I will never get over how absolutely disgusted he was when he realizes what she meant by help.
Like how fucking dare you do that to my girl, against her will, without her permission.
Then you can just see a different kind of realization set it.
Elena is a vampire. Oh fuck no. But..she’s alive.
Elena is dead, but she’s alive.
And his face is just a complete battle of all of these overwhelming emotions and he doesn’t even know what to feel.