Due to a lack of drama surrounding core characters, many Vampire Diaries fans were left disappointed by this show's midseason finale. You can read our critic's take on it HERE.
But the following extended promo for the next all-new episode - titled "The Descent" and airing on January 27 - adds intrigue to last night's final shot of Rose's festering wound.
What kind of effect will it have on her? What does this mean for other vampires? What does Jules want in return for saving Rose's life? One bite seemingly will lead to numerous questions and developments, many of which are teased in this video: