|“||I let this person in. I let her in! I don't let people in! You knew this. You've taken her from me! I needed her, and you've broken me.||”|
Elijah and Hayley meet in New Orleans. He discovers that she is being held hostage by witches. After discovering that she is pregnant with his brother's child, he allows her move into the Mikaelson Mansion with him, Niklaus and later Rebekah. During the first few months of living under the same roof, their friendship grows to be very close and strong.
They begin to trust and protect each other, They spend much time together in spite that Elijah was a little out of her to avoid disturbing Klaus . Elijah is usually very overprotective when it comes to the safety of Hayley. In one occasion to save his sister, Elijah had to bite Hayley since the baby's blood was the only solution but he did not really hurt her.
However in spite of the clear feeling that they have for one another, Elijah is reluctant to be in a relationship with her as he doesn't want her to get hurt by Klaus.
After many attempts for them to have their first kiss, when Hayley was about to die because Mikael's threat, Elijah was very afraid of losing her and he decided to opened to her about what he felt, after hearing Elijah's words, Hayley decides to take the first step and kiss him on A Closer Walk With Thee.
They are referred to as "Haylijah " by the fans.
Throughout The Vampire Diaries
Season FourElijah first meets Hayley when he went to New Orleans in order to find out why some witches in the city were conspiring against his brother, Klaus.
When he discovered that Hayley was pregnant with his brother's child, he immediately set out to convince his brother to stay in New Orleans, and agree to overthrow Marcel in exchange for the safety of Hayley and of his unborn nephew or niece. He seems to think Hayley and her baby will heal the scars that have plagued his family and is shown to be quite determined to keep both of them safe.
The Originals Series
Always and Forever, after Sophie tells Elijah about Hayley and her pregnancy, she has her coven who are holding Hayley, they bring her out to Elijah. Elijah explains to Hayley his and his families back story, and how Klaus turned out to be the Hybrid. Later, after Elijah finds Klaus, and learns about the baby, Klaus still isn't agreeing to co-operate, so Sophie reveals more the the spell Jane-Anne had cast before Marcel killed her, was that Sophie's life was tied to Hayley's. Later after finally getting Klaus to agree to help Sophie, Elijah has Sophie and her coven to release Hayley to him by giving them Jane-Anne's body. After taking her to there old home, Elijah promises to always protect Hayley and the baby.
In House of the Rising Son, Hayley tells Rebekah that Elijah left them and escaped (according to Klaus's words). Upset Rebekah convinces her that Elijah is very honorable and always keeps faith. If he disappeared, it happened by Klaus.
In Tangled Up In Blue, Hayley asks Klaus if he and Rebekah released Elijah. Klaus say "You hardly know him, and yet you miss him".
In Girl in New Orleans, Hayley smiles when Rebekah say that she talked with Elijah and he asked her to take care of Hayley.In Sinners and Saints, When Elijah returns home, he hugs Rebekah and looks at Hayley who smiles back coyly and walks out of the room. Elijah's gaze follows her. Rebekah jokingly asks him now that he's if his first plan is to kill Klaus. A distracted Elijah kisses his sister on the forehead as he excuses himself to follow Hayley outside. He walks outside near the poolside and slowly approaches Hayley, with a small smile on his lips. She turns to face him and smiles and says, "You're back", to which Elijah replies "I'm back". There is a pause with the pair gazing at each other intensely, before Hayley's coy smile vanishes and whips her hand across, slapping Elijah. She then goes on to say, "Don't make promises you can't keep. Welcome Home," and saunters off. Elijah watches her leave and slowly touches his face where she slapped him with a subtle smile.
