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Pairing: Elijah Mikaelson/Katherine Pierce
Alternative name(s): Kalijah
Gender category: Het
Fandom: TVD
Canonical?: Yes
Prevalence: Common
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Elijah/Katherine, also known as Kalijah, is the het pairing of Elijah Mikaelson and Katherine Pierce in The Vampire Diaries fandom.


The pairing of Elijah/Katherine is a popular ship in The Vampire Diaries fandom. Their canon relationship began when Katherine was still human. Elijah and his brother Klaus needed her blood for a magic ritual (due to the fact that she was a doppelganger


Elijah/Katherine is one of the most popular pairings for both characters, it's also consistently used as a go-to side pairing in fanfics focused on other Original siblings.

Common Tropes in Fanworks

  • Katerina - despite the fact that she was introduced as Katherine Pierce, Elijah refers to and calls her Katerina, which is her real name, before she changed it after arriving in England. He is one of the few people who does it and the only one who does it consistently on the show. As a result, in canon fics (as well as in fics where her backstory is left relatively untouched), Elijah tends to call her Katerina.

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