[[The Originals]]
Season 2, Episode 4 (12)
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Air date April 2020
Written by Illyriarocks
Directed by Illyriarocks
Episode Guide Transcript
Liturgical Consternations
The Faction is twelfth episode of The Originals: The Big Easy and the 12th episode of the series overall.


A PARTY TO DIE FOR'- Tensions threaten to boil over when the Crescents are invited to the biannual Faction Gala, a celebration marking six months of peace in New Orleans. Meanwhile, Hayley Marshall has a labor scare and Marcel Gerard learns something important about Kieran O'Connell. Genevieve Thorne deduces a possible weakness for Esther.

Main CastEdit

Recurring CastEdit



  • Antagonists: Esther, Kol Mikaelson, Oliver Raynauld
  • Sophie, Davina, and Anica do not appear in this episode.
  • There is a four-and-a-half-month time jump between Miracle and this episode.
    • This episode is set on March 18, 2012.
    • Hayley's due date is revised to April 6, over a week prior to her original EDD. She is now 27 weeks pregnant, the human equivalent of 37 weeks.
  • Genevieve reveals her own motherhood to Hayley.


  • Werewolves, unlike humans, are pregnant for 7.5 months (30 weeks).

Body CountEdit

  • TBD


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