He attacked her but Stefan and Damon arrived. However, when Cody and a group of other vampires, including the believed-dead Elijah, arrived to collect, Damon tried to keep her from being taken and was surprised when Elijah killed the others. Elena then seems shocked by Damon's act of selflessness as he walks away, she then seems upset that he finally let her go.
Outside, Shane and Elena talked about her relationship with Damon. Now you can respect mine. He then told her that deep down, she knew that Stefan needed to drink the human blood, before leaving. During the hike, Elena and Alaric are talking near a small cliff with a pool of water under it when someone randomly pushes Elena into the water below. At the Salvatore house, Jeremy tells Elena and Damon that he has decided to live with Matt and Tyler leaving both of them upset. She tells him she remembers everything, including the fact that she met him first.