The Mikaelson family tragedies and triumphs continue as hit series The Originals enters its third season. The Original vampire-werewolf hybrid Klaus Mikaelson and his brother Elijah have spent one thousand years fighting to protect their dysfunctional family, but now that Klaus and the hybrid Hayley share an infant daughter, Hope, the stakes are higher than ever. In the second season, Klaus and Elijah united against their resurrected mother, Esther, who tortured them with demons from their pasts in an effort to persuade them to surrender their vampire bodies and become mortal. Esther, however, was only the harbinger, as Klaus learned that a long-standing curse had marked Hope for a life of isolation and terror at the hands of Esther's sister, the witch Dahlia, whose defeat came at great cost to the family. Season three finds Klaus and Elijah estranged from each other, even as both brothers adjust to life with their long-lost sister, Freya. Hayley suffers mightily at the hands of Klaus's petty vengeance, while Marcel and Davina rule the city under a new status quo. Meanwhile, Cami and Vincent find themselves caught up in a surprising mystery involving the newest resident of New Orleans -- the first vampire ever sired by the Mikaelsons a thousand years ago.