For a thousand years Kol Mikaelson has been on this Earth. His family, the Original vampires among, if not the most feared of creatures. Yet even they, are just a pawn in a game that goes much deeper. One girl with a fiery passion and Emerald eyes could bring everything crashing down. A series of carefully planned events are ruined when Annabelle finds herself inexplicably drawn to Kol. There is no escaping fate in Always and Forever... as Mystic Falls prepares for a battle they don't even know is coming.