Hell Is Other People is the tenth episode of the seventh season of The Vampire Diaries and the one hundred and forty-third episode of the series overall. It was written by Neil Reynolds & Holly Brix and directed by Deb Chow.
DAMON’S PERSONAL HELL — After finding himself on the wrong end of Julian’s plan to avenge Lily’s death, Damon awakens to find himself trapped inside the Phoenix stone, tormented by a traumatic experience from his time in the Civil War and forced to face his darkest demon in order to get out. On the outside, Bonnie is in a race against the clock to get Damon out before the effects of the Phoenix stone take over and leave him changed forever. Stefan, Caroline and Matt also appear.