In Fruit of the Poisoned Tree, Elijah is looking through his mothers grimoire and tells his sister the dead girl in front of him is about forgiveness which can not be bought and that's what Klaus was trying at. Elijah then sees Hayley and follows her to the kitchen, where she is making breakfast and tells her good morning. Hayley tells him and Rebekah if it would kill them to buy some milk in the house to which Elijah responds he hopes his siblings were hospitable towards Hayley in his absence. Hayley addresses his absence and all the trouble that has happened since. Elijah then brings a bowl, a spoon and a bag of cereal to the counter and smiles sympathetically as he pulls orange juice and milk out of the fridge, pours Hayley a bowl of cereal and then fills it with milk. She tells him that his siblings have been weirdly protective of her and she has Elijah to thank for that. Elijah tells her he's just glad she is in one piece and talks about the witches and that it is time both Hayley and Sophie are unlinked. Rebekah then comes in and drags the dead girl behind, asking who they have to kill. Elijah responds: "Probably no one. Alright, potentially everyone".After Elijah and Klaus found Sophie, they made her help Hayley and Elijah took Hayley to the pool to slow the temperature until the witch Davina unlinked Sophie and Hayley. Hayley was no longer under the spell that would've killed her child. When he arrived back at the Mikaelson mansion, he discovered Hayley was gone and called Rebekah if Hayley was with her, Klaus then came and told him that Marcel had been here. Elijah then knew she had been abducted by Marcel.
In Bloodletting, Elijah and Klaus confronted Marcel at one of his fight nights, where vampires would fight for the chance to get closer to Marcel's inner circle. Elijah threatened Marcel, saying that he and Klaus would kill everyone there, starting with Marcel, If he did not hand over Hayley to him. When Marcel revealed that he hadn't taken Hayley, he allowed a witch to perform a locator spell as a show of good faith to the Original siblings. Elijah and Klaus tracked her to a truck where Klaus recognized the scent of Tyler Lockwood.
Elijah found Hayley in the woods, having escaped from Tyler and she told him that Tyler had abducted her to test a theory on her baby. He had discovered that her baby's blood could create hybrids, but Hayley informed him that the werewolf Tyler had turned into a hybrid had seemed sired to her rather than Klaus. Hayley also brought up how the only reason Klaus had wanted to protect her was so he could eventually make more hybrids. However, when they found Klaus, who had fought and defeated Tyler, Klaus was furious with his brother's accusation.
Enraged by what he saw as Elijah's betrayal and jealous that he would always be seen as being lesser since he was only Elijah's half-brother, he bit Elijah with his hybrid bite, leaving him and Hayley a parting gift. Later, Elijah told her that the bite wouldn't kill him and Elijah realized he may have been too quick to condemn his brother. Immediately afterwards, they found a bible left at the doorstep which included a family tree side with a list of names, including a name corresponding with Hayley's birth date; Andrea.In The River in Reverse, Hayley takes care of Elijah who was bitten by Klaus. She refused to leave him even then, when he begins to have hallucinations. During the hallucination he accidentally calls her by the name Celeste, which made Hayley jealous and looks at him with exasperation. Elijah quickly apologizes her for it.
When they arrive to home, she asks him what happened with Celeste. Despite the initial reluctance, Elijah shows to her Celeste's death in his memories. Hayley tries to grab by Elijah's hand but he retracts it. One moment after, he gently puts his hand over hers.
When Elijah and Rebekah talk with Klaus, embittered Klaus says to Elijah: "She's adored you since she arrived, and now my child, my blood, will grow up to call you father."In Reigning Pain in New Orleans, Elijah is worried about Hayley's safety after Klaus forcefully takes Hayley to his place. Feeling responsible, Elijah goes to rescue Hayley. When Hayley tries to sneak out of The Abattoir backyard and gets caught my Diego, Elijah arrives on time to snap his neck. Elijah offers to bring Hayley to a safe place with him, but Hayley declines. Hayley explains that Klaus ordered a wolf hunt and asks that Elijah rescue her people instead. Elijah listens and later discovers that the werewolves are safe.
When Elijah returns home, he finds Hayley in the French Quarter balcony, and informs her that her family are safe. Hayley and Elijah hug. She tells him that she appreciates what he did and he tells her that she should cover up her birthmark. At this moment, Hayley stares at Elijah’s lips and they almost kiss but Elijah composes himself and leaves.In The Casket Girls, Hayley has difficulty trying to fasten the zipper on her costume. Elijah, who observed this from behind, appears and helps her fasten her zipper. He compliments her by saying she looks lovely and reminds her to cover up her birthmark. Elijah offers to take her to the festival but Hayley declines, knowing this will further strain Klaus and Elijah’s relationship. At Hayley's motion, Elijah unbuttons and unzips her dress and then leaves.
