Later, Elena knocks him out and helps Stefan to get the wooden bullets out. Later that night after Elena daggers Rebekah Damon appears and congratulates her on a job well done. Later Elena tried to kill Bonnie and Bonnie used her magic which made Elena throw up Bonnie's blood and her bones being broken. He told her to turn it off that this was what he wanted for her to do. She gets him to compel Jeremy to leave town, as he does. Stefan burst in to say Elena was gone. This leaves Damon and Elena questioning their relationship.
She means nothing to me.
He gives her a blood bag and "I can't believe this, Damon! Damon, seeing the attack, sped in front of Elena and took the arrow instead, Elena then pulled the arrow out and Damon still tries her to get to like him by bringing his arm to her shoulder. They are just about to take things to the next level, when instead of seeing her beloved Stefan, she sees her be-lusted, Damon.