Richard Lockwood: Miss Elena Gilbert… escorted by Mr. Stefan Salvatore.

(Stefan is nowhere to be seen, Damon steps in to take his place)

Elena Gilbert: Where’s Stefan?

Damon Salvatore: I don’t know.

Elena Gilbert: What are we gonna do?

Damon Salvatore: Right now we have to get through this.

From The Vampire Diaries – Season 1 Episode 19: ‘Miss Mystic Falls’ (1×19) | Produced by The CW