Elijah comes home and puts Davina's sketches together as Hayley watches with anxiety. They soon realize that the sketches form a larger image, which turns out to be Celeste Dubois, Elijah’s former love. Hayley freaks out because she was the one who looked through Elijah's journals and told Sophie where to find Celeste. Full of nervousness and realizing her mistake, Hayley leaves the room and makes an anxious phone call to Sophie who doesn't pick up.In Après Moi, Le Déluge, Elijah starts by narrating the history of the witches to Hayley. Elijah again, comments on the many sketches of Celeste which causes Hayley to tell Elijah he needs to know something. However because of the power in Davina, an earthquake occurs, causing them to get out of the house which interrupts Hayley from confessing her secret. Afterwards, Elijah tells Klaus and Marcel that he needs to talk to a witch. On his way out, Hayley confirms with him if he's going to see Sophie. Elijah tells her she didn't have to eavesdrop and that he doesn't keep any secrets from her. Hayley tells him neither does she and finally comes clean about her plan with Sophie and how she went through his journals to find where he buried Celeste. Elijah who is disappointed, tells Hayley that Celeste made him promise to keep her elsewhere so that she could be at peace. Elijah is upset that Hayley had violated the promise he made to Celeste. Hayley is heartbroken at Elijah's words and says she believed they were just bones but Elijah questions her actions and rebukes that if she truly believed that, she should have just asked him and leaves.
At home, Hayley is stacking cans of ham to give to her werewolves in the bayou. Klaus catches her crying because of Elijah’s new opinion of her and tells her to come with him. At the church, Klaus gives Hayley advice and how she should just apologize to Elijah, showing that he approves of them.When the harvest ritual is over, Hayley asks Elijah if he is ready to forgive her but he says it's not that easy. She admits she was wrong for what she did. Confused, she questions why he can't forgive her. Elijah states that she should know since he showed her his mind when they were in the bayou. He asks if she had any idea what Celeste means not meant, to him and asserts that love is rare and that he had only found it twice. Hayley responds, “I know what a promise means to you, Elijah', but you made it 200 years ago. I live in the now. If I feel something, I act. If I want something, I take it. I won't choose the dead over the living, so why are you? I'm sorry, Elijah.” As Hayley is about to leave, Elijah grabs her arm and pulls Hayley very close to him and they almost kiss. However, he backs away and
Hayley walks away bewildered.
In Dance Back from the Grave, Elijah finds Hayley in Davina's room, and finds her looking through Davina's sketches of Celeste. Hayley states she’s doing this out of boredom because of the vampire lockdown. Elijah assures her that he will deal with them in no time. Hayley notes that it took a supernatural threat for him to come close to her, which showed that he was keeping his distance from her prior to now. Elijah apologizes for neglecting her and explains their interactions agitates Klaus. Hayley points out that it’s a bad deal they can’t hang out because of Klaus.In the compound, Elijah is worried and tells Hayley that Rebekah hasn't been picking up her phone. He believes it had something to do with Rebekah conspiring against Klaus. This leads him to confront Thierry who reluctantly confesses she was desiccated by the docks. Wanting to help, Hayley asserts that she’s coming too and promises she won’t leave Elijah’s sight.
At the docks, they find Rebekah’s desiccated body within a circle. Because of the convoluted spell, Sophie tells them on the phone that they need a potent ingredient or mystical binding agent to break the spell. Elijah realizes they can use the blood of Hayley's child as an agent because it’s a quarter witch. Hayley agrees and allows Elijah to bite her wrist to draw the blood onto the magic boundary line. Elijah then enters and holds Rebekah’s body and Hayley's hand and then speed vamps them home.
In Crescent City, Elijah takes a tour with Sabine and soon confirms that she is actually Celeste. Celeste kisses Elijah who returns the kiss but then realizes it was poison. Celeste makes him choose between saving his family or Hayley. Elijah is faced with this dilemma and only has the time to save one of them.Meanwhile, Hayley is trapped in the burning plantation house with Jackson. She informs Elijah that the witches are up to something and tells him her location. Elijah comes and rescues Hayley and asks where Rebekah is. Hayley who doesn't know, asks Elijah to help Jackson. After Elijah pulls Jackson out of the fire, he immediately went out to look for Rebekah but it was too late. In a fit of rage, Elijah walks straight to Marcel and some of his guys and demands to know where Klaus is. Marcel tells him he doesn't know resulting in Elijah throwing Marcel's vampires against the walls. Hayley sees this and yells out his name in disappointment. Elijah stops but orders all the vampires to help him find Rebekah and Klaus.
In Long Way Back From Hell, Elijah goes looking for his missing siblings and approaches Monique who cryptically advises him to follow the path Celeste left behind. Suddenly, a tattoo of names appear printed over Elijah's body. Elijah heads back home and takes off his shirt. He then calls Hayley to make a list of the names on his body. Marcel informs them that this is a riddle can needs to be solved in order for the tattoo to disappear. Marcel and Elijah then recognizes one of the names on the list, Annie La Fleur and leaves to the village she used to live. In a phone conversation, Hayley tells Elijah to ask Marcel about Brynne Deveraux, a name on the list who was part of Sophie's bloodline that put the curse on her family. Hayley then apologizes for puting Elijah in his predicament after he chose to save her life. Elijah tells her there was no other choice and hangs up.
At the Abbatoir, Elijah questions Marcel about Brynne who recalls that she cursed the werewolves for him. Marcel then confronts Elijah about why the Crescent werewolves were at the plantation with Hayley. This upsets Elijah who warns Marcel not to touch Hayley or he will end his life. Elijah then discovers that every name on his body signifies a witch who killed herself with the exception of Clara Summerlin. The tattoos from Elijah's body finally disappear. Elijah returns back at the compound were Hayley is and reveals that she was right about Brynne. Hayley informs Elijah and Marcel that Clara was a nurse and shows them an old picture of her. Marcel then realizes that Rebekah and Klaus are at the sanatorium and confesses it's because of what Rebekah and him did to the witches. Elijah leaves to rescue his siblings while Hayley knocks Celeste out with a shovel.
In Le Grand Guignol, Hayley and Eve threatens Celeste, who they had tied up, with a shotgun. Hayley demands Celeste to undo the curse on her werewolf clan. Unexpectedly, Celeste agrees without hesitation and claims she likes Hayley. Celeste then makes a mystical green potion and gives it to Hayley, saying it will break the curse during the next full moon. At that moment, Elijah appears and tells Hayley not to trust Celeste. Hayley tells Elijah to help her or to move aside. Elijah takes no time to snatch the antidote from her and vamp-speeds away, taking Celeste with him.
Celeste points out to Elijah that if he prevents H
In Moon Over Bourbon Street, Elijah is in a meeting with a representative from each species (vampire, witch, and human) to sign a peace treaty, but he didn't include the werewolves. Hayley learns about this meeting and gets upset with Elijah for having excluded the werewolves. She arrives to the meeting and interrupts them. Elijah adjourns the meeting to be alone with Hayley. He tells her that if she had any idea what it took just to get those people in one room together. Hayley replies angrily that she doesn't because she didn't even know about the meeting until someone else told her. She ask Elijah if he left the werewolves out because of her, and Elijah tells her it was because they no longer reside in the French Quarter and that his immediate concern is to end the mounting conflict there is. He then assures her that once the treaty is solidified, it will expand to include her people. Elijah tries to persuade Hayley to return with them instead of staying in the bayou with werewolves. However, Hayley isn't happy about that and tells him that the wolves deserve a voice and that he know it's the right thing to do and leaves.
Afterwards, Klaus and Elijah decide to throw a party and invited everyone, including the werewolves. When Hayley arrives to the party, Elijah looks surprised by her beauty. Later, Elijah asks Hayley to dance and extends his hand to her, Hayley takes his hand and they start dancing. Hayley tells Elijah that he outdid himself because he even got Klaus to come out and play, they talk about Klaus and Elijah tells her that he hopes her daughter inherits everything from her. They smile at each other and Hayley tells him it is weird being back. Elijah replies that he hopes it isn't unpleasant but Hayley says that not entirely looking at his eyes, apparently referring to him. Elijah ask her if she is entirely sure she shouldn't be with them, but that bothers Hayley and at that moment, Jackson arrives and ask Hayley to dance. Elijah disagrees but Hayley accepts the dance with Jackson and leaves Elijah unpleased. From a distance, Elijah listens to the conversation between Jackson and Hayley.
