was one of the best characters to come out of The Vampire Diaries
. He was the brother of Stefan Salvatore
, the main protagonist, and was actually the show's first villain. Despite his villainous status, however, Damon
was an incredibly likeable person.
After Season 1, Damon began to redeem himself, and found himself fighting alongside Stefan and his friends, rather than against them. Although Damon finally managed to achieve peace in the series finale, he still made a lot of mistakes along the way, some of which were easily avoidable.