Nothing is more painful than goodbye.
On next Thursday's conclusion of what has become an epic season of The Vampire Diaries, a desperate Stefan goes to extreme lengths to prevent Damon's death.
Will he be successful? Will he pay a terrible personal price? Will Damon's own desperate bid to make amends with Elena result in a stunning romantic twist?
No hope. No prayer. No cure.
Meanwhile, Caroline's mothrt goes rogue, Katherine stirs up emotions and the consequences of the sacrifice ritual play out to a horrifying, season-ending conclusion.
Read our Vampire Diaries review from last night, then watch the season finale promo and an extended, foreboding trailer for "As I Lay Dying" below ...