There is no way Klaus will kill Elijah even if it means endangering the family he loves so dearly. They turned to dust in the exact same way, begging the question of if the Vampire Diaries/Originals extended universe is a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe ... and when we brought that question to Plec, she burst out laughing for a long time. "But in our hearts I think that's in his future," Plec says. Marcel was a slave of the Governor, who was also his only second born son. Whatever he is planning for Elijah will not be good for the Mikaelsons since speculations are rife that Marcel will use the Original to finally get his revenge on Klaus. By the end of the series finale, Klaus (Joseph Morgan) and Elijah (Daniel Gillies) chose to kill each other with the last remaining white oak stake Klaus had kept stashed away for years. Spawning familiars was just an unforseen side effect of Esthers spell. Then, Klaus makes a speech. Klaus asks Elijah to not say a tearful goodbye, and Elijah agrees. He bites Elijah and Kol but he never does that to Klaus. But Elijah, finally seeing his brother redeem himself by sacrificing himself for his daughter, completed his own life's mission and decided to die alongside his brother. They had so few moments where they were happy over five years and you want to grab onto them with all your might and squeeze them and hug them tight and capture that moment forever.". He always tries to see the good in people and tries to be a friend to everyone. Elijah (Daniel Gillies) shows up to argue with Klaus about dying just as he is about to stake himself. He is also mystified by Marcel's mysterious control over the town's witches, who aren't allowed to practice magic under penalty of death. It’s from “The Originals” episode of “The Vampire Diaries,” where Klaus says he is standing in New Orleans and hopes to show the city to Caroline one day. And with Klaus’ death came Elijah’s, because in no world was Elijah about to let his brother die alone. They want Vincent to be the father. Elijah says that his purpose was always to find redemption for Klaus, and he truly believes that Klaus has been redeemed. "We actually had pitched watching the dust fly and settle and then watching a kid run across the cobblestone and realizing that it's a time jump and it's Freya [Riley Voelkel] and Keelin [Christina Moses] and Vincent's [Yusuf Gatewood] young child playing in Jackson Square," Plec reveals. They gave their blessing and promised to look after Hope. "At one point we had Marcel moving to Rio to start over and build a new vampire community but when all is said and done, we really liked the idea of him realizing that he didn't need to be the king of anything.". ", But there was a world in which the brothers didn't end up dying in the finale. "We always knew that the end of the series would be Elijah realizing that Klaus had finally found his redemption. "The two [characters] I have my eye on the most to appear [on Legacies] I believe would be Vincent and Freya," Plec says. She’ll go back to school and find a way to be O.K. Hope looks at a family portrait and Hayley (Phoebe Tonkin) is behind her, smiling. Major spoilers ahead for The Originals series finale, "When the Saints Go Marching In.". ", The Ã¼ber-producer also knows that some fans will be disappointed (and very vocally so on Twitter) that the finale didn't cater to any one specific relationship, and that no 'ship was revealed to be "endgame" for either Klaus and Elijah aside from their brotherly bond. As we've learned over two series and with an upcoming third, never say never when it comes to immortal vampires. Photo: Bob Mahoney/The CW. She doesn’t let him give an answer before she runs off with her spell. So she kisses Marcel. "I know that a lot of people see death as definable as the unhappy ending but to me we worked hard across Vampire Diaries and The Originals to show that after death is the possibility of ultimate peace within themselves and the quieting of their demons and a life lived in eternal love," she adds. But it does feel like that was really the only way to go.". When she finds Klaus in the French Quarter, Cami and Mikael are still pulling him in both directions. And while Klaus and Elijah have seen the last of their time onscreen, that doesn't mean the rest of the Mikaelsons are gone for good. Marcel says, “I do.”