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Nobody Said It Was Easy

By LiburnaP

Drama / Romance

Chapter 1

 So this is my first Vampire Diaries Story. You can find it in but it has 30 chapters. The story is about three girls that got in the supernatural world. We will see their journey surrounded by family, friends and romantic interests. At first I won't introduce the two girl until later chapter but they will be mentioned .

The first character is named Emily Gilbert and she is Elena's twin sister. They maybe identical but they have different interest and different personalities. We will get to know Emily and her past story this few chapters. 

I hope you guys enjoy it.


The origin of the name Emily comes from English. Its meaning is to strive, to excel or rival. Emily is a feminine name and is one of the most used names to name people. We have many popular people with names Emily like the famous writer Emily Bronte who wrote Wuthering Heights and the famous poet, Emily Dickinson. But, this Emily that I'm going to talk, she's not a famous person yet. She is a normal girl who lives in Mystic Falls, Virginia. Her name is Emily Gilbert and she is a 17 years old. Emily had a perfect life with perfect family, friends and boyfriend but everything changed when her parent's car drove off the Wickery Bridge and got in the water. The only people who survived were Emily and her older twin sister, Elena but her parents didn't make it. Nobody knows how Emily and Elena got out but everyone thinks that it was a miracle Emily Gilbert decided that she needs to re-start her life step by step but she never knew that her life is going to change and it will never be normal. 
The sun was shining through the window and the birds were chirping. In the bed, was a teenage girl sleeping. A very beautiful and attractive girl with an oval face, light olive complexion, chocolate brown eyes and a long wavy brown hair. This was Emily Gilbert, who was heavy sleeping. She was never a morning person. Her clock alarm started to ring but she didn't even flinch or groan, she continued sleeping. Just then her bedroom door opened revealing her twin sister, Elena. They were identical twins but the only difference was that Elena had straight hair, unlike Emily who had wavy hair and Emily was taller. Elena was 5'6'' and Emily was 5'8''. Elena walked to her bed and tried to wake up her twin sister.
"Emily! Wake up!" She said and began to shake her sister to wake up but Emily was too lazy. Elena leaned in to whisper to Emily's ear. "I have the cold water bucket ready." Elena whispered, making Emily open her eyes and look at her identical twin."You're kidding, right?" Emily asked warily and Elena shook her head.
"Nope." Elena replied, popping the 'p'. Emily groaned and kicked her bed with her legs. She put her hands to cover her face.
"I hate mornings." Emily told her and Elena got up to leave her twin sister's room.
"Don't we all know it." Elena mumbled and left the room, leaving Emily alone. Emily slowly pulled her sheets and got up from the bed. She looked at the time and saw that she had time to take a shower. Emily walked to her bathroom which she shared with her siblings Jeremy and Elena. She locked the two doors of the bathroom and took of her clothes. She started to wash her hair and body. Like many people most of the times in the shower, Emily started to think. She started to think about everything. Every detail there was possible. She was going to show people that she was strong and that's she was doing much better but in reality she really wasn't. When she finished her shower, she wrapped a towel around her body and entered her room. She grabbed a white bra and under wears. After that, she went towards her closet and looked for clothes. She took bow denim blue sleeveless POLO, a pair of white skinny jeans and white vans. After she chose her outfit, she started to fan her hair and then curly them with her curly iron. After that she took some sunglasses and put them on, took her bag and left the room. She walked downstairs and saw Elena with her aunt, Jenna who was their legal guardian now. Jenna was having difficulties raising three kids and this morning she was taking things with stress.
"Toast. I can make toast." Jenna said stressful.
"It's all about the coffee, Aunt Jenna" Elena told her while grabbing a mug and pouring coffee for herself. Emily and Elena's younger brother, Jeremy entered the room."Is there coffee?" Jeremy asked, taking the mug out of Elena's hand. Emily snickered while Elena rolled her eyes at her younger brother."Your first day of school and I'm totally unprepared. Lunch money?" Jenna asked the teenagers."I'm good." Emily and Elena assured her in sync."Anything else? A number two pencil? What am I missing?" Jenna asked questions worried that she was missing something."Don't you have a big presentation today?" Elena wondered out loud and looked at Jenna."I'm meeting with my thesis advisor Crap!" Jenna replied looking at the time and the she started to get ready to leave. Emily saw that her aunt was having difficulties and decided to say something."Go. We're fine." Emily told her and Jenna shot Emily a grateful smile and left. Elena looked at her brother worried about her brother."You okay?" Elena asked him worried and Jeremy rolled his eyes."Don't start." He told her annoyed and left. Emily turned her head towards the TV and furrowed her eyebrows in confusion. They were two missing people called Brooke and Darren. Emily listened at the news but she was interrupted by her sister."Emily! Bonnie's here!" Elena shouted and got out. Emily sighed and walked out of the house. 
Elena and Emily were driving with Bonnie, one of their best friends since childhood. Elena was closer with Bonnie than Emily was because they were more down-to-earth people then Emily who was more free-spirited and wild. They were driving to school. Emily was behind while Elena was sitting in the passenger seat and Bonnie was driving the car. Bonnie was explaining that she was psychic to the twins but Elena wasn't paying attention."So Grams is telling me I'm psychic. Our ancestors were from Salem, witches and all that, I know, crazy, but she's going on and on about it, and I'm like, put this woman in a home already! But then I started thinking, I predicted Obama and I predicted Heath Ledger, and I still think Florida will break off and turn into little resort islands..." Bonnie explained as Emily listened carefully at her. Bonnie stopped as she noticed that Elena wasn't listening. "Elena! Back in the car." Bonnie called for her friend who came to senses and looked at her sister and best friend."I did it again, didn't I? I-I'm sorry, Bonnie. You were telling me that..." Elena didn't finish her sentence because she didn't know what was Bonnie talking about."That she's psychic now." Emily continued her sister's words."Right. Okay, then predict something. About me and Emily." Elena told Bonnie."I see." Bonnie started to say but she was cut off by a black crow hitting the car. Bonnie hit the brakes and the tires screeched loudly. The girls gasped and when it ended the three girls were breathing heavily. Emily closed her eyes as she remembered that night and repeated in her head to control herself."What was that?! Oh, my god! Guys, are you okay?" Bonnie asked worried about her friends."It's okay. I'm fine." Elena assured her even through both her and Emily knew she was lying at Bonnie."Em?" Bonnie asked Emily and she opened her eyes."I'm good." Emily replied and looked through the window."It was like a bird or something. It came out of nowhere." Bonnie told them and Elena decided to say something."Really, we can't be freaked out by cars for the rest of our lives." Elena said. Bonnie bit her lip and looked at the twins."I predict this year is going to be kick ass. And I predict all the sad and dark times are over and you two are going to be beyond happy." Bonnie told the twins and both of the twins smiled gratefully at Bonnie. Emily looked trough the window."How is the bird completely okay?" Emily wondered, earning chuckles from Bonnie and Elena.

