Original Vampires — in the universe of The Vampire Diaries , The Originals , and Legacies — are extremely powerful and old vampires from which all vampires are descended. In the autumn AD,  after werewolves killed her youngest son, Henrik, the powerful witch Esther performed a powerful ritual in order to protect her five remaining children— Finn , Elijah , Niklaus , Kol , and Rebekah —and her husband, Mikael. The ritual turned them into the first vampires. Following the death of Esther, the family scattered across the world. The family comes from the 10th century Viking -era  Europe, from the Kingdom of Norway where a young witch named Esther and her sister Dahlia were captured by Viking raiders. They were the only survivors and were kept alive so Dahlia could aid them by using her witchcraft.
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