despite Qetsiyah being his best friend and helping him become immortal out of love for him.
    • In 5.03, Qetsiyah tells Damon that Silas and Amara's doppelgangers - currently Stefan and Elena - have been finding each other and falling in love throughout the ages. Destiny will always push them together and, as she bitterly states, people like her and Damon are 'just the conflict that makes their story interesting'.
  • Ambiguous Disorder: Qetsiyah seems like she is a classic case of someone who may suffer from Borderline Personality Disorder or Dependent Personality Disorder.
  • Ambiguously Brown: Since Qetsiyah is an Arabic name, it could be assumed that Qetsiyah is of Arabic of Mediterranean descent.
  • Ambiguously Evil: Although Qetsiyah comes off as a villain in her actions, her actions could be interpreted as someone who is a Well-Intentioned Extremist, albeit the most ruthless on the scale.
  • Ambition Is Evil: Qetsiyah's ruthlessness and determination to kill Silas for over 2,000 years has caused suffering and pain to others.
  • Anti-Villain: Type I, Type II.
  • Arch-Enemy: To both Silas and Amara. Understandable considering Qetsiyah's 2000 year plans to keep the both of them separated from each other for eternity. Unfortunately for both Silas and Amara, Qetsiyah does manage to achieve her goal in keeping them apart.
  • Arranged Marriage: It's never been confirmed in canon, but it could be assumed that Qetsiyah's engagement and marriage with Silas was arranged, as it was Amara who Silas truly loved.
  • Artifact of Attraction/Artifact of Doom: Qetsiyah created the cure for immortality and buried it with Silas when she entombed him in darkness, in hopes that Silas would take the cure, die a mortal death and cross over to the Other Side, which is a purgatory for supernatural beings (such as witches, vampires, werewolves, etc).
  • Awesome Mc Coolname: Qetsiyah is a pretty unique and original name.
  • Ax-Crazy: Considering that Qetsiyah murdered an innocent woman because Silas was in love with her obviously qualifies Qetsiyah as being on the crazy, psychotic side.
  • Back from the Dead: When Bonnie dropped the Veil to the Other Side, Qetsiyah brought herself back to life.
  • Badass Boast: Qetsiyah's powers sure measure up to her ego.
  • Badass Cloak: Qetsiyah wore one during the flashbacks.
  • The Bad Guy Wins: Because Silas dies as a witch and Amara as a mortal, Amara goes to the human afterlife while Silas goes to the Other Side with their souls now being forever separated which was Qetsiyah's overall goal in the first place. She even says the words "I won" as she dies.
  • Bad Powers, Bad People: Qetsiyah is a very powerful witch but she uses her powers for bad and she doesn't have good intentions.
  • Bastard Girlfriend: To Silas according to the flashbacks. Qetsiyah got jealous and killed Amara because she was in love with Silas and Silas was in love with her.
  • The Baroness: Qetsiyah is a combination of the Sexpot (sexy, seductive, alluring, sadistic, Femme Fatale) and Rosa Klebb (domineering, aggressive, cold, icy, controlling) flavours.
  • Batman Gambit: She told Silas that she had killed Amara in order to get him to take the cure. Instead she didn't kill Amara and just desiccated her. She wanted to punish Amara with an eternity without Silas and only after Silas took the cure was it revealed that she was alive
  • Battle Couple: With Silas. They were both the most powerful witches amongst a group called The Travellers.
  • Beauty Equals Goodness —> Beauty Is Bad: Qetsiyah is very physically beautiful but she is very vindictive, vengeful, jealous, spiteful and crazy.
  • The Beautiful Elite: In the flashbacks, it seems as though Qetsiyah came from nobility and wealth.
  • Being Tortured Makes You Evil: A variation of this trope. Qetsiyah watched versions of Silas and Amara, two people that Qetsiyah hated the most, from the Other Side find each other by destiny and fate and fall in love century after century. That for Qetsiyah was ultimate torture that she only became even more hateful and vengeful.
  • Berserk Button: When Qetsiyah discovered that Silas didn't love her and had loved someone else, Qetsiyah didn't take it well at all.
  • The Berserker: When Qetsiyah discovered that Silas didn't love her and loved another, she lashed out against Silas in the cruelest way imaginable: killing Silas' true love and then entombing the immortal Silas in darkness for eternity, leaving him to starve and desiccate.
  • Betty and Veronica: The love triangle between herself, Silas and Amara. Qetsiyah is the Veronica to Amara's Betty for Silas' Archie.
  • Bigger Bad: Qetsiyah served as this during the course of season four. Although, Silas was the main villain of season four, Qetsiyah was the bigger threat despite not being onscreen. Her actions basically drive the purpose of the plot of the fourth season.
  • Birds of a Feather: With Damon. Qetsiyah basically says that she and Damon are the same and that they are merely the obstacle standing between the "two fates" (Qetsiyah for Silas/Amara and Damon for Stefan/Elena).
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: Qetsiyah helped Silas to create the immortality spell out of love for him. As soon as she discovered that Silas loved someone else and not her, her true, psychotic and crazy colours showed.
  • Black Magician Girl: Qetsiyah is not to be underestimated. She is an extremely powerful witch.
  • Brainy Brunette: Of The Magnificent Bitch type.
  • Broken Bird: Qetsiyah was betrayed by the one man she loved more than anything (Silas) and someone whom she called her friend (Amara), was killed by The Travellers and was forced to watch versions of Silas and Amara endlessly find each other over the centuries and fall in love with each other.
  • Brutal Honesty: Qetsiyah doesn't seem to shy away from spilling the truth tea and she is rather blunt and frank.
  • The Caligula: Qetsiyah is not royalty but she is of noble status. At the same time, she is very cunning, selfish, psychotic and vengeful by personality.
  • The Chessmaster: From what we have been told, Qetsiyah was very scheming, cunning and manipulative.
  • Childhood Friend Romance: With Silas. They seemed to have grew up together since childhood and they were best friends before they became engaged.
  • Chivalric Romance: With Silas during 1st Century B.C.
  • Chronic Villainy: After Qetsiyah became evil and corrupted, she consistently committed evil and horrible acts all in the name of getting back at Silas and Amara.
  • Clingy Jealous Girl: Oh so much in regards to Silas. In fact, this trope might not even be enough to describe Qetsiyah. She was more along the lines of Yandere, Murder the Hypotenuse, Love Hungry, Stalker with a Crush and If I Can't Have You... levels.
  • Closer to Earth: Subverted. Although Qetsiyah is a woman of color (arguably due to being Ambiguously Brown), she is completely insane and deranged mentally and emotionally.
  • Complexity Addiction: Qetsiyah's sinister plans are always so incredibly meticulous and complicated at the same time. Although she wanted to get revenge against Silas for what he did, there were many ways in which Qetsiyah could have gotten her revenge in much simpler ways than she conducted.
  • Costume Porn: During the 1st century B.C. flashbacks. She wore a variety of fancy dresses and clothing, mostly because she was rich and of noble status.
  • Courtly Love: With Silas during 1st Century B.C. Both of them were rich and of noble status. Although is was very obvious that Qetsiyah loved Silas, it is uncertain, however, if Silas did actually really love Qetsiyah as more than a friend.
  • Cultured Badass: Qetsiyah is from 1st Century B.C and from Ancient Greece, which is known to be a highly sophisticated period. She also appeared to be rather wealthy.
  • Crazy-Prepared: Qetsiyah was a very powerful witch who helped create the first immortal being in the world (Silas), created her very own talisman, created the Other Side for supernatural beings as a supernatural purgatory for all supernatural beings to go to when they die, creating the cure for immortality, burying or sealing Silas in a tomb with the cure, and also creating a group of supernatural vampire hunters (The Brotherhood of the Five) in order for them to find Silas and kill him with the cure so that he would end up on the Other Side with her for eternity. It should also be mentioned that the main reason Qetsiyah created The Other Side was so that if Silas should take the cure and die a mortal death, he would end up with her on The Other Side forever and not with his true love who was human.
  • Cruel Mercy: Since Silas couldn't be killed, she cast a spell and entombed him in darkness, leaving him an eternity of loneliness and misery. Not only that, but Qetsiyah killed Silas' true love before Silas could do anything to stop her. Due to Silas being immortal and needing blood as a source to survive, he was also left to starve and desiccate in darkness for eternity, which is a much crueller punishment than death itself. See Fate Worse than Death and And I Must Scream.
  • Cute and Psycho: Qetsiyah may be physically attractive and have a friendly facade, but in reality, she is actually very mentally unstable, crazy and psychotic in personality.
  • Dark Action Girl: Qetsiyah is a very powerful witch who is completely crazy, unpredictable and psychotic.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: Oh boy, Qetsiyah has a very rough history due to the constant trauma and heartbreak that she had to endure. Originally, it seemed as though Qetsiyah was just a normal young woman who was in love with Silas but she eventually revealed herself to be emotionally unstable once Silas had proven to be unfaithful to her. Not only was Silas unfaithful to her, but he was unfaithful to her by falling in love with her handmaiden, Amara. On top of it, Silas (along with Amara as a guilty bystander) manipulated and betrayed her by leading her on in order to steal the immortality elixir so that Silas and Amara could become immortal together and live an eternity together in happiness. Qetsiyah being betrayed by two people she loved and trusted was what triggered her to do a Face–Heel Turn and become the unstable, crazy, and psychotic individual that she became over time.
  • The Dark Chick: In opposition to Amara, who could be seen as The Chick.
  • Dark Is Evil: Qetsiyah seems to be wearing darker colours in the modern day.
  • Dark Magical Girl: Qetsiyah practices dark magic and uses her magic for evil and immoral intentions.
  • Deadpan Snarker: When we first meet her. She is very witty with a strong penchant for sarcasm, despite her villainous personality. It's definitely something that she shares in common with Damon.
  • Death by Woman Scorned: According to the legend of Silas, Qetsiyah discovered that Silas loved another (Amara) instead of her, she killed Amara and then entombed Silas by burying him alive with the cure so he would suffer. This legend turned out to be false as it was revealed that Qetsiyah actually desiccated Amara and made her the physical anchor to the Other Side.
  • Death Glare: Gives many of these to Silas and Amara. She definitely has the jilted and betrayed lover personality down pat.
  • Defrosting Ice Queen: Around both Silas and Stefan. The major reason why she becomes nicer to them is because she is deeply (more like obsessively) in love with Silas and Stefan is physically identical to the object of her two millennia obsession.
  • Desperately Craves Affection: More like Desperately Craves Silas' Affection. Unfortunately for Qetsiyah, Silas never loved her and Qetsiyah's feelings for Silas were always (and still are) unreciprocated but that does not stop Qetsiyah from doing everything and anything to get Silas to be with her for all of eternity, basically by force.
  • Destructive Romance: With Silas. She spent 2,000 years obsessed with him to the point where she became psychotic and emotionally crazy and unstable, even though she knew that Silas did not love her and will never love her.
