|“||You know, it's funny you brought up my whole loyalty thing. Truth is, you were always more loyal than I was. To your friends, to the city, to what you believed. Rest in peace, dear friend.||”|
COLLATERAL DAMAGE — Klaus helps Hope cope with her pain in an unconventional way. A figure from Elijah's past comes back seeking help. Elsewhere, Marcel takes on the nightwalkers, while Vincent deals with the fallout of a fateful decision.
- Antagonists: Emmett and his followers.
- The Ancestors are released from the Ancestral Plane allowing them all to find peace; this effectively abolishes Ancestral Magic within New Orleans.
- Hope triggers her werewolf nature when the human, Bill, gets caught between a battle between Hope and Emmett and his followers, and subsequently dies.
- Two vampires - killed by Niklaus Mikaelson
- Unnamed witch - Throat ripped open; killed by Joshua Rosza
- Approximately six unnamed vampires - Various ways; killed by Marcel Gerard and Josh
- Joshua Rosza - Werewolf Venom; killed by unknown vampire, indirectly by Marcel via his venom
- Ivy - Failure to transition; killed by herself
- Emmett, Bill and approximately forty-five unnamed vampires - Fatal Pain Infliction; killed by Hope Mikaelson
- Aiden was seen as a spirit. He was last seen in City Beneath The Sea as a corpse.
- The Ancestors were seen. They were last seen in Where Nothing Stays Buried.
- Sean O'Connell was mentioned. He was last seen in An Unblinking Death as a hallucination.
- Kieran O'Connell was mentioned. He was last seen in A Closer Walk With Thee as a corpse.
- Tina McGreevy was indirectly mentioned. She was last seen in House of the Rising Son.
- Freya was mentioned. She was last seen in We Have Not Long To Love.
- Greta was mentioned. She was last seen in The Kindness of Strangers in archive footage.
- August was indirectly mentioned. He was last seen in Don't It Just Break Your Heart in a flashback.
- Kol and Rebekah were indirectly mentioned. They were last seen in The Kindness of Strangers.
- Hayley was indirectly mentioned. She was last seen in The Kindness of Strangers.
- The Hollow was indirectly mentioned. She was last seen in The Kindness of Strangers in her spirit form.
- Cami was mentioned. She was last seen in No Quarter as a hallucination.
- Roman was last seen in What, Will, I, Have, Left.
- Antoinette was last seen in The Kindness of Strangers.
- New Orleans, Louisiana
Behind the Scenes
- Steven Krueger had the flu when he was filming this episode, specifically during filming the scene where his character reunites with Colin Woodell's (Aiden) and kisses him.
- Elijah: "She's faltering, isn't she Niklaus?"
- Elijah: "That rage...Leading your daughter down a path that will erase her humanity. The consequences will be devastating for everyone."
- Hope: "It's not working!"
- Klaus: "You're holding back."
- Hope: "You really think I want to feel this way? No matter how hard I try to get it out, I don't feel any better!"
- Klaus: "Give me a name."