Later in the party there is a confrontation between Oliver and Diego, Elijah stops Oliver and Jackson stops Diego and is holding a dagger pointing in Diego's heart. Hayley comes in the stairs and tells Elijah to kill Oliver, she gives a speech about how they have hurt each other, and that killing each other would put an end to war. Elijah understood her point and ends his attack on Oliver, Jackson does the same. Later, as each representative signs the treaty with their blood, Elijah and Hayley look at each other while doing so.
In The Big Uneasy, Hayley is in the bayou with the werewolves and Elijah arrives to invite them to the celebration in honor of the witches. Hayley is reluctant to accept the invitation because she sees the witches as their enemy. However, Jackson accepts Elijah's invitation and tells Elijah that they will send a representative with a gift for the witches. Hayley leaves annoyed but Elijah stops her with his vampire speed, saying that Jackson is suspicious for accept the invitation very easy. He tells her that she shouldn't trust Jackson or any of them and leaves.Hayley arrives at the party as Elijah is welcoming the guests. He is surprised to see that Hayley has come to the party alone without her friends, the wolves. She tells him that they have sent to her as their representative so it's his decision if he wants to take her or leave her. Elijah smiles and offers his arm, Hayley takes it and they enter the party. The guests are surprised by a band of instruments, Elijah approaches Hayley to see the show. Then the band says they have a message fromMarcel. They then cut their wrists and the vampires at the party begin to show their fangs from the smell of blood. Elijah tries to calm the situation, however, there is a power outage and the vampires start attacking the humans. Elijah tries to find Hayley, screaming her name. When the light is turned back on, Hayley calls Elijah to help her. Elijah helps her up and they see a message in blood on the wall that says "There will be no peace."
Later, Hayley is in the bayou with Jackson and other wolves, she is smiling and seems to be happy, Elijah watches her from afar. Eve approaches him and tells him that everything will be fine, if not, she will call him, Eve invites him to hang out with the werewolves but Elijah tells her that the only thing that he wants is fort Hayley to be happy. He smiles and then tells Eve to not tell Hayley that he was there.In An Unblinking Death, Hayley is in the bayou with the other wolves, talking about the birth of her baby with Eve. Elijah arrives and Hayley seem to be annoyed. He says that he needs to talk with the conspirators of a supposed uprising, referring to her, Jackson and Oliver.
They meet in a cabin, and Elijah tries to convince them not to make a deal with Klaus since he is unreliable. Elijah reminds Hayley that she signed a pledge and Hayley replies the werewolves don't want to fight, they just want a better life. Elijah says that an alliance with Klaus will not give them that.
At that moment, they heard a noise outside and they leave the cabin. A man arrives in a motorcycle and although Elijah tries to stop him, a bomb explodes. There are many wounded and Hayley tries to help a man on the ground. Elijah comes where she is, and she tells him she has to help him. Elijah helpS the man, but he is clearly more worried about Hayley. Hayley tells him that she's fine and that they need his help and then leaves to find out who did this.After that, Oliver tells her that the vampires didn't bomb the bayou. However, Hayley goes looking for Marcel. In her car, Hayley calls Elijah and tells him that she has to take care of something and will be back as soon as she can. Elijah asks her where she is but she tells him that she is fine and that he should just take care of the pack while she is gone. She then hangs up the phone.
Later, Hayley returns to the bayou and realizes that Elijah stayed. She approaches Elijah who is looking at Oliver encouraging the werewolves to arm a war against the vampires. Hayley asks him what happened, and he tells that when she left, there were more explosions. He adds that her friend Jackson will need her help as the werewolves will want vengeance. Hayley enters the cabin and realizes that Eve has died.In A Closer Walk With Thee, Elijah and Klaus are in a bar where the people are celebrating the funeral of Father Kieran. Hayley arrives and sits with them. Elijah warns her about Klaus being grumpy and she shares her frustration about the whole situation with Oliver. Klaus suggests that Hayley return to their house but Hayley isn't too excited because she wants to prove to them that she can take care of herself. Klaus shares he has been having nightmares about Mikael and Elijah tells him he does as well. They think Genevieve is the one responsible.
