Alice Petrova is Katherine Petrova's little sister. They are vampires. In the year 1864, they both go to Mystic Falls. They meet the Salvatore brothers. They fall in love. They came, they turned them, they left. Now, after 165 years, they return. Only to find out the Salvatore brothers are still there. All of the characters except for Alice Petrova are from the amazing mind of L.J. Smith.