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Are you ready to take a trip to Defiance?

Syfy has released the first trailer for the upcoming series, which is set in the near future after aliens known as Votans come to Earth and start a war with humans.

"Nine years after their arrival, when the destruction finally ran its course, it wasn't exactly Earth anymore," the trailer warns. "Something new had been created."

Ugly Betty, True Blood alum Grant Bowler to star in Syfy's Defiance

The show, which will also launch a tie-in video game, stars Grant Bowler as Jeb Nolan, who keeps law and order in the refugee camp, and Julie Benz as Amanda Rosewater, the mayor of Defiance.

Defiance will premiere in April 2013. Check out the teaser below: