By Mandi Bierly
Updated September 08, 2011 at 08:32 PM EDT

We’re one week from The Vampire Diaries‘ season 3 premiere, and to celebrate, the CW has released a new promo called “Appetites.” What’s on the menu? Blood, sex, and awesomeness. A few of my favorite moments: The opening shot of Klaus from behind that makes it look like he’s peeing in the woods. Stefan pulling Elena’s hair as the word “obsession” flashes (I’m still hoping he turns into post-sex Angel trying to make Buffy’s like hell). Klaus licking his lips while holding Elena’s birthday cake. That freaky shot at 0:32 of two bloodied girls sitting on the couch (why are Damon and Alaric there — on Klaus and Stefan’s trail?). Paul Wesley’s smile when Nina Dobrev’s holding the crumbling molten cake (not sure if he’s in character). And, of course, the steamy Caroline and Tyler foreplay. Watch it below.

P.S. Before you get too excited: That shot of bloody-mouthed Katherine is from when she killed Jonas in season 2. But, the shot of the woman falling from the rafters is new.

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