The three girls entered the school. Emily looked around and sighed. She didn't like school that much. Yeah, she was on the honorary list since a freshman and she was captain of the cheeleaders but something about school made her wince at the mention of it. They walked on the hallways of the school and the three girls said their hellos to many people. Emily looked up and she met someone's eyes. Tyler her ex-boyfriend which she broke up in the middle of summer. Tyler moved his eyes from her as he saw that she noticed him and looked away. Emily couldn't help but feel a little guilty of what she did to him but she needed to re-start her life. The girls stopped at Elena's locker.

"Major lack of male real estate. Look at the shower curtain on Kelly Beech. She looks like a hot — can I still say "tranny mess"?" Bonnie talked to the girls but this time Emily wasn't listening, she was looking for a person.

"No, that's over." Elena replied while chuckling slightly.

"Ahh, find a man, coin a phrase. It's a busy year." Bonnie said. Elena smiled a little and looked up to see her ex-boyfriend, Matt Donovan. She waved at him with a smile but Matt just ignored her. Emily noticed her sister and looked up at Matt. Matt saw her and shot her a smile which she returned.

"He hates me." Elena told them.

"Well, you broke his sweet heart in pieces." Emily pointed out, earning a look from Bonnie.

"You're the one to talk." Elena referred to Tyler and Emily gave her a look of confusion.

"Since when is Tyler sweet?" Emily asked Elena and Elena didn't know how to reply. Emily shot her a look that said that she was right.

"That's not hate. That's "you dumped me, but I'm too cool to show it, but secretly I'm listening to Air Supply's greatest hits."" Bonnie assured Elena and Elena didn't talk. Just when Emily was about to say something, she was interrupted by the person she was looking for.

"Em!" Caroline called her name and Emily turned to face her best friend from since kindergarten. Emily rushed to hug her. She didn't see Caroline all summer because she was in summer camp. They always went together but this time Emily didn't want to. Caroline didn't want to go without Emily but she convinced Caroline to go. Everyone thought that Caroline was a shallow and heartless bitch but only Emily knew that was Caroline's cover of being insecure. Elena hugged her tightly and they moved back and forth. When they pulled away, Caroline was going to ask something but she stopped as she looked at Emily's face and read her all. Caroline then turned to the other Gilbert twin.

"Elena. Oh, my god!" Caroline exclaimed as she rushed to hug Elena. Elena was surprised a second but she hugged her too. "How are you? Oh, it's so good to see you. How is she? Is she good?" Caroline asked Bonnie and Elena.

"Caroline, I'm right here. And I'm fine. Thank you." Elena replied slightly annoyed at the bubbly blonde but Caroline pretended she didn't notice that.

"Really?" Caroline asked, not believing her.

"Yes. Much better" Elena assured her.

"Oh, you poor thing." Caroline hugged her again and Elena felt uncomfortable. Elena and Caroline always had this little rivalry going on between them about many things. In Caroline's eyes, Elena was Miss Perfect.

"Okay, Caroline." Elena said annoyed and Caroline pulled away awkwardly.

"Oh! Okay, see you two guys later?" Caroline said to Bonnie and Elena, knowing that Emily would come with her.

"OK! Bye!" After Bonnie said her goodbye, Emily and Caroline walked away.

"No comment." Elena told Bonnie.

"I wasn't going to say anything." The two girls walked away. 

Emily and Caroline stopped at their lockers which were really near to each-other. Emily opened her locker and she saw the photo of her and Tyler when they were in a relationship. She took it and looked at it for awhile. Caroline saw that Emily was looking at it and decided to say something.

"Em, stop looking at that it can stir feeling of that night." Caroline joked, trying to make Emily smile. Emily looked up and gave Caroline a look.

"Why did I tell you?" Emily asked as she put the photo in her locker again.

"Well, not every person has sex immediately after they broke-up. You are something." Caroline told her.

"Bite me." Emily joked and Caroline let out a small chuckle. Emily closed her locker and they started to walk to class.

"This year we are going to be more community active and we are going to get new boyfriends." Caroline always was a planner and Emily looked down.

"I don't think I'm going to date someone this year. I want to be single for once in high school and this years the right year. But, I'm going to be more involved in things. You don't have to worry about that." Suddenly, Caroline stopped and looked at something. Emily noticed that and followed Caroline's line vision. She saw a guy's back, a hot guy's back. She could see that his hair were dark blonde and he was wearing all back. Emily noticed Caroline's face and Caroline was amazed by the guy. Emily looked at the guy one more time. He was really hot but not her type.

"Dibs." Caroline told Emily and Emily shrugged her shoulders.

"He's not my type, anyway." Emily pointed out as they walked in History. Emily groaned as she stepped in the class. She didn't hate History, she hated tanner. That bastard. Emily sat next to Caroline, that was her seat since freshman year. Elena and Bonnie were few desks away. Emily looked down and saw Tyler look at her and sit in the two desks away. She was always close to Tyler in history but this year was different. Tanner entered the class and he looked at Emily and Caroline.

"Miss Forbes! Miss Gilbert! You two aren't going to be close to each-other this year." Tanner said immediately and Emily shot him an annoyed look. He just came to the class and he wanted to ruin her mood.

"Well, you being a teacher should know that we live in a free country." Emily shot back at Tanner, earning snickers and giggles from her classmates. Tanner smiled at her and walked towards her.

"First day of school and you already have detention." Tanner said, making Emily roll her eyes. He gave Emily the letter for detention.

"Still better than you class." Emily mumbled and Tanner looked at her. He decided to ignore her and to begin with the lesson.

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