It`s his signature. There is a reason they call him the ripper. He feeds so hard he blacks out, rips them apart but then when he is done he feels remorse. He puts the bodies back together.
The Vampire Diaries Characters: Alaric Saltzman↪ “Taking care of you and Jeremy has been the closest I’ve ever come to the life I’ve always wanted.”
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↳[1/7] Damon & Alaric
"Because in the end, when you lose somebody,
every candle,every prayer is not going to make up for the fact that the only thing you have left is a hole in your life
where that somebody that you cared about used to be.
Alaric Saltzman in 4x22, The Walking Dead