  • The Determinator: Qetsiyah was so determined for Silas to love her and be with her for eternity that she murdered Silas' true love, Amara, created the cure for immortality so that Silas would take it and die, created the Other Side so that Silas would take the cure, die a mortal death and cross over to the Other Side so that Silas would end up with her in supernatural purgatory for eternity instead of with his human mortal true love, created a group of supernatural hunters (The Brotherhood Of The Five) to find, cure and kill Silas so that he would end up on the Other Side with her. Qetsiyah is this trope to the most extreme levels.
  • Disproportionate Retribution: Qetsiyah didn't just get even with Silas for betraying her, she got ultimate revenge by killing Silas' lover out of anger, jealousy and spite and entombing Silas in darkness for eternity.
  • The Dreaded: The name Qetsiyah is enough to make others quake in fear, as she is known to be one of the most powerful (and unpredictable and crazy) witches of all time.
  • Driven by Envy: Intense jealousy and envy over Silas loving someone else and not her is what drove Qetsiyah to murder an innocent woman.
  • Driven to Madness: Watching the male she loved Silas betray her for her own handmaiden had a lot to do with Qetsiyah becoming vengeful, hateful, crazy, insecure and psychotic.
  • Driven to Suicide: Kills herself by slitting her own wrists which leads to a clausal blood loss all so she can join a dead Silas on The Other Side.
  • Driven to Villainy: Although we don't know the full story of why Qetsiyah became psychotic, it could be because she was simply deeply hurt and betrayed when she discovered that the man that she loved more than anything (Silas) didn't love her back and decided to give the gift of immortality to his true love over her, who was his best friend.
  • Drunk with Power: Qetsiyah is very power hungry and uses her magic to commit immoral acts. She seems to get a high off of causing or inflicting pain on other people. It seems she shares the same trait with Silas.
  • Entitled Bitch: Qetsiyah felt that she deserved to have Silas reciprocate her affections. When he didn't, she ended up causing nothing but destruction and chaos when she did not get her way.
  • Eternal Love: Qetsiyah desired this with Silas more than anything, hence why she created the spell for immortality. Unfortunately, Silas didn't love her and wanted to grant the gift of immortality to Amara instead.
  • Ethnic Magician: Since Qetsiyah is Bonnie's ancestor, it's assumed that she is of African descent. Although, it is not certain that Qetsiyah was of African descent since her name is of Arabic origin and her native tongue or language was Aramaic (which is an ancient language which is Semitic and could be Arabic, Hebrew, Ethiopic, and Akkadian, which is Assyrian and ancient Babylonian) according to Klaus, the symbols and language on The Hunter's Sword. So, it could be possible that Qetsiyah was actually of Arabic or Middle Eastern descent. The Aramaic language can be spoken in parts of the Middle East such as Syria, Iraq, Iran, Lebanon, Israel, Turkey, Jordan and Palestine.
  • Et Tu, Brute?: Qetsiyah DID NOT take it well when she discovered that Silas wanted to grant another woman immortality instead of her. For Qetsiyah, this was the betrayal that drove her to become psychotic and vengeful towards Silas and his true love. In addition to feeling betrayed by Silas, she also felt this way towards Amara because she felt that Amara betrayed her by falling in love with Silas and stealing her immortality from her.
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: Well, Qetsiyah did love Silas, didn't she?
  • Even Evil Has Standards: Qetsiyah may not have the greatest intentions, but she still has some standards and is not completely and totally irrational all the time. It doesn't negate the fact that Qetsiyah is still unpredictable and crazy for the majority of the time.
  • Evil Counterpart: Could be seen as this to Amara.
  • Evil Feels Good/Evil Is Sexy: Qetsiyah is beautiful despite being extremely psychotic, vengeful and crazy.
  • Evil Former Friend: To Silas. In fact, Qetisyah was deeply in love with Silas and was even engaged to be married to him. Whether Silas and Qetsiyah was an arranged marriage is unknown but is highly possible. Qetsiyah had created the spell of immortality for Silas out of love for him. Unfortunately for Qetsiyah, Silas betrayed her when he made himself and his true love, Amara, immortal instead of her. Qetsiyah did not take Silas' betrayal very well and has been wanting to get revenge on Silas for over 2,000 years.
  • Evil Gloating: "True love prevails. Universe be damned."
  • Evil Has Good Taste: Qetsiyah came from 1st century B.C. Ancient Greece. She's bound to have a sophisticated aura about her.
  • Evil Is Petty: Qetsiyah is very vengeful and vindictive. The fact that she killed an innocent woman over a man speaks volumes of her personality.
  • Evil vs. Evil: With Silas, the Big Bad. Both Silas and Qetsiyah are in a major battle for the cure and neither will stop until they both get it. The reason Silas wants to obtain the cure is that so he can take the cure, drop The Veil, destroy The Other Side, die a mortal death and cross over to be with Amara in death for eternity. Qetsiyah, on the other hand, wants to force the cure down Silas' throat, turn him a mortal again, kill Silas so that he would end up on The Other Side, and possibly kill herself so she could go back to being on The Other Side so Silas is forced to spend an eternity with her and not Amara.
  • Evil Plan: Wants to preserve the Other Side so that other supernatural beings who have died end up suffering for eternity and never finding peace all because she wants Silas to be with her on the Other Side for her for eternity and separated from his mortal human true love Amara.
  • Evil Witch: It is clear that Qetsiyah is very vengeful, hateful, crazy and psychotic.
  • Face–Heel Turn: Before Silas betrayed Qetsiyah, she seemed to be a normal, albeit slightly jealous and insecure young lady.
  • Face of an Angel, Mind of a Demon: Qetsiyah is very beautiful and appears to be friendly, but she is completely psychotic, manipulative and crazy.
  • False Soulmate: "Silas was my true love. I never said I was his."
  • Faux Affably Evil: Qetsiyah can be polite and courteous when she wants to be. However, underneath her stoic, polite or calm demeanour is a very psychotic and emotionally unstable individual.
  • Femme Fatale: Qetsiyah seems to be a bit of a seductress, especially in the flashbacks.
  • First Love: Might have been this for Silas.
  • Foil: To Amara. Qetsiyah is wealthy, rich and noble while Amara is poor and downtrodden. Qetsiyah is supernatural as she is a very powerful witch while Amara is simply a normal human. Personality wise, Qetsiyah is vengeful, crazy, unstable, manipulative and cruel while Amara (before she became unstable) is kind, loving, docile and gentle.
  • Freudian Excuse: One could say Qetsiyah turned out to be the psychotic, crazy, hateful and vengeful person that she is because the man that she loved more than anything (Silas) manipulated her into thinking that he loved her and wanted to spend an eternity with her. On top of it, because Qetsiyah loved Silas so much, she betrayed nature (as a witch, who is a servant of nature) and created the very first spell of immortality so that they could both become immortal and spend an eternity with each other. But then Qetsiyah had discovered that he didn't intend to share the gift of mortality with her and instead, desired to share it with someone who was personally close to her, Amara, her handmaiden. As if being betrayed b both Silas and Amara want enough, because both Silas and Amara were immortal and therefore unkillable, nature created a loophole and created versions of Silas and Amara that could die called doppelgängers. A dead Qetsiyah as a ghost, who was killed by The Travellers for unknown reasons, was forced to watch mortal versions of Silas and Amara consistently find each other throughout the centuries and fall deeply in love with each other, because the Universe, destiny and fate calls for it. It is no wonder that Qetsiyah became the hateful and vengeful person that she is in the current times.
  • Friend Versus Lover: Qetisyah was Silas' best friend who was in love with him. But Silas was in love with another woman named Amara. Qetsiyah was a rival to Amara for Silas' affections. She murdered her out of pure anger, rage and jealousy when she discovered that Silas loved Amara and not her.
  • From Nobody to Nightmare: Qetsiyah goes from being a young, powerful witch who practiced magic to a hateful, vengeful, crazy, psychotic, powerful witch who created a whole new dimension for dead supernatural beings called The Other Side, all so that she could trap Silas mortal soul with her for all eternity.
  • Functional Magic: Qetsiyah is born a very powerful witch and she practices magic. It was revealed that she was a member of The Travellers along with Silas. She does seem to master Dark Magic though.
  • The Ghost: Qetsiyah has never been seen on screen, despite being a major driving force in season four's plot and storyline. Subverted as of season five, when she brings herself back from the Other Side to take vengeance against a reawakened Silas.
  • Girl with Psycho Weapon: On The Hunters Mark, it depicts Qetsiyah killing (by stabbing) Amara with some kind of a weapon, most likely a knife.
  • Gorgeous Period Dress: In the 1st Century B.C. flashbacks. It's expected since she was a woman of nobility and wealth.
  • Green-Eyed Monster: Qetsiyah is a VERY jealous and envious person by nature. Also see Clingy Jealous Girl and Yandere.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: Qestiyah is very easily angered and unpredictable. What would set Qetsiyah off was Silas rejecting and betraying her for Amara.
  • Heartbroken Badass: She was betrayed by Silas, and was extremely heartbroken over the fact that Silas betrayed her for Amara and loved Amara over her.
  • Hot-Blooded: Qetsiyah is very impulsive, passionate, short tempered, unpredictable and overly emotional.
  • Ice Queen: Qetsiyah is very ruthless, cold, calculating and icy.
  • Ineffectual Sympathetic Villain: Despite all of the horrible things that she had done, it is possible to sympathize with Qetsiyah because of the heartbreak and trauma that she had been though. She was betrayed by the man that she loved deeply (Silas) and was also betrayed by someone who she thought was her loyal friend (Amara)
  • Insane Equals Violent: Qetsiyah is mentally unstable, psychotic, deranged as well as violent. According to the legend, she ended up brutally murdering an innocent woman (Amara) over a man (Silas) who did not love her whatsoever by slitting her throat and cutting out her heart. However even though the legend turned out to be false about her slaughtering Amara mercilessly, what she really did to Amara was not much better. Qetsiyah actually ended up petrifying Amara as an immortal and using her in a spell to make her the physical anchor to the Other Side. As a result, Amara ended up suffering by enduring endless supernatural deaths passing through her for over two thousand years. On top of it, she desiccated Silas as an immortal and entombed him in a cave with the cure. Therefore, Silas ended up suffering from severe thirst and fossilized for two thousand years. Silas also became insane, mentally deranged and twisted due to his imprisonment along with believing that Amara was murdered. Insane and violent much?
  • Iron Lady: Cold, domineering and icy, Qetsiyah became this over the centuries, despite being Hot-Blooded and having an aggressive Hair-Trigger Temper.
  • If I Can't Have You...: In regards to Silas. See Murder the Hypotenuse, Yandere and The Determinator.
