‘The Vampire Diaries’ finale spoilers: Is Elijah chasing after Elena?

Could he be a candidate?

Over the course of the past few days, we have suggested several different romantic possibilities for Nina Dobrev’s character of Elena on “The Vampire Diaries” — she could end up with Damon, Stefan, an actual non-supernatural person in Matt, or opt to go her own way and try not to focus on love for a while.

However, it now looks as though we may have to introduce one other possibility to the mix again — Elijah. He has always shown a certain affection for Elena, even if he has allowed it to manifest in some different ways than we have seen via the Salvatore brothers. He clearly wants to see her alive and well — and speaking to E! News, Daniel Gillies discussed the possibility openly of Elijah having some romantic feelings:

“I can’t say [what Elijah is thinking] … But at this stage, if you were Elijah, wouldn’t you just want to get the he– out of a place causing so many problems? Elijah really has a thing for Elena if he’s sticking around.”

Thursday night’s season finale will feature Elijah returning to Mystic Falls for the first time in weeks, and it will also feature Elena finally making a choice as to who she wants to be with moving forward. No matter who she chooses, her life will never been the same.

To check out a sneak peek for the episode (entitled “The Departed”), head on over to this link.

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