According to a recent Vampire Diaries trailer, new faces are on the way to Mystic Falls.
But in the following photo - exclusive to TV Fanatic and courtesy of the October 10th installment, "True Lies" - fans may have reason to be concerned about a very familiar face: Hang in there, Matt Donovan!
On the second episode of the fall, Matt will be sent on a mission by Damon (HINT: it involves Silas and Katherine), but by the looks of this first look image, things don't go so smoothly for our favorite resident human.
Where is he, exactly? And are those burns along the right side of his face?!? Check out the picture now and then head over to our TVD gallery for more photos from episode 502:
The Vampire Diaries Season 5 kicks off on Thursday, October 3.
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