She was a major recurring and guest character in the thirdfourth and fifth seasons of The Vampire Diaries. She is the sole female Original vampire. Rebekah is the second daughter of Mikael and Esther.
She is the younger sister of FreyaFinnElijahKoland the elder sister of Henrik and the younger half-sister of Klaus. Throughout her millennium-long life, Rebekah's actions and personality have been heavily influenced by her relationship with Klaus and her desire to live a normal, human life. She has also been romantically involved with a few characters from the series. In the 12th century, she was in love with a Vampire Hunter named Alexander who was a member of the Brotherhood of the Five.
After she fled New Orleans with Klaus to escape her father Mikaelshe was briefly in a relationship with Stefan Salvatore in Chicago during the early s, and because she chose Stefan over her half-brother, Klaus daggered her for ninety years in punishment for her perceived betrayal. Once she was undaggered inshe had several brief flings with both Stefan and Damon Salvatore before finding herself in a romantic relationship with a human, Matt Donovan. Shortly afterward, she followed her brothers Klaus and Elijah back to New Orleans, where they once again settled as a family, allowing her the opportunity to rekindle her relationship with Marcel.
In the middle of the first season of The Originalsshe was finally given her freedom by her brother Klaus and left the city to fulfill her desires at a normal life. However, she returned briefly in the season's finale to become her niece Hope 's guardian after Klaus and Hayley faked her death for her own safety. After her mother and brothers Finn and Kol were resurrected, Esther began tracking Rebekah's movements, forcing her to rejoin her family in New Orleans to plan how to best protect Hope from the new threats she faced.
In The Map of Moments Rebekah came up with a plan to take down her mother, which involved pretending to take her offer to possess the body of a mortal and rejoin her mother and brothers Finn and Kol.
However, because of a trick played on her by Kol in retaliation for Rebekah slighting him inRebekah's spirit was unknowingly placed in the body of a witch named Eva Sinclairwho was imprisoned in the Fauline Cottage asylum due to her crimes against the children of the New Orleans covens. She was then trapped in the asylum until her sister Freya awakened from her century-long and freed them both with her magic. In I Love You, Goodbyewhen her brother Kol died, she made a promise that she wouldn't leave her new witch body until she finds a way to bring him back.
She later confirmed this decision again in Exquisite Corpse after Eva temporarily regained control over her body and used it to attempt to complete the Rite of Nines using the children Eva had kidnapped and channeled both prior to her imprisonment and afterward; because Rebekah's spirit was the only thing keeping Eva's body alive, and because the eight teenage witches, including Davina Clairewere still linked to Eva's body, Rebekah's return to her true body would cause them to die as well, a fate that Rebekah did not want for them.
After Vincent assisted her in severing her host body's connection to the eight teenage witches, Klaus compelled Marcel to kill her if she attempted to leave the compound in an effort to keep them from interfering with his plans. Rebekah commits suicide in her mortal body in order to keep a compelled Marcel from ending her life because of Klaus' orders. As she expected, the death of her host body caused her spirit to return to her original body.
However, after Dahlia was defeated, Rebekah's sister Freya healed Eva's body so that Rebekah could return to it and continue her work in bringing Kol back from the dead.
After months had passed, Rebekah was confronted at her house in Morocco by Aya and dozens of her fellow members of The Strixwho, on Tristan de Martel 's orders, killed Eva's body once again so that Rebekah would have to return to her own. The Strix, who intended to neutralize her and bring her back to Tristan in New Orleansattacked her en masseand though Rebekah would normally be at an advantage due to her age and status as an Original, she was weakened from not having fed during her six months in the coffin.He was formerly a major recurring character in The Vampire Diariesserving initially as an antagonist in the second season and eventually becoming a supporting character and protagonist in the third season and fourth seasons.
Elijah was an Original Vampire. Elijah was the third child and second son of Mikael and Esther. He was the younger brother of Freya and Finnand the older brother of KolRebekah and Henrik and the older half-brother of Klaus. Throughout his long life, Elijah had several romantic relationships. Elijah accidentally killed Tatia after he became a vampire and was traumatized and horrified by the violence of his actions towards her.
Elijah's mother, told him to seal the event behind a "red door" and to clean himself up. As long as he was clean, nothing of what happened behind the red door could hurt him. As such, this became Elijah's defense mechanism to cope with the horrors of his vampirism for the next thousand years. In the 21st century, Elijah rekindled his relationship with Katerina Petrova aka Katherine Pierce, before ending it to go to New Orleans to help Klaus.
In New Orleans, Elijah has developed feelings for Hayley Marshall, after he promised to protect her and the child she was carrying. Elijah respectfully kept his distance while she was married to Jackson Kenner. In the second season of The Originalshe and Klaus continued to work in a combined effort to stop Esther, Finn and a resurrected Mikael, while struggling with reawakened sins from his past.
In the third seasonhe made it his mission to prevent a prophecy depicting his family's downfall from coming to pass, even taking on his first sired vampire to do it. However, unknowingly, Elijah completed the prophecy himself, by killing Marcel Gerard.
After the latter came back to life as the Beast from the prophecy, he bit Elijah and his younger brother Kol, knowing his bite would kill them both. He then banished the Mikaelsons from New Orleans. However, unknown to Marcel, Elijah's older sister Freya linked him and all their siblings to Klaus's life force, giving Hayley time to find cures for them all.
In the fourth season, the Hollow used the magic from Elijah's sireline to resurrect herself. Before his death, Freya was able to transfer his soul into a pendant.
Elijah was later on restored to his body. However, every vampire in his sireline remained dead. In the series finale, Elijah chose to die once again alongside Klaus when his brother sacrificed himself to destroy the Hollow once and for all. Elijah is a member of the Mikaelson Family and an unnamed Witch Family. Elijah Mikaelson is the third-born of Mikael and Esther 's children, born in an area of the New World that would come to be known as Mystic Falls, Virginia.
Elijah's parents fled from Europe, with his older brother, Finnand a few others after the supposed death of his older sister, Freyafrom the plague while Esther was pregnant with Elijah. His mother lied to him, his father and the rest of the Mikaelson family. His older sister was actually taken by his aunt. Elijah was the first of their children to be born in the New World, followed by three brothers, KlausKol and Henrikand a sister, Rebekah.
The loss of his first born had hardened Mikael and he proved to be a very strict father, who was feared by all his children. Elijah had a close relationship with his mother, who once mentioned to him that, when she was pregnant with him, she would have Freya sing to him. This was one of the few times Esther ever spoke of her lost daughter. In addition, Elijah was very close to his siblings, with the exception of Finn, who had never recovered from losing Freya and never taken to his new siblings as a result.He also had a recurring role in the thirdfourth and fifth season of The Vampire Diarieswhere he served as an antagonist and anti-hero.
Kol is also the main protagonist of the short web series The Originals: The Awakening. Kol is the third son of Mikael and Esther. He is the younger brother of FreyaFinnElijah and older brother of Rebekah and Henrik and the younger half-brother of Klaus. Throughout his life, Kol struggled emotionally with his status as the black sheep of the family, and the belief that his siblings considered him to be more of a nuisance than their own brother.
He was shown to be rather spiteful and jealous over Marcel Gerardwhom he perceived was treated more like family than he ever was. As a result of this insecurity, Kol often lashed out violently which earned him a dangerous reputation and on occasion, the ire of his siblings. In reality, his bad behavior is revealed to be simple cries for attention.
During the fourth season of The Vampire DiariesKol feared the return of Silas and was adamant about stopping him. However, the truce was really a setup to kill Kol and it ultimately led to his demise at the hands of Jeremy Gilbert in A View to a Kill.
In the fifth seasonKol was seen on the Other Side as it was slowly collapsing due to Markos ' emergence. He encountered Matt Donovan and expressed fear for himself and the other supernatural beings on the Other Side. Kol told Matt to warn everybody who was alive.
His mother, Esther managed to resurrect him and place him into the body of a young witch named Kaleb Westphall. He temporarily aided his mother and his recently resurrected brother, Finnbut quickly followed his own agenda. He ended up pursuing a relationship with the young witch Davina Claireand joined his brothers Klaus and Elijahwhere he ultimately helped them defeat Esther and their father Mikaelonce and for all.
However, in retaliation for assisting his brothers in stopping their mother by turning her into a vampire, Finn hexed Kol with a deadly spell in Sanctuary. He consequently died for the second time in I Love You, Goodbyesurrounded by his family and girlfriend.
Moments before Kol's death, Rebekah promised to bring Kol back. While looking for ways to bring back Kol in Wild at HeartDavina casted a suspension spell and poisoned herself in order to access the Ancestral Plane to see Kol and confirm if a spell The Strix gave her could actually resurrect him.
Although the spell is an effective one, Kol tried to lie and say it wasn't because he was worried about the consequences of using it. As Davina is discovered and flees from the Ancestors' realm, she realizes Kol's attempt at deception for her protection. Kol holds the Ancestors off long enough for his girlfriend to escape. He attempts to lie to her by saying that the spell is impossible to break, but she uses her intuition and logic to figure out that the missing ingredient is an unsired heart which Kol devastatingly confirms.
After Kol draws magic from the Hand of Glory to knock her out in order to effectively put down the rest of the Sisters that were attempting to extract Hayley's heart, Davina wakes up a few hours later. She looks at the Hand of Glory and becomes upset that they have wasted so much time. She tearfully tells him that she loves him and shares a goodbye kiss with him before the candle blows out and Kol is sent back to the Ancestral Plane.
In An Old Friend CallsKol tells Davina her spell brought him back how he was when he died in the body she resurrected, his true body, which was an Original Vampire.
After she made him a daylight ring, Kol is reunited with all of his siblings and received a warm welcome from all his siblings except for his murderous brother Finn and Rebekah who was daggered for her own safety after being afflicted by the Cursed Stake.Rebekah Mikaelson was a main protagonist in The Originals during the first season.
In the second seasonRebekah appears as a guest. She also was a major recurring character and protagonist in The Vampire Diariesduring the third season and fourth season. As of The Map of MomentsRebekah accepted her mother's offer of mortality and is currently possessing an unnamed witch.
She was formerly an Original Vampire. Rebekah is the daughter of Mikael and Esther Mikaelson. Rebekah is also the half-sister of Niklaus Mikaelson and the aunt of Hope Mikaelson. Throughout her long life, Rebekah's actions and personality have been heavily influenced by her relationship with Klaus and her desire to live a normal, human life. She has also been romantically involved with a few character from the series. In the 20th Century, Rebekah was briefly in a relationship with Stefan Salvatore.
Later on, she finds herself in a romantic relationship with Marcel Gerardwhich is by far her most significant and well-known relationship. Rebekah is a member of the Mikaelson Family. Rebekah is the second daughter of Mikael and Estherwealthy land owners from Eastern Europe in the 10th century. They then move to the New World. He comforts her and stays beside her stating that he will always protect her. Niklaus was once beaten half to death by Mikael, unaware of the fact that it was Rebekah who had taken his blade.
She told him the truth weeks later to her brother because she could never confess it to their father. Rebekah, like the rest of her siblings, seemed equally afraid of Mikael, though she never was a victim of his abuse.
While living in the New World, they lived in peace with the werewolves. However, during a full moon, when the wolves were transforming, Niklaus and Henrik left to watch the villagers transforming from men to beasts. As the sun began to rise, Rebekah saw Niklaus carrying Henrik's lifeless body back into the village. He stated that one of the wolves had mauled Henrik to death. Rebekah, listening to Ayana's conversation with her parents.
Not wanting to lose another child, their mother Esther decided to cast a spell The Immortality Spellcalling upon the sun for life and the White Oak Tree for immortality.
However, the spell lead to some untimely acts. Unbeknownst to Rebekah and her siblings, they drank wine laced with the blood of Tatia for dinner and afterwards, Mikael drove his sword through their hearts. After their awakening, Mikael forced his children to feed on a local villager, completing their transition into vampires. Later, they began to realize that their new gift had its weaknesses. The flowers that grew at the base of the White Oak Tree, vervainburned them and prevented compulsion.
The sun burned their skin, making it impossible to walk in the daylight for them. They were unable to enter the homes of their neighbors without an invitation. Also their thirst was uncontrollable. Rebekah soon fell in love with him and this allowed Klaus and Elijah to get closer to him and question him about The Five. During this time, Alexander and Rebekah planned to get married. They even picked out a church and he shared a lot of information with her about his plans for hunting vampires.
Klaus, unaffected by the dagger thanks to his werewolf lineage, undaggered her after killing Alexander and the rest of The Five. Klaus then viciously interrogated her until she revealed that Alexander's supposed ultimate weapon was a " cure. According to ElijahRebekah had lost much of her humanity, becoming quite indifferent to brutality.The Original vampires —in the universe of The Vampire DiariesThe Originalsand Legacies — is a family of the oldest vampires from which all current vampires descend, also making them the most powerful of their kind.
Klaus being the best family member. In the Autumn AD,  after werewolves killed her youngest son, Henrik, the powerful witch Esther performed a powerful ritual in order to protect her five remaining children— FinnElijahNiklausKoland Rebekah —and her husband, Mikael.
The ritual turned them into the first vampires. Then the whole family scattered across the world. The family comes from the 10th century Viking -era  Europe, from the Kingdom of Norway where a young witch named Esther and her sister Dahlia was captured by Viking raiders.
They were the only survivors and were kept alive so Dahlia could aid them by using her witchcraft. Esther was allowed to live freely.
She turned her back on her magical heritage to marry Mikael, a wealthy landowner, and powerful Viking warrior. She and her sister Dahlia, who since childhood had been her best friend, had sworn an oath to protect each other always and forever. They used to hum the song of the starlings together. Dahlia was distraught that Esther would rather lay with their captors than escape with her, as she lived like a slave.
A year later Esther discovers she is barren, and her desire for children ended in failure. Desperate, Esther turned for help to her sister. Dahlia performed the ritual at a high price, and Esther became fertile. She gave birth to a daughter named Freya, who was quickly followed by a boy named Finn. By the time they left the Old World for the New WorldEsther was pregnant with their third child, a boy named Elijah. Mikael was a good husband and a doting father, who adored his children but especially loved his daughter Freya.
However, during Esther's third pregnancy and while Mikael was away, Dahlia came to collect her price; the first child of the first generation, just as Esther had promised. She had also promised that she would give up every first child for every generation to come. Dahlia took Freya, and Esther lied to Mikael, telling him their daughter died of the plague and that she burned the body to stop its spread.
Not wanting to lose any other children to Dahlia, Mikael and Esther, along with Finn, unborn Elijah, and Esther's friend and mentor Ayana, left Europe for the Americaswhere several Viking colonies already existed. There, they settled in a village on the location of the future town of Mystic Falls in Virginia. Their neighbors were powerful werewolf warriors, and they quickly became a part of society.
Mikael became a fierce warrior who helped the werewolves in battle while Ayana became the village healer and taught Esther how to use her magic. Esther quickly became a very powerful witch, even considered by some as being the most powerful of her time. However, the loss of Freya had badly hurt Mikael, and he grew distant from his wife. Eventually, Esther took a liking to the young werewolf leader of the village, Ansel.
The two begun an affair, as Mikael still neglected Esther.Elijah : Only because we're fleeing from one of our deranged parents -- another Mikaelson family tradition. It's a peculiar thing, never to be tired yet forever exhausted by the sameness of things.
Why is our family always at war? Rebekah : I don't know, but being away with Hope made me see things differently. We're not so bad, not the monsters that our parents think we are. All vampires are descended from them. They are the most powerful vampires in the world. They were created by Estherwife of Mikaelby his request. She is the one who also placed the Hybrid Curse on Niklaus. The first members of this family were a man named Mikael and his wife Esther.
Esther longed for a family, though she found herself barren. She went to her sister, Dahliabegging her to grant Esther the ability to have children.
Dahlia granted this request, however, years later, revealed that the price of this would be Esther's firsbornn, and the firstborn of every child she had, and their children, for all time.
