❝Only three things are infinite: the universe, human stupidity, and my hate for Damon Salvatore; and I'm not even sure about the universe.❞ In 1864 Clara Forbes, daughter of Sheriff William Forbes, was engaged to the eccentric Damon Salvatore. They were deeply and recklessly in love, regardless of the consequences and not caring that their fathers were ashamed of them. In 1864, Katherine Pierce arrived at Mystic Falls. Mysteriously, Clara died. More than one hundred years later, Clara Forbes returns to Mystic Falls, and she's not ready for what the town she once called home will throw at her. One of those things being finding out that Damon Salvatore is still alive.