When the noble Elijah Mikaelson stumbles upon a beautiful woman named Ophelia Ross he is surprised by how easily he is swayed by her alluring eyes. Not one to give into his temptations he simply pushes aside his captivating feelings. However the longer he stays in her presence the more unstable he becomes, allowing his past to dictate his future. "In the thousand years that we have be together my brother has committed numerous unspeakable acts. But then again so have I. This facade, this illusion, that I have created over the course of my life, the noble stag, it's nothing more than a deception to myself, to everyone."