By Mandi Bierly
Updated December 20, 2019 at 02:13 AM EST

The CW has released a new season 3 promo for The Vampire Diaries, which returns Sept. 15, and it not only gives us looks at Bad Stefan and Sad Elena in action, it also teases a half-naked Caroline mounting Tyler in bed. WHAT?! I’m all for this coupling, and want it to happen, but it can’t happen this quickly can it? Then again, this is The Vampire Diaries, and EPs Kevin Williamson and Julie Plec know how to move.

Watch the video below. What do you think: Dream foreplay or real foreplay?

And don’t you get the feeling that Stefan is telling Damon “Let… me… go” so Damon (and therefore Elena) will stay clear of Klaus, and not because Stefan is too far gone?

Also, did ghost Vicki and Anna dye Jeremy’s hair a darker color as he slept?

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The Vampire Diaries

Ian Somerhalder, Nina Dobrev, and Paul Wesley star in the CW’s romance-infused vampire soap opera.

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