. Elijah then continues with saying his brother believes people are conspiring against him. Klaus and Marcel are sent into the Hollow Realm, where Klaus refrains from looking into the blue light, but Marcel does. Klaus, Elijah and Rebekah head to a bench where Klaus and Elijah once discussed their family’s future. Photo: The CW/Annette Brown. While the rest of the Mikaelson clan found their happily ever afters, Klaus and Elijah broke the white oak stake in half, gripped each other's shoulders and staked each other, hoping to find peace together. Then, Klaus and Hope join in to celebrate Klaus’ life. Klaus tells Rebekah about the cure in Mystic Falls. "We wanted Marcel always to release the trappings of feeling like he needed to be the king which was really just a reaction to his upbringing and to find personal happiness and personal purpose," Plec says. The former knows his sire well. "We were saying goodbye to our Atlanta crew and a lot of our actors," she adds. It was the final shot of the entire series in New Orleans where we started and it was so powerful and beautiful and we all cried.". Elijah: "My child, you cannot hate me for what I did to your mother more than I hate me for what I did to her." The Mikaelson family planned for the future of always and forever during the Wednesday, August 1, series finale of ‘The Originals,’ but who didn’t make it out alive? "I think they each have it in them to end up somehow at the school as teachers and mentors and witches. In the clip, Marcel was shown talking to Elijah as the former urged him to return to New Orleans. Klaus admits he doesn’t know how to say goodbye. "What awaits them on the other side of that ending is probably beautiful. Hope is out for revenge on The Originals Season 5 Episode 9 , … Having learned to take care of his family over the years and being n… "That was always something that was really important to us. And Rebekah proposed to Marcel, with a catch: she was going to get the cure from vampirism and take it, and he agreed to live out the rest of her human life with her. — read Us Weekly’s recap She wants to do right by the Mikaelson name. Elijah is a very attractive, positive, quirky and upbeat person. Watch The Originals Season 3 … After he finished lecturing his people about being a vampire, he approached both Stas and Elijah with a curious look. She says she probably would’ve let him chase her for a few more centuries. Vincent tells Freya and Keelin that he does want to have a baby after all. You're not alone. In The Vampire Diaries case, it was peace and here it was their decision to approach peace together. Hope wonders why her father is spending his last hours without her. Hope and Marcel (Charles Michael Davis) go out into the Mardi Gras craziness to find Klaus. After taking the dark magic from his daughter Hope (Danielle Rose Russell), thereby saving her life, he planned to kill himself with it, ending the dark magic along with his reign over the supernatural world once and for all. Watching Klaus, Elijah, Rebekah (Claire Holt), Kol (Nathaniel Buzolic), Freya, Keelin, Hope, Vincent and Marcel (Charles Michael Davis) gathered around the table, laughing, smiling, and just having a good time together was a rare, beautiful sight for this beleaguered family. She says that she is going to take the cure to be human, and as long as he is O.K. … "We followed our own path and it took us to a similar place. Which he tends to … When Hope turns around, no one is there. The Mikaelson witch is shocked and suddenly tells him that she and Keelin are having a baby. Meanwhile, Freya goes to Vincent (Yusuf Gatewood) to find a spell that will help Klaus at least enjoy his last hours without the voices, and Vincent decides to deliver more bad news and says he is leaving New Orleans. In 1914, after having been reawakened at the turn of the century, Kol plotted with witches against Klaus in response to his continual daggerings. Klaus and Elijah are still by their bench, and Klaus wonders about the afterlife. Elijah shows up to snap Klaus’ neck before he can decide which voice to listen to. Regardless of how flawed her brothers are, they’re still family and this will still be a loss. "The shows are so deeply rooted in the bond between family and brotherhood specifically and so when you've got two pairs of brothers, they have to end up with each other at the end of it all. Rebekah realizes Kol is right. Olympia: "Watch me!" Stas rolled her eyes and averted them over to this Marcel. "The thing that never shifted was that we were heading always to a place where Elijah was able to witness Klaus' redemption," Plec says. Each story led us there independently. Klaus wastes little time reestablishing his reign over the French … It created a nice symmetry between the two shows but it was by no means an intentional choice to make them both end the same way. "We started the series not entirely sure how we'd dramatize that in terms of what the ending was but knowing that the journey of this series was for Klaus to understand the