Let’s start things off here with the bad news when it comes to “The Originals” season 2: There is no new episode of the CW series airing next week. For some reason or another, the Joseph Morgan show is taking a week off, and we will be left to sitting around and speculating a little about what will be happening for the winter finale.
What we can tell you about this episode right now is that things are going to be at a breaking point when it comes to the Original family, and it is all courtesy of none other than Esther. Can Klaus and company come up with a way to destroy her, and feel a little bit of safety for a change? Even if they have a victory, there is no guarantee that it is going to be permanent.
For some other updates right now, you don’t have to look any further than the official synopsis via The CW:
“When Rebekah (Claire Holt) notices an unusual change in Elijah’s (Daniel Gillies) behavior, she asks Klaus (Joseph Morgan) and Hayley (Phoebe Tonkin) to meet her at their safe house, reuniting them with baby Hope. After reliving memories of being the odd man out, Kaleb (guest star Daniel Sharman) opens up to Davina (Danielle Campbell) about his resentment towards his siblings and sheds some light on a spell he created in 1914. Meanwhile, when Cami (Leah Pipes) discovers Esther’s (guest star Sonia Sohn) plan will put her life in danger, she demands answers from Vincent (guest star Yusuf Gatewood), who remains steadfast in his convictions. Elsewhere, Esther makes an unlikely alliance that could prove dangerous for Klaus, and Hayley makes a decision that could change her relationship with Elijah forever. Lastly, while Elijah continues to struggle with the lingering effects of being captured, Rebekah and Klaus devise a plan to take their mother down once and for all.”
Based on what we’ve heard about the story of this season so far, we have a hard time imagining that Esther is going to completely disappear from the show following this episode. With that being said, we’ll be happy to see the show shift and change its villains for at least a little while after this one.
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