If a picture is worth a thousand words, perhaps we should have just posted a few images from last night's season premiere instead of trying to recap the numerous twists and turns.
With heads still spinning from new story lines established for season three - Angela is Sylar's mother?!? Future Peter banished Present Day Peter into the body of a villain?!? Maya is still around?!? - we've collected the following pictures to help readers make sense of it all.
Click on each thumbnail below. We hope they help you understand everything that went down last night: