"I'm alright," Elena answered with a shrug, letting the door shut behind him. "I'm glad that we're back here. That place..." Her voice trailed off as she tried to find the words to describe it, finally shaking her head. "When you disappeared I was worried something had happened. I'm just happy that we're both okay." And she genuinely meant it. He may have been Stefan's brother and not at all who had caught her eye first but he was here and he was sweet and charming. He'd taken care of her, protected her from a lot of bad things. And, if Hope was to be believed, they ended up together in the future. Was that really such a bad thing?
"Hmmm?" It took her a minute to realize what Damon had been referring to and her hand automatically rose to the necklace. "It's pretty, isn't it? Klaus gave it to me. He said something about a friendship gift since Caroline and I are so close."