She then ordered Esther to pretend that her firstborn, Freya, and died of a plague, as she took her niece away. They heard from a witch called Ayana that there was a land where everyone was healthy and strong, a land that happened to be the New World. Mikael and Esther with Freya's surivving younger brother Finn traveled to this paradise with Ayana, where they settled in next to the constantly healthy folk, the werewolvesand lived peacefully.
In the years to follow Esther bore five more children. Mikael often clashed with his son, Niklaus. Things got even worse when Klaus and his brother Henrik snuck out to watch the werewolves transform one night and one of the beasts mauled Henrik to death. Grief-stricken, Mikael decided to search for a way to protect his family from the werewolves. Though the village witch refused to help him in fear of upsetting the balance of nature, Mikael soon found another witch who would help him — his wife, Esther.
Strength, agility, and speed. Esther drew on mystic symbols to create the spell. She used the Sun as the symbol for life and the white oak tree, one of nature's few eternal objects, as the source of immortality.TVD 3x08 Rebekah Elena When Klaus turned it trigged his werewolf side
Nature, however fought back, and for every strength there was a weakness. The sun that gave them life burned them, their thirst was insatiable, and their neighbors could close their homes to them.
Vervain flowers that grew at the base of the white oak tree burned them and protected against compulsion. The white oak tree, which gave them immortality, could also destroy them. In the end, they burned the tree. When Klaus made his first kill, it triggered his werewolf gene. Mikael realized Klaus was the result of an affair Esther had with a werewolf villager. Mikael hunted down and killed Klaus's father and his entire family, igniting a war between vampires and werewolves that still exists to this day.
Soon after becoming a vampire and discovering his werewolf bloodline, Esther cursed Klaus, forcing his werewolf side dormant.Klaus was an Original vampire and a werewolfmaking him the Original Hybrid.
Klaus was the biological son of Ansel and Esther Mikaelsonthe step-son of Mikaeland nephew of Dahlia. Klaus is the maternal younger half-brother of FreyaFinnElijahand the maternal older half-brother of KolRebekah and Henrik Mikaelson.
Klaus is the father of hopewhose mother is Hayleyand the adopted father of Marcel Gerardan orphan boy he rescued and eventually turned into a vampire. Klaus was first mentioned in the second season of The Vampire Diaries in Roseduring a conversation between Rose and Stefan Salvatore. Rose warns Stefan about the Original Vampires which led to Elena Gilbert believing Klaus was the oldest vampire in history.
Elijah later mentions that Klaus is a recluse and trusts very few people, usually only in his inner circle. For over a thousand years, Klaus had been trying to break a curse placed on him.
His goal was to liberate his werewolf side so he could sire his own super species of werewolf-vampire hybrids. Inhe finally got the chance to break his curse when he met Katerina Petrovathe final piece necessary to break the curse.
However, Katerina managed to foil his plan to use her in the sacrifice by turning into a vampire.
During his search for a way to break the curse, Klaus hunted down his family and neutralized them. He also hunted Katerina, who had escaped him and stolen his moonstone. However, it should also be noted that he was also on the run from his step-father, Mikael, as Klaus had an abusive childhood. Besides his family, during the 's, Klaus formed a strong bond and brotherly relationship with Stefan.
He then met with the vampire, Caroline Forbesand starts to care about her, eventually falling in love with her and tried to win her love, and after a long time they were friends. They reformed their friendship when Marcel saved his daughter and they worked together to bring down their enemies. He also cared for the bartender Camille O'Connellwith whom he had fallen in love before her death. Klaus was primarily a member of the Mikaelson Familyand a member of an unnamed Family of Werewolves.
He was connected to the Labonair Familya royal werewolf family via his daughter, and a member of the North East Atlantic Pack as well as an unnamed Witch Family. Niklaus has six half-siblings fathered from his step-father Mikael, a Viking warrior and wealthy landowner who moved with his wife, Esther, to the New World after their home village was devastated by a plague.
Mikael believed his beloved first born daughter Freya was a victim of it, not knowing she was taken by Esther's sister Dahlia as payment for a fertility spell to let Esther have children. Klaus was close to his family with the exception of Mikael.