Rating: M (For future language, violence, and sexual situations)
Category: Hurt/Comfort, Romance, Mystery
Summary:It's a few months after the other side collapsed in on itself. Refusing to accept the possibility that Damon and Bonnie have disappeared from the world entirely, Elena secretly searches for answers. Stefan finds his sanity deteriorating in a way he didn't expect. Jeremy has closed himself off from everyone. Alaric and Caroline, while dealing with their own grief, struggle to keep everyone together. Meanwhile, Damon and Bonnie attempt to make sense of where they've ended up and hang on to the possibility of returning home.
Spoilers: Some spoilers for season 6 (but not too many. Mainly certain spoilers influenced parts of the story)
Warnings: There might be smut. Might.
"If I've learned anything it's don't make promises you can't keep."
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