Later, at the funeral motorcade, Hayley goes in company of Elijah and Klaus. She starts coughing and Elijah asks if she's okay. She replies that she's is very pregnant and pissed at the world. Elijah tells her that she looks lovely and they smile. Elijah tells Hayley that Klaus just wants to keep her and the baby safe. After talking, Hayley leaves.In the Caravan, Hayley starts coughing and faints, Elijah carries Hayley to the Mikaelson house. Genevieve goes with them to help but Elijah fears that she might hurt Hayley. He tries to stop her but Klaus agrees to receive her help. Elijah is very worried about her because she isn't waking up and he is horrified to see that she is not breathing, Klaus in an attempt to save the baby tries to get the baby out of Hayley but Elijah stops him as this would cause her death. Klaus tells him that he doesn't want to lose the baby but Elijah tells him that he doesn't want to lose that women, referring to Hayley. Then Klaus feeds Hayley his blood but it doesn't work. Elijah is in despair throwing a chair against the wall. Genevieve helps Hayley and finally she awakens. Hayley tells them that she saw Mikael while she was unconscious and that he tried to kill her. Later, Elijah tries to make a deal with Genevieve and asks her to make a moonlight ring for Hayley.
Hayley is looking out the window, watching the celebrations for Father Kieran's funeral, Elijah arrives and she tells him that if she dies and they make a feast for that, she'll be very pissed. Elijah approaches her and tells her that she almost did and that in a thousand years, he can't recall a time when he felt so afraid. Hayley says nothing and as Elijah is about to leave, Hayley says his name and he turns to her. Hayley then approaches him and kisses him passionately. After finishing the kiss, they remain with their eyes closed. Elijah disappears and Hayley opens her eyes and smiles, apparently happy for that kiss.In The Battle of New Orleans, Elijah is with Hayley in his house, he calls Klaus to the phone asking about the disappearance two werewolves, Jakson And oliver, Klaus tells them that he is already on the job to find them and that's why he had not said anything to them. He suspect that was Marcel who kidnapping them, Hayley say that he will kill them but Klaus has a plan for find Marcel before.
Elijah and Klaus find to Jackson, Elijah receives a call from Hayley, she asks him what is happening as she is concerned about them, Elijah tells her that Jackson is fine and that he will call her later, Klaus sniggers at Elijah's joke, and flips open another crate. Inside are another handful of bombs, with a folded slip of paper on top. Klaus frowns, just as the red blinking light on the bombs turn green, Hayley asks again what is happening but then the bomb explodes and Elijah takes Jakson and they escape, Hayley has heard the explosion over the phone, and is terrified.
Hayley is pacing around in the study when Elijah, Klaus, and Jackson, all looking very disheveled and covered in ash, return home, Jakson hugs Hayley, Elijah nods at her and watches as Hayley and Jackson sit down to tend to his wounds. Hayley asks him for the stones that will be used in the spell but Elijah replied that he imagined scattered across the bed of the Mississippi, they keep talking about Marcel and the stone, Klaus says them that he always has a backup plan.
Downstairs, Francesca walks into the compound with five other men, all of whom are wearing suits, and one of whom has brought a briefcase. Klaus, Elijah and Hayley go down to greet her, Klaus has made a pact with her and she gives them the stones, Elijah joins them a little upset because he knew nothing of the plan.Upstairs, Hayley is patching Jackson up, they are talking él tells to her that Elijah really cares about her, she says that it's complicated. When Jackson is leaving Elijah approaches them. Jackson thanks to Elijah and Elijah nods in acknowledgement of his thanks. Hayley and Elijah stare at each other, Elijah tells her that he understand that Jakson risked his life to save his friend and that he's a good man, Hayley agrees. She stay in silent for a moment and then she says him that there's something that she need to tell him. She tells him that because of her family, she was supposed to be betrothed to Jackson. Elijah is shocked, she continued saying that she wanted to tell him sooner but she just didn't know how. Elijah interrupts to her telling that she don't have to explain it and that he understand the need to make sacrifices for one's family.
Genevieve continues to cast the moonlight ring spell in the Mikaelson compound, while Klaus, Hayley, and Elijah watch carefully, Francesca arrives telling them that her people say Marcel is on the move, and he's bringing friends. Klaus tells Elijah to get Hayley to safety and he leaves. Elijah walks over to Hayley and grabs her arm telling her that come with him, but Hayley tells him that someone needs to watch Genevieve, Francesca tells him that she will to stay with Hayley, Elijah doesn't want to leave Hayley but she tells to him that he has to go, she walks over to him and looks him in the eyes, she tells him that he don't hold back, Elijah reluctantly agrees and leaves to help Klaus.
After the battle with the wolves Elijah returns in search of Hayley, Marcel and Camille are in his home, Camille tells him that Marcel doesn't have to Hayley and that was Genevieve and Francesca, it's mean that Hayley has been kidnapped.In From a Cradle to a Grave, Elijah bursts into the church looking for Hayley and screaming her name, he stops dead in his tracks, panting and out of breath as a result of the werewolf bites, and struggles to focus his vision. Eventually, he sees that Klaus is sitting at the sacristy, with Hayley's head resting in his lap, Elijah approaches them, he can't believe what he is seeing, he falls to his knees next to Hayley and realizes that she's dead and Klaus tells to him that she is gone, Elijah starts to cry, which causes Klaus to start to cry, too.
Elijah lays Hayley's body back on the table at the sacristy while Klaus sits nearby, he asks Klaus about Hayley's death and Klaus tells to him that he was bested, Elijah becomes furious with Klaus but he tells to Elijah that they witches have to the baby and that they can save her.Klaus and Elijah are in the cemetery, still trying to find the baby, they are walking through the maze illusion in the cemetery, using a stone like a piece of chalk in order to mark the tombs that they pass. Klaus says that what they need is focus and Elijah tells him that his only focus right now is the baby and her safety, he got furious agin with Klaus and tells him that all is the world that he created, Klaus tries to speak but Elijah interrupts him, Elijah tells him that all of his scheming, the enemies that he have made every single day, Elijah asks to Kaus what did he expect, that the mother would be alive to know her daughter, that they could live and thrive as some sort of family, Klaus tells that that was Elijah's fantasy, not of him. Elijah enraged tells him that the baby and Hayley was their hope, that was their family's hope, trying to catch his breath and continue speaking he says that she is gone, refering to Hayley, with tears in his eyes he tells Klaus that he let her in, trying to hold back tears, he says that he don't let people in that he knew that and that he took her from him, he also says that he needed her and that Klaus broken him, Elijah sits down on the stoop of one of the tombs and puts his head in his hands, Klaus quietly sits down next to him and grips his arm in comfort. Klaus tells Elijah that he can tell to his niece how much he cared for her mother when they save her.
