When Klaus Mikaelson, the original vampire-werewolf hybrid, receives a mysterious tip that a plot is brewing against him in New Orleans, he returns to the city his family helped build. Klaus's questions lead him to a reunion with his diabolical former protégé, Marcel, a charismatic vampire who has total control over the human and supernatural inhabitants of New Orleans. Tensions between the town's supernatural factions are nearing a breaking point as Marcel rules with absolute power. With the help of his brother Elijah, Klaus vows to reclaim what was once his:
the power, the city, and his family.