Although Bonnie declined Jeremy's advances, star Katerina Graham says it wasn't a rejection — it was more for his protection.

"She doesn't want to see him hurt or killed for her," Graham says, adding that Bonnie really did want to kiss him.

Another wrench in the possible romance is Mystic Falls newcomer — and warlock — Luka(Bryton James). "It's the first time she's met another witch who's not related to her. And he's a boy — a cute boy," she says.