  • It's All About Me: Qetsiyah was extremely selfish and vengeful. She was extremely obsessed with Silas and wanted Silas all to herself, so much so that she ended up killing Silas' true love out of anger, jealousy and revenge. Not only that, but Qetsiyah ended up creating The Other Side (a place where supernatural beings go to after they die and have been suffering for over 2,000 years) all because Qetsiyah couldn't bear the thought of Silas being reunited in death with Amara.
  • Kick the Dog: As if murdering Silas' true love wasn't enough, Qetsiyah buried Silas alive in darkness, leaving him to desiccate and fossilize. It turns out that Qetsiyah didn't murder Amara but she did make Amara suffer as much, if not more, as Silas did. Qetisyah used Amara as an anchor for the Other Side, which made Amara experience every single supernatural death. This means that because of Qetsiyah, Amara suffered for two thousand years desiccating and starving and seeing endless dead supernatural beings. That is what you call a fate worse than death for both Silas and Amara.
  • Killed Off for Real: Qetsiyah kills herself after cutting herself and experiencing a loss of blood. She ends up crossing over to the Other Side. Silas, who also died, is now stuck with Qetsiyah on the Other Side for all eternity and is separated from his one true love (Amara) forever.
  • Knight Templar: Qetsiyah is extremely ruthless, and not of the Well-Intentioned Extremist variety. She will stop at nothing to achieve her goals, no matter what kind of harm they cause.
  • Lack of Empathy: Qetsiyah showed zero remorse for causing endless suffering for others (namely Silas and Amara) out of vengefulness, anger, revenge, jealousy and spite. She also doesn't seem to care that she caused many supernatural beings to end up trapped in a supernatural purgatory (where they would be unable to find peace in the afterlife) all because they are supernatural and all because of her pettiness over a man that didn't love her. Also see The Sociopath.
  • Lady of Black Magic: Qetsiyah is said to be one of the most powerful witches of all time, according to Silas.
  • Lady of War: In the flashbacks, Qetsiyah appeared to be this during 1st Century B.C.
  • Light Is Not Good: Wears lighter colours but does not have good intentions.
  • Long-Lost Relative: It was revealed in season four that Qetsiyah is actually a very distant ancestor to Bonnie and the Bennett bloodline.
  • Love Hungry: Qetsiyah was obsessed with Silas to dangerous and psychotic proportions.
  • Love Hurts: Qetsiyah loved Silas so much (too much actually) yet Silas did not love her back and loved someone else (Amara).
  • Love Makes You Crazy: She murdered an innocent woman, the woman who Silas loved more than anything, and then sealed Silas away before he could do anything about it.
  • Love Makes You Dumb: The actions that Qetisyah took due to her obsession with Silas ended up not only harming other people, but also ended up causing harm to herself. Not even revenge is worth some of the crazy and stupid stuff that she did over Silas' affections.
  • Love Makes You Evil: Qetsiyah originally seemed like a Nice Girl who had good intentions and just wanted to be with the man that she loved. However, once Silas betrayed her, she did a Face–Heel Turn and became unhinged, crazy, evil and psychotic. She killed Amara because Silas loved her. Or at least the legend of Silas suggested so.
  • Love Martyr: For Silas. Qetsiyah admitted that she would do anything for him. She even created the very first spell of immortality just because Silas asked her to. She actually came off as an Extreme Doormat for him as Silas did mistreat her, manipulate her, lie to her and betrayed her without any regard for how she might have felt afterwards.
  • Love Triangle/Psychotic Love Triangle: The love triangle between Silas, Qetsiyah and Amara. Could be referred to as the original (and most tragic) love triangle of the series.
  • Mad Love: Towards Silas, of course. She was obsessed with him to psychotic and crazy proportions. However, Silas did not feel the same way and instead loved another woman over her. Silas tried to make a point to Qetsiyah in the modern times that she should just get over her need for revenge and just accept that he did not and will never love her.
  • Magic Is Evil: Practices Black Magic and uses her magic for ill intentions.
  • Manipulative Bitch/Magnificent Bitch: She manipulated and lured Silas onto an island and entombed him with the cure, where Silas ended up desiccating for over 2,000 years.
  • The Mentally Disturbed: It is clear that Qetsiyah is crazy, deranged, mentally unstable and psychotic.
  • Ms. Fanservice: Qetsiyah is physically attractive and appealing to men.
  • Murder the Hypotenuse: Does this to Amara in the most brutal fashion as well according to the legend. It was believed that Qetsiyah had cured Amara of immortality, slit her throat with a knife and cut out her heart. However, this was later revealed to be untrue. It turns out that Qetsiyah did something so much worse in that she desiccated Amara and made her the anchor to the Other Side, in which Amara was subjected to enduring the death of every single supernatural creature for over two thousand years. So much worse than what the legend suggested.
  • Names to Run Away from Really Fast: Qetsiyah is known to be one of the most powerful witches in all of history. She is very much feared and respected at the same time. She could be considered to be The Dreaded.
  • Noble Demon: Despite her deranged and psychotic personality, she seems to be rather noble and composed at times, despite her evil intentions.
  • Not Evil, Just Misunderstood: How some people from the audience and the fandom see Qetsiyah. Some see her as someone who is irredeemable, completely evil, hateful and vengeful and others sympathize with her due to the fact that she was betrayed by two people she trusted and don't make her out to be a villainous monster.
  • Not Good with Rejection: Qetsiyah DID NOT take Silas not loving her back very well at all.
  • Only One Name: She doesn't have last name and only goes by a first name. It's most likely because during 1st century B.C., last names were not yet used.
  • Opposites Attract Revenge: In regards to Qetsiyah and Silas' lover. It was taken to extreme levels since Qetsiyah ended up killing Silas true love out of anger and jealousy.
  • Pimped-Out Dress: In the 1st Century B.C. flashbacks.
  • Platonic Life-Partners: With Silas. Although Qetsiyah was deeply and obsessively in love with him.
  • Proper Lady: During the 1st Century B.C. flashbacks.
  • Psychotic Love Triangle: Involved in the most unpredictable, crazy and tragic one of the entire series; the triangle between herself, Silas and Amara.
  • Psycho Ex-Girlfriend: To Silas. Qetsiyah killed Amara and entombed Silas hoping that he would take the cure, kill himself so he would end up trapped on The Other Side for eternity with her instead of Amara. When Silas knew this was her intention, he decided to starve and desiccate for eternity instead just to spite Qetsiyah. But that did not stop Qetsiyah. She spent 2,000 years obsessing over Silas and now she has come back as a mortal being from The Other Side to finish off what she started 2,000 years ago in person.
  • Regal Ringlets/Ojou Ringlets: In the 1st Century B.C. flashbacks and in the modern times as well.
  • Removing the Rival: Qetsiyah killed Silas' true love, whom she deemed as competition for Silas' affections.
  • The Resenter: Towards Silas, for betraying her.
  • Revenge Before Reason: Qetsiyah is driven by revenge, as opposed to Silas, who despite being a villain, is driven by love.
  • The Rival: To Amara in regards to Silas of course.
  • Rival Turned Evil: Qetsiyah was best friend with Silas, until she betrayed him by killing his true love and burying him alive to starve.
  • Romantic False Lead: For Silas. Silas' true love was Amara.
  • Romantic Runner-Up: To Amara for Silas.
  • She Who Must Not Be Seen: Qetsiyah was a major driving force behind the plot of season four, however, she has never been seen on screen until season 5.
  • Silk Hiding Steel: She comes across as very cold and icy, but she is actually very fierce, passionate and hot-headed underneath the facade.
  • Smug Smiler: It's expected since Qetsiyah is very arrogant and power hungry.
  • Smug Snake: Not nearly as smart as she would like to think. Best exemplified when she starts bragging about considering every possibility in her plan and then unable to leave her home due to a binding spell.
  • Smug Super: Qetsiyah is regarded as possibly the most powerful witch of all time and she doesn't mind displaying it by doing immoral things.
  • The Sociopath: Qetsiyah is psychotic and seems to have a serious lack of empathy. She doesn't seem to show any regard for the idea that her quest for vengeance against a man that wanted nothing to do with her had cost many innocent people much suffering and torment. After all, it was all about her and her thirst for having Silas at any cost.
  • Spoiled Sweet/Spoiled Brat: Destroyed lives and made others suffer all because she wanted to get back at Silas.
  • Stalker with a Crush: For Silas. She was obsessed with him.
  • Supernatural Is Purple: Qetsiyah seemed to love wearing purple coloured clothing. Plus, she is also a very powerful witch.
  • Tragic Dream: Qetsiyah desperately wanted to be loved by Silas. Unfortunately for her, Silas never loved her and instead, loved Amara, her handmaiden. Although, it could be said that technically speaking, Qetsiyah "won" Silas in the end (only by force) due to Silas dying and crossing over to The Other Side, where he will be trapped with Qetsiyah for all of eternity and separated from his one true love for all time.
  • Tragic Villain: Qetsiyah seemed to be a normal person in love with a man (Silas). However, Silas betrayed her and she became obsessed with Silas to psychotic proportions. Even though she has made her life and afterlife mission to destroy Silas' life as well as Amara's life, one can't hemp but feel sympathetic or sorry for her. Qetsiyah loved Silas for over 2,000 years and yet, he never loved her back.
  • Unrequited Love: Qetsiyah was strongly in love (more like obsessed) with Silas but Silas didn't love her back, much to Qetsiyah's dismay.
  • Unresolved Sexual Tension: With Silas.
  • Unstoppable Rage: Qetsiyah's anger regarding Silas' betrayal is what drove her to resort to her extreme actions.
  • The Vamp: Qetsiyah is definitely a villainous Femme Fatale who has no issue with using her sexuality to get men to do what she wants or merely, to gain advantage of them. She attempted this with Stefan after all. But it didn't exactly work out in her favor.
  • Villainous BSoD: When Qetsiyah discovered that Silas was in love with Amara and not her and when she found out that both Silas and Amara betrayed her by taking the spell of immortality together.
  • Villainous Crush: On Silas.
  • Wicked Cultured: She came from a time period where she would have had many upper class and intellectual interests. Plus, she came from a wealthy and noble family and she's a witch, which increases the probability that she engaged in many cultured events.
  • Witch Species: Qetsiyah was a powerful witch who possessed the gift of magic.
  • Worthy Opponent: Qetsiyah has been regarded as one of the most powerful witches of all time. She's so powerful that she has actually invoked fear from others, including Silas, who is also incredibly powerful and unstoppable himself.
  • Yandere: Could be the Trope Codifier. She was this for Silas, to such an extent that she created an afterlife called "The Other Side", just for supernaturals, so that if Silas did take the cure, he would be with her for eternity instead of the woman he really truly loved. She also made Silas horribly disfigured so no woman would love him again. Although Silas told Bonnie that the monstrous form was just an illusion and that he is not a disfigured monster.



