A dangerous Doppleganger.
A shady college professor.
And - gasp! - a happy Delena.
Plenty is on tap for CW viewers when The Vampire Diaries Season 5 premieres in under a month, as the October 3 premiere will skip ahead to the fall and the first day of freshman year for Caroline and Elena.
What new dangers are on the horizon? What will Paul Wesley be up to as Silas? Will Jeremy ever wear a shirt with sleeves again? Visit TV Fanatic for a look at the season premiere and then watch the following video for an exclusive preview: