A Darker Truth is a 4-webisode series, a prequel produced prior to the premiere of the TV series on September 10th, 2009. It was produced and directed by Retrofit Films and written by Sean Reycraft, a producer and staff writer on the TV series. The first webisode was released on the August 25, 2009.

The webisodes are set-up a series of video logs by young man named Jason Harris played by Matt Perrelo who arrives in Mystic Falls, Virginia from Manhattan to seek revenge against Stefan Salvatore the person - or creature - he believes killed his sister Joanne.