Legacies Recap: There's Something Fishy About Landon's Dark Backstory

TVLine | 1/24/2019 | Andy Swift
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On paper, Legacies‘ Seylah seems like the perfect mom: She’s a great listener, she makes a mean sandwich and she’s always down for a little ironing. That said, she loses points for using all those things in an overall plot to murder her own son.

To be fair, Landon’s mother eventually came around in Thursday’s midseason premiere, though it took some convincing for her to accept him as her offspring. In fact, it wasn’t until Alaric and Hope tracked them down in a seedy motel room that she finally opened up about her dark past.

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Here’s the gist: After serving in the military, Seylah landed a gig with an intelligence organization responsible for keeping the supernatural world a secret. When a creature threatened to expose that world to outsiders, she would track it down and bring it to headquarters. Think Men in Black, complete with Seylah having her memory wiped after each mission. When she discovered that the reason she forgot the creatures was because the organization was sending them to Malivore, she was tossed into the pit as well, only for her to suddenly reappear two years later… inexplicably pregnant!

Naturally, Seylah took off immediately after telling all of this to Alaric, leaving the gang with a heck of a mess to clean up. Not only did Landon apparently steal the second Malivore key from Seylah’s house — which, like the knife, he doesn’t remember taking — but a freaky fish creature (quite possibly a “very pissed merman”) climbed out of the bathtub and tried to kill everybody.

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