A succubus (plural succubi) is a female demon appearing in dreams who takes the form of a human woman in order to seduce men, usually through sexual intercourse. The male counterpart is the incubus. Religious traditions hold that repeated intercourse with a succubus may result in the deterioration of health or even death. A succubus may or may not appear in dreams and is often depicted as a highly attractive seductress or enchantress; whereas, in the past, succubi were generally depicted as frightening and demonic. According to a deleted scene in the first season, Kelly Donovan is one.
- If that would have happened, she would probably still be in Mystic Falls. The actress who portrays her, Melinda Clarke, is currently busy by starring in the TV series Nikita (one of the main roles) on CW. The writers probably wanted to bring storyline for Malach creatures, which is a creature from the novel series.