There's no time to miss Elena with the Heretics in town raising Hell!

The Vampire Diaries left off on a huge cliff-hanger: Will the Heretics take over the town? From the looks of the newly released trailer for the upcoming season, it seems like that conflict will take center stage.

"Are we making a huge mistake handing over our town to a bunch of supernatural terrorists?" Caroline asks.

"Probably, yeah," Stefan responds. (#Understatement.)

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We'll also see a lot of the tension between Damon and his mother, as well as a lot of explosions and maybe possibly even a little making out. Sounds good to us!

Check out the full trailer below:

The Vampires Diaries returns to Thursday, Oct. 8 at 8/7c on The CW. (Full disclosure: is owned by CBS, which is one of The CW's parent companies.)