'Legacies': Landon and Hope take centre stage when the show returns for episode 8
Last week's episode was all about Hope and this one yet again, lets her take center stage. As for Landon, he's finally becoming the character we've all been waiting for.
It looks like 'Legacies' is becoming a frequent visitor to New Orleans. When the show returns from its fall break in January, it looks like Hope Mikaelson will visit the city where it all started for 'The Vampire Diaries/ The Originals', but in flesh and blood this time. Last week for the midseason finale, we did visit the Rousseau's at the French Quarter, but it was as a part of Hope's journey into The Necromancer's subconscious.
In the next episode of CW's 'Legacies', episode 8 in the series, will take Hope in the search for Landon Kirby, who had earlier been kicked out of Salvatore School for the Young and the Gifted. Hope had sent him to New Orleans to a friend, although it was never revealed who this secret ally was. Speculation was that it was Marcel Gerard, the Mikaelson's brother from another mother, because of how good he was with kids in 'The Originals'. We don't really know for sure though - maybe this upcoming episode will tell us where Landon landed up after he left on the bus from Mystic Falls.
When he had left, Hope had given him a magical bracelet just like hers that would connect them - it would light up every time he called out for her. In the promo for the latest episode, 'Maybe I Should Start From The End', the magical connection lights up. Landon has been held captive somewhere and has been asking for her help. Somehow, Hope seems to know that it's severe - because she tells Alaric Saltzman that if they don't hurry up, he might die.
The gargoyle makes its second entry in this season and judging from the looks of fire that Hope is seen fighting, you can be certain that there's going to be violence and destruction and near death experiences for Tribrid Hope. However, knowing how powerful she is, it wouldn't be too wrong to say that she will save the day.
There's also a mysterious shot of Alaric talking about the school and the "difficult semester" to a character we cannot see. Is this Julie Plec answering fans' prayers and bringing back an 'Original' character? How great would it be to see Marcel, just for a moment? The episode's title itself is a clue to 'The Originals' - it would make a lot of sense if Hope is meant to figure out Malivore by returning to the city which housed powerful supernaturals for centuries and look for answers. It's a long wait until we get a new episode but it looks like it will be worth the wait.
Last week's episode was all about Hope and this one yet again, lets her take center stage. We haven't seen Josie and Lizzie Saltzman since 'Mombie Dearest' and it doesn't look like either of them are coming back for this episode. As for Landon, he's finally becoming the character we've all been waiting for - the one with a story to tell.
'Legacies' episode 8 'Maybe I Should Start From The End' airs on January 24 at 9/8c on CW.