Portrayed by: Raffi Barsoumian

The leader of the Travelers who plots to undo a curse that was cast on them that prevents them from using traditional Spirit magic and settling down in one place. By undoing the curse, they undo every other magic cast by witches. He needs the mystical blood of the doppelgangers in order to do so. After his ressurection from the Other side, the supernatural purgatory begins to fall apart, putting the souls of all dead supernatural being in danger. Markos was born in the 5th century, making him the fourth oldest character in the TVD universe after Silas, Qetsiyah and Amara.

  • Back from the Dead: The Travelers used a mass sacrifice ritual to bring him back from the Other Side.
  • Big Bad: Of season five.
  • The Chessmaster: Claims to be the reason Stefan and Elena ended up together in the first place.
  • Dragged Off to Hell: His fate after his second death.
  • Dropped a Bridge on Him: Is killed not in a fight or confrontation, but rather when Damon and Elena ram their car into the local bar he and his minions where in.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: Markos resurrecting himself caused the Other Side to collapse and send numerous souls to oblivion. In the season five finale, after being killed by Damon and Elena, his soul is send back to the Other Side and Lexi makes sure he is caught and destroyed in the same way as the numerous other souls he condemned to the same fate.
  • We Have Reserves: He is not above killing his own minions to experiment the effects of doppelganger blood and destroying their previous bodies after they possessed new ones.
  • You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: Inverted, he needs Stefan and Elena alive in order to harvest their blood, he still tortures them though.



Portrayed By: Nina Dobrev

Amara (Ancient Greek: Ἀμάρα), was the world's first immortal woman. Amara was born some time during 1st Century B.C. She was the former handmaiden of Qetsiyah, and is the true love of Qetsiyah's fiancee, and the world's first immortal being, Silas. She was the progenitor of a line of doppelgängers that have come to be known as the Petrova doppelgängers. Her known doppelgängers are Tatia, Katerina and Elena. Amara desired immortality and wanted to live forever with Silas. So, she betrayed Qetsiyah and consumed the immortality elixir along with Silas. However, this became a curse when Qetisyah dessicated her, and forced her to be the Anchor to the Other Side. She was one of the three oldest characters in the series; along with Silas and Qetsiyah. Amara's also the oldest known member of what would become the Petrova family. Amara was a very distant ancestor of the Petrova Family, and the progenitor of the Petrova Doppelgänger bloodline.

