The Mikaelsons are sure that Marcel has kidnapped Hayley, but it turns out her captor is Tyler Lockwood. If you watch The Vampire Diaries, then you'll recall that Tyler recently broke up with Caroline Forbes so that he could devote all his time to ruining Klaus. To carry out his plan, he drags Hayley out to a shack in the middle of a swamp where the last of her wolfy relatives live in fear and squalor. Tyler rants and raves about how Klaus is just going to use the baby's blood to make more hybrids who will do his bidding. Hayley doesn't even think this is possible, so Tyler proves it by taking some blood from her womb and injecting one of her brother-cousins with it. Sure enough, the guy turns into a hybrid just as easy as pie. Apparently they don't need the blood of the doppelganger anymore. Tyler plans to kill Hayley and/or the baby to make sure Klaus can't have them. Couldn't Klaus just knock up another werewolf?
When Hayley manages to escape, it's Elijah who finds her and nearly sets several trees on fire just by standing next to them. Hayley isn't terribly eager to return home with Klaus any time soon. Elijah sides with her, because using babies to build an army does sound kind of like something his brother would do. Klaus is all pouty and hurt that his brother won't give him the benefit of the doubt. For some reason, Klaus can't figure out why people just don't trust him. He bites Elijah, injecting him with werewolf venom that -- while it won't kill him -- will require him to receive tender, loving care from Hayley in a future episode. Klaus flounces off to have a fight with Tyler that mostly consists of rubbing salt in each other's emotional wounds. Klaus very nearly kills Tyler, but ends up deciding that it's harsher punishment to let him live in suffering.
Meanwhile, Marcel is having a much better day. He's figured out that Josh is Klaus's mole, and hands him over to Davina for some mental erasure and cute bonding. Marcel is also starting to win Rebekah over, showing her blueprints for a house he had wanted to share with her 100 years ago. He even starts to convince her that she needs to turn against Klaus. She's reluctant at first, but then Klaus drafts her for his cause, caring nothing for her desire for freedom. Even Tyler shows up at the end, ready to help Marcel in his fight against the tantrum-throwing immortal. Best of all: Cami doesn't show up in this episode. (Although that may be better for viewers than for Marcel.) Stay tuned for the full weecap.
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It's Fight Night at the Abattoir! The first rule of Fight Night is that you talk about Fight Night to several hundred people so that they (and we) understand that nightwalker vampires are going to pulverize each other for the privilege of a day ring. Is the whole audience made up of vampires? Because Marcel isn't trying to hide anything from them. Josh watches from the crowd, practically salivating over the thought of that ring. Alas, he's not one of the two vamps chosen to duke it out that night. A petite young woman bests a much beefier opponent, but she has only seconds to enjoy her victory before Klaus pops up to break her neck. The gathering falls silent. "Good evening!" Klaus calls out. "I'd like a word!" Elijah joins him. "It appears we've interrupted a collection of filthy amateurs," he says. He politely threatens to kill everyone unless Marcel returns Hayley. Marcel admits he did go to the plantation that night, but says he left after meeting Hayley. "If you don't believe me, look around," he invites the Mikaelson brothers. "But the question I'd ask is: If she's not here, then where is she?"
Cut to Hayley just waking up in the back of a truck, her wrists bound by zip ties. She kicks out the back window because her captor didn't think to also bind her ankles. Her captor swerves onto the side of the road, parks, and stomps over to the back of the truck to confront her. It's Tyler Lockwood, fresh from his breakup with Caroline Forbes. He glares at Hayley and lets out an indignant "Seriously?!", as if he was trying to escape when you're tied up is just plain uncouth. "You don't wanna fight me," he says. "You know you can't beat a hybrid." He finally ties up her ankles while she berates him for his backstabbing ways. Are we supposed to ignore Hayley's own backstabbing past? Tyler doesn't call her out on it, so I wonder. He carries her, kicking and screaming over his shoulder, off into the darkened woods.
Abattoir. Marcel ever so graciously offers Sabine's witchy help in finding Hayley. "Sabine's the best guide in the Quarter," he says. Except for that time she left a bunch of tourists in the voodoo shop, but whatever. "Can you find her?" Elijah asks. "I can try," she says. There is no try! Only do!
The sun is shining brightly by the time Tyler carries Hayley to their final destination, which looks like a leftover set from Hotshot, Louisiana. Tyler deposits her onto the front porch of a shack overlooking the water. "What is this place?" she asks. "The armpit of Louisiana," he says. He cuts off her zip ties, then chides her for living with Klaus. Apparently, after meeting Marcel at the front door, Hayley decided to go for a stroll in the back yard, where Tyler grabbed her, which is kind of dumb. Tyler says he knows all about the baby. He also knows about Hayley's special birthmark, explaining it means she's part of some important werewolf family. "This is all that's left of them," he says, looking around at the assorted trash and shack bits. Hayley sees one of her kinfolk in the woods – a woman with a scar on her shoulder – but the woman flees at the sight of her. Tyler says they're afraid, after being persecuted for so long by vampires. A tall, handsome fellow walks up to them from the woods. "Is that her?" he asks. "Yeah, Dwayne, get her inside," Tyler says.