Josh is loving Davina even more than usual since she forged him a daylight ring. He can now move freely about the city unencumbered by that nasty tendency to burst into flames when it's sunny. He also can now cruise 24/7.
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Hayley finally tells Elijah that she's supposed to marry Jackson. He plays it cool, but Hayley tells him to not be so noble for once and tell her she's not bound by some "backwater arrangement by people she never knew." Instead of telling her, he shows her by planting a steamy kiss on her. Two makeout sessions in as many weeks. Is it Christmas? A Special Ingredient
Genevieve is working on the rings but needs one essential ingredient: the blood of a werewolf who doesn't change on the full moon. Klaus offers up his. Just in case Genevieve is up to no good, Klaus warns her that if she fails to live up to her end of the bargain, the consequences will be "apocalyptic." They Can Take Our Lives, But They Can Never Take Our Freedom
Marcel manages to gather together some of his old cronies and warns them about Klaus' plan. Even though Marcel's previous attempt to take down Klaus was a debacle of epic proportions, this time around, he and the other Quarter vamps have nothing to lose. They either die fighting or from a werewolf bite. He gives a Braveheart
-ish pep talk. The plan is to attack the compound from every angle, kill the witch and destroy the Grimoire.
Word spreads quickly in the Quarter, and Francesca's sources give her a heads-up that Marcel and company are on their way. The Mikaelson brother's first concern is getting Hayley to safety, but she refuses to budge. She wants to keep her eye on Genevieve. Francesca offers to look after Hayley. That seems like asking the rat to watch over the cheese.
Marcel and his men enter the compound, and he offers Klaus one last chance to leave town. Obviously, that would never happen, so it's time to get rowdy. Elijah doesn't even bother to take off his jacket.
Klaus and Marcel have a go, and in the midst of their fisticuffs, Marcel tells Klaus he got the detonators from Francesca. He swears he never went after Hayley. Double-Crossed
Genevieve finishes the stones and says she's done her part and now it's up to "you." Hayley assumes she's speaking to her, but Genevieve, it turns out, isn't very trustworthy. She's in league with Francesca. It turns out that Francesca isn't human, she's a werewolf, and she's ready to take back her town. A very pregnant Hayley tries to stop Francesca but is struck down by Genevieve.
All sorts of stuff goes down simultaneously: Cami figures out that Francesca's a werewolf and tries to contact Hayley, but it's too late. Klaus bites Marcel and then feels the effects of some spell Genevieve cast, and Francesca's brothers lay waste to the vamps and to Elijah.
Genevieve reveals to Klaus that she linked the stones' power to his blood. So any time a werewolf uses the rings to keep from turning, they'll be drawing from his strength. He actually has the nerve to be offended that she would turn on him. Genevieve knew that Klaus was never going to make good on his promises to her.
She tells him that his greed has cost him everything: Marcel, his sister and possibly Hayley and the baby. He swears he will kill her, but in his weakened state, he's no match for a powerful witch. A Dangerous Alliance
With Klaus indisposed, things aren't looking good for Josh. Mikael is right there telling Davina what a loser his son is, fueling her fire. Mikael says he doesn't have much time and neither does Josh. Davina is convinced she can cure her friend, but Mikael asks, even if she does, how long before Klaus finds some new way to torment her and anyone she loves? He brags that he's Klaus' only worthy adversary, and he can get the blood that Josh needs. Mikael definitely makes a compelling argument. An Unexpected Arrival
Marcel returns to the compound to see that he failed his followers yet again. Cami shows up, and Marcel warns her that soon the vamps will be blood crazy, so she needs to leave. Elijah, up and around despite his multitude of bites, is on a tear. His only concern? Hayley's whereabouts.
The witches have Hayley, and due to Genevieve's spell to subdue her, she's gone into labor early. The mother-to-be finds out that her baby is destined to be an offering to the witches' ancestor in exchange for power.
Things are looking bleak for Team Originals and could get worse if Davina resurrects Mikael. Their only hope has to be the secret weapon in Cami's possession.
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