The first Dexter final season trailer gives glimpses of romance and violence, along with high drama between the murderously pragmatic Dexter Morgan and his emotionally turbulent sister Debra.

As EW reported yesterday, Showtime confirmed the upcoming eighth season will be the last for the show. The announcement also included a full scene from the new season. Star Michael C. Hall was creatively satisifed with the decision, saying he’s looking forward to life beyond Dexter.

But for us fans, there’s still 12 episodes left, featuring new guest stars Charlotte Rampling (as a psychiatrist specializing in serial killers) and Sean Patrick Flanery (as Deb’s new detective agency boss), along with the return of Dexter’s twisted love interest played by Yvonne Strahovski.

Below, exclusively on, here’s a look at the eighth and final round of Dexter, which gets underway June 30: