Rachel had made up her mind. Stefan was right. It was not right to turn her back on her family. Veronica wasn’t family. Kelsey and Amber were. And they were supernatural, as was she. Taking Veronica’s side would be like denying her nature and it would be an insult to her children. Gabe had made her a prisoner, had forced her to become this. She wouldn’t let anyone tell her her species had no right to live, that there was no place for them under the sun.
“I’ll do it” she said determined. Then, thinking about Veronica if she found out about her betrayal, she felt less confident. “She frightens me. I don’t know if she’ll buy what I’m going to tell her”
“You’re going to have to put yourself over that” Stefan said strict. “We need you to go back and pretend like you’re still on their side. If you openly come to us, she’ll suspect you to give away important information and she’ll want to eliminate you. You have to go back”
Rachel shook her head. “I can’t go back now. I’m not an actress. She’ll figure me out” she said desperate.
“We’ll be there with you the whole time” Amber promised. “Jeremy can let us in. He let Jenna in as well”
“Jenna’s my aunt” Jeremy explained. “She’s a ghost”
“No, I can’t do it. It’s too risky” Rachel refused.
“Well, then I guess we might surrender now, since you’re not willing to do everything it takes to stay alive” Stefan replied manipulative.