5 Characters From The Vampire Diaries That You Wish Hadn’t Been Staked

5.  Anna

The Vampire Diaries

As if being trapped in a tomb for a hundred plus years, slowly desiccating, after a vampire hunting mob tried to burn you and your mother alive wasn’t bad enough, Anna (Malese Jow) met her untimely death in episode 122 – Founder’s Day – at the hands of John Gilbert (David Anders).

In an ironic twist of fate, Gilbert was a descendent of the man who originally betrayed Anna’s mother, Pearl (Kelly Hu), in 1864 and got them thrown in with the rest of the vampires marked for death by the council. Many of those same vampires ended up with Anna in the end, although they didn’t have the luxury of already being dead before the basement of the building they were trapped in was engulfed with flames. Even so, it was still a pretty gnarly way to go.

This was Jeremy’s (Steven R. McQueen) second girlfriend in a row to end up on the wrong side of a stake. Her death was not only a giant blow to our favorite little brother, but a huge disappointment to fans.

Luckily, Anna has had a few opportunities to make guest appearances on the show. Between Jeremy’s unusual ability to see ghosts and the mass return of the deceased in episode 307 – Ghost World, we’ve gotten a minor fix of the vamp we learned to love.

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