By Sandra Gonzalez
Updated August 29, 2011 at 06:18 PM EDT

Let’s just get this out of the way: OF COURSE SHE LIVES! I mean, there’s no Castle without Beckett (Stana Katic). Period.

That said, this new Castle promo really gives us a great look at the drama that will arise in the aftermath of Beckett’s shooting at the end of last season. Castle’s (Nathan Fillion) bloody hands and ominous voiceover (“Everything that’s happened, happened because of me”) are completely chill-worthy. Not to mention the first look at the fight between Josh and Castle that’s been teased. (#Team Castle, duh)

In the quick flashes, we also see new Capt. Victoria Gates (Penny Johnson Jerald), Esposito (Jon Huertas) and Ryan (Seamus Dever) walking intensely down a hall in their dress blues (yum), and what appears to be Alexis (Molly Quinn) freaking out on someone.

Watch it all for yourself below!


‘Castle’: Cast gets old-timey in new promo photo!

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