2x10 The Sacrifice
First Aired: Dec. 02, 2010 on The CW
Summary: Elena decides to take matters into her own hands and offers a tempting incentive to Rose for her help. When things take an unexpected turn, however, Rose calls on Damon to deal with the plan Elena has set in motion. Jeremy’s reckless attempt to help Bonnie retrieve the moonstone lands him…
Main Characters in this Episode
Elena Gilbert: No.
Damon Salvatore: I said we're leaving.
Elena Gilbert: I'm not going with you.
Damon Salvatore: You do not get to make decisions anymore.
Elena Gilbert: When have I ever made a decision? You and Stefan do that for me now. This-this is my decision now.
Damon Salvatore: Who's going to save your life while you're out making "decisions"?
Elena Gilbert: Damon, you're not listening to me. I don't want to be saved. Not if it means that Klaus is going to kill every single person that I love.
Damon Salvatore: Get your ass out the door before I throw you over my shoulder and carry you out myself. [pauses then grabs her arm]
Elena Gilbert: [Struggles] No. [Raises fist in attempt to fight him]
Damon Salvatore: [Stops punch mid-swing. Leans in as if to kiss her, but instead whispers... ] Don't ever do that again.