The Originals: Klaus Being His Usual Divisive Self, and Fluctuating Representation

Borrowed from steamusercontent.com

Genre: Supernatural

Synopsis: A family of thousand year old vampires returns to their former home, New Orleans, becoming embroiled in the power struggles between vampires, witches, and werewolves. The head of the house is the paranoid, erratic, and controlling Klaus–a force to be reckoned with for his allies as well as his enemies, and a newly expecting father (poor kid). The rest of our protagonists have to navigate his moods while trying to protect their own, and bonds holding Klaus and his family together are tested to limit, often by his own actions in the pursuit of his goals. Continue reading “The Originals: Klaus Being His Usual Divisive Self, and Fluctuating Representation”

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The Originals: Klaus Being Awful, Character Agency, and Diversity

Borrowed from hallels.com

Genre: Supernatural

Synopsis: A family of thousand year old vampires returns to their former home, New Orleans, becoming embroiled in the power struggles between vampires, witches, and werewolves. The head of the house is the paranoid, erratic, and controlling Klaus–a force to be reckoned with for his allies as well as his enemies. And the rest of our protagonists have to navigate his moods while trying to protect their own. Continue reading “The Originals: Klaus Being Awful, Character Agency, and Diversity”