"I want them to start killing people. It kind of drives me insane that they don’t. You can’t keep killing characters and bringing them back while using death as a catalyst for us caring about the episode. Death has to the be ultimate fear on our show, so when Stefan is trying to rescue Elena, we’re genuinely terrified she might die. Otherwise, what’s the point?"
KLAUS: Hush now. It’s just a storm. Don’t be afraid. I won’t let it hurt you. REBEKAH: Nik, don’t go. KLAUS: I carved it for father. It’s a brave knight. Now you can be brave, too. REBEKAH: Will you stay with me ‘til the storm ends? KLAUS:I will a l w a y s stay with you, Rebekah. No matter what.