‘Vampire Diaries’: Top 5 ‘Delena’ Moments
3. Season 3, Episode 22 – “The Departed”
Just after Elena made her choice for Stefan (because she met him first) in the Season 3 finale and Damon was getting beaten up by evil Alaric (Matt Davis), Damon recalled the memory of meeting her first as he was lying on the road waiting to feed. At first he thought she was Katherine, but when he realized she wasn’t, they talked. Then he decided to make her forget because he didn’t want anyone to know he was in town yet.