|Season 2, Episode 11 (25)|
|Air date||July 30, 2020|
|Episode Guide Transcript|
CHRISTABELLA ASSERTS HER DOMINANCE- At the Old Ones' compound in Arlington, Christabella comes under fire by her peers for her apparent inaction and in response challenges Lucan to a trial by combat. Meanwhile, Josephine Salvatore reflects on the circumstances which led to her joining the crusade to defeat The Old Ones. Alana Killeen finds herself and Clarice invited to the compound by Jochi. Fiona interrogates Jules. Cami and Callie travel back to the ruins of New Orleans to find what they can about Siphoner lore. Finally, Joanna reports to Taylor Kingston on her mission progress. Meanwhile, The Mikaelsons find themselves trapped in their new safe house in Arlington by a witch's spell.
- Joseph Morgan as Niklaus Mikaelson & Dahlia
- Daniel Gillies as Elijah Mikaelson & Dahlia
- Claire Holt as Rebekah Mikaelson (flashbacks)
- Nathaniel Buzolic as Kol Mikaelson
- Riley Voelkel as Freya Mikaelson & Dahlia
- Casper Zafer as Finn Mikaelson
- Haley Lu Richardson/Danielle Rose Russell as Angelique Mikaelson & Dahlia
- Rebecca Breeds as Aurora de Martel
- Charles Michael Davis as Marcel Gerard
- Leah Pipes as Camille O'Connell
- Danielle Campbell as Davina Claire (flashbacks)
- Yusuf Gatewood as Vincent Griffith
- Elyse Levesque as Genevieve Thorne
- Sebastian Roche as Mikael (flashbacks)
- Claire Coffee as Alana Killeen
- Mekenna Melvin as Callie Mercer
- Crystal Reed as Joanna
- Phoebe Tonkin as Hayley Mikaelson
- with Emily VanCamp as Christabella Marcoux
- with Philip Winchester as Ethan Pope
- And Elizabeth Olsen as Anica
Special Guest StarsEdit
- Krysten Ritter as Natasha Elkin
- Katie Cassidy as Laurel Lance (Earth 7)
- Oliver Ackland as Tristan de Martel
- Andrew Lees as Lucien Castle
- Emily Berrington as Fiona Monroe
- Chris Wood as Kai Parker
- Shantel VanSanten as Anne Bonny
- Sasha Roiz as Solomon
- Indiana Evans as Josephine Salvatore
- Penelope Mitchell as Liv Parker
- Michaela McManus as Jules
- Lyndsy Fonseca as Davina Mikaelson
- with Daniel Dae Kim as Jochi
- and Rachelle Lefevre as Angelica Barker
- Antagonists: Solomon, Lucan
- This episode is named after the song of the same name by Fall Out Boy. The song, its full title being My Songs Know What You Did In The Dark (Light 'Em Up), was used during promos for the backdoor pilot.
- This episode takes place on July 26, 2013.
- This episode focuses on the newer characters. More specifically, it is Christabella-centric.
- First episode to feature the Mikaelsons as secondary characters.
- 4th and final appearance of Caroline Forbes on The Originals. This is also her 79th and final appearance overall.