THE BREAKING POINT — Desperate to help Kieran, Camille insists on an unconventional treatment, but her good intentions lead Kieran to a violent episode. After Klaus and Elijah disagree over the best way to handle the Crescent Wolves, Elijah makes a trip to the bayou, where he is witness to a horrific explosion that only adds to the hatred and mistrust among the communities. While Jackson and Elijah work to save the wounded, Hayley learns a surprising piece of her family history from Marcel.
- Kieran: "This city… It’s full of monsters."
- Klaus: "Well, isn't this a gruesome little scene?"
- Camille: "He’s dying, Klaus. This might be the only chance he’s got."
- Elijah: "You are making a great mistake."
- Marcel: "Witches, humans, vampires, wolves. Something big is brewing."
- Hayley (to Marcel): "Tell me Marcel, did you kill my parents?"
- Klaus: "I think you need to prepare yourself. This story does not end well."
- Klaus: "Don't make this harder than it needs to be, brother."
- Elijah: "Well admittedly I did have a theory that your sudden interest in mother's grimoire was somehow related to whatever foolishness you've been conducting with the Crescent wolves. Therefore I took it upon myself to carefully place it where your naughty little fingers could not pry."
- Klaus: "And here I thought that you of all people would understand that I'm simply trying to help those wolves."
- Elijah: "Mayhem has descended upon our home."
- Kieran: "This city is full of monsters."
- Cami: "He's dying Klaus. This might be the only chance he's got."
- Klaus: "This story does not have a happy ending."
- Antagonist: Oliver, Kieran.
- Narrator: Elijah Mikaelson.
- Title meaning: the unforeseen consequences of Kieran's death.
- Father Kieran becomes a Vampire, he tries to kill Cami but he is eventually staked by Klaus.
- Father Kieran dies in this episode.
- There is an explosion in the Bayou that claims the lives of several werewolves. Oliver is revealed to be the culprit along with an unknown third party and he kills Eve after revealing this to her.
- Oliver's quest for power is remnant of past in fighting among the wolves.
- Klaus criticizes Elijah for hiding Esther's grimoire, the one thing that could help the werewolves.
- Elijah and Klaus decide to side with the Crescent wolves as Marcel has the vampires, believing it to be what's best for the baby.
- Marcel reveals that he saved Hayley as a baby, after her parents were murdered by someone they knew, and kept her out of the curse he had placed on the other members of the Crescent wolves.
- Hayley reveals to Oliver that she's been on her own since she was 13.
- Eve - suffocation, killed by Oliver.
- Kieran O'Connell - staked, killed by Klaus (mercy killing due to his hex).
- Kieran was last seen in Moon Over Bourbon Street.
- Sean was last seen in Sinners and Saints through flashbacks.
- Bastianna was last seen in Aprés Moi, Le Déluge.
- Eve is killed in this episode by Oliver. This is the first episode to show a werewolf kill another werewolf.
- Klaus kills Kieran as a mercy kill.
- This is the second time that Josh appears in an episode, but Davina does not.
Behind the Scenes
- This episode was filmed during the week of March 18, 2014.