The day of Hayley and Jackson's wedding has finally arrived. Klaus plans an extravagant event while weighing his options with regard to Jackson's life. Elijah, who returns to New Orleans with Camille and Hope, tries to keep his Klaus' homicidal tendencies in check while dwelling on his feelings for Hayley. Rebekah tries to help Kol, who is dying and keeping it secret from Davina.moreless
After a series of strange encounters, Rebekah (guest star Maisie Richardson-Sellers) becomes intrigued by a mysterious girl who has recently arrived to the insane asylum. At the bayou, Hayley (Phoebe Tonkin) struggles with coming clean to Jackson (guest star Nathan Parsons) about the secrets she’s keeping and is surprised when he shares his own secret involving Hayley’s parents. Meanwhile, after learning the details of a particular marriage ritual that Hayley and Jackson must complete, Klaus (Joseph Morgan) heads to the bayou to put an end to it, but not before running into Jackson’s grandmother Mary (guest star Debra Mooney). Elsewhere, Vincent (guest star Yusuf Gatewood) remains determined to uncover the secret he knows Klaus is hiding and sets his eyes on Marcel (Charles Michael Davis) for answers. Lastly, when Davina (Danielle Campbell) discovers that Josh (guest star Steven Kruger) and Marcel are in danger, she enlists the help of Kaleb (guest star Daniel Sharman) and Aiden (guest star Colin Woodell) to rescue them.moreless
A couple who just got engaged run into trouble when the girlfriend's engagement ring is stolen and they believe that the culprit is a person who has been stalking them for quite some time now. When the team is called in to investigate, they believe that a jealous ex is the cause of this, but they soon find out that there is more to these stalkings than just love. Meanwhile, Trent starts to become jealous over Jack and Amanda spending so much time with each other.moreless
Finn traps Klaus, Elijah, and Kol to find the key to destroying his wayward siblings. Hayley and Jackson make preparations for their upcoming marriage. Marcel remembers his days as a soldier in World War I while dealing with the effects of a werewolf bite.moreless
Hayley and Jackson's attempt to broker peace between vampires and werewolves is threatened by Finn's actions. Klaus and Marcel attempt to keep among the two factions. While Camille and Elijah bond, Elijah becomes worried about a missing Rebekah, who attempts to escape from a mystical prison for witches.moreless
Klaus and Elijah prepare to have dinner with Esther. Marcel assigns Gia, a new vampire, to help Elijah find a witch. Esther and Finn take measures to complete their mysterious plan.
Klaus encourages Hayley to regain her position within her werewolf pack; Davina tries to uncover a spell that will protect her loved ones when she kills Klaus; Davina and Kaleb are threatened when unexpected visitors crash their dinner; Klaus grows suspicious when a meeting with Cassie doesn't go as planned.moreless
Season 2 begins with Klaus plotting his revenge against the Guerrera werewolves and vowing to take down anyone who poses a threat to baby Hope's existence. Meanwhile, Hayley mourns the loss of her daughter and struggles to adapt to her new hybrid status; Marcel tries to rebuild his home; Cami seeks comfort in a surprising place; and Davina tries to use Mikael against Klaus, but gets sidetracked when she meets the mysterious, yet charming Kaleb, who holds a few secrets of his own.moreless
Elijah undertakes Klaus' royal responsibilities and attempts to restore peace in the kingdom as the latter tries to distract himself. Hayley finds that Sabine was honest while a desperate and confused Marcel prepares to plot against the new powers that be.moreless
Camille gets her memories back thanks to Davina. Sophie asks Hayley for help to find Celeste's grave. Davina confronts Klaus, Elijah and Marcel about their betrayel.
Rebekah has a difficult decision to make and she addresses Father Kieran for help. Elijah and Klaus quarrel and Elijah needs to face the consequences of that. Hayley supports him, but she is distracted by someone who can can give her information about her past. Cami tries to depict a message. Marcel finds information about Klaus that upset him.moreless
Elena's recent behavior has everyone worried, and Damon and Stefan and Damon decide that returning to the normal high school routine would be best for Elena. Caroline is happy to learn that Elena wants to rejoin the cheerleading squad, but Elena's dangerous actions leave Caroline shocked. Damon and Rebekah continue to hunt for the cure, but Damon's unwanted advice surprises Rebekah. Klaus attempts to get some important information from Hayley and ends up making an intriguing discovery. Meanwhile, a Elena hosts a wild party and gets herself into an ugly fight.moreless
Mystic Falls holds a winter-theme party but chaos brews when Stefan and Caroline disagree with Tyler's plans for Klaus and the hybrids. Klaus makes a discovery that leads to violence. At the Gilbert lake house, Elena and Damon join with Bonnie and Professor Shane to help Jeremy conquer his inner demons. Professor Shane tells them a piece of ancient history that leaves them stunned.moreless
Stefan talks to Damon about a concern he has with Elena, and Damon has no option but to help Stefan try to get to the bottom of the issue. The brothers visit New Orleans, hoping to find anyone who remembers the events of their last visit in 1942, including Charlotte, a former love interest of Damon's. Elena, Caroline, and Bonnie organize a girls' night while Damon and Stefan are out of town, and Elena shares some surprising information. Hayley's convinces Tyler to confront one of Klaus' hybrids, Kimberly, but the confrontation quickly becomes violent. Finally, Damon must make a heartbreaking decision.moreless
Caroline tries to support Stefan and Elena during a challenging time in their relationship, and Damon works to convince Stefan to help him discover Professor Shane's motives. Stefan, however, is busy executing a different plan with Klaus. At the annual Miss Mystic Falls Pageant, Elena and Caroline help April decide which dress to wear. Tyler and Hayley team upon a secret project, and Damon confronts Prof. Shane with his suspicions. Jeremy, becoming more concerned by the violent nightmares he's been experiencing, reaches out to Matt for help, but the situation quickly escalates.moreless
Elena's hallucinations have returned and this time she makes a dangerous mistake. Alarming news about Elena causes Klaus to take charge of the problem. Professor Shane tells Damon and Bonnie about ancient witchcraft. Jeremy once again starts a new life. Elena confesses something personal to Stefan while Matt tells Damon some surprising information about Professor Shane.moreless