As the promos for The Vampire Diaries Season 5 Episode 11 have teased, it's unclear whether or not Katherine will survive the January 23rd installment of this CW drama.
But one things appears to be certain, based on photos released this week by The CW: the character's
friends foes frenemies will at least raise a glass to their memories of this ancient blood sucker-turned-human, regardless of her fate.
Of course, Damon and company will have another reason to toast the 2014 premiere as well: it marks the show's 100th episode.
So sit back, click through pictures from the special installment and then watch The Vampire Diaries online if you need to catch up prior to the return: