The vampire love triangle that spawned hundreds of thousands of fans-and inspired a major new dramatisation shown on ITV -concludes in this powerful final volume of The Vampire Diaries. In Midnight, golden girl Elena Gilbert is back from the Dark Dimension, having successfully freed her vampire boyfriend Stefan Salvatore from imprisonment. Saving Stefan had an unlikely consequence: his vampire brother Damon Salvatore has become a mortal. While the trio reels from this latest twist, they must still deal with the demons that have taken over Elena’s hometown, Fell’s Church. As in every L.J. Smith novel, no matter how dark the night, there is always a happy ending. MIDNIGHT takes Elena, Stefan, and Damon to their darkest moments yet… Danger, romance, and paranormal mystery will keep readers fascinated with this captivating finale to the New York Times bestselling series.

LJ Smith in an interview said that The Return Series will be the series where Elena will fall in love with Damon to the same extent that she's in love with Stefan. However, in another interview it is mentioned that Damon's transformation from vampire to human will bring him closer with Bonnie McCullough. A new character will also be presented that will be responsible for Damon's transformation from human back to vampire.