The bad news? The Vampire Diaries is taking another extended hiatus, not airing a new episode until March 15.
The good news, however? That installment will flash back to 1912 and introduce us to Cassidy Freeman's Sage, a woman who apparently played a vital role in the life of Mr. Damon Salvatore.
The doubly good news? We've zeroed in on The CW preview for this trip through time and screen capped a number of images from it. Click through the following images now and get your first close look at various scenes to come...
How do you like your Damon Salvatore? Then or now?