meaning of unconditional love and to find redemption in his own self and therefore for Elijah to be complete as well. Klaus (Joseph Morgan) had Caroline’s (Candice King) daughters siphon The Hollow from Hope (Danielle Rose Russell) while she was going through her first werewolf transition. Elijah wants to face death with Klaus in "The Originals" series finale. They stake each other, and Elijah and Klaus die together. "Seeing them happy, seeing them smile, seeing them make jokes, really seeing that family unit together one last time in happiness just was so special. In 1820, during the Governor's first son's funeral, Klaus sees him being whipped. ", Looking at the symmetry of both series ending on the same note, Plec loves how the similar endings came about naturally. "Anybody that would get between that was probably not going to be part of the endgame of this show.". ", Plec messed with him a little by resisting his idea despite having already decided to do just that and couldn't help but laugh at how the same thing had happened on The Vampire Diaries. He realizes that if Klaus can sacrifice everything for his family, he can deal with the possibility of loss. But she wants to remind fans that this series was never meant to revolve around romance. But he left New Orleans after one last family dinner to continue living his marital bliss with Davina (Danielle Campbell). ", Plec knows (many) tears will be shed as that scene plays, but she doesn't see it as a tragic ending for those two characters. Marcel talks to Sophie. The Mikaelson family gathers to throw Klaus a funeral before he dies on the last episode of "The Originals." Kol and his witches began attempts to create a dagger that would work on Klaus. I wish you'd just go to hell!" Klaus Killed Marcel's Followers. What if it's not what we think it is? In several decades, when Damon Salvatore dies, the cure will be up for grabs again. Elijah says Klaus owes his family a proper goodbye. Rebekah catches him as he is trying to escape town. When Marcel does bad things he has a good reason to do them. With the two main characters of the series dying in the final moments, fans might be inclined to call the finale tragic. He tells her that he loves her “more than all the days and nights, deeper than all the oceans and the skies.”. But yes, it's fucked up that Elijah killed him- that's between Marcel and Elijah. Upon hearing that seeing Rebekah standing in the old Salvatore house again (where the school is located) would be amazing, Plec laughs, then pauses before letting out an interested, "Hmmm ... " So maybe we shouldn't count out Rebekah's return just yet! Klaus was determined to die on his own terms in the "Originals" series finale. Klaus, meanwhile, is hallucinating visions of his father Mikael (Sebastian Roché) and Cami (Leah Pipes). Marcel wants Hope to accept Klaus’ disappearance. Rebekah is disappointed in him. The following article contains major spoilers from the series finale of The Originals.Proceed at your own risk. "It's funny because we had started talking in the room that Klaus needed to die and then Joseph Morgan came in to say hello at the beginning of the process and he started making a hard sell that he thought Klaus should die. He asks his brother to just let him be. Marcel replies that what can kill Elijah can kill Klaus in case he’s to be dangerous in the future. They have dinner and a wish burning ceremony (where Elijah shoves his wish in his pocket). Kol (Nathaniel Buzolic) is running too. I wish Marcel or Cami would fricking kill you for letting Mom die! Then, Caroline shows up to “collect a debt.” She plays a voicemail that Klaus left her about 15 years ago. And it was the last thing we shot. “The Originals” series finale gave the Mikaelsons very different endings. Therefore, both of their journeys were complete in terms of where we started the series and where we were going to end it. "Paul Wesley had made a hard sell that he thought Stefan should die and I already knew Stefan was dying but I messed with his head for like a good week and a half," she says with a laugh. While Caroline gets a tour, Vincent reveals he is scared of bringing a child into this world, but Freya thinks it could be a good thing. "That was shot in exactly the same spot where we shot that part of the pilot," Plec says. Caroline and Klaus are in a bar, and Klaus wonders if Caroline would be here if he weren’t dying. Aside from Klaus and Elijah, the rest of the Mikaelson clan essentially lived happily ever after. She uses Hayley to channel enough power to break through. Freya and Keelin decide to start a family in the series finale of "The Originals. 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