Now that Elijah’s (Daniel Gillies) ill-advised relationship with Katherine is over and he has moved to New Orleans, The Originals vamp is back on the romance market! Which lucky lady might this charming, no-nonsense family man be drawn to? Well, we see two very likely possibilities in revolutionary witch Sophie (Daniella Pineda) and feisty werewolf Hayley (Phoebe Tonkin). Which sexy, supernatural woman should Elijah be with?
We’ve just met Sophie, but we already love her. She’s a powerful witch with some serious ambitions: to save the entire New Orleans witch population from Marcel’s subjugated rule. And we think her highly-principled, committed manner has a lot in common with our boy Elijah. (Plus, she can cook. Restauranteur Sophie doesn’t seem like the type of girl to sit at home, preparing dinner for Elijah’s arrival, but if he plays his cards right, he might get the occasional jambalaya.)
These two would make such a sweet couple, and have a lot of family drama they could commiserate about. For Sophie, it is of the more tragic nature, as her sister recently sacrificed her life to get the witch revolution going. Whereas, for Elijah, it has more to do with playing peacemaker between the remaining members of his family. There’s sure to be drama in this relationship, given that Sophie is currently holding Elijah’s unborn nephew hostage, but we think once these two get to know one another, they might realize they are more alike than they ever knew.
Hayley has had a tough life so far, and it doesn’t look like things are about to get easier for the sassy werewolf. She came to New Orleans to find out what she could about her family — and managed to get captured as a pawn in the war for the French Quarter. Trapped and pregnant, she doesn’t have anyone to turn to, but we think that could change — with Elijah. These two might not have much in common, but now they have a common purpose: to keep Klaus and Hayley’s unborn child safe. And they do say opposites attract!
We think Hayley and Elijah could share an epic romance — two dissimilar people thrown together by circumstance. She with no one to confide in and forced to trust someone, chooses the honorable Elijah — and a steamy, sentimental romance develops from there. The storyline practically writes itself!
Who do you think Elijah should end up with? Or do you think there is a different romance in his future? Sound off in the comments below!
The Originals premieres Thursday, October 3 at 9 p.m. ET on The CW before moving to Tuesdays at 8 p.m. ET on Tuesday, October 8.