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George Lockwood was the first known member of the Lockwood family to trigger his werewolf gene. He was the son of Benjamin Lockwood, and and ancestor of Nancy-Marie, Marianna, Richard, Mason and Tyler Lockwood, among many others.
George Lockwood is responsible for helping Katherine Pierce to escape when the Mystic Falls vampires were rounded up and taken to Fell's Church to burn in September of 1864, as the two of them had made a deal: she would give him the moonstone, and in return, he would help her fake her death, as she had been on the run from Klaus and Elijah Mikaelson for centuries.
George Lockwood was a member of the Lockwood Family.
George Lockwood was an American soldier who fought for the Confederate Army in the Civil War in 1864. After making his first human kill in battle, George unknowingly triggered his werewolf curse, which henceforth caused him to transform into a wolf every full moon. After Katherine Pierce learned that recent maulings of townspeople on the full moon had been mistakenly blamed on the vampires, she realized that George was the werewolf responsible and used the information to blackmail George into helping her make her escape from the town.
According to Katherine, George Lockwood used the vampires as a scapegoat for the humans he himself mauled while transformed, and ended up informing the Founder's Council about the existence of vampires in Mystic Falls. One day in 1864, George warned Katherine about the round-up and when it was scheduled to take place. Katherine, knowing that Niklaus Mikaelson would eventually catch up with her, insisted that before the church was set ablaze with the vampires inside, the body count must be officially listed as twenty-seven, the total vampire population of the town including herself. George said he would ensure that it was done, and ultimately was the person who helped her escape the church before it was set on fire (and, unbeknownst to the majority of those involved, secretly sealed with magic by Emily Bennett to protect the vampires inside, as she believed Katherine was among them), allowing Katherine to fake her death and move on to another town. In return, Katherine gave George the moonstone she had stolen from Klaus centuries earlier.
Since George went to war without even knowing his family was cursed, it is likely that it was Katherine herself who informed him of the supposed "Sun and Moon Curse," as well as the one who told him the importance of the moonstone in the ritual to break the curse.
- Memory Lane (Flashback)
Powers and Abilities
George possessed all the standard powers and abilities of a non evolved-werewolf.
George had the typical weaknesses of a non evolved-werewolf.
- George is of Greek origin, and the meaning is "farmer."
- Lockwood is English and means "from the enclosed wood".
Behind the scenes
- The casting call: a handsome and confident Confederate Soldier of 19. Katherine meets George and asks him for help. He’s aware that she’s a vampire and tells her that it’s in his blood to hate her. He’s a werewolf. It’s not a full moon yet so he can’t hurt her. He agrees to talk to her. He knows Salvatore brothers.
- George Lockwood's character is based off of Jacob Smallwood (in Dark Reunion) from The Vampire Diaries novels.
- As George was a werewolf, he most likely found peace or was sucked into oblivion when the Other Side collapsed.