'The Vampire Diaries' Elena's Many Brushes With Death
Season 3, Episode 5"The Reckoning" In this heart stopping episode, Stefan is ordered to drink Elena by Klaus. Attempting to fight the order, he tells her to run but she can only run so far before running into Klaus. Compelling him to turn off his humanity, the Ripper then goes into full beast mode and drains the love of his life. (Editor’s note: Paul Wesley, A ++++ performance here). After finding out the witch’s original plan and the need for Elena to live, Klaus brings Elena to the hospital and orders Stefan to look after her.