  • All for Nothing: Amara desired immortality and to be an immortal being all out of love and so she could spend an eternity with Silas. Sadly, her immortal life turned out to be nothing but tragedy and suffering. Instead of living an eternal happily ever after with her soulmate as she originally wanted and intended, Amara ended up having her true love Silas believe that she was dead due to Qetsiyah telling Silas that he had killed her. And then Silas ended up entombed in darkness and starved for centuries and centuries. Not only did Qetsiyah fake Amara's death to Silas, but Qetsiyah ended up desiccating and entombing Amara and using her as the physical anchor for the Other Side, a purgatory for supernatural beings who have died to go to once they die. Qetsiyah created this supernatural purgatory as a way for Silas' soul to be trapped with her for all time and separated from Amara shall he take the cure and die a mortal death. As a result of being the anchor to the Other Side, Amara ended up experiencing very single supernatural death for over two millennia, while being trapped in her own body and starving and desiccating. After Amara is finally found by Silas and is reawakened after 2,000 years, Amara becomes mortal again after drinking the cure from Silas' blood. She desires death more than anything else and does everything she can to kill herself due to her suffering. Amara confesses to Silas that she strongly loves him and that she will always love him but that her desire to die and end her suffering is just as strong and powerful as her love for Silas. Amara begs Silas to kill her himself, but Silas struggles with doing so. Silas ends up being killed by his doppelgänger Stefan win he is stabbed with a knife. He then crosses over to the Other Side through Amara. After Silas dies, Qetsiyah ends up transferring the anchor from Amara to Bonnie. Amara, realizing that she has nothing to live for with Silas dead and having suffered for endless centuries, takes her own life after taking the same knife that killed Silas and stabbing herself. Before she had killed herself, Amara had told Silas that their eternity together would start with her death. Sadly for Amara, this did not happen as Silas is trapped on the Other Side as a ghost with Qetsiyah and Amara ended up finding true peace in the afterlife. To make matters worse, Qetsiyah ends up killing herself so that she could be with Silas. This means that Qetsiyah ended up getting her revenge, having Silas and Amara separated from each other for all time. Not only did Amara never get to spend an eternity with her soulmate Silas as an immortal being but she didn't even get to find true eternal peace with Silas in death either and ended up suffering over 2,000 years as the anchor to the OS, all because her sin was falling in love with Silas. Poor Amara.
  • Aloof Dark-Haired Girl: At first. Amara came off as mysterious in the flashbacks.
  • Ambiguous Disorder: Subverted. When Amara was first discovered to be alive, she was acting rather crazy, irrational and bizarre. It was first thought that Amara was mentally ill or had schizophrenia but it turns out the reason for her crazy behaviour is because she can communicate with dead supernatural beings due to being the physical anchor for The Other Side.
  • Angelic Beauty: According to Silas. When Silas looks at her, he compares her beauty to that of an angel.
  • And I Must Scream: Amara has been trapped inside of her body for over 2,000 years due to being the physical anchor for The Other Side. It seems as though Amara has suffered a similar tragic fate as her true love Silas.
  • Anguished Declaration of Love: With Silas in 5.07. Amara tells Silas that she has loved him and will always love him but that she couldn't go on living anymore due to suffering as the anchor to The Other Side for over 2,000 years. As a result of her suffering, she tries to get Silas to kill her himself so that her pain and suffering can finally end.
  • Arch-Enemy: Qetsiyah. Considering that Qetsiyah entombed Amara, made her the anchor to the Other Side, made her suffer for over 2,000 years by experiencing every single supernatural death and managing to keep her and Silas apart for all eternity.
  • Ascend to a Higher Plane of Existence: It has been said that Amara has been on the metaphysical plane for over 2,000+ years, a place where human souls go to after they die. The Other Side, which is a purgatory designed for supernatural beings (such as witches, warlocks, vampires, werewolves, etc) go to aftet they die, was created by Qetsiyah as a way for Silas to not be reunited in death with Amara shall Silas take the cure and die a mortal death.
    • Amara finally dies after stabbing herself. She crosses over to the metaphysical plane. Sadly, Amara ends up alone and separated from her soulmate (Silas) for eternity, as Silas dies and crosses over to The Other Side, separating the "two fates" for eternity like Qetsiyah had wished and planned for over two millennia.
  • Ax-Crazy: In 5.06, Amara is shown to be highly unstable and crazy but this is understandable considering that Qetsiyah used Amara as the anchor for the Other Side because she needed something that was eternal and immortal (meaning Amara). This means that Amara has been trapped inside of her own body for over 2,000 years. That would make anyone go completely insane and crazy.
  • Back from the Dead: It was revealed that Qetsiyah had not killed Amara but instead, desiccated and entombed her and used her as an anchor to bind The Other Side. Amara has awaken and has consumed the cure for immortality, which was in Silas' blood, and she is now a mortal human desiring to die.
  • Barrier Maiden: Amara was the physical anchor to the Other Side.
  • Beauty Equals Goodness: Amara was very beautiful and it could be assumed that she was also a good-hearted and innocent woman.
  • Beauty Is Never Tarnished: Even though Amara was entombed and desisting for over 2,000 years, Amara still looked beautiful regardless.
  • Because Destiny Says So: Amara's relationship with Silas. Although Silas was engaged to be married to Qetsiyah, Silas true love and destiny was with Amara.
  • Betty and Veronica: The love triangle between herself, Silas and Qetsiyah. Amara was the Betty to Qetsiyah's Veronica for Silas' Archie.
  • Bodyguard Crush: Amara was a poor girl who was a handmaiden and she was deeply in love with a higher status warlock, Silas.
  • Boy Meets Girl: Amara meets Silas and instantly falls in love with him, to the point where she desires to spend eternity with him.
  • Break the Cutie: Oh dear. Poor Amara managed to suffer for 2,000 years by being the physical anchor for The Other Side, therefore experiencing and feeling every single supernatural death for two millennia.
  • Broken Bird: Considering all of the tragedy and suffering that Amara has been through, she definitely qualifies as this.
  • Brought Down to Normal: Qetsiyah first cured her of immortality before killing her. Only according to Qestiyah. This turned out to be not true however. Instead, Amara was an immortal for over 2,000 years and used to bind the spell in creation g the Other Side by Qetsiyah. Amara was reawakened by Silas after two millennia and took the cure for immortality after drinking Silas' blood.
  • Clingy Jealous Girl: It is presumed that she was this for Silas. Amara was probably very needy and clingy towards Silas to the point where she wanted to be with him forever without the possibility of dying. There is also the possibility that Amara may have been jealous of Qetsiyah because Silas and Qetsiyah She was in competition with Qetsiyah for Silas' love and she showed no remorse at the time for betraying Qetsiyah to be with Silas. And like Qetsiyah, she desired to spend an eternity with Silas as an immortal being, even though she was well aware that he was playing Qetsiyah and betraying her.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: Amara was a little zany and out there. This is understandable considering she's been seeing dead supernatural beings for the last 2,000 years.
  • Cruel Mercy: As if forcefully curing Amara of her immortality wasn't enough, Qetsiyah brutally murdered her by slitting her throat and cutting her heart out. On top of it, Qetsiyah entombed Amara's true love, Silas, in darkness and then created The Other Side as a way to prevent Amara from ever being reunited with Silas in death should Silas take the cure and die of a mortal death. Turns out none of this was the truth and was only according to the legend of Silas. Amara's fate was actually much worse. Qetsiyah desiccated Amara, entombed her and than used her as the physical anchor for her spell to bind The Other Side. Therefore, Amara was not only starving and desiccating as an immortal being, but she was also experiencing every single supernatural death for over 2,000 years. That is much, much, much worse than actual death. Qetsiyah killing Amara would be tame in comparison to the actual fate Amara ended up suffering for centuries. Amara's 2,000 year old plus fate also makes Silas' 2,000 year old plus fate look like Disneyland by comparison.
  • Cute and Psycho: Understandable considering she was trapped in her own body and communicating with dead supernatural beings for over two millennia.
  • Cute Clumsy Girl: Mostly because she hears and sees dead supernatural beings, it causes Amara to become clumsy due to being tormented.
  • The Cutie: Amara is actually quite adorable and loveable in her ways. She is very naive by nature.
  • Damsel in Distress/Distressed Damsel: Considering that Amara was entombed and desiccating and was the physical anchor for The Other Side for over 2,000 years, Amara definitely qualifies as this.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: Considering that Amara has lived nothing but misery as being the anchor to the Other Side and experiencing every single supernatural death for over two thousand years, Amara could definitely qualify as having this.
  • Death by Woman Scorned: Amara was murdered by Qetsiyah out of jealousy and anger. Turns out this was just the legend of Silas and Qetsiyah did not kill Amara but rather she used Amara as the physical anchor for the Other Side, making Amara experience every single supernatural death for over 2,000 years.
  • Death Is Dramatic: The way Qetsiyah described how she killed Amara was brutal. After Qetsiyah cured Amara of her immortality, she slit Amara's throat and cut out her heart. When Silas discovered Amara's brutal murder, he was extremely devastated.
  • Death Seeker: Since Amara has been awaken and taken the cure for immortality, Amara is desperate to die after being trapped in her own body for over 2,000 years.
  • The Determinator: Amara did everything in order to die and be at peace.
  • Did Not Get The Guy: Amara wanted to die and spend eternity with Silas together in death. Unfortunately, this did not happen for Amara as when Amara and Silas both died, Amara crossed over to the afterlife to find true peace as a mortal human and Silas crossed over to the Other Side as a warlock. To make matters worse, Qetsiyah had transferred the anchor from Amara to Bonnie and Qetsiyah killed herself to be with Silas on the Other Side. This means that Amara is separated for all time and for all eternity from Silas and did not find true eternal peace in death with her soulmate after 2,000 years of endless suffering. In other words, Qetsiyah "won".
  • Disposable Woman: It was assumed that Amara was dead or murdered according to the original legend of Silas. However, this turned out to not be true and that she was in fact used as the physical anchor for the Other Side by Qetsiyah. And even when Amara was found and reawakened 2,000 years later, Amara wanted to die and eventually killed herself by stabbing herself with a knife.
  • Distress Ball: Amara's entire 2,000 years of immortal life have been nothing but distress.
  • Doomed by Canon: From the legend of Silas, it is clear that Amara's fate is a tragic one, even if the legend happened to not be true.
  • Doppelgänger: Technically, Tatia, Katherine and Elena are all doppelgangers of Amara. Amara is the progenitor or originator of the Petrova doppelgängers.Because of this, Amara is known as the Original Petrova, despite Amara not having a last name.
  • Driven to Madness: Being the anchor and experiencing every single supernatural death for 2 millennia would drive anyone absolutely crazy.
  • Driven to Suicide: Amara's endless suffering as the physical anchor to the Other Side has made Amara yearn for death more than anything else. And in 5.07, Amara finally ends her 2,000 year suffering by stabbing herself and killing herself.
  • Dysfunction Junction: Amara suffered a tragic life and fate due to a Dark and Troubled Past, all in the name of falling in love with Silas.
  • Eternal Love: Amara wanted to live for eternity with her true love Silas, so she consumed the immortality elixir. Sadly, Amara was brutally murdered when Qetsiyah discovered that Silas had given the gift of immortality to Amara instead of her. Turns out that Qetsiyah lied and faked Amara's death and used Amara as the anchor for the Other Side.
  • Face Death with Dignity: Amara embraced death and wanted to end her immortal suffering.
  • Fate Drives Us Together: The relationship between her and her true love Silas is built on the concept of destiny and fate. This concept also extends to her and Silas' doppelgänger bloodlines.
  • Fate Worse than Death: It is revealed in 5.06 that Amara has been alive this whole time and that Qetsiyah had lied to Silas and faked her death. Qetsiyah instead used Amara as an anchor for the spell in creating the Other Side. As a result, Amara has been suffering due to being trapped in her own body for over 2,000 years, which has clearly caused much trauma psychologically, emotionally and mentally for Amara. It seems as though Amara has suffered a similar tragic fate, a fate worse than actual death, as her true love Silas has, who was entombed in darkness for two millennia, starving and desiccating.
    • At the ending of 5.07, as it turns out, she had had it much worse than Silas. Because she was the anchor to the Other Side, she experienced every single supernatural death. For 2,000 years. All the while starving and desiccating. It's little wonder why she went insane.
  • First Of Its Kind: Amara is the first female immortal in the world.
  • Foil: To Qetsiyah. Amara was seen to be more gentle, kind, naive and idealistic by nature while Qetsiyah was more aggressive, confident, and passionate.
  • Forbidden Fruit: For Silas. Silas was engaged to be married to Qetsiyah and Amara was Qetsiyah's personal handmaiden. Hence, why Silas and Amara's love for each other was strongly forbidden.
  • God Couple: With Silas. She and Silas were the world's very first immortal beings. Amara was the world's first immortal woman and Silas was the world's first immortal man.
  • Gone Horribly Wrong: Like Silas, when Amara consumed the immortality elixir and made herself truly immortal, therefore, unkillable, nature created a loophole by creating a doppelgänger bloodline which would be passed down to her descendants. Tatia, Katherine and Elena are all doppelgängers of Amara due to the doppelgänger "gene" being passed down Amara's family bloodline.
  • Graceful Ladies Like Purple: See Supernatural Is Purple.
  • The Gwen Stacy: For Silas. She was murdered before Silas could do anything to stop Qetsiyah.
  • Hereditary Curse: Like Silas, as a result of Amara consuming the immortality elixir, nature created a doppelganger bloodline for Amara which would be passed down the Petrova bloodline.
  • The Idealist: In regards to her love for Silas. It was obvious that Amara was a true and hopeless romantic at heart as she desired immortality so that she could send an eternity with her one true love (Silas).
  • Identical Grandson: Tatia, Katherine and Elena are physically identical to Amara. This is because Amara is very distant ancestor to Tatia, Katherine and Elena.
  • Immortality: Amara became a true immortal alongside Silas and became the world's very first immortal woman.
  • Immortality Hurts: Amara described her immortal life as a "living hell" due to being the anchor to the Other Side instead of spending it with Silas.
  • Immortality Seeker: Amara sought immortality out of her desire to spend an eternity and live forever with her soulmate Silas.
  • The Ingenue: Amara had a purity and naivety about her.
  • Inter-Class Romance: With Silas. While Amara was poor, Silas seemed to be on the wealthier side.
  • Interspecies Romance: With Silas before they both became immortal. Silas was a warlock and Amara was a human.
  • I Just Want to Be Free: Considering that Amara was entombed, desiccating and starving and was the physical anchor for the Other Side and therefore communicating with dead supernatural beings, it is understandable that she just wanted to be free from her eternal suffering and wanted to die in order to find true peace in the afterlife. Fortunately for Amara, she ended up getting her wish when she died and crossed over to the afterlife. However, she ended up finding peace in the afterlife without her true love, Silas.
  • Kill the Cutie: Qetsiyah killed Amara out of pure rage and jealousy. Subverted as it turns out that Qetsiyah didn't kill her and actually did something much worse than actual death to Amara: making her the physical anchor for the Other Side. In the end, Amara actually ended up killing herself and committing suicide all so her suffering could finally come to an end.
  • Killed Off for Real: Amara dies after she stabs herself. She crosses over to the metaphysical plane to find peace but sadly and tragically, does not end up with her true love Silas, as he has died and crossed over to The Other Side and is stuck with Qetsiyah for eternity.
  • Lady and Knight: Amara was the Lady to Silas' Knight.
  • Last Girl Wins: Amara was chosen over Qetsiyah by Silas.
  • Light Feminine and Dark Feminine: Amara is the Light Feminine to Qetsiyah's Dark Feminine.
  • Living Emotional Crutch: Was this for Silas.
  • Living MacGuffin: Amara was the anchor for the Other Side.
  • The Lost Lenore: For Silas. Silas spend over 2,000 years believing that Amara was dead.
  • Love at First Sight/Love Before First Sight: With Silas.
  • Love Hurts: In regards to Silas. Almara wanted to spend eternity with Silas, her true love, but instead, she got over 2,000 years of suffering as being the anchor to the Other Side.
  • Love Triangle: Involved in the most tragic one of the series (between herself/Silas/Qetsiyah).
  • Magical Girlfriend: For Silas. It wasn't as if Silas had any problem with attracting members of the opposite sex. Hell, Silas was engaged to be married to Qetsiyah. However, Amara is Silas' true love and soulmate.
  • Manic Pixie Dream Girl: For Silas. Although Silas was engaged to Qetsiyah, it was clear that Amara was Silas' One True Love.
  • Meaningful Name: The name Amara is a feminine name of Greek origin which means "eternally beautiful". Ironically, Amara was an immortal before she was brutally and tragically murdered.
  • The Mentally Disturbed: Due to being the anchor to the Other Side, Amara ended up suffering 2,000 years of chaos, which lead to her becoming mentally and psychologically unstable.
  • Messy Hair: Along with Rapunzel Hair. Could be because she was locked up for centuries and centuries without having access to a hair brush or comb.
  • The Mistress: For Silas. While Silas was engaged to be married, Amara was his secret lover.
  • Monster Progenitor/Monster Lord: Amara is the progenitor or originator of the Petrova Doppelgänger bloodline, which spawned Tatia, Katherine, and Elena.
  • Morality Pet: For Silas.
  • Ms. Fanservice: Amara is very beautiful.
  • Murder the Hypotenuse: Qetsiyah brutally murdered Amara out of jealousy because Silas was madly in love with her and not Qetsiyah.
  • Mysterious Waif: Amara came off as mysterious in the flashbacks. Even when she is reawakened in the present time 2000 years later, there is still an air or aura of mystery about her.
  • Mystical Waif: Amara was used as the mystical anchor to the Other Side in which Qetsiyah had binder her to the spell. This was because Amara was immortal and indestructible and Qetsiyah needed an anchor that was eternal and everlasting, hence why Qetsiyah used Amara as the anchor.
  • Naïve Everygirl: Amara was highly naive and innocent. She had a childlike quality about her and seemed to be a true romantic at heart since she desired to spend eternity as an immortal with Silas.
  • Nice Girl: Amara is a good-hearted, gentle and kind soul.
  • Not Afraid to Die: Amara desired death above all else due to suffering for over 2,000 years.
  • Not Quite Dead: Amara wasn't truly dead as the legend of Silas suggested. In fact, Amara was desiccated, entombed and entrapped in her own body for 2,000 years and was also used as the anchor for the Other Side.
  • Official Couple: With Silas. Their romance is over 2,000+ years old.
  • The Ojou: Amara was seen to be very delicate, proper and ladylike. See Proper Lady.
  • The Older Immortal: Along with Silas. Amara was the very first immortal woman in the world.
  • The One That Got Away: Silas, of course. Amara never got her happy ending with him due to a jealous and vengeful person, Qetsiyah.
  • One True Love: For Silas. Amara is Silas' soulmate and true beloved.
  • Only One Name: She didn't have a known last name like Silas.
  • The Ophelia: Amara ended up suffering from a mental and psychological breakdown due to being the anchor to the Other Side and hearing dead supernatural beings for over 2,000 years.
  • Opposites Attract: Silas was a powerful and wealthy warlock while Amara was a poor human.
  • Plot-Triggering Death: Amara's death is the whole motivation behind Silas' story and him committing the actions he has in both season four and five.
  • Plucky Girl/The Pollyanna: From what has been seen of her, Amara seemed to be rather idealistic and optimistic by nature.
  • Power at a Price: Although Amara became an immortal, there were a few consequences and bad circumstances that happened. First, because Amara became truly immortal and therefore, un-killable, nature needed a loophole in order to maintain the balance, so, nature created a doppelgänger bloodline for Amara, which ended up being passed down to her family, relatives and descendants (and which spawned Tatia, Katerina and Elena).
  • The Power of Love: Because of Amara's powerful and strong love for Silas, Amara desired immortality and ended up defying nature by consuming the immortality elixir and becoming truly immortal.
  • Proper Lady: See The Ojou.
  • Psychotic Love Triangle: And how! Both Amara and Qetsiyah were deeply and passionately in love with Silas, although Qetsiyah's love for Silas was more to the If I Can't Have You..., Murder the Hypotenuse, and Yandere levels.
  • Purity Personified: See The Ingenue, The Pollyanna, and Naïve Everygirl.
  • Purple Is Powerful: Amara wore a purple or fuchsia dress and was also the very first immortal woman in the world.
  • Rapunzel Hair: Amara's hair is much longer than Katherine and Elena's hair.
  • Really Two Thousand Years Old: Amara was over 2,000 years old and was therefore, the oldest female character in the series universe (along with Qetsiyah).
  • The Reveal: It was revealed that Amara was Silas' true beloved and that she is the original Petrova.
  • Reincarnation Romance: With Silas. Her doppelgänger bloodline and Silas' doppelgänger bloodline are literally recreated every century (according to Qetsiyah) and are destined to meet and fall in love with each other, emulating Amara and Silas' love for each other.
  • Sealed Good in a Can: Was entombed and trapped in her own body for two millennia and was the anchor to the Other Side. The opposite of Silas, who was Sealed Evil in a Can and was entombed in darkness while starving for over two millennia.
  • Second Love: For Silas. It could be assumed that Qetsiyah was Silas' First Love.
  • Shrinking Violet: Amara seemed to be rather shy, docile and introverted by nature.
  • Single Woman Seeks Good Man: In regards to her true love, Silas.
  • Starcrossed Lovers: With Silas OH SO MUCH. In fact, Silas and Amara should be the Trope Codifier. They could give Romeo and Juliet a serious run for their money.
  • Strong Family Resemblance: With Elena and Katherine. Amara is the physical spitting image of both; this is because she is a very distant ancestor to both of them.
  • Supernatural Is Purple: Wore a purple or fuchsia coloured dress.
  • Superpower Lottery: As an immortal, Amara possessed various abilities.
    • Immortality: Amara was The Ageless (Type II), Complete Immortality (Type I), Resurrective Immortality (Type IV), The Undead (Type V) and a Life Drinker (Type X). It is the act of not aging, or succumbing to any human illnesses. Unlike all other known immortals, including The Original Vampires, Immortals are truly and unconditionally immortal.
    • Super Toughness/Made of Iron: Amara and all immortals can take a great amount of damage.
    • Healing Factor: Amara and all immortals can snap their finger bones back into place after being broken, and have been seen to fully recover from gunshots, stab wounds, snapped necks, and torso impalement.
    • Super Strength: Amara and other immortals are stronger than most humans, with strength equaling hunters of The Brotherhood of the Five. However, they are nowhere near as strong as Vampires, as probably even a newly turned Vampire can best an Immortal in combat, due to the immense difference in physical prowess.
    • Telepathy: Amara has the ability to read the thoughts and memories of another person.
    • Master of Illusion: Amara and other immortals have the power to create powerful illusions. They are able to use these illusions on anyone they desire no matter how powerful. The ability to cause illusions also allows a form of shapeshifting, since they can cause beings to believe that they are seeing the Immortal in the form of another. They can be used on multiple people in multiple locations simultaneously. They can keep themselves at a physically safe distance while casting illusions. The illusions have been proven sufficient against many vampires capable of brute force.
    • Voice Changeling: Amara and other immortals are able to change their voice to whatever thy want.
    • Pain Infliction: Amara and other immortals are able to inflict illusional pain onto others.
    • Mind Manipulation: Amara and other immortals have the ability to control minds, plague people's dreams, and erase humans and other supernatural being's memories, even without eye contact, even while they are on vervain.
    • Made of Iron/Immune to Bullets: Amara and other immortals are immune to all known weaknesses of the vampires. They're immune to wood, sunlight, vervain, and werewolf bites. It is unknown if decapitation or Heart Extraction would have had any affect on them, although it is highly unlikely as their bodies are completely indestructible.
    • Super Reflexes: Amara and other immortals possess superhuman agility, flexibility, and dexterity. They can move, jump, climb, and run incredibly fast without difficulty or exhaustion.
    • Super Senses: Amara and other immortals have extremely keen senses of hearing, sight and smell that far exceed those of humans.
    • Photographic Memory: Amara and other immortals are said to possess perfect recall and to be unable to forget. Their minds are often called "vaults" in which they store all information permanently.
  • Surprisingly Good English: Considering that Amara is from Ancient Greece and most likely spoke Ancient Greek, Amara's fluent English is very good.
  • Together in Death: Subverted and averted. Although Amara couldn't spend an eternity as an immortal being due to the tragedy, Amara still desired to be with Silas forever and find peace with him in true death. Unfortunately, this did not happen, as Amara was a mortal human and Silas was a warlock and after they both died, Amara crossed over to the metaphysical plane and Silas crossed over to The Other Side, meaning that Amara is tragically separated from her soulmate for all eternity.
    Amara to a dead Silas in 5.07: "Our eternity starts now."
  • Trauma Conga Line: Amara has been through so much pain, suffering and tragedy, that it is possible that she shares the title of "Most Tragic Character" in the series universe along with Silas.
  • Troubled, but Cute: Amara is very beautiful but she has a severely troubled past and has suffered a lot of the many centuries all in the name of true love.
  • Uncanny Family Resemblance: With Katherine and Elena. Tatia, Katherine and Elena are the physical spitting image of Amara. Amara is the originator or the progenitor of the Petrova doppelgänger bloodline and Tatia, Katherine and Elena are all doppelgängers of her. Amara is also a very ancient or distant ancestor to Tatia, Katherine and Elena.
  • Unkempt Beauty: Considering that Amara had been desiccating and entombed for over two millennia, it's understandable why Amara would look unkempt and have messy hair.
  • Who Wants to Live Forever?: Not Amara. However, Amara did desire to live forever and for an eternity as an immortal being only for the sole purpose of love and being with Silas for eternity. But when Amara was robbed of her happiness with Silas and was instead, used by Qetsiyah as an anchor for The Other Side for 2,000 years, Amara wanted to subvert her immortality, become a mortal again, die and find peace in the afterlife due to her endless suffering.
  • Wide-Eyed Idealist: Amara seemed to be a true romantic at heart as she has said that her sin was falling in love with Silas and wanting to spend an eternity with him.
  • Yandere: For Silas, although not the the same extent as Qetsiyah. She is more of a Clingy Jealous Girl.



