Recap of The Originals 2×04 “Live and Let Die” episode!

Written by Cecelia Lawshe   // October 28, 2014

Joseph Morgan, Klaus Mikaelson, Leah Pipes, Camille 'Cami' O'Connell, The Originals

Cami reveals her feelings for Klaus in The Originals 2×04 “Live and Let Die” Recap

The Originals episode of “Live and Let Die” begins with a party at Marcel’s. Josh tells about a new guy he met online, then the party is crashed by werewolves who attack. Suddenly they stop. Marcel is told his vampires are banished.

Vincent asks Cami about boyfriends. Without names, she mentions Marcel, then Klaus. She sees the goodness in Klaus. He got under her skin. Abusive father, manipulative mother, angry and distrustful. Underneath he’s still good. Vincent asks what happened. She says, “Some people don’t want to be saved.”

Elijah tells Hayley werewolves attacked Marcel’s people and asks about Klaus. She says he left awhile ago. Just because he has a “bitch mother” controlling the werewolves, they’re still her pack. If he hurts them she’ll kill him.

Cami calls Davina to see how she’s doing. Afterward, Klaus asks where Davina is. Cami is upset with him and doesn’t know. He says sounds pinpoints Davina’s location. He reveals Davina brought Mikael back, so she agrees to help find Davina.

In the greenhouse, Esther works a spell with Kaleb, but he’s busy texting. Esther says Davina cloaked her spell and orders him to find her and get White Oak Stake.

At the cabin, Davina watches Mikael practice with a staff. He asks how long she’s going to keep him prisoner. She says until she can unlink her friends from Klaus. He says she’s weak. She may be weak but she’s still in charge.

Marcel tries to think of a plan when Elijah comes and snaps some necks. Elijah says, “Lesson one. Always be on your guard.”

Vincent introduces Aiden and Oliver to the teenagers who will be the next werewolves. They’ll make their first kill and trigger their werewolf genes. Vincent says they’re either with him and Esther, or against them.

Mikael carves his clan crest on the staff’s handle and throws Davina a staff. She wasn’t ready and stumbles back. “Lesson one. Always be on your guard.” Now we know where Elijah got that lesson!

Mikael pushes Davina down and twists her ankle. He orders her to stand. The staff helps her stand. He looks proud of her.

Klaus, mad she left him in the car, finds Cami drinking in the bar. She asks him to have a drink and wants to know his side and why he wants to kill Mikael. Subdued, he sits and pours a drink.

Davina removes the boot revealing her swollen ankle. She calls Kaleb for help then texts him her location.

Elijah trains Gia. She’s slow, but picks up as she pins him against the wall. He orders her to take his heart, and she thrusts her hand through his chest and grabs it. Hayley is shocked when she sees Gia’s hand in Elijah’s chest. Gia immediately removes her hand and leaves.

Hayley, Aiden and Oliver, explain Esther’s plan for the wolves. Aiden’s nephew is one of them and  doesn’t want them to turn. When asked how they can help, Hayley suggests sneaking them away.

“Live and Let Die” press release synopsis

A HIDEOUT IN THE WOODS – Knowing that it’s only a matter of time before Klaus (Joseph Morgan) comes after them, Davina (Danielle Campbell) takes Mikael (guest star Sebastian Roche) to her family cabin in the woods. When Hayley (Phoebe Tonkin) gets a tip that Vincent (guest star Yusuf Gatewood) is recruiting young, unsuspecting teenagers in order to build a werewolf army, she enlists the help of Elijah (Daniel Gillies) and Marcel (Charles Michael Davis) to rescue the group. After Cami (Leah Pipes) inadvertently lets Klaus in on Davina’s whereabouts, she tags along in an attempt to truly understand the deeply rooted hatred he has for his parents. At his mother’s urging, Kaleb (guest star Daniel Sharman) seeks out Davina in order to locate the missing white oak stake and is caught off guard when he has a dangerous encounter at the cabin. Lastly, Josh (guest star Steven Kruger), who continues to struggle with his vampire identity, opens up to an unexpected ally.

He tells Cami Esther’s plan to put them in other bodies. If he kills her, she’ll just jump into another body. He has to kill Mikael first and take the Stake. He has Papa Tunde’s sacrificial blade. She asks what he’s fighting for. Revenge gives no peace. She takes his hand and asks him to dance and he holds her With all his bluster and posturing, he knows he can’t hide who he really is from her.

He brushes her cheek and pulls her closer. Mouths almost touching, he twirls her away across the floor then disappears.

Kaleb puts medicine on her ankle. He asks what’s going on, then tells her she can tell him when she’s ready.

Aiden tells Marcel and Elijah that Vincent arranged for humans to be killed in the cemetery to activate their gene.

As Davina sleeps, Kaleb finds a room with candles and finds the Stake in a drawer.  Mikael finds him and twists his arm. Kaleb says if he promises not to kill him he’ll unspell the bracelet binding him to Davina. Mikael agrees, not knowing Kaleb is Kol.

In the Quarter Vincent leads the young werewolves and other werewolves to the cemetery but Marcel, Oliver, and Josh lead them away to a secret passage where Hayley leads them to an ambulance where Marcel and Hayley drive them away.

In a parking lot, Elijah and Oliver wait for Vincent’s werewolves and tear them to pieces. Vincent arrives and uses magic to subdue Elijah. Then Esther stabs him with a stake.

When she wakes Kaleb asks Davina who Cami is. A text says Klaus is coming. Davina and Kaleb do a cloaking spell as Klaus watches them. He sees the staff, grabs it, and throws it through the window, knocking Davina out. Kaleb unspells the bracelet, freeing Mikael, who steps outside to face Klaus.

Mikael calls him “boy” and Klaus tells him he’ll enjoy seeing him burn again. Mikael says he came back from hell for his. Klaus says no need to wait and they start rumbling.

Mikael gets Klaus on his back and stakes him in the shoulder. He stakes Mikael with Papa Tunde’s blade. Mikael collapses as the blade penetrates his chest and renders him unconscious. Klaus grabs the Stake as Cami runs up to him and makes him promise not to hurt Davina. He does and she hugs him. She looks down at Mikael. Klaus says he’s still alive, but in agony. He decided to listen to her and not kill him.

Josh, at the bar, texts Aiden, who walks in and sits beside him. Josh says his pictures don’t do him justice! Aiden didn’t realize Josh was a vampire. Josh didn’t realize Aiden was the leader of a werewolf army. Aiden says he shouldn’t have come, but was hoping it would make him feel less alone. They agree to pretend they’re two normal guys, meeting the first time, without any drama.

Hayley has a drink with Marcel at his place, celebrating their success. Gia asks where Elijah is, but Hayley says he can take care of himself.

Klaus loads an unconscious Mikael into the back of his SUV. As he drives away, Mikeal wakes and pulls the blade out of his chest.

Elijah wakes, chained in Esther’s lair. She says she them to be a family again. But first he must be purified. Then she leaves.

The next episode of The Originals is 2×05 “Red Door” with guest star Nina Dobrev as Tatia Petrovia on Monday, November 3rd, 2014, on The CW!

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