where Elena, for the first time, gets to say a proper goodbye to someone she loves who is dying. Everyone else she’s lost has gone quickly and suddenly, giving her no opportunity for real closure. . . .
The Vampire Diaries Season 7 premiere “Day One of Twenty-Two Thousand, Give of Take” is the start of a new, Nina Dobrev-less era for The CW series, which returns with new episodes on Thursday, October 8.