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The CW has released the first promo for The Vampire Diaries Season 7.

And this 60-second trailer makes one thing abundantly clear: things in Mystic Falls will never be the same.

We see Lily and her family of Heretics taking over Mystic Falls, apparently having struck some kind of deal with the residents there.

But Damon isn’t a fan of the deal, and it becomes rather clear why when the bodies pile up and when Lily offers Stefan one word of motherly advice: RUN!

Elsewhere, Stefan is definitely making out with Caroline; one character is learning how to make a bomb; and there are fires, explosions and threats galore.

Look for new enemies and new stakes to emerge when The Vampire Diaries Season 7 Episode 1 airs on Thursday, October 8.