Klaus and Elijah are breaking their way through the illusion by destroying the tombs. When they reach a room full of candles, they stop and catch their breath, they realize that they had already gone through the same side twice in that moment Hayley arrives , telling them that need to be smarter, Elijah and Klaus freeze when they heard her and they turn to see her. Hayley stands in the doorway, dazed and exhausted-looking, Elijah and Klaus are shocked to see that she is alive, Elijah rushes over to touch her face to make sure she isn't an illusion, Elijah asks to her how are she there and she numb and dazed tells to them that when she woke up in the church, she felt hunger and that knew what she needed. She says that she can feel her baby, Elijah looks confused, but Klaus realizes what has happened, Hayley died with the baby's blood still in her system and she's in transition and she need baby's blood to become in a hybrid. Hayley tells that she don't care about herself and that she will gonna go find their daughter, sheleaves, and Elijah and Klaus rush after her.Later, Hayley, Elijah, and Klaus are still searching through the cemetery for the baby, they turns a corner and see Genevieve holding a knife above the baby's head, Hayley scream in panic and Elijah picks up an urn and lobs it at the witches, which slams against Genevieve's hand and knocks the athame onto the ground. The three run toward them, so Monique and Abigail hold each other's hands and channel the ancestors' power to throw them backwards while Genevieve goes to find the knife. As the witches continue to use magic against them, Elijah and Klaus can see that hundreds and hundreds of the dead witches have come together to protect them as they complete their sacrifice. Klaus and Hayley each run in opposite directions, while Elijah continues to rush straight towards them, in hopes of overpowering them, Hayley finds Genevieve picking up the athame, and starts to fist-fight her to keep her from using it against the baby. She once again knocks the knife out of her hand and into the ground, Klaus gets cornered by the spirits of Papa Tunde's twin sons, who telekinetically throw Klaus into a tomb, shattering it. Hayley knocks Genevieve down and runs toward the baby, but Genevieve casts a pain infliction spell on Hayley, which makes her fall onto her knees. Meanwhile, Monique and Abigail are still using their powers combined powers to channel the full strength of the ancestors, Elijah fights to get close enough to them to get the baby. Klaus pulls himself out of the tomb and angrily rushes toward the action. Klaus sees a wrought iron fence, and breaks off one of the spikes. He throws it forcefully toward Abigail, which impales her through the stomach and kills her, breaking the connection that she and Monique had to the ancestors, Monique quickly runs to grab the athame to finish the sacrifice herself. Klaus and Elijah vamp-speed toward her, but she uses her magic to block them using a wall of fire. Genevieve continues the pain infliction spell to prevent Hayley's interference. Just as Monique is about to sacrifice the baby, she's hit with the Devil's Star, which embeds itsef in her stomach. Her body becomes covered in cuts, and she coughs up blood before falling to the ground. Klaus and Elijah turn around to see that Marcel was the one who saved the baby. Before they can say anything, Marcel vamp-speeds to the baby, and then vamp-speeds away with it, Klaus follows after him.Later, Elijah and Hayley are shackling Genevieve in one of the tombs to get information from her, Genevieve then tells them that Esther is behind the plan to kill the baby, Hayley and Elijah just glare at her, Genevieve begins to bleed from her eye, she starts to choke up blood. Hayley watches her for a moment before sighing and stabbing her in the stomach, Hayley walks out of the tomb, as Elijah follows her with his look.
Later on their house, Elijah and Klaus are talking about Hope's security and Hayley intervenes, Hayley takes the decision to send they baby away from them to protect her, she says that they must first make New Orleands a safe place for the baby, Elijah disagree but comes to accept when Klaus tells him that they will make the baby pass for dead. Later, in the nursery, Hayley packs up the baby's bag with the letter she wrote to her. Elijah helps her lift the baby out of her cradle and into her arms. Hayley looks away as Elijah gently sticks the baby's finger with a pin to release a large drop of blood. Reluctantly, Hayley kisses the blood off of her finger to complete her transition.
Hayley and Elijah are seen together at an altar made for the people killed by the war and they try to make that the people think that the baby was among the dead, when Hayley approaches to the baby's space, she begins to mourn and Elijah reaches his hand to her.
- Hayley was pregnant with Elijah's brother, Klaus' child.
- Elijah thinks that Hayley is the most important person in the family.
- Elijah promised that he would always protect her.
- Daniel Gillies is not excited for the Elijah-Hayley relationship.
- Klaus told Hayley to apologize to Elijah.
- Hayley and Elijah hugged and almost kissed three times.
- Elijah has told Hayley to cover up her werewolf birthmark multiple times.
- Elijah was shown to bite someone (Hayley) for the first time on Dance Back from the Grave.
- Elijah chose to give Hayley the werewolf curse antidote even though he knew she would leave him for her family.
- Their relationship is described as "forbidden love".
- Haylijah share their first dance in Moon Over Bourbon Street.
- Haylijah share their first kiss in A Closer Walk With Thee.
- Haylijah share their second kiss in The Battle of New Orleans.
- Charles Michael Davis ship them.
- Phoebe Tonkin thinks that Elijah is the best thing that has happened to Hayley.