     Wes Maxfield 

Wes Maxfield

Portrayed by: Rick Cosnett

A professor at Whitmore College. Maxfield is a member of Augustine, the secret society at the college that experiments on vampires. He is obsessed with discovering a way to force vampires to feed on one another to eradicate them for good.

  • Big Bad: In the first half of season 5.
  • Killed Off for Real: By Damon.
  • Pet the Dog: He does show some genuine concern for Aaron and he is willing to sometimes lie in order to protect Aaron from the supernatural.
  • Stern Teacher: He often comes off as arrogant in his knowledge of microbiology.

     Aaron Whitmore 

Aaron Whitmore

Portrayed by: Shaun Sipos

Elena's friend and college classmate who has a secret connection to Damon that neither knew about until later.

  • Butt-Monkey: Almost a deconstruction as we see how his endless misfortune has turned him into a complete psychological wreck.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Far more bitter than most other characters but still there.
  • Doom Magnet: Due to the many deaths of his friends and family.
  • The Everyman: He's an ordinary human with no supernatural powers, scientific genius or even knowledge about vampires.
  • Hidden Heart of Gold: Aaron initially comes across as cold and unfriendly but that's only because he's lost everyone he gets close to.
  • Killed Off for Real: He is killed by Damon after Katherine possessing Elena's body breaks up with him.
  • No Good Deed Goes Unpunished: He apologizes to Elena and stops any future Vampire experiments from occuring. His reward is being brutally killed by Damon in the middle of one of his trademark Elena-based tantrums.
  • Non-Idle Rich: He's very wealthy due to his family owning the University Elena attends but tries to pursue an education anyway.
  • Platonic Life-Partners: Had been this with Megan King before she was murdered by Enzo.
  • Sins of the Father: His grandparents were in charge of some very vicious experiments on vampires of which Damon was a victim. Damon then spent half a century murdering almost everyone involved, including Aaron's parents and aunt, leaving him alone.
  • Spoiled Sweet: The first thing he does when his trust fund kicks in is shut off the Vampire experiments.

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