By Natalie Abrams
Updated September 15, 2015 at 09:22 PM EDT
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Well, we know Beckett survives the season premiere!

Not that you’d ever really be worried that Stana Katic wouldn’t live to see another day on Castle, but the logline for the season premiere had us worried for a moment: “After passing the Captain’s exam in the Season 7 finale, Beckett was surprised with an offer to run for State Senate. In the action packed season premiere, Castle and Beckett are adjusting to Beckett’s career change, when a call from a mysterious stranger sets off an explosive chain of events. There are two sides to every story, and this unique two-parter will explore the same story from each of their perspectives, first from Castle’s side as he searches for Beckett in the exciting Season 8 premiere.”

However, ABC released new photos from the second part of the two-part premiere on Tuesday — check out photos from the premiere here — that reveal that Beckett is alive and well after her ordeal. Here’s the logline from part 2: “In part two of last week’s Season 8 premiere, Beckett’s side of her abrupt disappearance is revealed. After receiving a mysterious tip from her past, Beckett is launched into a fight for her life, with a team of mercenaries hot on her trail. While Castle investigates why his wife is on the run, Beckett must figure out who wants her dead, before they can finish the job.”

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Richard Cartwright/ABC
Richard Cartwright/ABC
Richard Cartwright/ABC
Richard Cartwright/ABC
Richard Cartwright/ABC

Castle returns Monday, Sept. 28 at 10 p.m. ET on ABC.

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