The Originals season 2 official description synopsis!

Written by Cecelia Lawshe   // August 30, 2014

Phoebe Tonkin, Hayley Marshall, Baby Hope Mikaelson, The Originals

The Official Description Synopsis for Season 2 of The Originals Promises Adjustments and Torments!

The Originals season 1 finale “From a Cradle to a Grave” left our heroes broken and weak, facing a change of power in the Quarter as well many changes in their lives.

Hayley is probably facing the worst adjustment since she is now a hybrid, like Klaus, thanks to her baby. Her hunger is fierce as her rage and depression slowly devour her. Thanks to witchy Genevieve, Klaus is now plagued with weakness and the excruciating pain of transformation on the full moon from the moonlight rings he helped create with his own blood.

Elijah can’t help Hayley and finds himself isolated from the torments she and Klaus are dealing with and vows to destroy Francesca and her werewolves for bringing more heartache to his family.

Cami is burying herself in her studies now that Klaus told her she can’t be in his life and her Uncle, Father Kieran, died from his hex. Marcel is still exiled, but it doesn’t look like it will last long since Klaus and Elijah need his help.

And then there’s the newly resurrected Mikaelson parents, Mikael and Esther. Sounds like an exciting second season, fangsters!

The Originals Season 2 Synopsis

The first season of THE ORIGINALS brought the most formidable creature on earth, the Original vampire-werewolf hybrid Klaus Mikaelson (Joseph Morgan), back to his former home – the vibrant and supernaturally charged city of New Orleans. When he arrived, his siblings Elijah (Daniel Gillies) and Rebekah (Claire Holt) not far behind, he was stunned to learn that werewolf Hayley Marshall (Phoebe Tonkin) was pregnant with his child. Though Elijah hoped that the news of a baby might help rebuild their fractured family, other forces threatened to destroy it further: namely, Marcel Gerard (Charles Michael Davis), Klaus’ beloved vampire protégé, whom the Originals thought to be long dead, and a dark secret that Marcel and Rebekah held for a century. The Originals and Hayley soon found themselves caught in a bloody war between vampires and witches, the stakes raised by a vengeful young witch, Davina (Danielle Campbell), and by Klaus’ surprising connection to Cami (Leah Pipes), a student with a painful past. Meanwhile, Hayley helped her exiled werewolf family return to the French Quarter, unaware that a ruthless pack of wolves was already lurking in the city, waiting to stage a violent coup on the vampires. As the first season came to a close, the werewolves decimated the vampire community, while the witches made a horrific assassination attempt against Klaus and Hayley’s newborn daughter.

Season two finds our heroes adjusting to a new status quo, with the newly empowered werewolves controlling the city and a myriad of unknown threats lurking. Though Klaus and Hayley have vowed to scorch the earth in order to make New Orleans a safe home for their daughter, Hope, they also have inner demons to battle. As she adjusts to life as a hybrid, Hayley experiences crippling rage and depression after saying goodbye to her daughter, and Klaus – who needs his strength now more than ever – finds himself regularly weakened as the werewolves use the moonlight rings forged in his blood. Elijah, finding himself isolated from his troubled family, sets out to destroy Francesca (guest star Peta Sergeant) and her traitorous werewolves, connecting with Marcel and his renewed vampire community in the process. Despite the dangerous climate of the city, Cami recommits to her studies and to pursuing the life she wanted before she met Klaus – but the werewolves in the Quarter aren’t the only enemies preventing New Orleans from any semblance of peace.

Unbeknownst to Klaus and Elijah, their ruthlessly devious parents have returned from the dead. Though their father, Mikael (guest star Sebastian Roché), is controlled by Davina’s magic, he remains ever-intent on killing Klaus – even if he has to go through Davina to do it. Elsewhere, their mother, Esther (guest star Alice Evans), inhabiting the body of a teenage witch, is fueled by a consuming and twisted love for her children as she devises a disturbing plan to reunite her fractured family – a plan that involves untold torment not only for the Original siblings, but for any and all of their loved ones.

Promotional video for 2×01 “Rebirth”

The Originals season 2 begins Monday, October 6th, 2014, on The CW!

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