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First-born witches in this bloodline possess devastating power.

Dahlia and Esther's Family is an ancient bloodline of very powerful Nordic witches that goes back at least a thousand years, and is notable for boasting not one but two witches who have been stated to be among the most powerful in all of history.

This bloodline's known witches have all been powerful and noteworthy. The family's known oldest and currently most powerful known ancestor is Dahlia. It is revealed by Dahlia that this bloodline's first born inherit incredible power which is so strong, it can destroy both the witch and its surroundings. The family's many achievements include creating more than one form of immortality and various other powerful magical spells.


The history of their bloodline is unknown. However, we do know that Dahlia and Esther were of old Norwegian and officially, the last of their bloodline. The Mikaelson bloodline is the only known successor of this bloodline.

Throughout The Originals Edit

In From a Cradle to a Grave, It was revealed that it was Esther who gave orders to Monique Deveraux along with Genevieve and Abigail to kill her granddaughter once she was born. Although Esther's children believed she did this out of spite after failing to kill them the last time. The real complex reason wasn't reveal until Wheel Inside the Wheel.

In that episode the viewers finally meet the Firstborn through flashbacks. Esther made a bargain with her sister to have an family of her own. Dahlia warned her there would be a price to it however Esther agreed to it. It's highly implied that Dahlia traded Esther her own fertility and shortly after Esther fell pregnant. It wasn't until after Freya's fifth birthday when Mikael was away Dahlia came. She knew that Freya tapped into her power and took her away from her family so she could be taught magic by her. Dahlia bonded her powers to her niece the following night then began training Freya.

It was like this for over 20 years until Dahlia cast the sleeping curse on them at point her remaining niece and nephews had been turned into the Originals.

In Save My Soul, Freya revealed to Klaus she escaped their aunt, but not without tragedy when she lost her son who would been the oldest of the next generation instead of Hope.

In Ashes to Ashes, The two sisters are finally reunited before they are killed by Klaus. They made their peace in death and this leaves Freya finally free of her aunt which also makes Freya the oldest living firstborn alive with Hope following her.

Family MembersEdit


By Esther Edit

By Niklaus and Hope MikaelsonEdit

  • Ansel: Esther's lover, who was the biological father of Klaus. He was a werewolf with whom Esther had an affair, and Klaus was the product of their love together.
  • Hayley Marshall-Kenner (born Andréa Labonair): Hayley is a werewolf who had a one-night stand with Klaus in Bring It On. It was revealed in The Originals that Hayley had become pregnant after their tryst with their daughter Hope Mikaelson. It was Hope's hybrid blood (which she got from her father's heritage) that ultimately turned Hayley into a hybrid after Hope's birth and Hayley's subsequent murder, and because of this and her status as the mother of Klaus' child that she became an honorary member of this family.

Family TreeEdit

This is the Family Tree containing all known members of Dahlia and Esther's Bloodline.

Unnamed Mother
Unnamed Father
Esther Mikaelson
Hayley Marshall
Niklaus Mikaelson
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Freya Mikaelson
The Originals - Finn(b)
Finn Mikaelson
Henrik Mikaelsonl
Hope Mikaelson
Unborn Son
Rebekah Mikaelson
Elijah Mikaelson
Kol Mikaelson


  • This bloodline's surname is currently unknown.


  • It is stated by Dahlia in City Beneath The Sea, that the firstborns in this bloodline have devastating power.
    • Although not a firstborn, it should be noted that Esther too, possessed devastating amounts of power although less than that of her sister Dahlia. It is possible that all witches of this bloodline are extremely powerful, firstborn or not.
  • As Esther and Dahlia are both deceased, Freya is now the oldest of her bloodline.
  • So far, only three firstborns exist in this bloodline: Dahlia, Freya and Hope.

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