On the February 7 installment of The Vampire Diaries Season 4, the race for the Cure will seriously heat up.
Making like The Amazing Race, the three teams competing for this life-altering elixir will arrive on an island near Nova Scotia - and Entertainment Weekly has your first look at Damon conferring with Shane in a scene from "Into the Wild."
Is the professor leading this group in a Silas-baited trap? Or just being a generous traveler and offering up some sunscreen? Visit EW for another exclusive TVD image and sound off now:
Can we trust Shane?